Colin McRae Kicks Up DIRT As Genre-Leading Series Goes Next-Gen
New York (July 20, 2006) â DIRT: Colin McRae Off-RoadÂ is revealed today as the title for the next generation of the genre-leading, 8 million+ selling rally racing series. Codemasters also confirms the game will launch for the PlayStationÂ®3 computer entertainment system, the Xbox 360Â video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PC simultaneously in 2007.
DIRT: Colin McRae Off-RoadÂ is set to be the most diverse and exhilarating off-road racing experience ever with sensational gravel, mud and dirt events the world over. Events will include the seriesâ intense point-to-point races and take players further off-road than ever before.
Race in challenging heavyweight 850bhp cars, drift on the loose gravel and blaze past high-speed blind corners of Hill Climb events along perilous cliff edges. All 12.4 miles of the world famous Pikes Peak International is included, with over 150 precarious turns to negotiate through the Rocky Mountains of Colorado.
How about engaging in multiple car races with Dakar-style trucks and super-powered 4x4s on the toughest desert terrain in Rally Raid competitions? Then there are Rally Cross events, switching between dirt and road racing, where the competition is always tight, fast and collisions with your opponents are inevitable.
With more off-road racing styles to be revealed, DIRT: Colin McRae Off-RoadÂ will also offer a dedicated mode for European, International and Global rally championships featuring official 2WD, 4WD, Classic and RWD rally cars.
DIRT: Colin McRae Off-RoadÂ will deliver the wheel-screaming exhilaration of off-road racing with the next generation of the seriesâ sublime car handling and physics system and a devastating new damage engine that ensures players experience every bump in the track, every loose rock, every inch of shifting dirt through the reactive environments.
With an incredible range of off-road vehicles, thrill-packed tracks, modes that make the most of online multiplayer, and more varied events than any other single-championship rally game has offered before, Colin McRae is being reborn as a bigger, better, wilder, faster racing experience.
Get ready for total mud splattering, gravel churning, handbrake turning, off-road racing in DIRT: Colin McRae Off-RoadÂ, coming 2007 for PlayStationÂ®3, XboxÂ360 and PC. Sign up for the drive of your life and receive advance race briefings online at www.codemasters.com/dirt.