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MotorStorm for PS3 New Downloadable Content Announced

Show the world how fast you really are with the new MotorStorm™ Time Attack
> mode.
> Since its March 6th launch date, MotorStorm on the PLAYSTATION®3 has been
> solidified as the must have off-road action adventure title of the year. The
> wild and dirty ride continues with the availability of new downloadable
> content. Sony Computer Entertainment American along with the development team
> at Evolution Studios is delighted to announce the arrival of the Time Attack
> Mode, a new and cost-free automatic patch exclusively for MotorStorm on the
> In Time Attack gamers can set their best times on each track with any
> available vehicle classes, then race against ‘ghost’ laps in subsequent
> Time Attack races. Extra-fast times will see your ghost laps automatically
> uploaded to the global leader boards for others to compete with.
> Additionally, gamers will have the option of racing against up to seven
> ghosts at a time – beat their friends’ efforts then let them have their
> ghost lap to prove it. Players can race against their own recorded ghost,
> take on the best runs recorded by other players (downloadable from the online
> leaderboards), or try and beat the expert ghosts from Evolution.
> The Time Attack mode will be unlocked with a free key that will be available
> on the PlayStation network store starting June 7th. Before installing, please
> load MotorStorm™ from the Blu-Ray Disc, select ‘Online’, an appropriate
> game universe, and install any updates if prompted.
> PLAYSTATION®3 gamers will also have access to new and improved additional
> downloadable games and content. These upgrades include:
> 1. Game List Improvement
> - 'Game Status' is now displayed with the game list in the online lobby
> making it easier to find a session where you'll be able to join and race
> promptly.
> 2. Host Identification
> - Within the game lobby the host is now clearly identified by a 'host' icon
> visible to all players and updated during host migration.
> 3. Boost Exploit
> - A bug involving the boost system that allowed a player to use boost in an
> exploitative manner has been resolved.
> 4. Buddy List Size
> - This has been updated to support up to 50 friends.
> 5. Text Cut-off
> - When playing in standard definition all messages will now display as
> intended.
> 6. Improved Stability Online
> - Online gameplay stability has been improved.
> 7. Audio issues
> - All known issues with 5.1 / 7.1 surround have been fixed. Audio issues
> within the front-end have been resolved.
> 8. Player Ranking
> - Players were found to be ranked incorrectly due to a bug. Because of this
> all online rankings will be reset and the ranking system should now function
> correctly. Evolution and Sony apologize for this measure but it will result
> in a fairer and more stable ranking system for all players.
> 9. Auto-Start
> - Races will be forced to start after a fixed countdown which should
> dramatically reduce the waiting times in lobbies. Hosts may delay this
> countdown up to three times.
> 10. Save Data Corruption
> - When quitting the game using the PS button it was possible to corrupt the
> save game data. This will no longer occur.
> 11. Lobby Information
> - Upcoming track and current lap details will be displayed in lobbies.
> 12. Vehicle Damage
> - When restarting a single player race during a death camera the damage
> wasn't always reset at the start of the next race. This has now been
> resolved.
> 13. Missing Audio
> - Audio effects were missing from the death camera, these have now been
> reinstated.
> 14. Name Tags
> - Added ability to switch the player name tags on / off during online races
> using a single button press (L1).

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