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Chertsey, UK October 13, 2005 - Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: ERTS) today revealed an in-game soundtrack that will get gamers' hearts thumping as they race their way to the top of the Blacklist to become the most notorious street racer in Need for SpeedTM Most Wanted. In addition to hot tracks from T.I. Presents The P$C, Jamiroquai, and Disturbed, composer Paul Linford will bring a Hollywood-caliber score to the game. Linford has composed music for such popular films as Bad Boys II, Gone in Sixty Seconds, Coach Carter, Enemy of the State and Con Air among other blockbusters.

Unlike most games, the music in Need for Speed Most Wanted is fully interactive. Custom-designed to adapt to the players' every move, the music highlights the intensity of the chase, telling you when you're about to get away... or about to get busted.

"Need for Speed Most Wanted blends an original score with licensed tracks to deliver a truly customized soundtrack that perfectly complements the in-game action at every turn," said Steve Schnur, Worldwide Executive of Music and Music Marketing at EA. "

The complete licensed song list includes:


Avenged Sevenfold - Blinded In Chains

Bullet For My Valentine - Hand Of Blood

Celldweller feat. Styles Of Beyond - Shapeshifter

Celldweller - One Good Reason

Dieselboy + Kaos - Barrier Break

Disturbed - Decadence

DJ Spooky And Dave Lombardo - B-Side Wins Again feat. Chuck D

Evol Intent, Mayhem & Thinktank - Broken Sword

Hush - Fired Up

Hyper - We Control

Ils - Feed The Addiction

Jamiroquai - Feels Just Like It Should (Timo Maas Remix)

Juvenile - Sets Go Up

Lupe Fiasco - Tilted

Mastodon - Blood And Thunder

Rock - I Am Rock

Static-X - Skinnyman

Stratus - You Must Follow (Evol Intent VIP)

Styles Of Beyond - Nine Thou (Superstars Remix)

Suni Clay - In A Hood Near You

T.I. Presents The P$C - Do Ya Thang

The Perceptionists - Let's Move

The Prodigy - You'll Be Under My Wheels

The Roots And BT - Tao Of The Machine (Scott Humphrey's Remix)

From the makers of the hit Need for SpeedTM Underground series, Need for Speed Most Wanted challenges players to become the most notorious street racer. Combining illicit street racing and tuner customisation with the intensity of strategic police pursuit, Need for Speed Most Wanted is sure to be on every gamer's Christmas gift list.

The in-game music soundtrack is a part of the EATM TRAX music initiative that EA debuted in 2001. The program is dedicated to bringing gamers the hottest music through EA's videogames.

For more information about Need for Speed Most Wanted, please visit the official game site at:

About Electronic Arts

Electronic Arts Inc. (EA), headquartered in Redwood City, California, is the world's leading interactive entertainment software company. Founded in 1982, the company develops, publishes, and distributes interactive software worldwide for videogame systems, personal computers and the Internet. Electronic Arts markets its products under four brand names: EA SPORTSTM, EATM, EA SPORTS BIGTM and POGOTM. In fiscal 2005, EA posted revenues of $3.1 billion and had 31 titles that sold more than one million copies. EA's homepage and online game site is More information about EA's products and full text of press releases can be found on the Internet at

Electronic Arts, EA, EA SPORTS, EA SPORTS BIG, POGO and Need for Speed are trademarks or registered trademarks of Electronic Arts Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. All trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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