Tuesday 29th July/...System 3 is proud to announce the first in a series of downloadable content for the genre-defining Ferrari Challenge Trofeo Pirelli, to be released on PlayStation Network in August.
Adding to an already impressive 16 real world circuits, the first downloadable content pack features the infamous 5.2km Nürburgring F1 Strecke, one of the toughest, most demanding and most dangerous racetrack in the world. To compliment the addition of another world class circuit, five new cars will be available as part of the content pack, or individually on PlayStation Network.
Cementing the Ferrari tradition of making the most sought after cars in the world, the first selection of additional cars will offer speed, class, finesse and raw power:
The most powerful, naturally aspirated production car in the world, named after Ferrari’s Founder, Enzo Ferrari. Built using Formula 1 technology in 2003, it features an aerodynamic carbon fibre body and a sequential shift transmission for the ultimate in acceleration.
Featuring a mid-mounted engine which allows the hood to be stored between the engine and the seats, this convertable offers the speed you’d expect from a Ferrari, but with an elegance and style like no other.
The Ferrari P4/5 by Pininfarina is a custom designed beast capable of accelerating from 0-62mpg in 3.0 seconds, 0.14 seconds quicker than the Enzo. Featuring butterfly doors, the P4/5 is capable of travelling at 160 mph with no wind noise.
A rare breed among Ferraris, offering a four seat experience, the 612 Scaglietti pays homage to the 375 MM commissioned in 1954 by then Director Roberto Rossellini for his wife Ingrid Bergman. Much like the classic, Casablanca, in which Bergman appeared, true beauty never fades.
599 GTB Fiorano
Named after its engine displacement (5999cc) and Ferrari’s world famous test track, the 599 is Ferrari’s flagship Gran Turismo model. With modern styling under the direction of Frank Stephenson, there’s no greater match of style, precision and power.
“To compliment an already huge array of Ferraris on offer in Ferrari Challenge Trofeo Pirelli, we’ve hand-picked the most sought after models to launch our first downloadable content pack,” said Mark Cale, CEO, System 3. “We’re pleased to give the community another world class race track on which to race these fantastic cars. We’re not planning on stopping there, with more downloadable content packs to be announced shortly, cementing Ferrari Challenge Trofeo Pirelli as the most feature packed simulation available for PlayStation 3.”
Ferrari Challenge Trofeo Pirelli is available now for PlayStation 3 and Nintendo DS., PlayStation 2 and Nintendo Wii Formats will follow soon.
More information can be found on the official website of Ferrari Challenge Trofeo Pirelli at www.system3.com
Ferrari Challenge is available for PlayStation 3 and Nintendo DS, with PlayStation 2 and Nintendo Wii release due later this summer.
Ferrari Challenge Trofeo Pirelli
Ferrari Challenge Trofeo Pirelli is System 3’s labour of love – a re-creation of Ferrari’s own racing series, which sees both professional and amateur drivers taking to the world’s most famous race tracks in 430 Challenge race cars. Developed by racing game specialists Eutechnyx, Ferrari Challenge Trofeo Pirelli draws upon the developer’s years of experience with racing titles and includes a uniquely magical touch from GP2 driver Bruno Senna, nephew of F1 legend Ayrton and technical consultant on the game’s handling.
System 3 Software
System 3 has been part of the fabric of the video game industry since 1982 and is widely known as a company of innovation with a strong emphasis on creating compelling gameplay. The company, one of the last remaining independents, operates two key brands; System 3 – a premium game publisher and Play It – a budget game publisher.
The company holds video game rights for properties including; Ferrari, Gottlieb, Williams and Epyx.
System 3 produces game for the key hardware platforms including; Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, PlayStation® 2, PlayStation® 3, PlayStation® Portable and Windows®-based personal computers.
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