PC gamers can get off the grid and race the world right now as Codemasters® announces that the Race Driver: GRID™ playable demo for Games For Windows® is now available to download from http://community.racedrivergrid.com/ [direct link http://community.racedrivergrid.com/news/?id=6251].
Delivering intense competition right from the off, the demo enables players to compete in single-player GRID World events and 12-player online races.
In the single-player GRID World showdowns, take to the wheel of a Ford Mustang GT-R on the streets of San Francisco in the eBay Motors Muscle Cup; in Japan, compete in a Nissan S15 Silvia in the Advan Drift Trophy at Yokohama Docks, while the sweeping curves and hairpins of the Jarama circuit in Spain plays host to the Euro Touring Cars championship featuring BMW 320si touring cars.
For players who want to compete online, the demo delivers 12-player online competitions at the European and U.S. locations.
Race Driver: GRID is coming May 30th (Europe/PAL) for Games For Windows®, the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft® and the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system. A Nintendo DS™ edition will follow.
The Race Driver: GRID playable demo is also available for the Xbox 360 from Xbox LIVE® Marketplace and for the PLAYSTATION 3 system from the PLAYSTATION®Network. For all driver briefings and the latest videos, be sure to visit www.racedrivergrid.com
ABOUT RACE DRIVER: GRID™
Race Driver: GRID is all about the race. Every moment from the adrenalin rush at the start lights to the elation at the chequered flag – the tension, pressure, noise, and action. Featuring only the most powerful race cars – current and classic, circuit and drift – players will compete to conquer the most prestigious official race tracks and championships and then go beyond to compete in challenging city-based competitions, through to road events and urban street races.
In Europe, race prestige marques on the greatest official race circuits. Enter street competitions and race high-performance V8 muscle cars through iconic U.S. cities including San Francisco, Washington DC and Detroit. In the Far East, Japanese racing culture sets the tone where night races, including Drift racing, take drivers through neon illuminated cities and to outlying mountain roads. As the antithesis of the box-ticking, race game, Race Driver: GRID delivers races crammed with action and incident to create the most intense, the most aggressive and the most engrossing racing game for years. Whereas other titles may have lost sight that racing is the main event, in Race Driver: GRID everything builds up to creating an unparalleled race experience.
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