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Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars

Update adds two free arenas.

San Diego, Calif. - August 4th, 2009 - Psyonix Studios announced today that Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars, the action-packed game with the insanely long name, has received a generous update that is now available for download on the PlayStation®Network on the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system.

Amongst the list of features included in this update which will include improved network performance, a host of new replay features and friend matching, Battle-Cars combatants will be pleased to know that Psyonix Studios has also decided to release 14 new vehicle skins and two brand-new arenas at no additional cost to the user. This brings the total number of Battle-Car arenas from four to six.

Get ready to set sail for the high seas with "Galleon," one of two free arenas included in the latest update. In Galleon, players will have to put their Battle-Cars skills to the ultimate test as they rocket down the deck of a larger-than-life pirate ship while avoiding the large sail masts and keeping their eyes firmly locked on the goals which are embedded into the hull of the ship.

Battle-Cars players will also have the opportunity to swap out their sea sea wheels, and head for land as they drop the clutch on some freshly cut green grass in "Stadium." Rocket down this traditional soccer field and shoot for the goal as a dynamic crowd cheers you on. Both arenas are sure to make for some jaw-dropping replays which can be saved and shared using the in-game video editor and then uploaded directly to YouTube™ for all to see.

About Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars

Battle-Cars features unique rocket-powered cars with incredible physics-based maneuverability, including the ability to rocket into the air or accelerate at supersonic speeds on the ground by racing over boost strips, obtaining boost capsules or by performing a rapid succession of acrobatic flips. In the team-based soccer game, players maneuver their vehicles to perform breathtaking saves, awe-inspiring shots and of course achieve supersonic speeds that literally turn your opponents into scrap metal.

Wide-ranging community involvement is supported through team and league play, as well as extensive and thorough statistical tracking, rankings and rewards for individuals and teams, including support for PLAYSTATION®3 system trophies. The game features three single player modes as well as team and league matches and scrimmage matches online. Using the fully featured in-game video editor, players will have the ability to save, upload and share their amazing triumphs and hysterical battle-car antics to their PLAYSTATION®3 system harddrive or upload clips directly to YouTube™.

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Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars is available now as a free trial featuring both offline and online gameplay with full version players. The trial version can be updated to the full version for only $9.99 on the PlayStation®Network.

About Psyonix Studios:

Psyonix develops game software for major gaming platforms including PC and next-generation consoles. In addition to developing our own games, Psyonix also provides outsourcing services for licensees and publishers of Unreal Engine based game software.

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If you have yet to review Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars and would like to request a review code please submit your request to the press contacts listed below.


Michael Meyers Public Relations

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