Drop the Top and Tear Up the Town with the Long Beach Booster Pack for Project Gotham Racing 2!
London, 8 July, 2004 - Microsoft Games Studios has announced more great downloadable content for the popular Xbox? racing title Project Gotham Racing? 2. The new Long Beach Booster Pack is the second exciting booster pack now available for this game on Xbox? LiveTM. This follows the sought-after Paris Booster Pack which was released last May. From today, 8th July, gamers will be able to download the Long Beach Booster Pack from Xbox Live for ?2.99/?4.99.
This time drivers will have the chance to put their driving skills to the test by speeding through one of the eight new routes which include 'The Costal Run' and 'Ocean Boulevard' in California. Coastal courses, aquarium tracks and the Long Beach Challenge will test gamers' racing mettle and push them to the max. As well as the exhilarating new routes, drivers will find themselves behind the wheel of an additional eight cars for racers to choose from including the Porsche 911 GT2 Clubsport and the Subaru Impreza 22B STi.
Project Gotham Racing 2 is the follow-up to the smash hit Project Gotham Racing, and offers circuit-based racing through highly detailed, photo-realistic urban environments. Racers can choose from more than 100 of the hottest cars while navigating their way around 10 exciting cities, mastering corners and accelerating through the straightaways before moving to a different venue. Players also can race against up to seven friends at once using System Link or match up against seven players online utilising the Xbox Live service. Project Gotham Racing 2 was developed by Bizarre Creations and is available now for an estimated retail price of ?59.99/ ?39.99. For more information, please visit http://www.xbox.com/en-gb/projectgotham2/default.htm
Xbox Live is the evolving, dynamic gaming service that continues to bring people together to share experiences, from social game play to healthy competition. With more than 150 Live-enabled games planned for availability by the end of the calendar year, there is no question why Xbox Live has the undisputed best online games available on the market. But it's not just the games - there is also a wide range of downloadable content available to enhance your favourite Xbox Live games. From free maps and missions to cars and courses, you can find out the latest on Xbox Live downloads in the Downloadable Content Catalogue at the following URL: http://www.xbox.com/en-gb/live/downloads/default.htm
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