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DiRT 2 gets final ship dates

Thursday, 16th July 2009 14:16 GMT By Patrick Garratt

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Codemasters said today that DiRT 2 will release on September 8 in the US, September 10 in non-Brit Europe and September 11 in the UK.

The McRae racer’s out for 360, PS3, Wii, DS and PSP, with a DirectX 11-enabled version coming later in the year.

PR after the break.

PREPARE TO GET DiRTY AS CODEMASTERS® ANNOUNCES COLIN McRAE™: DiRT™ 2 SHIP AND STREET DATES

DiRTY dates for the diary announced as September 8th (US), September 10th (EPAC), September 11th (UK)

Thursday 16th July/… The dates for the DiRTiest drive of the year were confirmed today as Codemasters® announced that Colin McRae™: DiRT™ 2, the next chapter in the legendary racing game series, will be shipping on September 8th in North America and release on September 10th across EPAC territories with a UK street date of September 11th.

Developed by Codemasters Studios, creators of the BAFTA Award-winning Race Driver™: GRID™ and powered by the third-generation of the award-winning EGO™ Engine, Colin McRae: DiRT 2 will be published for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft®, PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system, Wii™, Nintendo DS™ and PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system. A Games For Windows® LIVE edition will follow with support for DirectX® 11.

Colin McRae: DiRT 2 is set to take racing games to a new level with thrilling new race types, striking locations, big event atmosphere and a peerless line-up of super-charged speed machines, each selected to deliver spectacular, fast paced racing.

Taking players on an exhilarating World Tour, Colin McRae: DiRT 2 will deliver over 100 stunning events, including aggressive, multi-vehicle races and intense solo challenges, set in the most diverse and demanding real-world environments. From the muddy tracks of the Malaysian rainforest to spectator-packed stadiums in London and Los Angeles, racers will compete in contemporary off-road race disciplines covering Rallycross, Trailblazer, Raid, Landrush, and Rally.

Embracing the culture and new heroes of modern off-road racing, Colin McRae: DiRT 2 will feature an exciting line-up of the best new rally drivers – including the multi medal-winning Subaru Rally Team USA driver Ken Block alongside Travis Pastrana, Dave Mirra and Tanner Faust who help players build their racing career.

Complete with full head-to-head competitive online play, get ready for the ultimate off-road competition when Colin McRae: DiRT 2 launches September 8th (US), 10th (EPAC), 11th (UK). For the latest news and videos, powerslide over to www.dirt2game.com.

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