Race Driver GRID adds 8 Ball DLC

By Patrick Garratt, Thursday, 4 December 2008 10:49 GMT

grid9.jpg

Codemasters has released the 8 Ball DLC pack for Race Driver: GRID, including eight new cars, two new multiplayer events and new Achievements for the 360 version.

The McLaren F1 GTR, TVR Cerbera Speed 12, Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X, Honda S2000, Nissan GT-R (S-G2008), VW Nardo, Pontiac Firebird Trans AM and the Volvo C30 are all included.

Yours for 800 MS Points or £6.29 for the PS3 version. Press release after the break.

MCLAREN F1 GTR LEADS THE PACK AS RACE DRIVER: GRID™ “8 BALL” DOWNLOAD CONTENT LAUNCHES

8 incredible new race cars available to drive away today from Xbox LIVE® Marketplace and PLAYSTATION®Network

Thursday 4th December/… Driving over £3 million worth of top-spec racing cars down gamers’ download pipes, Codemasters® today announced the launch of the new downloadable “8 Ball” premium content pack for Race Driver: GRID™, the hit racing game of the summer, for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft® and the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system. The 8 Ball pack will be available today, Thursday 4th December, from Xbox LIVE® Marketplace (800 Microsoft Points) and from PLAYSTATION®Network (£6.29 / €7.99 / $9.99).

True to the original game’s quality ethos, the 8 Ball pack delivers eight superb high performance new cars to drive in the game’s ‘Race Day’ mode and online races. New featured cars include the McLaren F1 GTR, TVR Cerbera Speed 12, Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X, Honda S2000, Nissan GT-R (S-G2008), VW Nardo, Pontiac Firebird Trans AM and the Volvo C30 (full details in Notes).

In addition to the cars, there are two new multiplayer events to compete in set on existing circuits from across Race Driver: GRID’s three continents and designed to test drivers to their very limit online. On Xbox 360, the pack will also feature four new Achievements worth 25 points each to earn from four new competitive challenges including Jack Of All Trades, Drift Master, Gas Guzzler and Clean Passing.

Each downloadable pack will require players to have a full copy of Race Driver: GRID on the appropriate format in order to experience the additional content. Details of downloadable content for the Games for Windows® edition of Race Driver: GRID will be announced shortly. For all the latest information and videos, be sure to visit www.racedrivergrid.com

* ENDS #

Sometimes we include links to online retail stores. If you click on one and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. For more information, go here.

Comments

Headlines

8 Ball

Dlc

Race Driver: GRID

  • Codemasters' catalog on sale at GreenManGaming

    It’s not quite time to jump behind the wheel of the quite interesting-looking GRID 2, but that shouldn’t stop you from enjoying some Codemasters goodness this weekend. Right now on GMG, the entire Codemasters catalog is 50-75 percent off. That means F1 2012 for $20 and the original GRID for $5. Check out the sale […]

  • Rumour - GRID 2 in active development

    According to OXM UK’s rumours page, via CVG, Codemasters’ GRID development team is even now back at work on a sequel, which is expected to surface after the release of F12012 in September. The first GRID launched on PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in 2008, as part of the much-loved TOCA Race Driver franchise.