Midnight Club: LA world championship kicks off

By Patrick Garratt, Monday, 2 February 2009 22:14 GMT


Rockstar’s launched a world championship for Midnight Club: Los Angeles, to be held through the firm’s Social Club.

Monthly tournaments will feature prizes such as games gift certificates, a Kawasaki Ninja motorcycle and a year’s worth of free pizza from Pizza Hut. That last one makes us feel a little nauseous, to be honest.

Blah. Press release after the break.

Midnight Club: Los Angeles Official World Championship Series Begins
Monday February 2, 3:00 pm ET

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Rockstar Games, a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO – News), announced today that eligible gamers across the globe will now have the chance to battle for supremacy in the Midnight Club: Los Angeles Official World Championship Series. Hosted on the Rockstar Games Social Club, tournaments will take place monthly during 2009 and feature prizes such as Rockstar Games gift certificates and rewards from Rockstar Games partners, including a Kawasaki Ninja motorcycle and a year of free pizza from Pizza Hut.

The Rockstar Social Club (http://www.rockstargames.com/socialclub) is the central hub for all tournaments, as well as Rate My Ride, the unlockable Audi R8, and numerous community features for Midnight Club: Los Angeles. Details on all Rockstar Social Club events are available at www.rockstargames.com/socialclub/events.

From now until February 6th, players of Midnight Club: Los Angeles on both the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system and Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system can sign up for the very first tournament, the Rockstar Games Starter Cup, via the Rockstar Social Club for a chance at a $500 Rockstar Warehouse grand prize shopping spree. Worldwide time trials followed by head-to-head championship races will determine the ultimate grand prize winner. The Rockstar Games Starter Cup winner will be crowned in the finals on February 13th. Time trials will kick off in the scenic Midnight Club: Los Angeles race Sand and Surf, with the final battle taking place across a series of different courses.

For more information, log on to http://www.rockstargames.com/socialclub/tournamentsinfo.

Contests are void in certain countries and where prohibited. No purchase necessary. Eligibility limited by age and location of players. See http://socialclub.rockstargames.com/events/ for complete official rules and eligibility details.

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