Colin McRae Rally 04 Ships
March 4, 2004
New York, NY March 4, 2004 Codemasters, a
global interactive entertainment software publisher, announced today
that its internationally acclaimed rally game, Colin McRae Rally
04, has shipped to North American retail outlets for the Xbox®
video game system from Microsoft. The title is available at a
suggested retail price of $19.99.
Rally racing is back with more action than ever in the latest
installment of the award-winning series. Improved physics and car
handling combined with new championships, custom rallies, new single
and multiplayer gaming modes, and unique car part testing result in
an intense and realistic racing experience.
"The demand for the latest installment of our Colin McRae series
is unprecedented. Both the retail and gaming community are excited
that a game of this quality is available at such a competitive price
point," said Steven Lux, Senior Vice President of Marketing,
Codemasters. "Codemasters continues to deliver the most superior
and realistic racing games to our fans."
Colin McRae Rally 04 offers up more than 20 vehicles
constructed in stunning detail including Mitsubishi EVO 7, Subaru
Impreza and Citroen Xsara, alongside classic rally cars. An
advanced visual engine creates dramatic replays in jaw-dropping
Additional game features include:
48 tracks and 4 shakedown stages through 8 countries including the
U.S., UK, Australia and Japan.
Player can compete in a full rally season or specialize in a 4 or
2 wheel drive championship.
New Expert Championship Mode demands the best performance from the
most die-hard rally fan with its tough damage settings and
ultra-competitive AI drivers.
Car part testing helps the player acquire new technology
increasing the chance of success.
Stages and Rally modes allow the player to race against the clock
or go multiplayer with split screen play with up to four players.
Saved runs can be seen on the stage as a ghost car.
Create a Custom Rally with favorite or themed stages that can be
compiled, saved and played at any time.
Players can compete for best stage times and upload their times
online using Xbox Live.