Master the disaster for £7.99 USD or 800 Microsoft Points


GUILDFORD, England – August 31, 2011Brace for impact! Criterion Games, an Electronics Arts Inc. studio, today announced that Burnout™ CRASH! will release on Xbox LIVE® Arcade and PlayStation®Network worldwide on September 20, 2011. Burnout Crash! reinvents the studio’s fan-favorite crash mode, offering accessibility and compulsive fun for those new to the series and gameplay depth for franchise veterans. Players are rewarded for causing traffic chaos as they trigger explosions and destroy everything in sight. The game will be available as a download title for £7.99 USD or 800 Microsoft Points.

Burnout CRASH! is inspired by the ease and excitement of pinball arcades, TV game shows and 80s pop music. Featuring EA’s revolutionary Autolog technology, players connect, compare scores and face off against friends for endless competitive gameplay and challenging fun. In addition, the all-new Autolog Challenges feature let’s players up the ante by sending direct head-to-head challenges to their friends.

With three exciting game modes, 18 crash junctions, and a variety of unlockables combined with nostalgic throwbacks to the original Crash Mode, Burnout CRASH! packs an explosive mix of content into one downloadable package. With a game mode designed exclusively for Kinect™, 2 to 14 players can compete on one television in an all-out party battle!

For more information on Burnout CRASH!, please visit www.criteriongames.com.

About Electronic Arts                                                

Electronic Arts is a global leader in digital interactive entertainment. The Company’s game franchises are offered as both packaged goods products and online services delivered through Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets. EA has more than 100 million registered players and operates in 75 countries.

In fiscal 2011, EA posted GAAP net revenue of $3.6 billion. Headquartered in Redwood City, California, EA is recognized for critically acclaimed, high-quality blockbuster franchises such as The Sims™, Madden NFL, FIFA Soccer, Need for Speed™, Battlefield, and Mass Effect™. More information about EA is available at http://info.ea.com.

The Sims, Need for Speed and Burnout are trademarks of Electronic Arts Inc. Mass Effect is a trademark of EA International (Studio and Publishing) Ltd. John Madden, NFL and FIFA are the property of their respective owners and used with permission. PlayStation is a registered trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. Xbox, Xbox LIVE and Kinect are trademarks of the Microsoft group of companies and used with permission.


Tom Goldberger





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