LYON, FRANCE– 26 July 2007– Atari today announced that the Test Drive Collection Volume 5 downloadable car pack is available now on Xbox Live® Marketplace for Test Drive Unlimited, the ultimate automotive and lifestyle gaming experience for Xbox 360™ video game and entertainment system from Microsoft.
Available for download on Xbox Live Marketplace for 350 points, the Test Drive Collection Volume 5 features five lovingly rendered supercars and one motorbike; the Chrysler®Crossfire® SRT6 Coupe, Dodge Charger Super Bee, Ferrari 308 GTS Quattrovalvole, Ferrari 512 TR, Kawasaki Ninja ZX-12R, and the Spyker C8 Spyder. In addition, players can download the remarkable Holden Efijy Concept completely free. Australian-American manufacturer GM Holden Ltd.’s curvaceous future-retro masterpiece recently won the 2007 North American Concept Car of the Year Award at the sixth annual North American Concept Vehicle of the Year Awards, and this download gives car fans a unique opportunity to take it for a virtual spin. Once downloaded from Xbox Live Marketplace, all cars can be bought as normal from the relevant in-game dealerships.
“Since launch last year, we’ve been 100% committed to regularly bringing brilliant new content to fans to enrich the Test Drive Unlimited experience and give new and existing fans great reasons to keep the pedal to the metal,” said Mathias Hautefort, Executive Vice President of publishing and production, Atari.“This is the fifth instalment of brand new vehicles for Test Drive Unlimited, and makes this already essential game even more of a must-have for any self-respecting racing fan.”
Previously released Test Drive Collection downloadable car packs are available as follows:
Test Drive Collection Volume 1 (Nov 2006): RUF RGT, Koenigsegg CCR, Noble M400, Corvette® C6 Convertible, Ferrari 250 GTO 1962, Lamborghini Countach 25th Anniversary Edition, plus free Chevrolet® Corvette® C1 1957 Hardtop and Lexus IS 350;
Test Drive Collection Volume 2 (Dec 2006): Ferrari 612 Scaglietti, McLaren F1 GT, Dodge Viper SRT-10 Coupe, RUF Rt 12, Alfa Brera, 1971 Dodge Challenger RT, Edonis, plus free 1971 Dodge Challenger RT .
Test Drive Collection Volume 3 (Mar 2007): Ferrari F40, Chrysler Crossfire® SRT6 Roadster, RUF Rturbo, Audi S6, Chevrolet® Corvette® Stingray™ Convertible 1971, Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR, plus free Cadillac® CTS-V, Lexus GS 450h hybrid-powered luxury sport sedan and Lexus LS 460 premium luxury sedan.
Test Drive Collection Volume 4 (May 2007): Dino 246 GT, Ferrari Challenge Stradale, Cadillac® Cien™, RUF RK Spyder, Lamborghini Murciélago Roadster, TVR T440R, plus free Saturn™ Curve™.
Test Drive Unlimited is packed with 90 vehicles, one thousand plus miles of open roads and a host of online options. Players can win races, challenges, missions and tournaments both on and offline to earn credits and purchase new cars, bikes, apparel, homes and garages, all in the wide open tropical setting of Hawaii’s Oahu island paradise. A new benchmark for racing games, Test Drive Unlimited is racing reinvented.
Test Drive Unlimited is available now for Xbox 360, PC, PlayStation®2 and PlayStation®Portable (PSP®). For more information visit www.testdriveunlimited.com
About Eden Games
The second largest game development studio in France, Eden Games has achieved international recognition through the creation of games including V-Rally 1, 2 and 3, Need For Speed: Porsche, Kya: Dark Lineage and Titeuf. Base in Lyon, France, Eden Games is a wholly owned subsidiary of Infogrames Entertainment SA.
About Infogrames Entertainment and Atari
Infogrames Entertainment (IESA), the parent company of the Atari Group, is listed on the Paris Euronext stock exchange (ISIN code: FR-0000052573) and has two principal subsidiaries: Atari Europe, a privately-held company, and Atari, Inc., a United States corporation listed on NASDAQ (ATAR).
The Atari Group is a major international producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment software for all market segments and in all existing gameformats (Microsoft, Nintendo and Sony) and on CD-ROM for PC. Its games are sold in more than 60 countries.
The Atari Group’s extensive catalogue of popular games is based on original franchises (Alone in the Dark, V-Rally, Test Drive, Roller Coaster Tycoon, etc.) and international licenses (Dragon Ball Z, Dungeons&Dragons, etc.).
For more information: http://www.atari.com
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