Tuesday 30th June/... The Games For Windows® edition of Asobo Studio’s epic racer FUEL™ is now shipping to stores in North America, Codemasters® announced today; the game will launch throughout EMEA on July 2nd with a UK street date of July 3rd. To celebrate the launch, a new video showcases the diverse locations, beautiful scenery and freedom to explore which up to 16 players can enjoy in FUEL ’s stunning game world. The video is available from www.fuel-game.com (in the Downloads section).
FUEL offers an astounding 5,560 square miles playground which is fully open to race and explore. Based on satellite data from the United States, wildly diverse terrain from the snow-capped Mount Rainier to the arid Grand Canyon and everything in between create an atmospheric, epic racing sandbox. With a 70+ strong vehicle line up, including bikes, buggies, quads, cars, roadsters, trucks and even a hovercraft, gamers experience unprecedented choice in choosing tactical routes on-the-fly, on or off-road. The wide vehicle roster is perfect for taking on hundreds of exhilarating arcade events, from large-scale raid challenges to tight circuit races, available in FUEL’s career mode.
Extensive multiplayer options allow up to 16 players to discover FUEL ’s world in free ride or compete in thrilling head-to-head races. Gamers can also unleash their creativity by using the powerful yet intuitive race editor to create events set anywhere in FUEL ’s environment and share them online.
FUEL is set to raise the bar for open-world racing when the Games For Windows® edition launches Friday 3rd July. FUEL is also available for the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system and Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft®. Fuel up by downloading the video at www.fuel-game.com.
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Peter Webber, Codemasters
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