Ricky Carmichael’s Motocross Matchup Gets a Huge Update!

Phoenix, AZ–May 31, 2011– 2XL Games has announced today that their free-to-play app for iOS devices, Ricky Carmichael’s Motocross Matchup , has received a whopping update that adds in a bevy of new features and tuning to the hit racing title, which already offers a fully-fledged motocross racing experience complete with GameCenter-supported online play and voice chat, gorgeous graphics, and tons of customizations for your bike and rider!

Check out the full list of new features below, and download the game from the App Store today!

And check out this Tutorial video to learn all about it. Additionally, you can download a hot new Ricky Carmichael's Motocross Matchup wallpaper for your desktop here!

Major Changes

    <*>UNLIMITED GAS - RACE AS OFTEN AS YOU WANT! <*>Much harder to wreck another player by running into them. <*>Added bell sound to matchup screen to indicate when a Matchup is made. <*>Retuned store prices, awards and prizes! Everyone gets more gold wrenches to spend! <*>Added a News button and ticker text on the Home screen to keep everyone up to date! We will make announcements when BIG prizes are up for grabs, professional riders are playing (use Voice Chat to speak with Ricky himself) or when important changes are made to the game. <*>New Rooms to filter which players you want to match up with! <*>Increased the number of Tool Chests that show up during the race! <*>Cutting the track dramatically slows cheaters down. Stay on the track to win. <*>Added an extra lap on the Houston Supercross track and Ricky’s Backyard. <*>Finishing 1st is now more important than doing tricks to win. <*>Added an Invite a Friend button to the Play screen. <*>The iPod music player now continues to play during the race. <*>Added a Tutorial button to the Play screen which teaches you how to play. More videos and strategy guides on the way! <*>Added a“Tricktionary” that demonstrates how to pull off all of the stunts. Don’t forget that you can backflip AND stunt at the same time for bonus points! <*>Improved the responsiveness of the stunts. <*>Display the stunt score after successfully landing a stunt. <*>Display your Rating on the Match Up screen. <*>Center the handlebars when you stop touching the screen. <*>Touch to steer inputs now work when using the Component A/V cable with an iPod or iPhone.
Bug Fixes:
    <*>All crashes fixed on version 3.0 devices. Please update your device to the latest iOS in iTunes to play online. <*>Fixed a bug that caused some races to be recorded as DNF and gold wrenches to be lost. <*>Fixed a Voice Chat bug so it is more reliable. If Voice Chat stops during the race, toggle it off and on when you get back to the Match Up screen. <*>Fixed the stunt meter so that it accurately displays who has more points. <*>Fixed an occasional crash that occurred when pressing the Refresh button quickly on the Match Up screen. <*>Fixed an occasional hang on the Race Results screen. <*>Fixed a graphics glitch when rendering the fireworks at the end of a race. <*>Won’t pause the game after rejecting a call or text during a race.
Ricky Carmichael won 102 American Motorcycle Association (AMA) Motocross Nationals and 48 AMA Supercross main events for a record 150 major wins between 1997 and 2007. The Tallahassee, Fla., resident won 10 AMA Motocross Championships and five AMA Supercross crowns, giving him a record 15 major titles in his career. After retiring from professional motocross racing, he began pursuing a career in auto racing and was named the 2009 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Most Popular Driver. Currently, Carmichael is competing full time for Turner Motorsports in the Camping World Truck Series and slated to run a limited NASCAR Nationwide Series campaign. As for motocross, he will forever be known as "The Goat," which stands for Greatest of All-Time.

For more information on Ricky Carmichael’s Motocross Matchup , please contact Steven Hopper at Reverb Communications (209) 586-1495 x110; steven@reverbinc.com.

 


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