October 15, 2009 - San Diego, CA - Independent videogame developer, Psyonix, Inc. announced today that their flagship, self-published title, Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars (SARPBC) will be receiving a limited time price cut to $4.99 in celebration of October marking the title's first Birthday. The sale will run from October 15, 2009 through October 29, 2009 and is available for download on the PlayStation®Network on the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system.
In addition to twenty five single-player mini-games, which also serve as a platform for users to learn the ins and outs of the game, SARPBC shipped with three Battle-Car arenas and two skins for each of the seven different battle-cars. For the last year, Psyonix has stood by their title and has nearly doubled the content by delivering constant gameplay-enhancing updates and free downloadable content in the form of three new arenas and 14 additional battle-car skins.
"October marks the one-year launch anniversary of Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars -- our first self-published title -- and we feel like having a party," said Dave Hagewood, Director of Development for Psyonix. "So we decided to give back to PlayStation 3 owners by giving those who have been missing out on the fun some added incentive to join the Battle-Cars community."
About Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars
Battle-Cars features unique rocket-powered cars with incredible physics-based maneuverability, including the ability to rocket into the air or accelerate at supersonic speeds on the ground by racing over boost strips, obtaining boost capsules or by performing a rapid succession of acrobatic flips. In the team-based soccer game, players maneuver their vehicles to perform breathtaking saves, awe-inspiring shots and of course achieve supersonic speeds that literally turn your opponents into scrap metal.
Wide-ranging community involvement is supported through team and league play, as well as extensive and thorough statistical tracking, rankings and rewards for individuals and teams, including support for PlayStation 3 system trophies. The game features three single player modes as well as team and league matches and scrimmage matches online. Using the fully featured in-game video editor, players will have the ability to save, upload and share their amazing triumphs and hysterical battle-car antics to their PlayStation 3 system harddrive or upload clips directly to YouTube.
For more information please visit www.battle-cars.com.
Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars is available now as a free trial featuring both offline and online gameplay with full version players. The trial version can be updated to the full version for only $4.99 on the PlayStation®Network during this limited time promotional period.
About Psyonix Studios:
Psyonix develops game software for major gaming platforms including PC and next-generation consoles. In addition to developing our own games, Psyonix also provides outsourcing services for licensees and publishers of Unreal Engine based game software.
For more information, visit www.psyonix.com or follow them @PsyonixInc on Twitter.