WRC 2, THE OFFICIAL GAME OF THE FIA WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP, UNVEILS THE URBAN STAGES

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London, 19th September 2011 – Black Bean Games today announced that WRC 2, the official game of the 2011 FIA World Rally Championship, will feature Urban Stages in addition to the 78 Special Stages taken from the 13 official locations and five Super Special Stages (Sweden, Mexico, Portugal, Argentina, Germany). The first Urban Stage will be included in the game on its release and is set in Berlin. The city centre of Germany’s capital has been fully recreated, including the most famous monuments and buildings, while the stage itself offers a compelling driving experience that every petrol-head will definitely love.           

Further Urban Stages set in some of the world’s most beautiful cities will be available via DLC after the game’s release. Contents and timing will be announced in the coming weeks.

The sequel to the popular WRC title is currently being developed by Milestone and will be available in October 2011 for PlayStation®3, Xbox360™ and PC.

To view images of the first Urban Stage follow http://bit.ly/rfDSS2 or visit www.indigopearl-press.com.

For more information about WRC 2 please visit www.wrcthegame.com

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About Black Bean Games

Founded in 2004, Black Bean Games is the videogame publishing arm of the Leader Group ( www.leadergroup.eu). Leveraging over 25 years of market expertise and knowledge, Black Bean Games relies on a global publishing strategy of original IPs and strong licenses to create unique videogame experiences for all videogame console systems and PC. The philosophy adopted by Black Bean Games focuses its releases in two genres: Racing and Family & Lifestyle. The 2010 line-up had International appeal thanks to powerful IPs based on such prestigious licenses as National Geographic, Get Fit with Mel B,  SBK ®X and the exclusive WRC World Rally Championship. For further information about Black Bean Games and its products please visit www.blackbeangames.com.

About WRC

Widely regarded as the most challenging motorsport competition in the world, the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) pits cars and drivers in a series of two, three or four-day events though some of the toughest, and most varied, conditions on the planet. The roads on this epic motorsport adventure range from the ice and snow of Scandinavia to the stifling heat of Jordan – over surfaces including packed ice, smooth asphalt and boulder-strewn rocky tracks. Established in its current format in 1973, in 2011 drivers and manufacturers – including Citroën, Ford and MINI - will battle it out for the annual pilots’ and makes’ championship trophies on rallies spread across 13 countries. For more information about the WRC visit www.wrc.com

About Milestone

Founded in Milan in 1996, Milestone S.r.l. is the biggest Italian developer and it is recognized worldwide as the leading Italian Studio of interactive entertainment software specialized in racing videogames. In 2002 Milestone S.r.l. became part of the Leader Group. An obsessive desire for quality combined with an elaborate attention to detail have always been the trademarks and philosophy of the company. SBK® Superbike World Championship series is a clear example. Milestone is developing products for current and next gen platforms: www.milestone.it / http://blog.milestone.it 

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