A Lot Can Happen in a MotorStorm Minute 

London, 13 th April: Fans of the critically-acclaimed, fast-paced racing title MotorStorm: RC are creating PSN friendships, new challenges and Trophies quicker than ever before, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) has revealed.

Available on PlayStation ® 3 (PS3) and PlayStation ® Vita (PS Vita), MotorStorm: RC has been a huge success since launching earlier this year in Europe and North America, with SCEE reporting: 

  • A new MotorStorm: RC event begins somewhere in the world every single second
  • 19 downloads of MotorStorm: RC every minute
  • At least two new PSN friendships are ignited and two new challenges are sent every minute
  • Every 60 seconds, eight PlayStation Trophies are awarded to MotorStorm RC players on their way to earning the prestigious "Lunatics Unite" Platinum Trophy 
These impressive stats show just how well-received MotorStorm: RC, developed by the team at Evolution Studios, has been and mark the launch of the Carnival Expansion Pack coming to PlayStation®Store this week. Gamers can take rivalries to the next level and compete for glory in a carnival park after-hours. Battle for PlayStation Trophies and triple-medal stats in every event to become champion of the biggest MotorStorm: RC Festival to date with 24 all-new events on six racing circuits.

MotorStorm: RC’s cross-platform play means that fans can enjoy the gaming experience on both PS3 and PS Vita with just a single purchase. This multi-platform model compliments Sony’s innovative Cross Play feature that allows users to synchronise saved data whilst on-the-move with PS Vita or at home using their PS3. Game data from PS3 can be converted and downloaded onto PS Vita for a seamless transition from console to console. Cross

platform play also allows gamers to join in console-based multiplayer games using PS Vita. And with the 3G model, you can enjoy uninterrupted play, anytime, anywhere.

For more information, please visit www.eu.playstation.com to find out more.


Notes to Editors

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About Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Ltd

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE), based in London, is responsible for the distribution, marketing and sales of PlayStation®3, PlayStation®2, PSP™ (PlayStation®Portable) and PlayStation®Network software and hardware in 99 territories across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Oceania. SCEE also develops, publishes, markets and distributes entertainment software for these formats, and manages the third party licensing programs for the formats in these territories. Since the launch of PlayStation 3 in November 2006, 41.6 million units have been sold globally and continue to be sold at a record level.  Maintaining its position as one of the most successful consumer electronic products in history, PlayStation 2 has sold over 147.6 million systems worldwide.  Since its launch at the end of 2004, over 64.2 million PSPs have been sold globally, highlighting the importance of the portable entertainment market.  With the huge increase in interest and accessibility of network applications and network gaming, more than 57.4 million accounts have registered to PlayStation Network, the free-to-access interactive environment, and over 1.1 billion items have been downloaded.

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