Chertsey, UK– 23 July, 2007– The king of speed and destruction is back but this time it’s a first for mobile! Electronic Arts (NASAQ: ERTS) today announced that a new Burnout™ game is currently in development for the mobile platform. Fans of the award winning racing game series are going to be able to take their dangerous driving experience wherever and whenever they are on the move when the game becomes available from all major operators this August.
Burnout has been tailor made for the mobile platform delivering speed, destruction and chaos never seen before on mobile. Fans of the franchise will be pleased to see features they enjoy from the console version of the game included but will also be delighted with new game modes exclusive to the mobile platform. Expect to see takedowns, supercharged boosts and much more, all taking place at break neck speed on your mobile phone.
“With Burnout in your pocket, you can tap into the adrenaline fuelled excitement of fast and reckless driving at the push of a button no matter where you are,” said Javier Ferreira, VP European Publishing, EA Mobile™.“The game is incredibly easy to get into and enjoy, whether you’re a racer at heart or prefer to stick to the Highway Code.”
Current and new fans to the franchise are going to be surprised with features that have been implemented for the platform, ranging from high speed takedowns, multiple game modes, unlockable cars and regions but also at the sheer speed it’s being delivered at, this is pure Burnout on your mobile.
Burnout will launch under the EA™ brand and is developed by EA Mobile’s studio in Chertsey, UK. For more information about the Burnout franchise, please visit www.electronicarts.co.uk or our press website at www.elctronicarts.co.uk/press.
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