“Kinect Joy Ride”

Fact Sheet

June 2010

3… 2… 1… Go!“Kinect Joy Ride,” the first controller-free racing game, will take you and your friends on the ride of your lives— no driver’s license required.“Kinect Joy Ride” combines wild kart racing excitement with the effortless fun of full-body gaming possible only with Kinect for Xbox 360.

“Kinect Joy Ride” reinvents driving and kart racing by adding massive jumps and full-body stunts to the classic kart racing action. With a host of cool features and game modes you can find your inner Andretti by going solo, pick up a co-pilot, or team up with your friends and family to take on the world.

“Kinect Joy Ride” takes the thrilling driving experience off the track and into your living room as you bend, twist and move your body to hug the curves, jump through obstacles and show off your acrobatic skills— when you get your whole body into it, you are the car!

Details, Details, Details

    <*>No steering wheel or controller required. Feel the wind in your hair, show off your high-flying stunts and tricks, or blast and smash through a destruction arena. Lean to drift, and use your hands to fire rockets. Flip, twist or spin your car in the air with full-body motion and chain tricks together for even better scores. <*>Racing action meets friendly competition. When the road gets lonely,“Kinect Joy Ride” is the perfect collaborative experience for friends and family. With racing competition or co-pilot cooperative play in the same living room, or head-to-head competitive play for up to eight players on Xbox LIVE,* getting into the game is now easier than ever. <*>Take it to the street and around the world. Stunning landscapes provide the backdrop for unique driving adventures in three far-flung worlds with six hyperactive courses and a multitude of environments that are exciting to everyone from amateurs to the most skilled.


Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios

Developer: BigPark Inc.

Format: DVD compatible with Kinect for Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system

ESRB Rating: Pending

Pricing: TBD

Availability: November 2010

The information contained in this fact sheet relates to a pre-release product that may be substantially modified before its first commercial release. Accordingly, the information may not accurately describe or reflect the product when it is first commercially released. This fact sheet is provided for informational purposes only, and Microsoft makes no warranties, express or implied, with respect to the fact sheet or the information contained in it.

*Xbox LIVE Gold membership required for online multiplayer gameplay.

For more information, press only:

Angella Wong, Edelman, (323) 202-1045, Angella.Wong@edelman.com

Jessica Lange, Edelman, (503) 471-6831, Jessica.Lange@edelman.com


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