Published on February 17th, 2013 | by Alisdair0
Codemasters Launch First Grid 2 Trailer
Codemasters have released the first full-length GRID 2 gameplay trailer, revealing how a new world of competitive motorsport will come alive with cinematic style, stunning locations and beautifully rendered cars.
GRID 2, the long-awaited sequel to the BAFTA-award winning, critically acclaimed Race Driver: GRID, will race into retail on 31st May for the Xbox 360, Playstation 3 and PC
The gameplay video reveals a flavour of GRID 2’s unique racing experience and unveils a selection of the game’s beautifully realised locations, including Paris, Barcelona, Chicago, California and the Red Bull Ring.
GRID 2’s Road Racing locations are represented as cars including the BMW E30 M3 Sport Evolution, Ford Mustang Mach 1 and Chevrolet Camaro Z28 RS SS 1970 race head-to-head on the California Coast. Track Racing is shown at Austria’s Red Bull Ring, where the Ariel Atom 3, BAC Mono and KTM X-Bow R go flat out around this historic circuit.
Street Racing, meanwhile, is shown in Paris, as marques including the McLaren MP4-12C, Mercedes Benz SL 65 AMG and Corvette Z06 Centennial Edition tear around the Arc de Triumph. Hot hatches including the Alfa Romeo Giuletta and Ford Focus ST race into the night in Barcelona and stunning cars including the Nissan Skyline GT-R R34 Nismo Z Tune, Pagani Huayra, Koenigsegg Agera R and more charge through Chicago.
Fans who pre-order at Game online or in store can choose the GRID 2: Brands Hatch Edition which includes extra content redeemable via download on Playstation Network, Xbox Live and PC. The GRID 2: Brands Hatch Edition includes:
McLaren Racing Pack
Receive the McLaren MP4-12C GT3 Special Edition car to race in single-player, multiplayer and online events. Plus expand the game with two routes around the legendary Brands Hatch GP Circuit.
Head Start Pack
Receive the exclusive Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren 722 GT car to race in single-player, multiplayer and online events. Plus make cash earned in-game go further with discounts in GRID 2’s multiplayer vehicle and modification store and receive a RaceNet bonus.