Los Angeles, CA (February 8, 2011) – Atari, one of the world’s most recognized publishers and producers of interactive entertainment, and Eden Games announced today the release of the highly anticipated multiplayer racing game Test Drive® Unlimited 2 for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, Windows PC and Windows PC Download.
Media have rallied around Test Drive® Unlimited 2’s untouchable qualities in the racing genre:
"Racing across this island is only part of the fun. Test Drive Unlimited 2 celebrates the luxury lifestyle..." – IGN
“In TDU2, the islands of Ibiza and Maui are ludicrously detailed sandboxes on a scope that few games ever approach…” – Ten Ton Hammer
“Test Drive Unlimited 2 might be the Xbox 360’s ultimate form of escapism. Heck, who wouldn’t
want to spend all day racing and cruising around the Spanish island paradise of Ibiza behind the
wheel of their choice of exotic supercars?” – Official Xbox Magazine
Test Drive Unlimited 2 expands on the traditional racing experience providing gamers with M.O.O.R.®: Massively Open Online Racing®; immersing drivers in a persistent online environment and revolutionizing multiplayer racing communities as players compete, team up, and share their achievements and creations online while putting the world’s most desirable vehicles in the players’ hands. Test Drive Unlimited 2 blends the single player and multiplayer experiences, creating a vibrant world of unique content and challenges. Test Drive Unlimited 2 is “always live,” with automatic updates and seamless online/offline integrated gameplay.
“Test Drive Unlimited 2 continues to redefine the racing genre with massively open world online racing,” said Jim Wilson, CEO of Atari, SA. “We’re proud to unleash this game to our loyal community as they experience a dynamic environment filled with highly detailed limited edition automobiles, skill and luxury.”
Test Drive Unlimited 2 carries a suggested retail price of $49.99. For more information on Test Drive Unlimited 2, please log onto www.TDU2.com/buy.
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About ATARI, SA
Atari group is a global creator, producer and publisher of interactive entertainment. Atari's brands and content are available across all key traditional and digital distribution touch points, including browser-based and social online platforms, PC, consoles from Microsoft, Nintendo and Sony, and advanced smart phones (i.e. iPhone, Android and RIM devices).
Divisions of Atari, SA include Cryptic Studios, Eden Games, Atari Interactive, Inc. and Atari, Inc. Atari benefits from the strength of its worldwide brand and its extensive catalogue of contemporary classic game franchises (Asteroids®, Centipede®, Missile Command®, Lunar Lander®), original owned franchises (Test Drive®, Backyard Sports®, Deer Hunter®), MMO games from Cryptic Studios (Star Trek™ Online, Champions™) and third party franchises (Ghostbusters®, Rollercoaster Tycoon®, Dungeons and Dragons®). Atari also leverages the power of its franchises to deliver movies and merchandise to consumers around the world.
About Eden Games
The second largest game development studio in France, Eden Games has achieved international recognition through the creation of games including V-Rally 1, 2 and 3, Need For Speed: Porsche, Kya: Dark Lineage, Titeuf, Test Drive Unlimited and Alone in the Dark. Base in Lyon, France, Eden Games is a wholly owned subsidiary of Atari SA. For more information, please visit www.edengames.com