Available in Europe since February 22nd, 2012, the PS Vita version of Ridge Racer has been launched today in North America, NAMCO BANDAI Games America announced. Fans who buy the retail version of Ridge Racer for PS Vita will find a code inside the box for a free 'Ridge Racer Gold Pass' which unlocks a wealth of extra DLC content completely for free. The same Gold Pass is also available for free to all fans who purchase the digital version of the game on PlayStation Network no later than April 30, 2012. The DLC include five additional machines (PROMESSA, ELENIE, DIGNISTAR, FATALITA and MELTFIRE), three additional courses (Old Central, Sunset Heights and Lost Ruins), two music tracks (NEW SONGS PACK 01), and one new extended music mix (LONG MIX BGM 01). A new trailer is now locally mirrored.