The Super Modified Pack includes four rare editions of cars available in GRID 2's single player, split-screen and multiplayer modes. Each new vehicle has been modified to squeeze every last ounce of performance out of the car by some of the world's leading tuning specialists to deliver a unique racing experience.
GRID 2 challenges players to be fast, be first and be famous. Going behind the wheel of a handpicked selection of automotive icons spanning four decades, gamers will race their way to the top of a new, evolving world of motorsport. From Paris to Abu Dhabi, Chicago to the sun-kissed California coast and beyond, beautifully created city streets, licensed circuits and edge-of-control mountain roads will become home to the most visceral and exhilarating racing yet.
In this launch trailer, supercars including the McLaren F1 GT and Pagani Huayra roar through the streets of Paris, Touring Car pedigree is represented as examples of the Volvo S60 BTCS, Gomez Competition GC 10.1 and BMW 320 trade paint around Austria's Red Bull Ring and Dodge Chargers and Ford Mustang Mach 1 Twister Specials blast along the California Coast.
As GRID 2 hits stores, RaceNet, Codemasters' online community hub which tracks player's Races, Rivals and Rewards, moves out of beta to launch in full. The beating heart of GRID 2's extensive multiplayer component, RaceNet adds a huge suite of new functionality, including delivering players new objectives and rivals each week so gamers always have a new challenge. Players will earn RaceNet Followers for their performance in game, can upload clips of their best overtakes and most spectacular crashes to YouTube for display on RaceNet, earn RaceNet Awards and much, much more. Players can sign up for free at www.racenet.com.
GRID 2 Subscribe Now Trailer (HD) 4.88MB - 60 downloads - 31 May, 2013
GRID 2 will challenge players to be fast, be first and be famous as they enter a stunning new world of competitive motorsport. Following the success of GRID, which set new standards for damage, AI, visuals and introduced the Flashback time rewind feature - now adopted by many racing games - GRID 2 will again raise the gameplay and technological bar for motorsport gaming and remain true to the series' core value - it's all about the race.
GRID 2 The IndyCar Pack Trailer (HD) 24.14MB - 82 downloads - 24 May, 2013
In this gameplay video, developers show the Dallara IndyCar racing at the world famous Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
The IndyCar Pack - featuring two extra routes at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Circuit plus the Dallara IndyCar and Indy 500 Pace Car liveries for the Chevrolet Camaro SS and Corvette Z06 Centennial Edition.
GRID 2 WSR Part 3: Asia, New Frontiers Trailer (HD) 41.05MB - 80 downloads - 15 May, 2013
The WSR is heading to Asia in this latest video and features, clubs and locations from the region set to star in GRID 2.
Racers earn points for style and form in Drift events on steep and aggressive mountain roads filled with hairpins inspired by Okutama in Japan. Open Road racing is represented with Touge events in Hong Kong, where players must close the gap and take their chance to pass in one-on-one, contactless sprints.
The Street Racing category is showcased in Dubai, as cars power down highways and speed past stunning skyscrapers in this distinctive city fuelled by petrol-powered wealth. Track Racing is shown at Yas Marina in Abu Dhabi, one of the most advanced and thrilling dedicated racing circuits in the world which has played host to a wide range of motorsport up to the very highest level.
Oakley are well connected in the world of Motorsports, with World-Class teams competing in a variety of different race setups.
In this GRID 2 promo event you'll take to the streets of Dubai and compete in an Overtake, a test of driving skills where your ability to find the gap is pushed to its limits.
Offering millions of route possibilities, LiveRoutes comes into play for specific events in the game's city environments - Paris, Barcelona, Chicago, Miami and Dubai. Junctions on LiveRoutes circuits can switch the track up to six different ways, as LiveRoutes randomly selects a route through the city.
Pre-order GRID 2 and receive the GameStop Exclusive DLC Pack 1 and Pack 3 - McLaren racing.
The McLaren Racing Pack (pack 1)
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.
The GTR Racing Pack (pack 3)
Receive the Nissan GT-R SpecV road car to race in single-player, multiplayer and online events. Plus experience the Yas Marina circuit by day.
The multiplayer video gives gamers a view of the legendary Indianapolis Motor Speedway Circuit in-game, the iconic venue which is the world's largest sporting spectator facility and has been the spiritual home of American motorsport for over a century.
The trailer also reveals the game's powerful yet simple to use livery editor in action, which features up to 6 billion different design combinations so players can stamp their own identity online. Game modes including Checkpoint racing in Paris and street racing in Chicago are shown alongside RaceNet's extensive suite of social features in the video.
GRID 2 WSR Part 2: Expanding into Europe Trailer (HD) 40MB - 113 downloads - 28 March, 2013
Patrick Callahan, the investor behind GRID 2's World Series Racing, heads to Europe to recruit the best talent from a continent with a heritage in motorsport that stretches back to its very inception. From the climbs, plunges and hairpins of the Côte d'Azur to the magnificent boulevards of Paris and the undulating tarmac at the state-of-the-art Algarve International Circuit, you'll have to take on Europe's finest Racing Clubs across a range of events to become the rising star of World Series Racing.
In the first GRID 2 gameplay trailer Road Racing locations are well 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.
Chris Harris on GRID 2 Part 1 (HD) 42.79MB - 66 downloads - 29 January, 2013
The video, part one of a series of three, follows the fortunes of Chris Harris, one of motorsport's leading journalistsmotoring journalist and regular contributor to YouTube's DRIVE channel, who has joined together with Codemasters to provide insight into car handling and vehicle selection for the game. In the 'GRID 2 Effect' video, Chris throws his McLaren around the famous circuit in pursuit of McLaren's test driver Mat Jackson and uses in-game expertise from GRID 2 and Codemasters staff to gain the advantage. The video shows how Brands Hatch is created in-game and features stunning real life footage of the stunning McLarens power-sliding around some of the most iconic corners in racing.
This Chicago video features a Street Racing stage where muscle cars, including the Camaro SS, Z06 Corvette and Boss Mustang, charge through skyscraper-lined streets and chase through tunnels. Videos is captured from pre-alpha, work-in-progress code.
The California Coast video follows a head-to-head, point-to-point duel between a contemporary Boss Mustang and a classic Mustang Mach 1 on a tight and twisty sprint for the line. Videos is captured from pre-alpha, work-in-progress code.
GRID 2 will challenge players to be fast, be first and be famous as they enter a stunning new world of competitive motorsport. Following the success of GRID, which set new standards for damage, AI, visuals and introduced the Flashback time rewind feature - now adopted by many racing games -- GRID 2 will again raise the gameplay and technological bar for motorsport gaming and remain true to the series' core value -- it's all about the race.
The Race Returns Summer 2013