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Test Drive Unlimited

Platform(s): PC, PSP, PlayStation 2, Xbox 360
Genre: Racing
Publisher: Atari
Developer: Eden Games

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'Test Drive Unlimited' (X360) Gets Downloadable Car Pack

by Rainier on Nov. 21, 2006 @ 2:52 p.m. PST

Test Drive Unlimited is the ultimate automotive experience for car and bike enthusiasts alike. Visit the most sophisticated car and bike dealers to purchase new vehicles or simply take them for a spin. Collect and trade rare performance parts and customise each vehicle to make it one-of-a-kind. Test Drive Unlimited challenges players online to experience the most exotic and fastest vehicles on more than 1000 miles of diverse Hawaiian roads. Gamers win races, challenges, missions and tournaments to earn credits and purchase new cars, bikes, rare performance parts, clothes, apparel, homes and garages.

Going forward, premium US download sets will be named after the top US club at a specific time within the month.

"With Test Drive Unlimited, Atari continues to offer consumers more - massively open online racing, more than three hundred hours of single-player gameplay, and more vehicles," said Nique Fajors, Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Atari, Inc. "With this first downloadable set, users can purchase seven incredibly sought-after vehicles and, most importantly, continue their offline and online racing pursuits."

Test Drive Unlimited's monthly car sets feature a mixture of manufacturers and models of the world's finest vehicles. Test Drive PURE POWER 2 Download Set features the RUF RGT, Koenigsegg CCR, Noble M400, Corvette C6 Convertible, Ferrari 250 GTO 1962 and the Lamborghini Countach 25th Anniversary Edition. It also includes the free Chevrolet® Corvette C1 1957 Hardtop. Gamers must still purchase the cars with in-game money at the cars' respective dealerships within Test Drive Unlimited.

Packed with 90 vehicles, one thousand plus miles of open roads and a host of online options, Test Drive Unlimited is M.O.O.R.: Massively Open Online Racing - the ultimate online automotive gaming experience for Xbox 360 gamers. Both online and offline gamers will experience the world's most exotic and fastest vehicles on Test Drive Unlimited's diverse Hawaiian roads. Gamers win races, challenges, missions and tournaments to earn credits and purchase new cars, bikes, apparel, homes and garages. Boasting huge online content, racers around the world can challenge others to join them in the virtual paradise of the game's persistent online racing world. Players will engage in online challenges, and build communities by creating or joining exclusive members clubs to talk, trade
cars, and race with other like-minded and similarly-skilled drivers in Test Drive Unlimited, one of the most comprehensive online racing experiences to date.

Test Drive Unlimited is currently available in North America for a suggested retail price of $39.99 and rated E10+. A 48-hour free trial of Xbox Live® online entertainment Gold membership is included with purchase.


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