By Team SimRacingWorld
19 June 2003
Thursday 19 June (2pm UK time) - Race in a real pack with the new multiplayer PC demo for TOCA Race Driver, now available for download from www.codemasters.com/tocaracedriver (in the "Downloads" section).
This multiplayer demo enables gamers to experience motor sport's most aggressive exhibition of close-contact racing against their mates around three circuits - Sears Point, Norisring and Adelaide - played over LAN or online for up to 12 players.
TOCA Race Driver's PC edition is even fiercer than the best-selling console original. The new version will make any driver's adrenaline race with up to 20 cars tearing up the track, six more cars than in the original game.
The full game has players racing as a touring car professional in a gaming experience packed with 42 real touring and sports cars, 13 championships and an incredible 38 real-life, internationally renowned, race circuits. The PC edition also adds a qualifying round to championship races and in Australia's championship players will experience the 'Shoot out' qualification system.
TOCA Race Driver is out now for PC (also available for Xbox and on PlayStation 2 Platinum) and the new multiplayer demo, along with the single-player demo, game information and videos, can be found on the dedicated web site located at: www.codemasters.com/tocaracedriver
About TOCA Race Driver
One driver, one world, one champion - the aggressive, white-knuckle drive of the global Touring Car challenge comes to the screens of gamers in Codemasters' TOCA Race Driver. A cast of game characters join the sport's real-life drivers, locations and championship events as TOCA Race Driver moves the racing game genre on by giving the player one central character to connect with and wraps the high speed action with cinematic presentation. It's also set to be the only race game to feature high-impact collision damage on the world's most expensive touring cars. TOCA Race Driver features more licenses than any previous game in the series, enabling players to race the world over in championships such as Germany's DTM Championship, Australia's AVESCO V8 Supercar Shell Championship Series and the UK's TOCA Tour.
Codemasters is a leading developer and publisher of best-selling interactive entertainment products for a global audience on current and future gaming platforms and channels. Established in 1986, the company's dominant brands include Colin McRae Rally, TOCA, LMA Manager, and Operation Flashpoint. The company is headquartered in Southam, Warwickshire UK and maintains European operations in Germany, France, Spain, and Benelux. The company has its US headquarters in New York and maintains an online gaming facility in Oakhurst, CA. More information about the company and its products is available online at www.codemasters.com.