10th August 2009 - The Prodigy, White Lies and Queens of the Stone Age are amongst the stellar acts lined up to feature in Colin McRae™: DiRT™2, Codemasters® announced today. The soundtrack, chosen to reflect the game’s festival spirit and exhilarating off-road racing, will feature some of the biggest names in contemporary music. The 45 strong, officially licensed track list includes:
Ladyhawke – My Delerium
MSTRKRFT – Work On You
Silversun Pickups – There’s No Secrets This Year
Bloc Party – Talons
Friendly Fires – Lovesick
Yeah Yeah Yeahs – Y Control
The track list was revealed in full at www.facebook.com/dirt2game where gamers can sign up for all the latest along the game and follow a link to music site Spotify.com to listen to a mix of the soundtrack ahead of the game’s release.
“The Colin McRae: DiRT 2 soundtrack features a stunning line up of original music that captures the high-energy atmosphere of the game,” said Gavin Raeburn, Executive Producer, Codemasters. “From legendary bands like The Prodigy and Queens of the Stone Age to artists like Friendly Fires, White Lies and Ladyhawke that represent the very best in new music, the varied soundtrack perfectly compliments the action on the track for the ultimate event experience.”
Colin McRae: DiRT 2 is set to take racing games to a new level with thrilling new race types, striking locations, big event atmosphere and a peerless line-up of super-charged speed machines, each selected to deliver spectacular, fast paced racing.
Taking players on an exhilarating World Tour, Colin McRae: DiRT 2 will deliver over 100 stunning events, including aggressive, multi-vehicle races and intense solo challenges, set in the most diverse and demanding real-world environments. From the muddy tracks of the Malaysian rainforest to spectator-packed stadiums in London and Los Angeles, racers will compete in contemporary off-road race disciplines covering Rallycross, Trailblazer, Raid, Landrush, and Rally.
Complete with full head-to-head competitive online play, get ready for the ultimate off-road competition when Colin McRae: DiRT 2 launches September 17th for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft®, PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system, Wii™, Nintendo DS™ and PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system. A Games For Windows® LIVE edition will follow with support for DirectX® 11. For the latest news and videos, floor it over to www.dirt2game.com or head to www.facebook.com/dirt2game for the full soundtrack list.
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