Redwood City, CA - February 5, 2009 - Criterion Games, an Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS) studio today announced that BurnoutTM Paradise The Ultimate Box is now in stores exclusively for the PC for $39.99 in North America, with a free “Try Before You Buy” trial version available from the EA Store. Burnout Paradise The Ultimate Box is a special edition release that includes the award-winning BurnoutTM Paradise game, the previously-released BurnoutTM Paradise Cagney and BurnoutTM Paradise Bikes downloadable content updates, plus the brand new Burnout Paradise Party Pack. The Burnout Paradise Party Pack brings the social fun of Burnout Paradise into an offline multiplayer mode where players compete in different stunt, speed and skill events. The mode is designed to allow up to eight friends to “pass-the-pad” in dozens of quick-fire, turn-based challenges.
For PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system and Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system owners of Burnout Paradise in North America, Burnout Paradise Party Pack is also available today as a premium sold download for $9.99 on the PLAYSTATION®Network and Xbox LIVE® Marketplace.
Burnout Paradise The Ultimate Box will be available on February 6th in Europe on the PLAYSTATION 3, Xbox 360 and the PC. Burnout Paradise Party Pack is now being sold in Europe on the PLAYSTATION Network and Xbox LIVE Marketplace.
In addition, Criterion Games will continue to deliver the best possible service to their loyal players by planning to include new features free* of charge. These may include enhancements to early vehicles and events to make them more fun and accessible. More content is expected to be available directly through the new in-game Burnout Store, which is anticipated to launch in March. Players will also be kept up-to-date on all the latest news and developments through the new and improved in-game Criterion Games network.
Developed at Criterion Games in Guildford, England, Burnout Paradise The Ultimate Box is rated E10+ by the ESRB and 7+ for PEGI. Burnout Paradise is available now for $19.99 on the PLAYSTATION 3 and Xbox 360. The game is also available on the PlayStation Network for $19.99 or $29.99 for Burnout Paradise The Ultimate Bundle.
For more information about the game, please go to http://www.criteriongames.com or http://info.ea.com.
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