The Business of Gaming
story from the veteran-hound, Dog of Thunder
, revealed that game developer, Codemasters, had to lay off a few staff recently. With some restructuring to the company, the development of upcoming racer GRID 2
was thought to have been affected, but with the release of this bucket load of info we've got for you, it's looking like the racer is still in solid form.
Codemasters have revealed a special edition for GRID 2
, that players can pre-order from GAME (in-store or online
when it's listed). The GRID 2
: Brands Hatch Edition will include two DLC packs reedemable via the games marketplace which include an exclusive car in each pack, extra race track routes, and car upgrade discounts. Check out the details for each pack along with screens showcasing the McLaren and Mercedes-Benz both in action:
McLaren Racing Pack: Receive the exclusive McLaren MP4-12C GT3 Special Edition car to race in single-player, multiplayer and a special online event; plus expand the game with two new routes around the Brands Hatch GP circuit.
Head Start Pack: Receive the exclusive Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren 722 GT car to race in single-player, multiplayer and enjoy discounts in the Car Upgrades Store in online game modes and a unique RaceNet bonus. GRID 2
will be wheel spinning into retail stores for the UK on May 31st, 2013. A precise release date for other regions is yet to be confirmed and remains slated for a "summer release".