have announced that free extra content for RalliSport Challenge
2 is now available to download via Xbox Live. Essentially
there are two downloads. The first download provides you
with 4 new vehicles and two new careers and will take up
1180 blocks. The second download provides 2 new skins for
every car in the game and comes to 3397 blocks. We've looked
at both downloads and they are an excellent addition to
the game. Below you'll find the official news on these downloads.
29th September 2004 - Microsoft Game Studios today announced
the arrival of new downloadable content for the popular
Xbox® racing title, Rallisport Challenge 2. Now gamers
can race two new vintage cars, the Volvo Amazon and Saab
96, as well as two, new Sports Utility Vehicles (SUV), the
BMW X5 and VW Touareg.
the download are two new career modes; Mountain Challenge
(Hill Climbs) and Arena Challenge (Ice Racing and Rally
Cross). Gamers that enjoy personalizing their cars will
be thrilled to learn the download offers two new paint jobs
or “skins” for each of the 43 original cars
in the game, providing numerous new visual designs to enjoy
while racing. In addition, each of the four new cars comes
with six new skins.
new is a “Challenges” mode that features daily,
weekly and monthly new contests that feature a specific
car and track, with all the results recorded and presented
for easy bragging rights via Xbox Live scoreboards.
Challenge 2 features five unique rally sports including
the a Crossover duel that test a driver’s skill and
stomach for danger with extreme speeds on tracks that could
send even the best driver on a collision course with disaster.
From broken windows to missing hoods, RalliSport Challenge
2 features an updated graphics engine with realistic vehicle
physics complete with damage modeling and performance degradation
to test a driver’s mettle. It features 47 of the most
challenging rally cars, including the infamous group B cars
that were banned because of uncontrollable horsepower. Gamers
will be able to make minor modifications to each car to
meet the challenge of each track. With nearly double the
tracks of the original, gamers can race on different tracks
from Australia, the frozen Nordic, and the Pacific Northwest.
Drive in variable weather conditions, including rain, snow,
and fog. It also features new camera angles that focus on
spectacular crashes and interactive environments, including
breakaway signs, moving rocks, and new splash and rain effects.