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Colin McRae: DiRT™ set to roar into retail this week for the PLAYSTATION®3 system.

New multiple car race video now available from www.codemasters.co.uk/dirt

PLAYSTATION?3 adrenaline junkies will get the drive of their life this week as Codemasters announces that Colin McRae: DiRT™, the game that takes traditional rally racing and turns it into a cavalcade of off-road competitions, is now shipping and will be available from retail stores this Friday, 14th September*, for the PLAYSTATION?3 computer entertainment system.

Featuring a massive range of off-road race experiences on gravel, mud and dirt, gamers will get their fix of throwing 46 vehicles, including FWD, 4WD, Classic and RWD cars, through the most challenging and treacherous stages, tracks and circuits all over the world.

In addition to superlative rally stages, Colin McRae: DiRT delivers an exhilarating series of multiple car events as detailed in the all new video, featuring exclusive PLAYSTATION 3 system footage, now available from www.codemasters.co.uk/dirt in‘Downloads’.

Introduced by Matt Horsman, Chief Games Designer on Colin McRae: DiRT, the video spotlights multiple car events including Rally Raid, where players race in super powered SUVs and Dakar-style trucks across gruelling desert terrain, and Rally Cross where the course switches between dirt and road surfaces.

There’s footage from the two-car chase duels of the Crossover circuits and from Championship Off–Road Racing (C.O.R.R.) events, where powerful off-road buggies combined with thrilling dirt tracks featuring tabletop jumps and drop-offs make for an intoxicating mix.

In addition to the video, the Colin McRae: DiRT website is also the place for the community to share their love of everything messy in the all-new‘Dirty Pictures’ section; visit www.codemasters.co.uk/dirt and hit the‘ Upload Your Dirty Pictures’ button. The section is a gallery and showcases all manner of real-life filthy fun, from the muddiest cars to the grubbiest people.

For a real taste of Colin McRae: DiRT, take the PLAYSTATION 3 system edition for test drive with the three-event playable demo, featuring Crossover, C.O.R.R., and a point-to-point rally stage, now available to download from PlayStation Store.

Get ready for total mud splattering, gravel churning, off-road racing with Colin McRae: DiRT coming this Friday, 14th September, for the PLAYSTATION 3 system. For the new video and more, visit the home of Colin McRae: DiRT online at www.codemasters.com/dirt?

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ABOUT COLIN MCRAE: DiRT

Already a 700,000+ best seller, Colin McRae: DIRT is a thrill ride through a massive range of off-road racing experiences on gravel, mud and dirt, right across the globe. Race in challenging, heavyweight 850bhp cars through high speed blind corners and along perilous cliff edges in the Hill Climb events, including the world famous Pikes Peak International through the Rocky Mountains of Colorado.

From trophy trucks to dune buggies and rally cars, Colin McRae: DiRT offers one of the most robust racing experiences ever with countless hours of playability in career, single race mode and 100 person online multiplayer. In any mode, on any surface, the car handling is sublime, the physics system thrillingly accurate and the damage effects are devastating. See it all in action online at www.codemasters.co.uk/dirt

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