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New PGR 4 Content Coming to Xbox LIVE

February 8, 2008

New PGR 4 Content Coming to Xbox  LIVE

New PGR 4 DLC on 2/14, including new race modes and vehicles

Microsoft Game Studios has announced that new “PGR 4” downloadable content will be available next Thursday, Feb. 14. There will be two packs of DLC available. The Premium Challenge Pack will cost 400 Microsoft Points and include seven new cars, three new bikes, three new game modes, and 10 new achievements. Two of these game modes, seven of these achievements, and one new car will also be available separately for free in the Free Challenge Pack.

Free Challenge Pack (Free)
Download the new Free “PGR 4” Challenge Pack from Bizarre, and you'll drive the hydrogen-powered 2007 Peugeot Flux, winner of the 2007 Peugeot International Design Competition. Plus, you'll get two new game modes—one of them the player-requested Tourist Mode, which lets you tool around any city in the game checking out sights with your friends. Or play Free Roam Cat and Mouse, where a slow mouse vehicle must avoid enemy cats. And you add another 10 achievements. Get more racing fun for the best price—free!

Tourist Mode
This is a simple mode our forum users have requested. Players drive round an open city for a period of time determined by the host. The player with the most kudos is determined the ‘winner,’ but this is really a sandbox mode where players can drive around looking at the environment and making their own games up.

Free Roam Cat & Mouse Mode
Played in an open city, Free Roam Cat & Mouse is a team based game where each team has a slow ‘mouse’ vehicle, with the rest of the players in high powered ‘cat’ vehicles. The mouse earns kudos for every 2 seconds it avoids being hit by enemy cats. On being hit by a cat the mouse is ‘wasted’ and can’t earn kudos for set period of time. Cat players get a kudos reward for hitting an enemy mouse and also for defending their own mouse. The team with the most kudos after a time period set by the host wins the event.

7 New Achievements

  1. Tourist Kudos King – Earn more kudos than anyone else in a Tourist event – 15 points
  2. Open Cat Champion – Be a cat on the winning team in a Cat and Mouse Open Event – 15 points
  3. Open Mouse Master – Be a mouse on the winning team in a Cat and Mouse Open Event – 15 points
  4. Cheater- Activate one of the cheats in the cheat menu – 5 points
  5. Make the Grade – Attempt to qualify for a Tournament –10 points
  6. 01 Yee Haw: Puzzle 4 –10 Points
  7. Are You the One? Puzzle 5 –10 Points

Premium Challenge Pack (400 points)

The Premium “PGR 4” Challenge Pack from Bizarre, available for 400 Microsoft® Points, gives you seven new cars—the 2008 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible Concept, 2007 Volkswagen Golf GTI W12-650, 2007 Peugeot Flux, 1987 BMW M3 E30 DTM, 2007 Ferrari 430 Scuderia, 2008 Honda S2000 CR, and 2008 Callaway C16 Speedster. You get three new bikes—the 2007 Yamaha YZF-R1, 1995 Aprilia RS 250, and 1998 Aprilia RSV 1000 Tuono R.

Plus, the new World Challenge Arcade Mode gives you 20 arcade events in three themed chapters, including five events that can only be done on platinum. Tourist Mode, Free Roam Cat & Mouse Mode (included in the Free Challenge Pack), and ten new Achievements will also be included.

World Challenge Mode

World Challenge Mode is a new option that appears in the single player menu. It contains 20 arcade events split into 3 themed chapters:

  • Platinum Plus – Arcade chapter that is harder than Platinum difficulty
  • DLC Challenge – Arcade chapter that limits vehicles to the Premium Challenge Pack cars
  • Arcade Challenge – Similar to the shipped Arcade mode

10 New Achievements

  1. Platinum Plus – Get all the platinum medals in the Platinum Plus Challenge – 60 points (earnable with Premium Challenge Pack)
  2. Download King – Complete the DLC Challenge chapter – 60 points (earnable with Premium Challenge Pack)
  3. Arcade Challenge- Complete Arcade Challenge chapter – 50 points (earnable with Premium Challenge Pack)
  4. Tourist Kudos King – Earn more kudos than anyone else in a Tourist event – 15 points
  5. Open Cat Champion – Be a cat on the winning team in a Cat and Mouse Open Event – 15 points
  6. Open Mouse Master – Be a mouse on the winning team in a Cat and Mouse Open Event – 15 points
  7. Cheater- Activate one of the cheats in the cheat menu – 5 points
  8. Make the Grade – Attempt to qualify for a Tournament –10 points
  9. 01 Yee Haw: Puzzle 4 –10 Points
  10. Are You the One? Puzzle 5 –10 Points
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