EA Ships Nascar Simracing For The PC

EA Ships NASCAR Simracing for the

Designed For Simulation Gamers
and Tuned by top Drivers, NASCAR SimRacing Offers A Multiple Series Career Mode
And Online Racing For Up To 43 Live Drivers

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., February 15,
2005 – Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: ERTS) announced today that NASCAR® SimRacing™
from the EA SPORTS™ brand is shipping for the PC. NASCAR SimRacing was developed
by a dedicated PC production team for more than 18 months with the help of
NASCAR® NEXTEL Cup Series™ drivers including Ryan Newman and Dale Earnhardt Jr.
The drivers’ contribution to the game assisted the team in producing the most
realistic NASCAR PC simulation game to date.

NASCAR SimRacing is the perfect
combination of realism, true racing ‘feel’, depth, and advanced EA SPORTS
presentation. Race down the straightaway at Daytona International Speedway®
alongside 42 other live drivers online as Voice Over IP talk mixes with the roar
of V8 engines in surround sound. Computer driven cars ensure a full field of 43
cars when racing online, regardless of the number of live drivers. Broadband
connection required for online play, microphone required for Voice Over IP.

NASCAR SimRacing also features the
first multiple series NASCAR PC Career Mode where gamers will battle through 25
authentic tracks in the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup, NASCAR Busch, and NASCAR Craftsman
Truck Series. While progressing through the career mode, enjoy full race replays
and analyze in-depth telemetry data. Improve skills and refine car setups for
each track and move up the ranks towards the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series
championship. Pre-designed setups are available for less experienced drivers.

NASCAR SimRacing is designed for
simulation fans by a dedicated PC development team at EA Tiburon. The game ships
on February 15th and is rated “E” for (Everyone) by the ESRB and has an MSRP of
$39.99. The game’s official website is:

About Electronic Arts

Electronic Arts (EA), headquartered
in Redwood City, California, is the world’s leading interactive entertainment
software company. Founded in 1982, the company develops, publishes, and
distributes interactive software worldwide for video game systems, personal
computers and the Internet. Electronic Arts markets its products under three
brand names: EA SPORTS™, EA GAMES™ and EA SPORTS BIG™. In fiscal 2004, EA posted
revenues of $2.96 billion and had 27 titles that sold more than one million
copies. EA’s homepage and online game site is


The National Association for Stock
Car Auto Racing, NASCAR, is the sanctioning body for one of America’s premier
sports. NASCAR has 75 million fans spread throughout the U.S., ranks second
among sports in television ratings, is among the leaders in professional sports
in licensed product sales, and has more Fortune 500 company involvement than any
other sport. Based in Daytona Beach, Fla, with offices in Charlotte, New York
and Los Angeles, NASCAR sanctions 1,800 races at 120 tracks in 38 states.

Electronic Arts, EA, EA SPORTS, EA
GAMES, EA SPORTS BIG, and SimRacing are trademarks or registered trademarks of
Electronic Arts Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. NASCAR is a trademark
of the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, Inc. All other car, team,
track names, trademarks, and other intellectual property are used under license
and are the property of their respective owners.