June 6, 2005
LUDACRIS SET TO ‘ROLL OUT’ IN
GLOBAL ‘GAME WITH FAME’
Grammy Award-Winning Hip-Hop Star
to Challenge Fans Worldwide in Forza Motorsport on Xbox Live
Multi-platinum Def Jam South
recording artist Ludacris is calling on Xbox gamers from all around the world to
challenge him in Microsoft Game Studios’ critically-acclaimed driving simulator,
Forza Motorsport, as part of the latest Xbox Live “Game with Fame” session on
Friday, June 10.
This particular session will be open
to players from across the globe, and all gamers have to do to have a chance to
challenge the hip-hop star is look for the gamertag ludacrisgwf from 1:30 p.m.
ET – 3:30 p.m. ET.
“When Xbox came to me with the
opportunity to do a ‘Game with Fame,’ I jumped at it,” said Ludacris. “There’s
nothing like kicking back, relaxing and playing some Xbox, and with Xbox Live, I
have the opportunity to game with my fans ‘all over the world’.”
Ludacris earned his most-recent
Grammy for his 2004 collaboration with Usher and Lil Jon, entitled, “Yeah.” The
‘Hot-lanta’ native’s latest album, Red Light District, debuted at No.1 on The
Billboard 200 and is now certified double platinum, selling more than 2 million
copies since its release in April 2004. A special-edition DVD of Red Light
District will be available worldwide on July 19 and will include videos for "Pimpin’
All Over the World," "Blueberry Yum-Yum" and "Potion," as well as live
performances of "Get Back," "#1 Spot" and more. The DVD will also feature the
trailer for Forza Motorsport and a free two-month Xbox Live subscription card.
As the most realistic driving
simulator released on Xbox to date, it’s all about you and your car in Forza
Motorsport. Race over 250 of the most intense driving machines available for
gamers to customize and tune to their satisfaction, as well as the power to take
on the world via Xbox Live.
Xbox Live’s “Game with Fame” program
gives Xbox Live subscribers the unique opportunity to play against some of
today’s hottest stars. Past “Game with Fame” celebrity players include The
Strokes, Hoobastank, Three Doors Down, Incubus and Buffalo Bills’ Running Back
Willis McGahee. For further information on other Xbox Live events, be sure to
visit the “Game with Fame” Web site at
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