Need for Speed NITRO Goes Gold

October 19, 2009

Need for Speed NITRO Goes Gold

This Holiday’s Hottest Arcade
Racer Speeds to Retailers Powered by an Electrifying International Soundtrack

Electronic Arts Inc. today announced
that the award-winning Need for Speed NITRO has gone gold and will be in stores
early, arriving to retailers on November 3rd in North America and on November
6th in Europe. Developed specifically for the Wii and Nintendo DS, Need for
Speed NITRO captures the fun and exhilaration of arcade racing, thrusting
players into a world of blazing speed where they must dominate the competition
at 200 MPH. Complementing the thrilling gameplay is an adrenaline-charged
soundtrack that features songs from some of the world’s most celebrated and
innovative artists including k-os, Placebo and Crystal Method.

“This soundtrack musically
exemplifies the intensity, attitude and adrenaline of Need for Speed NITRO” said
Steve Schnur, Worldwide Executive of Music and Music Marketing at EA. “This
energetic collection of rock, electronic and hip hop, matches the incredible
speed and intensity of a game experience players will never forget.”

“Our vision was to create something
unique on the Nintendo platforms,” said Joe Booth, Senior Producer. “Need for
Speed NITRO combines the franchise’s trademark attitude, sense of speed and
addictive gameplay with the approachability and pick up and play of Nintendo.”

Need for Speed NITRO delivers the
thrill of high-speed racing to all types of gamers with exciting gameplay,
accessible controls, and competitive multiplayer events. Recently crowned IGN’s
Best Racing Game on the Wii™ and Nintendo DS at this year’s Electronic
Entertainment Expo, Need for Speed NITRO is one of this holiday’s most fun and
exciting arcade racers.

The complete soundtrack is listed
below. To hear samplings of each song, please visit



Alex Metric

What Now

Bloody Beetroots feat.
Cool Kids


Crookers feat. Wiley and
Thomas Jules

Business Man

Crystal Method feat.

Sine Language

Danko Jones

Code Of The Road

Dizzee Rascal and Armand
Van Helden



Make It Rock

Earl Greyhound

Oye Vaya

edIT feat. Wale and Tre’


Evil 9

All The Cash (Alex
Metric Remix) Feat. El-P

Hollywood Holt

Can’t Stop



Lady Sovereign

I Got You Dancing

Major Lazer feat. Mr.Lex
& Santigold

Hold The Line

Matt & Kim

Daylight (Troublemaker

Mickey Factz

Yeah Yeah

Pint Shot Riot

Not Thinking Straight


Breathe Under Water

Rise Against

Kotov Syndrome

Roots Manuva

Buff Nuff

Rye Rye

Hardcore Girls

Street Sweeper Social

Fight! Smash! Win!

Taking Back Sunday

Lonely Lonely

The Enemy UK

No Time For Tears

The Gay Blades

O Shot (Dmerit Remix)

Two Fingers feat. Sway

Jewels And Gems

Developed by EA Montreal, Need for
Speed NITRO is available on the Wii and Nintendo DS and is rated E10+ by ESRB
and 7+ by PEGI.