December 12, 2008
Games Announces South Central Upgrade and Content Pack for Midnight Club: Los
Rockstar Games is proud to announce
the massive downloadable upgrade and content pack for Midnight Club: Los
Angeles, the latest installment of its critically acclaimed and genre-defining
Midnight Club franchise. The content will be available early next year for the
Xbox 360 and PLAYSTATION 3.
The "South Central Upgrade Map"
provides players with a whole new area of the city, about one-third the size of
the original map, and will be available for free. This area features L.A.
landmarks such as Exposition Park, the USC campus, Shrine Auditorium, Crenshaw
Plaza, and the L.A. Memorial Coliseum and stretches south to the 105 Freeway. In
addition to the free new city area, players will be able to purchase the "South
Central Content Pack" which includes new character competitions, races, cars and
music available in a single complete package. The new vehicles include a variety
of cars and a motorcycle. Also making an appearance for the first time in
Midnight Club: Los Angeles will be SUVs, a longtime favorite of the series’
"This downloadable content hones in
on a very iconic area of Los Angeles," said Jay Panek, Midnight Club Producer at
Rockstar San Diego. "’This South Central download features staples of the area,
from the landmarks to the types of cars, and we think it really helps enhance
the overall L.A. feel we set out to recreate."
Game Informer described Midnight
Club: Los Angeles as "just what the doctor ordered: a fun, fast racing
experience with enough content to keep you playing for months." The addition of
South Central will enhance the overall experience and extend the game even
Developed by Rockstar San Diego,
Midnight Club: Los Angeles provides a seamless, breathtaking environment for
everyone who loves to compete. With no load times, no tracks, and no rules, the
game allows players to race at breakneck speeds through an unbelievable
recreation of Los Angeles in fully customizable, licensed cars.
The racing experience in Midnight
Club: Los Angeles is extended online at the Rockstar Games Social Club (www.rockstargames.com/socialclub),
where players are able to enter tournaments, share in-game photos, rate other
people’s rides, track stats with other gamers, and listen to and purchase music
from the soundtrack.
Midnight Club: Los Angeles is
currently available for the Xbox 360 and PLAYSTATION 3 and is rated T for Teen.
The “South Central Upgrade Map” and “South Central Content Pack” both require
players to have the full version of Midnight Club: Los Angeles for Xbox 360 or
PLAYSTATION 3 and an Xbox LIVE or a PlayStation Network membership to download.
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