Ubisoft Steers Driver ’76 into Retail Stores

May 8, 2007

Steers Driver ’76 into Retail Stores

Today Ubisoft announced that it has shipped
Driver ’76 for the PSP to retail stores. Driver ’76 will feature all-new content
with 27 new missions exclusively designed for gaming on the go. Driver ’76 is
the first all-new edition of the famed Driver series to be released since
Ubisoft acquired the franchise in 2006. Developed by Sumo Digital Ltd. and
Ubisoft’s Reflections studio, Driver ’76 is rated MATURE and has a MSRP of

Click here to see the
Driver ’76 launch trailer.

Faithful to the brand spirit, Driver ’76 is an
action driving game that features Hollywood-style car chases while also letting
the player experience the open environment on foot. The game thrusts the player
into the heart of the 1970s, through 27 missions divided into six main plots.
Players can take side jobs, earning cash that can be used to modify their rides.
Driver ’76 also offers an extensive multiplayer mode and a host of mini-games
ranging from street races to all out carnage in Destruction Derby mode.

Features Include:

  • All-new content developed exclusively for the
    PSP system – Twenty-seven all-new missions created for the PSP system.
  • Prequel storyline to Driver®: Parallel Lines –
    The year is 1976, two years before Driver: Parallel Lines.
  • Multiplayer games and downloadable content –
    Games include Street Racing, Destruction Derby, Pink Slip Racing and Swap
    Meet. Also, download new paintjobs to use on your collected vehicles in the
  • Experience open environments in authentic
    1970s New York – All the architecture, music, cars and clothes of the ’70s.
    Spans New York from Jersey to Coney Island.
  • Vehicle modification system – Collect your
    favorite vehicles and complete side job missions to get the cash to modify
    your ride.
  • High-speed Hollywood racing action –
    High-speed car races and crashes. Go even faster by customizing your car with
    special parts.
  • Authentic ’70s Soundtrack – Immerse yourself
    in the ’70s with classic songs from the decade.