Codemasters announces the Grid 2 Rockstar Race Challenge
BECOME A RACING ROCKSTAR WITH GRID 2™ AND ROCKSTAR ENERGY DRINK
Prizes Including a Year’s Supply of Rockstar Energy Drinks Up For Grabs – Plus! Free Rockstar Liveried Aston Martin Vanquish for All Entrants
Los Angeles – June 7, 2013 – Today Codemasters® and Rockstar Energy Drink announced the Rockstar Race Challenge for GRID 2™, powered by RaceNet (www.racenet.com), the online community hub for Codemasters Racing games which tracks your races, rivals and rewards.
Each week for five weeks from today, players who have signed to RaceNet can enter a weekly Rockstar Global Challenge on GRID 2 which will put their racing skills to the test. Each participant will also receive a Rockstar liveried Aston Martin Vanquish for entering and the top ten placed contestants will take home bragging rights and swag, including a year-long supply of Rockstar Energy Drink, Skullcandy headphones, T-Shirts, sunglasses, $100 GameStop gift card and more.
To celebrate GRID 2’s release, Rockstar Energy Drink is also holding an online sweepstakes where gamers can enter to win a Rockstar edition Xbox 360® games and entertainment system from Microsoft, a copy ofGRID 2 and a year’s supply of Rockstar Energy Drinks. The sweepstakes runs through June 30, 2013. Go to win.rockstarenergy.com/grid2 to enter.
GRID 2 is the long-awaited sequel to the BAFTA-award winning, critically acclaimed GRID™, which challenges players to be fast, be first and be famous. Players must perform on licensed circuits, open-roads and city streets to become the rising star of World Series Racing, a new globe-trotting racing league which brings together the greatest cars, drivers and events in the search for a new motorsport icon. Expanding the game is an extensive multiplayer component, powered by RaceNet, which offers players new Rivals and challenges to complete every week.
GRID 2 is available now for the Xbox 360® games and entertainment system from Microsoft, PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system and Windows® PC. Fans can keep up with all the latest updates straight from the studio by speeding over to www.gridgame.com and www.facebook.com/gridgame or follow the team at www.twitter.com/gridgame.
Rockstar Energy Drink is designed for those who lead active lifestyles – from Athletes to Rockstars. Available in over 20 flavors at convenience and grocery outlets in over 30 countries, Rockstar supports the Rockstar lifestyle across the globe through Action Sports, Motor Sports, and Live Music. New from Rockstar for 2013, Rockstar Energy Water is a non-carbonated and sugar free enhanced water beverage that is now available throughout the U.S. in three refreshing flavors. For more information visit: www.RockstarEnergy.com
Codemasters, the award winning video game developer and publisher, has a 25-year heritage. With titles distributed globally, Codemasters is a leading developer and publisher of driving and racing entertainment games including DiRT, GRID and the official FORMULA ONE series of games including the BAFTA award-winning F1 2010, F1 2011 and F1 ONLINE: THE GAME. Codemasters employs over 500 people and operates multiple development studios from its Warwickshire HQ and Birmingham sites in the UK with a further art studio based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Codemasters is a winner of the coveted Grand Prix Award from the Develop Industry Excellence Awards, an award bestowed on the company felt by Develop to have contributed the most to the games medium in recent times. For more information on Codemasters’ product portfolio, please visit www.codemasters.com. Join in the conversation with @codemasters on Twitter or Like us on Facebook atwww.facebook.com/codemasters.
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