[Updated] GRID 2 Release Dates & Special Edition Revealed - News

By Craig Snow, January 31, 2013
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[Update 2] - The North American release date has been confirmed as 28th May.

Best Buy pre-orderers will get the IndyCar pack, which includes the Dallara IndyCar, two more routes for the Indianapolis Motor SpeedWay Oval circuit, and access to a special online event.

Amazon pre-orderers get the Head Start pack, which includes the Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren 722 GT, discounts for car upgrades, and a RaceNet bonus.

[Update 1] - The North American pre-order bonuses have now been revealed as well. Gamers who pre-order at GameStop can choose the GRID 2: Turbo-Charged Edition, which features:

  • McLaren Racing Pack: Receive the exclusive McLaren MP4-12C GT3 Special Edition car to race in single-player, multiplayer and a special online event; plus expand the game with two new routes around the Brands Hatch GP circuit.
  • GTR Racing Pack: Receive the exclusive Nissan GT-R SpecV road car to race in single-player, multiplayer and an exclusive online event; plus experience all five routes around the Yas Marina circuit by day.

 

 

Original Post:

Codemasters have announced the release date for their upcoming racing title, GRID 2. The sequel to one of the best racing games of the generation is set to hit UK stores on the 31st of May this year. No word yet on a North American release date, but it's reasonable to assume it's around then as well.

The UK's special edition has also been announced. It features extra content, redeemable via download on PlayStation Network, Xbox LIVE for Xbox 360 and Windows PC (illustrated in the screenshots below).

In the UK, gamers who pre-order at Game online or in store can choose the GRID 2: Brands Hatch Edition, which includes two additional packs to expand the game:

  • McLaren Racing Pack: Receive the exclusive McLaren MP4-12C GT3 Special Edition car to race in single-player, multiplayer and a special online event; plus expand the game with two new routes around the Brands Hatch GP circuit.
  • Head Start Pack: Receive the exclusive Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren 722 GT car to race in single-player, multiplayer and enjoy discounts in the Car Upgrades Store in online game modes and a unique RaceNet bonus.

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