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Larkspur, Calif., October 21, 2013 – Deep
Silver Inc. announced that the upcoming racing game
NASCAR ’14, developed by Eutechnyx, will be
launching in North America and in PAL territories in early 2014 on
the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Xbox
360® games and entertainment system from Microsoft, for the
suggested retail price of $49.99.
NASCAR ’14 is fueled by high-octane intensity and
offers fans the most complete NASCAR® experience yet!
“NASCAR is a hugely popular sport, second only to the NFL
in TV ratings with licensed games having been published by
Activision in recent years. Deep Silver is thrilled to have
acquired the publishing rights to
NASCAR ’14 and looks forward to cultivating a
long-term relationship with both the fans and the franchise,”
says Deep Silver Inc. COO, Geoff Mulligan.
It’s your turn to immerse yourself in the full-throttle
thrill of the world’s most exciting motor sports racing
series in NASCAR ’14. Take the wheel from your favorite
driver and participate in the race week experience complete with
practice, qualifying, and race day challenges. With your
favorite personalities and live replay, NASCAR ’14 is the
authentic NASCAR experience for fans.
· NASCAR Highlights: Take
advantage of “NASCAR Highlights” to determine the
outcome of the biggest race thrills from the season.
Eutechnyx recreates the action where the condition of the
cars is exact, weather the same, track positions identical –
the only difference is you!
· Career Mode: Work your way
through the ranks in a comprehensive career mode; complete with
custom car builds, sponsor acquisition, and R&D to get your
team into victory lane.
· Official Teams & Tracks:
Race against the official NASCAR teams & drivers on your
favorite tracks from the high banks of Daytona, to the twists &
turns of Sonoma, and exhilarating speed of Talladega.
· Leagues: Take competition to
the next level and host online leagues with your friends, fully
supported by statistics, challenges, rankings and replay.
· Online Multiplayer:
Take advantage of dynamic skill-based matchmaking,
tournaments, and easy drop in/out server browser functionality for
a fair and enjoyable experience.
Deep Silver was also happy to announce that fans will get to
vote for their favorite driver to be on the cover of
NASCAR ’ 14 in this year’s “Drive for
the Cover” campaign, presented by Walmart®. Beginning
today, NASCAR fan favorite, Dale Earnhardt Jr., invites fans to
participate in the competition by visiting
www.driveforthecover.com. Each week, fans
can vote to decide which drivers move on and compete to adorn the
NASCAR ’ 14. “Drive for the Cover”
will run through the end of the 2013 Sprint Cup season and be
updated weekly with the winning drivers facing off against each
other in brand new matchups!
The fan-chosen winner will be announced in early December during
NASCAR Champion’s Week in Las Vegas, with the official unveil
of the new
NASCAR ’ 14 packaging.
NASCAR ‘14 news & information, please visit:
For Official NASCAR® news & information please
About Deep Silver
Deep Silver develops and publishes interactive games for all
platforms, seeking to deliver top-quality products that provide
immersive game experiences driven by the desires of the gaming
community. The company has published more than 200 games
worldwide since 2003, including the best-selling zombie action Dead
Island™ franchise, the critically-acclaimed Metro™:
Last Light and the smash hit action adventure Saints Row IV™.
Deep Silver is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Koch Media, GmbH, and
includes the renowned development studio Deep Silver Volition,
based in Champaign, IL. For more information, please visit
www.deepsilver.com or follow us on twitter at
Eutechnyx is the world’s leading independent racing game
developer. With a history spanning over 25 years, the studio
has won numerous awards for its million-plus selling titles and
garnered exceptional acclaim in the business sector. As well
as its headquarters in the Gateshead (UK), the company has studios
in Hong Kong, Chengdu (China), Charlotte (USA) and a publishing
office in London (UK). For more information, please visit
The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, Inc.
(NASCAR) is the sanctioning body for the No. 1 form of motorsports
in the United States. NASCAR consists of three national series (the
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, NASCAR Nationwide Series, and NASCAR
Camping World Truck Series), four regional series, one local
grassroots series, three international series and GRAND-AM Road
Racing and the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila
Patrón, both known for competition on road courses. Based in
Daytona Beach, Fla., with offices in eight cities across North
America, NASCAR sanctions more than 1,200 races in more than 30
U.S. states, Canada, Mexico and Europe. For more information, visit
www.nascar.com and follow NASCAR at
www.facebook.com/NASCAR and Twitter: @NASCAR.