SANTA MONICA, CA – NOVEMBER 4, 2008 – Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) today announced the release of SCORE International® Baja 1000™: The Official Game, the officially licensed racing game based on the SCORE International Baja 1000, for Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PLAYSTATION®3 and PlayStation®2 computer entertainment systems, Wii™, and PC. The Baja 1000 is the grand daddy of all desert races, where man and machine are pitted against the most grueling off road conditions imaginable.
“We’ve enjoyed working with Activision to create a Baja 1000 racing game that is fun for racing game fans as well as those that are fans of the real competition,” said Sal Fish, President and CEO of Score International, the world’s leading desert racing organization. “The level of competition and the attention to detail is astounding.”
SCORE International® Baja 1000™: The Official Game lets players feel the danger of wheel-to-wheel racing action over treacherous terrain. There over 90 different vehicles across six official SCORE classes, including Trophy Trucks®, motorcycles, Class Is, ATVs, dirt bikes and more. Career mode consists of stages where the player progresses down the Baja Peninsula, engaging in events like qualifiers, circuits, and endurance races. All of the vehicles are susceptible to wear and tear and will reflect damage in detail. To top it off, SCORE International® Baja 1000™: The Official Game has full online play where up to eight competitors can connect and participate in either ranked or unranked events.
“SCORE International® Baja 1000™: The Official Game definitely delivers big time for those who crave the Baja 1000 racing experience,” said Dave Oxford, Activision Publishing. “This is a robust entertainment package at the right price.”
SCORE International® Baja 1000™: The Official Game is available on Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system and Wii™ at a suggested retail price of $39.99, and for PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system and PC at a suggested retail price of $29.99. The game is rated of "E 10+" for Ages 10 and up by the ESRB.