New content update brings world famous German race track and 2004 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren to Auto Club Revolution
18th July 2012, London, UK Today Eutechnyx released exciting new fully licensed content into their ground breaking free-to-play online racing game and car community - Auto Club Revolution. From now on, players are able to race the newly launched car 2004 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren around legendary German race track Hockenheimring.
Hockenheimring joins a raft of fully licensed tracks to feature in Auto Club Revolution, recreated in authentic detail by the Eutechnyx track and art specialists using the same techniques and production standards as in their top selling console titles. Players can initially experience the full Grand Prix configuration of the track with the Touring and Short configurations added through a community competition starting today. Product Manager Jason Collins said, “We’re extremely proud to deliver the thrill and excitement of the world famous and iconic Hockenheimring track for our players to enjoy for free.”
To celebrate the release of Hockenheimring the Auto Club Revolution team is hosting a “Race to Release” competition, challenging the community to collectively complete 100,000 laps of the Grand Prix route in order to unlock the next route configuration. For the duration of the challenge the community will also be able to vote on the next configuration to be released via an exclusive poll hosted in the official Eutechnyx forums and Facebook page.
Auto Club Revolution offers an exciting and authentic racing experience on your PC. The free-to-play title combines high quality, realistic graphics and handling with a social platform for car enthusiasts. Currently the game is being developed in collaboration with over 50 of the world’s leading motor manufacturers and includes licensed upgrades and race tracks including Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Circuit de Spa Francorchamps, Silverstone and Infineon Raceway as well as custom race tracks.
Players can register at http://www.autoclubrevolution.com and collect their first free car to start racing straight away.
For more information, contact:
UK & International Media:
Arwen Duddington, Eutechnyx
Tel: +44 207 300 7276
Janina Wintermayr, Marchsreiter
Tel: +49 89 519 199 42
NOTES TO EDITORS
About Auto Club Revolution
Auto Club Revolution is a free-to-play online racing game and car community built in collaboration with the motor industry. Featuring officially licensed cars from over 50 of the world’s leading motor manufacturers, it delivers a console quality racing experience to the free-to-play market while providing a social platform for owning, customising and enjoying cars online. The game’s front end is web-based, creating a powerful and flexible social platform for communities of car enthusiasts and racing fans to interact with each other and their favourite motoring brands. The racing experience itself is delivered via a downloaded application (client), built on the world class Eutechnyx-owned racing engine. This combination of web and application empowers the player to manage their game, garage and network of friends on the web from anywhere, while the downloadable element provides the premium quality race experience that separates Auto Club Revolution from all other games in the sector.
Auto Club Revolution is designed, developed and published by Eutechnyx.
For more information about Auto Club Revolution see http://www.autoclubrevolution.com
Eutechnyx is the world’s leading independent racing game developer. With a history spanning over 24 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) and Charlotte (USA) and a publishing office in London (UK).
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