Colin McRae: DiRT 2 Games for Windows LIVE Edition Demo Out Now

Codemasters today announced that the playable
demo of the DirectX 11-powered Games for Windows LIVE edition of Colin
McRae: DiRT 2 has gone live and is available for PC gamers everywhere
to download and play. A full list of mirrors, plus gameplay and tech
videos, is now available at The full game is now
shipping to stores in North America and releases on December 3rd
through EPAC territories with a December 4th street date in the UK

The playable demo enables gamers to compete in two of Colin McRae: DiRT
2’s exhilarating events. In the ‘Trailblazer’ event, players take on
the ultimate test of rally car against the challenging Moroccan terrain
on a point-to-point track filled with flat-out straights and
hair-raising hairpins in the Mitsubishi Eclipse GT. In the second
event, gamers compete in a ‘Landrush’ race at the spectacular Ensenada
Port circuit set in Baja California, where players go wheel-to-wheel in
an 8-vehicle riotous race over lethal bumps and killer jumps in the
heavy duty West Coast Choppers Stuka TT.

Following the critical and commercial success of the console editions
of Colin McRae: DiRT 2, Codemasters Studios has integrated the wealth
of new performance enhancing features available in DirectX 11 for the
Games for Windows Live edition. Colin McRae: DiRT 2 delivers the
definitive off-road experience for PC Gamers and its launch heralds a
new generation of games powered by the superior DirectX 11
technologies. In order for technology enthusiasts to test the
performance of their equipment against these cutting edge features, the
Colin McRae: DiRT 2 demo comes complete with a benchmarking mode.

Colin McRae: DiRT 2 Games for Windows LIVE edition supporting DirectX
11 technology is now shipping to stores in North America now and
releases on December 3rd through EPAC territories with a December 4th
street date in the UK. Editions for the Xbox 360 video game and
entertainment system from Microsoft, the PLAYSTATION 3 computer
entertainment system, Wii, Nintendo DS and PSP
(PlayStation Portable) system are in stores now.

As the sequel
to the acclaimed racer of 2007, DiRT 2 takes off-road racing games to a
new level, with benchmark tech, thrilling new race types, big event
atmosphere, stunning locations, a new breed of off-roading heroes and a
peerless line-up of super-charged speed machines. Delivering a
thrilling race experience and an extreme sports attitude that borrows
from snowboarding and skateboarding culture, DiRT 2 takes players on a
World Tour to diverse and challenging real-world environments to
compete in contemporary off-road events.

Specifically selected
to deliver aggressive and fast paced racing, DiRT 2’s garage houses a
best-in-class collection of officially licensed rally cars and off-road
vehicles; covering seven vehicle classes, players are given the keys to
powerful machines right from the off. DiRT 2 comes complete with full
online functionality that is core to the overall experience, with
head-to-head competitive online play and new social features to engage
the racing community. Prepare for mud, gravel, dust and dirt too in
DiRT 2.

Titling information:
To be titled “Colin McRae: DiRT 2” in all territories outside of North America where the game will be published as ‘DiRT 2’.

Download DiRT 2 PC Demo


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