10:07 PM - July 26, 2007 by Steve_OS
Put the pedal to the metal in NASCAR 08 as the game is available and in stores now
REDWOOD CITY, Calif., July 26, 2007 – Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: ERTS) revs up its engine and hits the race track as NASCAR 08® by EA SPORTS™ has shipped and is now available at retail stores. Gamers can drive their way to the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series championship in the most realistic NASCAR racing game yet and race the real Car of Tomorrow on all 22 NASCAR sanctioned tracks. With next generation enhanced visuals and advanced car tuning, gamers will truly feel like a NASCAR driver. Featuring an all-new career mode and the ability to challenge up to 11 other drivers in live races, players can experience tomorrow’s racing today in NASCAR 08.
As a new rookie driver on the circuit, players can develop their racing skills to gain licenses and contracts from hungry owners and unlock legendary top performing cars from NASCAR’s biggest stars! Get up close to the action of a NASCAR race through state-of-the-art, next-generation graphics. These new graphics allow gamers to feel the side-by-side racing, complete track layouts, vehicle damage and wrecks like never before. Through the innovative new vehicle telemetry visor, players can monitor their car’s telemetry and position on the track for real-time feedback on the handling of their car. NASCAR 08 features advanced car tuning which allows players to master all 22 NASCAR sanctioned tracks by modifying their car’s handling to exact specifications with more than 40 comprehensive tuning controls.
On the PLAYSTATION®3 system, gamers can experience the control needed to run three-wide by mastering the all-new SIXAXIS steering precision controller.
NASCAR 08 is available on the PlayStation®2 and PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment systems and Xbox 360™ video game system from Microsoft and is rated E by the ESRB. For more information, log on to www.easportsracing.com.