Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: ERTS) announced today that the latest version of its EA SPORTS branded NASCAR videogame, NASCAR 06: Total Team Control, has shipped and is available at retail stores. With new squad-based racing controls, players can communicate with teammates through the crew chief and spotter, working together to bring home top 5 finishes for the whole team.
NASCAR 06: Total Team Control challenges gamers to build a multi-year dynasty with the first-ever Squad-Based Racing experience. Players are able to radio to teammates for assistance, while managing on-track partnerships, or take the wheel of a teammate's car in the middle of a race to fend off rivals by utilizing the new car swap feature. With all-new game controls, and using real-time voice commands, players can communicate with the crew chief, spotters, and on-track allies to help punch through the pack. When racing without a headset, enjoy easy to use controls and communication by selecting commands with the controller's right analog stick. Players are able to upgrade pit-crews, vehicle attributes, and overall team management and attempt to outperform real-world NASCAR teams or even buy a top NASCAR team like Hendrick Motorsports. Earn the title of Teammate, Champion, and Hero in NASCAR 06: Total Team Control.
NASCAR 06: Total Team Control is produced by EA Tiburon for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system and Xbox video game system from Microsoft. The game has an MSRP of $49.99 and is rated "E" for (Everyone) by the ESRB.