Codemasters, a global interactive entertainment software publisher, announced today that IndyCar Series 2005 has shipped to North American retail outlets for the Xbox video game system from Microsoft. The game will be available at a suggested retail price of $19.99, offering incredible value to Xbox and Xbox Live gamers.
IndyCar Series 2005 offers 220+mph online gameplay via Xbox Live, where drivers can compete head-to-head with up to 12 players simultaneously. The game contains 15 IndyCar Series tracks and is the only title to feature The Greatest Spectacle in Racing: the Indy 500. Players can race individual tracks or re-create a full racing season as a leading IRL driver, including newly crowned Indy 500 winner Buddy Rice, Tony Kanaan, two-time series champion Sam Hornish Jr. and two-time Indy 500 winner Helio Castroneves. New additions to the game also include improved graphics, realistic rear-view mirrors, steering wheel support and an updated Masterclass training mode narrated by Bombardier Rookie of the Year Dan Wheldon.
"Taking IndyCar Series online brings the game to a whole new level," said Tom Bass, senior product manager, Codemasters. "Couple this with many additional year-over-year improvements and a competitive price of $19.99, and IndyCar Series 2005 is a must-own for all Xbox racing fans."