$190,000 GRID 2™: MONO EDITION – THE WORLD’S MOST EXPENSIVE VIDEOGAME - AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER TODAY
Codemasters®’ GRID 2: Mono Edition Includes GRID 2, PlayStation® 3 and Actual 170mph BAC Mono Supercar to Deliver the Ultimate Racing Experience
Los Angeles – May 24, 2013 – Today Codemasters® announced that the world’s most expensive videogame – the GRID 2™: Mono Edition - is available for pre-order with a price tag of $190,000 (£125,000). This exclusive edition of the game is available for just one customer and includes the highly anticipated racing game GRID 2, a PlayStation® 3 to play it on, a 170mph. BAC Mono supercar - sporting a GRID 2 livery - and full driver race wear.
The BAC Mono is a British manufactured, road-legal, ultra-high performance supercar which stars in the game. Created from high-strength carbon fiber, the BAC Mono is an unrivalled example of light-weight performance engineering and its 2.3 liter, 280 bhp four cylinder power plant will propel its driver from 0-60 m.p.h. in just 2.8 seconds.
At $190,000 (£125,000), the GRID 2™: Mono Edition has set a new Guinness World Records™ title for the “Most Expensive Video Game Commercially Available – Special Edition” and will include a range of extras for the buyer to enjoy the ultimate experience of racing the car in-game and driving it in real life. The GRID 2: Mono Edition includes:
A copy of GRID 2 for PlayStation 3 featuring bespoke packaging artwork
BAC Mono supercar in exclusive GRID 2 livery
A day at the BAC factory, which includes a factory tour and time spent with technicians, to customize the BAC Mono for size and specifications
A GRID 2: Mono Edition branded Bell Racing helmet
Race suit, boots & gloves all made to measure in BAC Mono and GRID 2 branding
A PlayStation 3
The GRID 2: Mono Edition is available to pre-order at www.game.co.uk/en/grid-2-bac-mono-edition-228776, and non-UK customers can contact email@example.com to register their interest.
“BAC is immensely proud and excited at the release of GRID 2: Mono Edition; a game which offers an opportunity for one lucky person to own a truly unique supercar,” said Neill Briggs, Project Director, BAC Mono. “Codemasters has developed a stunning game which focuses on delivering the ultimate driving experience and Mono is the ultimate expression of this, in both the real and virtual worlds.”
The game’s record-breaking achievement has been shortlisted for entry into the next Guinness World Records Gamer’s Edition.
GRID 2 is the long-awaited sequel to the BAFTA-award winning, critically acclaimed GRID™ and will invite players race only the world’s most exciting racing cars on city streets, licensed circuits and open-roads. From Paris to Dubai and Barcelona to California, gamers will journey from rookie to racing superstar as they blaze to the top of World Series Racing, a new world of professional motorsport.
While the GRID 2™: Mono Edition is a one-off, the standard edition of GRID 2 will race into retail next Tuesday, May 28. Fans can keep up with all the latest updates straight from the studio by speeding over towww.gridgame.com and www.facebook.com/gridgame or follow the team at www.twitter.com/gridgame.