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The sequel to Codemasters racing hit, Race Driver GRID. The game will use the engine, EGO 2.0.

GRID 2 will challenge players to be fast, be first and be famous as they enter a stunning new world of competitive motorsport. In pre-production for two years, GRID 2 is now in full development on the latest evolution of the award-winning EGO Game Technology Platform. Following the success of GRID, which set new standards for damage, AI, visuals and introduced the Flashback time rewind feature - now adopted by many racing games – GRID 2 will again raise the gameplay and technological bar for motorsport gaming and remain true to the series’ core value – it’s all about the race.

In an expansive career mode, players will experience aggressive wheel-to-wheel racing against advanced AI where each spectacular race unfolds with cinematic immersion. Building on the handling model from GRID, the new TrueFeel Handling System will use real physics to hit a sweetspot between accessibility and simulation and deliver handling that is approachable yet challenging to master.

Going behind the wheel of a handpicked selection of automotive icons spanning four decades and three continents – USA, Europe and Asia – players will race their way to the top of a new, evolving world of motorsport. From Paris to Abu Dhabi, Miami to the sun-kissed California coast and beyond, beautifully created city streets, licensed circuits and edge-of-control mountain roads will become home to the most visceral and exhilarating races in games.

GRID 2 will also set new standards for a racing multiplayer experience with an entirely distinct and extensive gameplay component and unique progression system. Deep customisation options and integration with RaceNet* – the online community portal for Codemasters Racing games which tracks player’s races, rewards and rivals – will offer further immersion and connectivity in GRID 2’s new world of motorsport.


GRID Autosport announced with updated, authentic handling and cockpit view on PC, 360 and PS3

As authentic as driving with a controller instead of a wheel gets

Apr 22, 2014, by Rory Young | 3 comments
Codemasters teasing GRID 2 follow-up with cockpit view, reveal expected April 22

A year is too short for a full game's development, right?

Apr 17, 2014, by Rory Young | 2 comments
Chart-Track: The Last of Us scores biggest new IP launch in the UK

Naughty Dog's PS3 exclusive is already the third fastest selling title yet this year

Jun 17, 2013, by Leo Chan | 5 comments
GRID 2 Preview: Tearing Up the Streets

We took Grid 2 for a drive and didn't want to give back the keys

Feb 14, 2013, by Rory Young | 6 comments
GRID 2 release date announced, burns rubber May 28 with four retailer specific preorder packs

No screenshots for IndyCars though, we're fresh out of those

Jan 31, 2013, by Rory Young | 2 comments
GRID 2 to include LiveRoutes, course layouts change dynamically every lap

Still doesn't make up for exclusion of cockpit view

Oct 01, 2012, by Zak Islam | 0 comments

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  • North America:
    • May 28, 2013 (PC)
    • May 26, 2013 (PS3)
  • Europe: May 31, 2013
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