Colin McRae: DiRT 2 Multiplayer Demo Launches Today!

Experience the most exciting racer of the year as Codemasters® announced that the Colin McRae™: DiRT™2 playable demo will be available today from Xbox LIVE® Marketplace for the Xbox® 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft® and the PlayStation® Store for the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system in Europe.

The Colin McRae: DiRT 2 demo features two exhilarating events, both available to play in single-player offline and in 8-vehicle online multiplayer. In the Trailblazer event, players take on the ultimate test of rally car against the challenging Moroccan terrain on a point-to-point track filled with flat-out straights and hair-raising hairpins in the Mitsubishi Eclipse GT. Gamers can also race in a Landrush event at the spectacular Ensenada Port circuit set in Baja California, where players go wheel-to-wheel in an 8-vehicle riotous race over lethal bumps and killer jumps in the heavy duty West Coast Choppers Stuka Trophy Truck.

Floor it over to to see a new video featuring a hot run on the Morocco Trailblazer track in the demo, set by Colin McRae: DiRT 2 level designer Glenn McDonald. Gamers can watch the blistering pace of the Mitsubishi Eclipse GT and then attempt to beat his time of 2:51:93 in the demo for a chance to win exclusive Colin: McRae: DiRT 2 prizes.

Colin McRae: DiRT 2 is set to take racing games to a new level with thrilling new race types, striking locations, big event atmosphere and a peerless line-up of super-charged speed machines, each selected to deliver spectacular, fast paced racing.

Beyond the events featured in the demo, Colin McRae: DiRT 2 will take players on an exhilarating World Tour featuring over 100 stunning events, including aggressive, multi-vehicle races and intense solo challenges, set in the most diverse and demanding real-world environments.

Complete with full head-to-head competitive online play, get ready for the ultimate off-road competition when Colin McRae: DiRT 2 launches September 8th (US), 10th (EPAC), 11th (UK) for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft®, PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system, Wii™, Nintendo DS™ and PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system. A Games For Windows® LIVE edition will follow with support for DirectX® 11. For the latest news and videos, floor it over to or become a fan at