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Burnout Paradise Remastered Officially Announced for PC, PS4, and Xbox One – Launches March 16

Electronic Arts and Criterion Games have officially announced Burnout Paradise Remastered.

The newly remastered racing legend will launch across Windows PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One on March 16th, for $39.99.

The PC release is an Origin / EA exclusive, and is set to launch sometime later this year, after the console releases. EA Access members will get a chance to play the game ahead of its launch on March 9th, via the Play First Trial.

Featured above, you can view the debut trailer for the game’s new version. Here are some new screenshots:

Here’s a rundown on the game, via its official website:


RETURN TO PARADISE CITY

In 2008, the original Burnout Paradise™ came roaring off the starting line ready to demolish the competition. Featuring breakneck racing, high-flying stunts, and — most importantly — shameless amounts of automotive destruction, Burnout Paradise set the bar for what an action racing game could be. And now, ten years later, it’s back and ready to show a new generation of consoles the true definition of a “smash hit.”

Key Features:

  • The Definitive Burnout Paradise Experience
  • Relive the high-octane stunts and wanton destruction of one of the greatest arcade-driving games ever. Featuring a range of technical enhancements for greater visual fidelity and authenticity, it plays natively in 1080p on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, and in 4K at 60fps on the PlayStation 4 Pro and Xbox One X.
  • Explore Paradise City with Friends
  • Burn rubber and shred metal across the open roads of Paradise City while discovering jumps, stunts, and shortcuts. Wreck your friends online or join forces to demolish hundreds of online challenges.
  • RACE AND DESTROY
    Toss out that driver’s handbook and set speed and destruction records all over town.
  • UP TO EIGHT PLAYERS
    Smash through traffic with friends in both online and offline multiplayer and compete for destruction dominance.
  • 4K GRAPHICS*
    Take in all the magnificent mayhem on PlayStation 4 Pro and Xbox One X with 60 fps in stunning 4K.
  • FULL-THROTTLE GRAPHICS
    We’ve given Burnout Paradise a complete graphics overhaul, with high-resolution textures and a range of technical enhancements designed to deliver all the high-octane chaos with an almost irresponsible level of visual fidelity.

INCLUDES 8 MAIN DLC PACKS FROM THE YEAR OF PARADISE

With nearly 100 cars, 10 tracks, and loads of extra challenges and goodies, the included eight packs of DLC make Burnout Paradise Remastered the definitive Paradise City experience.

BURNOUT PARADISE REMASTERED

Welcome back to Paradise City! Make action your middle name as you rule the streets in Burnout™ Paradise Remastered. Tear up the town from hectic downtown avenues to wild mountain roads. Relive the high-octane stunts and wanton destruction of one of the greatest arcade-driving games ever!

Burnout Paradise Remastered provides the ultimate driving playground for you and your friends to play online. This remaster includes the 8 main DLC packs from the Year of Paradise, including the Big Surf Island update, meticulously recreated and ready to wreck!

LIST OF INCLUDED DLC PACKS:

  • Big Surf Island
    Introduces an all-new district to Paradise City with fresh discoverables, events, online challenges, and nine new vehicles.
  • Cops and Robbers
    Introduces new online game mode along with police variations for 33 of Paradise’s original vehicles.
  • Legendary Cars
    Includes the Carson GT Nighthawk, Hunter Cavalry Bootlegger, Hunter Manhattan Spirit, and the Jansen 88 Special.
  • Burnout Bikes
    Adds 7-10 hours of single-player and countless hours of multiplayer play. Includes four motorbikes: FV1100, FV1100-T1, Firehawk V4, and Firehawk GP Competition.
  • Burnout Paradise Toys
    Includes toy versions of the following cars: Hunter Cavalry, Hunter Manhattan, Krieger WTR, Jansen P12, Hunter Takedown 4×4, Carson GT Concept, Hunter Citizen, Carson Inferno Van, and the Nakamura Firehawk GP Competition (Bike).
  • Burnout Paradise Party
    Allows for a pass-the-controls group party in-game to complete challenges.
  • Burnout Paradise Boost
    Includes two vehicles with unique boost abilities: the Carson Extreme Hotrod and Montgomery Hawker Mech.
  • Burnout Paradise Cagney
    Includes two brand new vehicles and additional “community” vehicle finishes plus online game modes.
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