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Colin McRae Rally 2005 for the Xbox

Codemasters have just announced Colin McRae Rally 2005, the newest installment to their popular rally franchise. Shipping this autumn exclusively for the Xbox, this game will feature Xbox Live gameplay. Thank god! Hereís the official fact sheet.

Colin McRae Rally 2005 Key Features:

Colin McRae Rally 2005 takes the series online for up to 8 players on Xbox Live with more cars, more stages, and new challenges.

Players drive the most diverse selection of cars through new, non-linear Career Challenge with over 20 individual rally events and over 300+ stages.

Over 30 featured cars include the Volkswagen Golf MK5, Toyota Celica GT-FOUR, Lancia Stratos, Alfa Romeo 147 GTA, Alfetta GTV Turbodelta, Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VIII, Peugeot 206, 205 T16 Evo2 and the distinctive VW Beetle RSi!

9 international locations (new German rally joins events through UK, Sweden, USA, Finland, Australia, Spain, Greece, and Japan), in Rally game mode, each with 8 stages. Large, animated spectator crowds cheer you on through the stages.

Incredible detail – An individual damage model for each car ñ right down to paintwork scrapes and a ëdazedí visual effect as you recover from a crash!

Check back during E3 for more info, but until then check these screens out.

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