Ricky Carmichael Challenges Fans to Head-to-Head Races across PC, iOS and Now Android
PHOENIX, AZ – May 4, 2012 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – 2XL Games, the leader in off-road digital racing games, today announced that the company’s acclaimed free-to-play PC and iPhone/iPad racing game, Ricky Carmichael’s Motocross Matchup PRO, is now available for Android users. Android users can challenge their friends on PC and iOS devices, in a first-of-its-kind, cross-platform racing experience.
2XL Games also announced that title pro Ricky Carmichael is challenging racers to go head-to-head against him in twice weekly multiplayer competitions. Beginning next week, Ricky is inviting Android, iOS and PC players to jump into Online Multiplayer Matchup mode and race against him! On Tuesday, May 8 and Wednesday, May 9 at 3 p.m. Pacific / 6 p.m. Eastern you’ll have a chance to bang bars with Ricky himself and win prize packs from Oakley, Fox Racing, Monster Energy, Cometic and MXS Toys.
Follow Ricky Carmichael’s Motocross Matchup PRO on facebook (http://www.facebook.com/motocrossmatchup) and twitter (http://twitter.com/mxmatchup) for regular competition updates and prizing information.
Ricky Carmichael’s Motocross Matchup PRO pits Android players against online competitors from around the globe on PC and iOS devices! Players can either select a rider outfitted in all of the latest Fox gear riding an official Suzuki racing bike or create their own rider and design their own personalized bike from hundreds of rider and bike attributes. Featuring Practice and Online Multiplayer Matchup modes, Ricky Carmichael’s Motocross Matchup PRO includes a full achievement system and leaderboards and the opportunity to compete in varied pre-set control schemes. In Online Multiplayer Matchup mode, players can go head-to-head on indoor tracks based on real 2011 Supercross track layouts or race on Outdoor National tracks including Ricky’s very own backyard. Video out support allows players to crank up the action on their TV in multiple camera views including first-person with handle bars.
Ricky Carmichael’s Motocross Matchup PRO for Android is available for $ .99 here:
Ricky Carmichael’s Motocross Matchup PRO for iPhone and iPad is available for $ .99 here:
Ricky Carmichael’s Motocross Matchup PRO for PC is available for FREE download here:
Ricky Carmichael’s Motocross Matchup PRO trailer, screenshots, logo and art available here:
About Ricky Carmichael
Ricky Carmichael won 102 American Motorcycle Association (AMA) Motocross Nationals and 48 AMA Supercross main events for a record 150 major wins between 1997 and 2007. The Tallahassee, Fla., resident won 10 AMA Motocross Championships and five AMA Supercross crowns, giving him a record 15 major titles in his career. After retiring from professional motocross racing, he began pursuing a career in auto racing and was named the 2009 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Most Popular Driver. Currently, Carmichael can be found in the TV booth providing color commentary on CBS and Speed’s Supercross coverage. As for motocross, he will forever be known as “the GOAT,” which stands for “Greatest Of All-Time.”
About 2XL Games
The leader in off-road racing games for digital platforms 2XL Games was founded in 2005 by videogame development veterans whose passion for game design is matched only by their passion for offroad racing. Their most recent release, XLR8 (www.xlr8app.com) for Apple and Android devices, makes your commuter car sound like a Super Car for 99 cents! 2XL’s first game for mobile devices, 2XL Supercross, was downloaded more than 8 million times. 2XL Games 2012 line-up includes Ricky Carmichael Motocross Matchup on iOS, Android, and free-to-play on PC; 2XL MX Offroad for iOS and Android; as well as Jeremy McGrath Offroad for XBLA and PSN scheduled for release soon. More information on 2XL Games can be found at www.2xlgames.com.