While most of Grid 2 tasks players with preventing collisions, developer Codemasters has issued some free DLC unlocking a demolition derby mode. The DLC is free to download on Xbox 360 and PC right now, and will be available next week on PS3.

The free DLC takes players to Detroit, adding a new stadium and Jupiter Eagle Ray Mk 5 car to wreck around in. The stadium has two track configurations and can be played in single-player, through split-screen or with up to eleven other racers online.
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Grid 2 (Demolition Derby)

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GRID 2™ DEMOLITION DERBY MODE AVAILABLE FOR FREE DOWNLOAD

Smash, Crash and Bash to Victory as Fan Favorite Mode Returns

Los Angeles – September 4, 2013 – Codemasters® has announced that Demolition Derby mode, a free download for GRID 2™, will be available for the Xbox 360 games and entertainment system from Microsoft, Windows PC from Steam and next week for the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system.

Demolition Derby mode was one of the most requested features in feedback from the GRID 2 community and updates the original mode from GRID for GRID 2 to take advantage of the game's superior graphics and damage engine. The free downloadable content includes the Jupiter Eagle Ray Mk 5 Demo Derby car with a range of stock liveries, plus the option to customize its livery, and the Detroit Demolition Derby Stadium where players can choose from two configurations of the track, each featuring a crossover jump to encourage contact. Demolition Derby mode can be enjoyed in single-player, split-screen and in up to twelve player online races.

This free downloadable content, which will be available on the Xbox Live online entertainment network for Xbox 360, Steam for Windows PC and PlayStation Network, follows a recent Community patch which updated the game following consultation and feedback from GRID 2 players. The full feature list, which includes a Level cap rise to 99, a new online playlist entitled 'Hardcore', increased in-game rewards for clean racing and, for the first time in a Codemasters Racing title, Mod Support for Windows PC players, is available at www.codiesblog.com.

GRID 2 is fully integrated into RaceNet, Codemasters' free online community hub, which has seen over 500,000 gamers join the service since launch. RaceNet powers GRID 2's extensive and separate online multiplayer game, including delivering new weekly gameplay challenges, allowing players to compare stats, and build rivalries. Gamers can find out more and sign up for free at www.racenet.com.

GRID 2 is out now for Xbox 360, PLAYSTATION 3 and Windows PC. Fans can keep up with all the latest updates straight from the studio by speeding over to www.gridgame.com and www.facebook.com/gridgame or follow the team at www.twitter.com/gridgame.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.

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