GRID 2 Release Date And Pre-Order Bonuses Announced

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GRID 2's release date has been announced and it will debut on May 28th in North America while UK residents can play it on May 31st. It will immediately be available for three platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC.

Below is the boxart for the PlayStation 3 version, and the other two versions feature the same art:

Pre-order bonuses were also revealed and are aplenty. You'll have a choice between three different packages based on which retailer you order from, so choose wisely.

GameStop Turbo-Charged Edition
McLaren MP4-12C GT3 Special Edition
Two new routes for Brands Hatch GP circuit

Best Buy IndyCar Edition
Dallara IndyCar
IndyCar Pace
Two new routes for Indianapolis Motor Speedway Oval Circuit

Amazon Head-Start Edition
Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren 722 GT
Discounts on Car Upgrades Store
RaceNet bonus

This is one of very few racing simulation games, and the only major miss it has going into release is its lack of a cockpit view. Nonetheless, it's a shortcoming that can be overlooked if it stands out as much as its predecessor.