“RalliSport Challenge 2” Fact Sheet
Title: “RalliSport Challenge 2”
Publisher: Microsoft® Game Studios
Developer: Digital Illusions CE
Brand: XSN Sports™
Format: DVD for the Xbox® video game system, Xbox Live™-enabled
Pricing: $49.99 (U.S.) estimated retail price
Availability: Spring 2004
Overview: “RalliSport Challenge 2” is the highly anticipated
second installment in the critically acclaimed “RalliSport Challenge”
franchise and the first racing title in the XSN Sports brand. After
spending over a year in the garage, “RalliSport Challenge 2”
has emerged with more than just a new paint job. “RalliSport Challenge
2” confronts gamers with several new features, including a new
graphics engine, online play through the Xbox Live™ service, the
ability to set up leagues and tournaments using XSNsports.com, new race
modes, and more cars and tracks.
RalliSport Challenge 2 combines all of the action of the various rally
sports into one game. RalliSport Challenge 2 embodies the energy, passion,
and thrill of rally racing - it’s about living on the edge and
white-knuckled racing that only rally racing can deliver.
• Intense Competition. “RalliSport Challenge 2” is
the first racing title in the new XSN Sports brand. XSN Sports games
let you compete in the first truly virtual sports league for your Xbox.
Now you can easily set up a rally league on XSNsports.com, take out
your rival over Xbox Live, and track up-to-date stats on your PC throughout
your own rally season. All XSN Sports games bring the power of the Xbox
and PC together for the first time through XSNsports.com, so you are
always plugged into the competition.
• Off-road racing the way it should be. RalliSport will feature
5 unique rally sports, including the new Crossover duel that test a
driver’s skill and stomach for danger with extreme speeds on tracks
that could send even the best driver on a collision course with disaster.
From broken windows to missing hoods, RalliSport Challenge 2 features
an updated graphics engine with realistic vehicle physics complete with
damage modeling and performance degradation to test a driver’s
• Start your engines. RalliSport will feature more than 40 of
the most challenging rally cars including the infamous group B cars
that were banned because of uncontrollable horsepower. Gamers will be
able to make minor modifications to each car to meet the challenge of
• Track the Weather. Featuring nearly double the tracks of the
original, race on different tracks from Australia, the frozen Nordic
and the Pacific Northwest and variable weather conditions including
rain, snow and fog. RalliSport Challenge 2 will test every driving skill
you think you have and some you don’t even know were physically
possible. RalliSport also features new camera angles that focus on spectacular
crashes, and interactive environments including breakaway signs, moving
rocks, and new splash and rain effects.