[15] From 9–16 March 2009, the pack was included as part of Xbox LIVE's Deal of the Week promotion where the pack was temporarily available to Gold members at a discounted price. The game simulates ten types of weather, including clear days, clouds, light to stormy rain, fog, snow and even ice. A song, called "The Shadow", was exclusively written and performed by The Prodigy and was remixed by Chris Chudley from Audioantics. In the game's expanded and improved career mode, weather is predetermined, which adds an extra obstacle for players to overcome.[8]. It was released exclusively for the Xbox 360 in October 2007. Project Gotham Racing 4 promises to continue the Project Gotham Racing pedigree of innovation by introducing exciting new experiences to racing fans worldwide. [34] Game Informer gave it an 8.75, stating that the game "has blown its own doors off and finally grown from being a bite-sized, almost niche racer into a full-fledged experience that all racing fanatics should enjoy. Project Gotham Racing 4 promises to continue the Project Gotham Racing pedigree of innovation by introducing exciting new experiences to racing fans worldwide. Bizarre Creations has released two videos showing the weather effects; one of the rain effects in St. Petersburg] and one showing the snow in the Nürburgring. [12] It dynamically changes when the player moves along different menus in-game. [18][33] TeamXbox gave the game an 8.4, citing that it was more of "the same" and that Bizarre should move on to bigger and better things. We encourage you to read our updated PRIVACY POLICY and COOKIE POLICY. A system logged on to Xbox Live will download weather data from The Weather Channel, allowing users to set in-game conditions to mirror current weather in their respective cities. PGR Nations was launched with the release of the game. Project Gotham Racing 4 est un jeu vidéo disponible, sur Xbox 360, de genre course, développé par Bizarre Creations et édité par Xbox Game Studios. In-game options allows players to switch off particular genres or songs to create a custom playlist of the available songs. "We feel like we've got more time [on Project Gotham Racing 4]. Shortly after, the game was confirmed at X06, with a trailer titled Eclipse shown. Project Gotham Racing 4 features more than 130 vehicles,[10] including the newly introduced motorcycles. However, Bizarre subsequently said that game wouldn't be released "until it's done" citing reasons that they had spent a substantial amount of money and time on the game. Project Gotham Racing 3 emphasized supercars and special models, but did have a few high-performance production cars. Players connected to Xbox Live would race on behalf of a certain country, their average statistics would be added to the total of their country's through a leaderboard. It also adds the World Challenge Arcade Mode which is 20 new arcade events. [13], Two new downloadable content packs were released on February 14, 2008. Along with an ad campaign Microsoft also released various promotional items, the biggest being Project Gotham Racing Mobile which contained a code that unlocked a sneak peek trailer via the Project Gotham Racing 3 website. Last time round, we feel like we got the game ripped away from us" said Brian Woodhouse of Bizarre Creations. [11], The soundtrack features 57 songs from a number of different genres. [15], The Premium PGR 4 Challenge Pack adds seven new cars and three new bikes. The game marks a return to the car balance of Project Gotham Racing 2, with cars ranging from low-performance hatchbacks to high-performance supercars. This mode is played in an open section of a city, allowing the players to turn on to any street they want. In user-created races, weather is fully customisable along with all the other race variations. 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[4], Having since been acquired by Activision,[5] Bizarre announced that Project Gotham Racing 4 will be their last game produced for distribution by Microsoft Game Studios. Project Gotham Racing 4 introduced a new online game mode, called "Bulldog". [14], The Free Challenge Pack introduces the hydrogen-powered 2007 Peugeot Flux, winner of the 2007 Peugeot International Design Competition and two new game modes – Tourist Mode, which allows the player to roam around any city in the game, and Free Roam Cat and Mouse where a slow mouse vehicle must avoid enemy cats. The song in the trailer is "Shadow" by The Prodigy remixed by Chris Chudley from Audioantics. [6], Microsoft re-released the game under its "Classics" banner on 20 March 2009.[7]. In late 2012, Microsoft removed all PGR4 downloadable content from the Xbox Live Marketplace, and there are no plans to reinstate it. The most prominent addition to Project Gotham Racing 4 is advanced weather effects that affect the look of the game and the physics of the cars on the track. The game debuted with a bonus mini-game Geometry Wars: Waves, which would later be included in Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved 2. Project Gotham Racing 4 received "generally favourable" reviews according to video game review aggregator Metacritic.. Official Xbox Magazine UK gave the game a perfect ten, 1UP.com gave it an A-, and Edge and VideoGamer.com both gave it 9 out of 10. Microsoft announced at the 2007 E3 that Project Gotham Racing 4 would be released in September 2007. One player starts out as the Bulldog, whose job is to tag every other opponent in the game, thus creating new bulldogs as they go. Project Gotham Racing 4 was accidentally leaked by a Peugeot press release for a competition for a car designed by a contestant to be featured in the game before the announcement by Bizarre Creations. [3] The trailer was made available to download on the Xbox Live Marketplace. Project Gotham Racing 4 is included as part of the Xbox 360 Live 12 Month Messenger Gold Pack, which includes the game, a 12-month Xbox Live Gold subscription card, a wired headset, and a chat pad controller attachment. [17], Official Xbox Magazine UK gave the game a perfect ten,[31] 1UP.com gave it an A-,[32] and Edge and VideoGamer.com both gave it 9 out of 10. A platinum/hardcore playthrough in the Gotham Career mode on Project Gotham Racing 4 (PGR4). Both cars and bikes are allowed to play in this mode simultaneously.