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Superstars V8 Racing Hits PSN Tuesday: Exclusive New Trailer, Giveaway

Greg Lanz's Avatar Posted by General Manager, O-Games

Hello racing fans! O-Games is PUMPED to be heading to the finish line with Superstars V8 Racing launching this Tuesday, October 26th on PSN for only $19.99. Today, we’re back on the PlayStation.Blog to unveil this exclusive launch trailer that gives you a closer look at the high-octane and fully featured retail racing experience that you can ONLY find by downloading through the PlayStation Store straight from your home. Check it out!

Developer Milestone is well known for some of the most intense and realistic racing games around, and we’re offering one of their finest efforts with Superstars V8 Racing. The game is loaded with full platinum Trophy support, both arcade or simulation-style racing modes, official licenses from BMW, Audi, and Jaguar, 12 player online multiplayer, and an INSANE sense of speed that you just won’t find in most other racing simulations.

We also wanted to thank you, the fans, for all of your support on our ‘Superstars V8 Racing’ Facebook page as well. As some of you know from our last post, we’re giving away FREE DOWNLOAD CODES for the game, and there’s still time to win a copy for yourself! Simply head to the official North American ‘Superstars V8 Racing’ Facebook page, “Like” the page, and then post the phrase “Superstars V8 Racing on PSN” onto the wall. This will automatically enter you for a chance to randomly win one of 25 download codes that will be given away on launch day. You have until October 25th at 11:59pm Pacific Time to enter. Also, since we’re launching at just $19.99, if we hit the magic number of 1,999 likes by that same cutoff time, then we’ll be doubling the prizes to a total of 50 free codes! We’re just a tad short of our tally right now, so definitely suggest the page to your friends!

Thanks again to PlayStation fans and racing fans everywhere. We’re offering up a BIG game at a very small price next week and we wouldn’t be able to do it without your support. This Tuesday, look out for Superstars V8 Racing on PSN when it’s ready for download, and look out for us on the tracks. See you on the circuits!

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Rman5K said:

October 22nd, 7:34 am

Will this game support wheels? I have the Logitech DF GT.

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    Greg Lanz said:

    October 22nd, 10:07 am

    Hi Rman5k! Superstars V8 Racing will support the following USB
    steering wheels: DRIVING FORCE, DRIVING FORCE EX,
    FORCE GT and G25 RACING WHEEL. :-)

KingDubin said:

October 22nd, 7:35 am

Hey, A quick question;

Are you going to support this game with DLC from the sequel to this game, Superstars V8 Next Challenge?

Jetup said:

October 22nd, 7:36 am

the fact that it’s $20 AND you scared away GT5, means a buy towards this game

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    Greg Lanz said:

    October 22nd, 10:02 am

    Thanks Jetup! We’re thrilled to be getting this game to you at the $19.99 price point, and we can’t wait to get you behind the wheel!

Newhawner said:

October 22nd, 7:37 am

Nice will there be a demo?

FredNation said:

October 22nd, 7:49 am

Yea, please release a demo!

lpguycu said:

October 22nd, 7:52 am

Will there be seperate views…ie cockpit or over the hood? Also, a demo would be great.

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    Greg Lanz said:

    October 22nd, 10:09 am

    Behind the car and first-person views will be in the game!

station3fever said:

October 22nd, 8:00 am

give me a demo and it’s a 99% buy but no demo, no can buy.
Superstars V8 Racing on PSN …. i will say it does look good and my blood is pumpimg :)

F-minus said:

October 22nd, 8:05 am

Not everything in life is try before you buy… STOP crying about wanting a demo for every stinking thing… Do your research and take a risk in life… Get a job freeloaders, buy a game without trying it first, take a chance on something that people have put alot of hard work into… stop expecting a demo for EVERYTHING!!!

station3fever said:

October 22nd, 8:07 am

facebook complete :) thanks people

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    Greg Lanz said:

    October 22nd, 10:03 am

    Thanks station3fever! Be sure to suggest our page to friends! Best of luck in our contest!

station3fever said:

October 22nd, 8:11 am

@ f-minus your name says it all (school grades? if U even finished) :)

BLEACH-Fan said:

October 22nd, 8:30 am

Tempting! -_- hmmmmm……

ArmyOf12Monkeys said:

October 22nd, 8:37 am

What no delay on the release date? Oh wait, that’s GT5 that can’t seem to get their act together.

Big-Gig said:

October 22nd, 8:56 am

this will be to gran turismo what lead and gold was to Red Dead

trev456 said:

October 22nd, 10:19 am

Well, before GT5 got delayed indefinitely I was thinking about getting this, but now I am definitely getting this.

Xoombie503 said:

October 22nd, 10:29 am

i bet this is the reason GT5 got delayed

mitran said:

October 22nd, 10:31 am

Cool ! I will get this :D Looks fun and besides i want to play something until I get rid of my PS3 early next year. I was planing of playing GT5 but as we now know GT5 will not release 2010 ( prove me wrong Sony. Microsoft at least has their games out when they say ) I bet that GT5 will never ever see the light of day. But now at least i will have some months of raising in this game.

Q will this game come out on the Xbox360 ? If so i might get a Xbox 360 + Forza Motorsport and this game on the 360 next year.

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    Greg Lanz said:

    October 22nd, 10:40 am

    Hi miltran! Glad that you’re on board with Superstars V8 Racing. We know that WE would never get rid of our PS3’s. There’s just too much great content on the platform. Also, to answer your question – Superstars V8 Racing is EXCLUSIVE to PlayStation Network on PlayStation 3 in North America! If you’re here in the US, you’ll only find it on PS3!

mitran said:

October 22nd, 10:52 am

Greg Lanz thanks for the answer, I live in Sweden but i also have a (fake USA address + PSN account I live inside a wall-mart store lol just for the fact that i buy (North American exclusive PSN games ) my VISA card is not rejected :P and the dollar is low ( in the past 1 US dollar =10 SEK now 1 US dollar is 6 SEK ) So i save lots of my $ thanks too the US PSN store.

MetalGearCrysis said:

October 22nd, 10:53 am

This game and its sequel, Superstars V8 Next Challenge, have been out for awhile in Europe/Australia.

Any plans to bring the sequel as well Greg?

mcbuttz78 said:

October 22nd, 10:58 am

is bmw in the game.. and thank for telling mintran the truth.. To much content onthe ps3.. even nasa is buying ps3..A nd 90% of nasa has a 125 IQ.. I willtry to eneter the contest and get afree copy but i will also buy a copy if i do not win..

But I have question how many mb or gb is this to download to the console..

KingDubin said:

October 22nd, 11:07 am

A few more questions;

1. Can you please answer Question # 2? I really need the answer to this question.

2. How big is the file size in this game?

3. While we are on the subject of Milestone, Are they going to bring the New World Rally Championship game to the US? Or do I have to Import?

Thrasher20 said:

October 22nd, 11:47 am

Maybe I’ll get this since GT5 is delayed

Street_Killaz said:

October 22nd, 12:14 pm

Day one buy!! GT5 delayed this hold me off until then!!

Caudill said:

October 22nd, 12:43 pm

Release Milestone’s new WRC games in North America please. I would buy that day one without question.

I used to love the old WRC games on PS2.

scooter1265 said:

October 22nd, 1:02 pm

O-Games, I want to thank you for letting the consumer have a great product without emptying their wallets. I personally appreciate it when I can get a great deal on a great game.

The GT5 delay bummed me, really bad. I’m really looking forward to playing this game as soon as I can. But, my PS3 broke 3 weeks ago, and I don’t have the money, yet, for the replacement one. I should have my PS3 back within a week or so, and then I will purchase this bad boy.

Thanks for the support of this title. I know you guys have to be professional and not comment on GT5’s delay, but rest assured that a lot of people will be playing your title this holiday season, myself included. I personally love European racing, and wish that USA had more racing leagues publicized rather than just NASCAR, even though I am a fan of NASCAR.

Anyways, thanks so much for releasing this awesome game, with awesome graphics and an awesome price to us PlayStation fans.


T3mpr1x said:

October 22nd, 1:37 pm

Lots of people are posting the phrase as comments on your wall posts, wonder if that’s what you meant? I posted directly on the wall…

FJ1100_rider said:

October 22nd, 1:54 pm

I’d buy it if I wasn’t broke right now , how come you have to use facebook though to enter the contest ?
what about showing some love to us loyal psn customers who don’t use facebook ( or twitter ) by having a random draw of psn IDs from the blog posts ?
If I had a free game I’d buy any dlc for it

KILLZONE79 said:

October 22nd, 2:25 pm

PSN PS3 Excluisve, that im loving

i hate downloadble games that are multiplatform

JayBen said:

October 22nd, 2:46 pm

It looks pretty good, i will definitely be purchasing it. We gotta get our racing sim fix.

RolexDPracer said:

October 22nd, 6:26 pm

Looking forward to this title. Tin-tops are my favorite form of racing.

shocker915 said:

October 22nd, 7:14 pm

one question

will superstars v8 will support the move with two motion controllers? and also increase the graphics?

Coolwater said:

October 22nd, 8:38 pm

The quality of that video above does not make me want to buy the game regardless of it’s price. How about some HD please!!

ruttinbuck07 said:

October 23rd, 12:55 am

It looks like it has the 600HP CADDE/ And then theres GT-5

DaveTheStalker said:

October 23rd, 2:03 am


The UK Plus Members got a demo of this game (and the game) two weeks ago! So yeah, if we [US Plus Members at least] don’t get a demo, there is a very slim chance I will be purchasing this game. Unless I know what I’m getting into (top shelf titles) if there is no demo, I probably won’t even rent the game.

You can stick your neck out if you like.

BlazeKush420 said:

October 23rd, 5:15 am

I want it on disc

FormerPSfan said:

October 23rd, 9:55 am

Luckily we racing gamers get this. I can almost feel sorry for the remaining Gran Turismo ForNever fans….but wait….theres none left…nvm

Oldschool27 said:

October 27th, 8:18 am

After playing the next challenge and then this game it should have been $9.99 or at most $14.99 the cars handle like crap no matter what you do. there is no cockpit view the graphics are a little out dated. So is this game going to come with some type of updates to the next challenge? You can get so many other racing games for the $20 price range that are worth the $20

Dirt 1 or 2, need for speed: shift, Midnight club, F1 championship, Ferrari Challenge,

nathanuc1988 said:

October 28th, 12:12 am

For those asking about the G25/G27 features being utilized in this game: (tested on G27)
It doesn’t support 900degrees
It doesn’t support clutch or the h-gate (it DOES support the paddles though)
It does support force feedback (slightly, not very good)
You can’t customize the buttons (which don’t do anything anyways)

All in all I really still like this game even if it doesn’t support many of the high end features. It’s worth my money by far and I recommend it to anyone who loves a good racing game.

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