Rockstar Games has announced that the latest in its top selling racing franchise Midnight Club
will be coming to the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in early 2008 as Midnight Club: Los Angeles
's last release came in 2006, with the budget priced Midnight Club 3: DUB Edition Remix
, containing new vehicles, cities, music and maps, as well as online play on the PS2 and Xbox, and was critically very well received.
For the latest iteration, again developed by series creator Rockstar San Diego, few details have yet been released, but series producer Jay Panek says the goal is to "evolve on all possible levels and stay true to the hardcore gaming experience the series is known for, while making it accessible to casual gamers and car enthusiasts.”
Said Rockstar founder Sam Houser, “Midnight Club
’s addictive blend of freedom, style and sheer sense of speed sets it apart from its competition. With Midnight Club: Los Angeles
, Rockstar San Diego looks to once again push the boundaries and expectations of what a racing game can be. Rockstar San Diego has always been the technology leader in delivering the ultimate racing experience, and with this game, they are looking to re-define the idea of a completely immersive racing game experience, both offline and online.”