- Publisher Electronic Arts announced today that it is re-releasing Criterion Games' critically acclaimed racing title Burnout Paradise as a downloadable on the PlayStation Network. Due out later this fall, the digital version will cost $29.99, incorporating all of the recent updates into one single package.
Interesting decision, to say the least. We've seen dual Blu-ray and PSN releases in the past – Gran Turismo 5: Prologue for instance – but as far as I know, this is the first PS3 title released specifically on Blu-ray format to make its way over to PSN at a later date.
Press Release: BURNOUT PARADISE LAUNCHES ON PLAYSTATION NETWORK
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Redwood City, CA - Aug 14, 2008 - Criterion Games, a studio of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS) today announced that the Platinum-hit driving game Burnoutâ„˘ Paradise will be available to download from the US PLAYSTATION®Network via the PLAYSTATION®Store for $29.99 this Fall. Winner of over 55 awards worldwide, the downloadable version of Burnout Paradise will incorporate all of the recent updates that Criterion Games has delivered directly to consumers.
Burnout Paradise offers hours of...