Colin McRae to return in 2007

Rally sequel will be exclusive to Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.

Codemasters has confirmed that it is developing a new Colin McRae Rally game, which is set for release in 2007. The game has been given the working title of CMR '07 and is in development for the Xbox 360 and the PlayStation 3. It will feature races with multiple cars on one track simultaneously, as well as online multiplayer.

The series has been on a break for two years now, and the time has allowed Codemasters to implement racing modes that will supplement the traditional point-to-point rallying in the form of hill climb and rally cross events. CMR '07 will also offer cars that have been modeled on the real thing, in addition to official rally tracks from around the globe. Although little else is known about the game at this stage, Codemasters is also promising gravel, mud, and dirt racing and a wide variety of off-road and rally disciplines.

The game is still in an early stage of development, but we'll keep you up to date on all the latest developments.

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29 comments
JPmaster
JPmaster

Thta's great for Colin McRae video game fans, but where's my Ralisport 3 Microsoft? If Microsoft is not going to make a new Ralisport Chalenge game (the first two games where two of my favorite racing agmes of all time), then they should at least allow people to play both of the previous Ralisport Chalenge games on the Xbox 360.

daveg1
daveg1

should be pretty good!!

cafcnickdugay
cafcnickdugay

Colin McRae Rally is pretty good stuff. I really liked it on the PSX...never really thought it took off on the PS2 though.

blackIceJoe
blackIceJoe

this is cool but wonder how many racing games we need.

Phazevariance
Phazevariance

Funny how they say "exclusive" thenn say 360 and PS3 .. basically its not exclusive then because its on two systems... "Colin McRae 2047 exclusive only to microsoft sony and nintendo and PC..."

j00n_
j00n_

Sweet, a great rally-game coming to PS3!

superbrett2000
superbrett2000

Excellent! Now I hope they bring it to the US! Instead we get Nascrap and Gran Turismo. Heck, we cant even get a good Formula 1 racing game over here.

OPOLO
OPOLO

These are great games

man-of-mystery2
man-of-mystery2

I hope they make it as good as CMR3. That game IMO is the best in the series.....it still has amazing graphics today....

Davv111
Davv111

this series is great

acasais
acasais

this is a bad news. the pc game it's not included

rbarahona
rbarahona

This is one of those racing games that can show some neat stuff from the next gen consoles. I wonder how well does the 360, and the ps3 will handle the physicis and car handling from these cars.

joeamis
joeamis

Sweeet! Hope it definitely comes to the U.S. This is right up there with my most anticipated games. Even if there were not other cars to race I love rally, racing the track is always exhilarating.

WillT12345
WillT12345

I have always loved Colin Mcrae Rally. Hopfully a good race wheel comes out by then. And as long as the inside the car view, and unforgiving realizim is there I'll be happy. Oh yeah and realistic damage. Sim racers are so much better than arcade.

leeee
leeee

Seeing as Rallisport 3 hasn't been announced, this will have to do for my rally fix.

BNOv5
BNOv5

Rally with other cars..cool. I hope they make it an option, nothing like cruisin the open road, still need to improve graphics maybe music!!!

Keibo
Keibo

nice to see a company support nintendo... oh wait btw I was being sarcastic

Zero-Pirate
Zero-Pirate

Actually Jasper, rally races are done individually, but it is way more fun in a video game if there are other cars to crash into! Already looking forward to this one! The last couple of CMRs have been among my favorite games.

elessartelrunya
elessartelrunya

What would be amazing if is the XB360 version could play online with the PS3 version.

kkee
kkee

More Colin McRae Rally, excellent!! Now we just need a next gen TOCA game.

DarknessOfFate1
DarknessOfFate1

Geez rally game have always been really boring compared to racing games with lots of cars at once. Why do they keep making them?

Zero_Beat
Zero_Beat

I think they already did that in one of the later US Xbox CMR's but I can't say for sure.

jasper1989
jasper1989

Cool, i always thought that was how rally was done. One person did a race around the track and then another one did so you wouldnt get collisions. Never thought it was because of hardware constraints???