THQ has announced the shipment of MX 2002 featuring Ricky Carmichael for the Microsoft Xbox. The game will soon be available at retailers nationwide. The game features an in-depth career mode where players can compete with freestylers such as Carey Hart, Trevor Vines, and Mike Jones or pro riders such as Ricky Carmichael, Mike LaRocco, and Kevin Windham. Two new bonus worlds, based in Tacoma and Washington, DC, are also featured in the game.
"We are very excited to be bringing the number one motocross franchise to the Xbox," stated Michael Rubinelli, vice president of product development at THQ. "MX 2002 featuring Ricky Carmichael features a blown-out freestyle mode with two new bonus worlds and a system that gives players the ability to tune their bikes with upgradeable parts."
A version of the game is also available for the Sony PlayStation 2.