Acclaim has unveiled some details on the upcoming Xbox and GameCube versions of Criterion's Burnout 2, both of which will boast a significant number of new features compared with their PlayStation 2 counterpart. The Xbox and GameCube versions of the game will feature 15 more crash junctions, six new locations in the United States (including Miami, Los Angeles, the Rocky Mountains, and an international airport, among others), a number of gameplay tweaks, and a wealth of visual enhancements. The GameCube version will also have support for progressive-scan TVs and Dolby Pro Logic II, while the Xbox version will support HDTVs and Dolby 5.1 audio. In addition, the Xbox version of Burnout 2 will include Xbox Live functionality in the form of ranking boards for track times and high-score tables.
Burnout 2 is scheduled for release on the Xbox and GameCube in May. For more information, check out our full review of the here.