Ridge Racer 6 demo hits Live

Trial version of Namco's arcade-style racer drifts onto Xbox Live Marketplace.

Another Xbox 360 launch title is now available in downloadable-demo form, as a trial version of Namco's Ridge Racer 6 went up on the Xbox Live Marketplace yesterday. The demo allows players to pick from a handful of cars with different drifting characteristics and hit the track to race against a field of computer-controlled drivers. For more information on the game, check out GameSpot's full review.

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36 comments
Thorpe89
Thorpe89

Doesn't seem to be up anymore.

EvanO_O
EvanO_O

It's Ridge Racer. RIIIIIIIIIIIIIIDGE RACEEEEEEEER!

BlankXII
BlankXII

There is a way around this, so you can get the US or JAP demos on a PAL console. Heres how: 1. Head to Microsofts Passport Site and make your way to Create Hotmail account via www.hotmail.com 2. While your filling out the info, itll ask you where youre from, Be sure to chose the region where the content is availible not where you live. So, if you want Us Content choose america. 3. Enter any valid address for the region youve chosen, Just look up an address on Google - a business address is fine. 4. When your done with that activate your email account turn on your xbox 360 and go to switch Profiles. 5. Create a new profile and Xbox Live account choosing a silver account so you wont have to pay. 6. Just enter a phone number and your done - remember this also has to be a phone number from the country of choice. Use your regular profile as normal and use your foreign account for the new downloads. Simple as that. *Copied from PX360.

master_orion
master_orion

w00t this is pritty dumb well ill be w8ing for the demo but 4 real thats abit stupid >.

BlankXII
BlankXII

This demo is not available for European gamers, which is a shame because i wanted to download this.

master_orion
master_orion

baa same here i dont seem 2 find the demo i have PAL ver may some1 explayn how 2 download it cuz its not in the marketplace 10q

revelations
revelations

i hated that game a lot. I really hated it with a passion.

thekey
thekey

This is a good arcade racer. They should do as such. hopefully Soul Caliber3, tekken is next.

daveg1
daveg1

i'l download this just now!(thanks!)

holenjd
holenjd

I rented RR6 before going to buy it, thank god I did. I LOVE racing games, but I got fed up with RR6 after I got only 15% completion. It MIGHT be worth $20 bucks.

OG_Rehab
OG_Rehab

Where I don't see it on the marketplace.

sandz_09
sandz_09

wow, RR6 a simulation? damn. hahaha. Burnout makes my eyes bleed. and Forza is my simulation stimulation. RR6, cool if u like insane arcade drifting, but not my cup of tea. glad its on 360 however.

badster
badster

i got rid of mine...

luc11044
luc11044

Great...finally. :) I'm still waiting for my DOA4 demo.

Benny_is_here
Benny_is_here

Sweet, I'll download it in roughly... 47 seconds....

Ethyn0
Ethyn0

Damn. I don't have a 360. I always enjoyed the RR series, they're fun.

JusticeCovert
JusticeCovert

I bought this game at launch thinking that I'd probably end up playing Project Gotham Racing 3 instead, but I've actually spent more of my X360 time with RR6 than with any other game at this point. It really makes you work for the achievement points as well, which makes a nice change from all of the games that seem to award them every time you push a button.

invader_luj
invader_luj

I never played the game so hopefully the demo will tell me whether or not the game is worth it...I hope they continue and expand the demos available

eternaldragoonx
eternaldragoonx

this game is absolutly atrocious and now playing the demo seals the fate of this game for many, i wouldnt even have released it because maybe sum sucker wouldnt play it and maybe make the mistake of buying w/o trying

Tamashii_Sensei
Tamashii_Sensei

Very fun demo. Once the full game drops in price I'll get it.

joeamis
joeamis

Ridge Racer is great classic arcade racing. Those who got to play the earlier versions will enjoy it, those who did not may be confused as to why people like it. It's different, always has been.

Moltdar
Moltdar

lol calling ridge racer a racing simulator. Joke of the century. Tell me you can go that speed and pulloff a controlled 360/drifts like that lol. But burnout is good though.

remaGloohcSdlO
remaGloohcSdlO

I wanted this, but needed to play a demo first... it's about time!

iwannamilkbone
iwannamilkbone

Depends on what you're into. If you want a good racing SIMULATOR then get ridge racer. If you want to have the most fun you've EVER had playing an arcade style racer, then BURNOUT is the game for YOU!

trj156
trj156

i dont like this game

Orasion_Seiz
Orasion_Seiz

Ridge Racer was mt first racing game on the PS and im glad they are till around but for the X360....

Death1234567890
Death1234567890

I think its wierd that the 360 is kinda like a PC, bringing demos out before the games (Mostly) and that helps (Or not) get a good saling point Ex: the demo of Full auto, give people the wrong impression about the game and because of that it got a bad score. I just hope that doesn't happen on the Demo of RR6........ yeah I know its already out still like call of duty 2, the demo still counts.

ferrarimanf355
ferrarimanf355

Better late than never, I suppose. I hope this spurs more people to buy it, so Namco can give the 360 some Soul Calibur/Tekken/Xenosaga/Time Crisis/Ace Combat love. :)

frankeyser
frankeyser

i love ridge racer it is arcade racing at its roots and best.

Kingofunrealuk
Kingofunrealuk

RR6 does not suck, infact its arcade racing bliss. Sure its no Burnout but it never set out to do that. Class 4 + Tripple Nitrous = warp speed. Oh yeah! :)

mikey050591
mikey050591

sweet, ive never played ridge racer before

Starn
Starn

Good thinking Namco. ;)

Snake2k9live
Snake2k9live

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