09/18/2014 | 05:49 pm | 0 comments

Formula Masters China Series enters Sports Car Challenge 2 [PRESS RELEASE]

Volkswagen Group China and Deep Silver FISHLABS introduce Formula Masters China Series as new brand in Sports Car Challenge 2. In the course of the respective content update, the iOS and Android versions of the popular racing simulation will receive one new racing car and three new driver profiles.   

Sports Car Challenge 2 by Deep Silver FISHLABS
Sports Car Challenge 2 - Formula Masters China Series (Official Press Asset #1)

Beijing, China / Hamburg, Germany - September 18th, 2014: Ever since its foundation in 2013, the Formula Masters China Series (FMCS) enthuses and excites thousands of racing fans in all of Asia. Organised by Volkswagen Group China and TopSpeed Limited, this young racing series aspires to create a well-balanced setting that allows for the most talented, and not well-heeled, drivers to prevail on the race track. As such, the FMCS forms an ideal environment to spot and foster up-and-coming racing talents and prepare them for entering the international scene.  

By adding the Formula Masters China Series to acclaimed racing simulation Sports Car Challenge 2 with a stand-alone entry in the car selection, Volkswagen Group China and Deep Silver FISHLABS now also introduce the FMCS to the rest of the world. In the course of today's free content update, the official racing car of the FMCS series has been made available in Sports Car Challenge 2 as the 20th addition to the app's illustrous car pool, which also features high-class models by international top brands such as Audi, Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini, Porsche and Volkswagen.  

Sports Car Challenge 2 by Deep Silver FISHLABS
Sports Car Challenge 2 - Formula Masters China Series (Official Press Asset #2)

With 180 horsepower and a weight of only 525 kilograms as well as an engine size of 2000 ccm, the FMCS' signature racer speeds from 0 to 60 miles per hour in a mere 3.3 seconds, and reaches a top speed of 146 miles per hour. In Sports Car Challenge 2, the FMCS racing car can be driven on five international race tracks in three different game modes. To round things off, the profiles of accomplished FMCS pilots James Munro (NZL), Matthew Solomon (HK) and Akhil Rabindra (IND) can be accessed via the show room.


• High-end racing simulation for iOS and Android
• Photo-realistic 3D graphics and authentic engine sounds
• Differing gameplay modi: Time Trial with Ghost Race, Slalom & Braking Contest
• 20 exclusive sports cars by international top brands such as Audi, Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini, Porsche and Volkswagen as well as the official racing car of the Formula Masters China Series
• 5 international race tracks with changing lighting conditions, road surfaces and altitudes 
• Various achievements and global leaderboards  

All players eager to test-drive the virtual likenesses of some of the world's fastest and most prestigious sports cars right there on their smartphones or tablets can download Sports Car Challenge 2 for free from the App Store via http://bit.ly/SCC2-EN and Google Play via http://bit.ly/SCC2-GooglePlay

About Deep Silver FISHLABS:

Deep Silver FISHLABS is Koch Media’s mobile unit operating under the premium publishing label of Deep Silver. With more than 10 years of experience in developing and publishing high-end 3D games for smartphones and tablets, the Hamburg-based studio has been spearheading one of the most exciting and fast moving branches of the entertainment industry for no less than a decade. Over the years, the 50-strong team of Deep Silver FISHLABS has assembled a multi-award-winning portfolio of critically acclaimed proprietary IPs like Galaxy on Fire - Alliances and Galaxy on Fire 2 HD as well as best-selling brand games such as Sports Car Challenge for the Volkswagen Group China. The studio’s titles are available for a broad variety of platforms including iOS, Android and BB10. All in all, Deep Silver FISHLABS’ games have generated a total of 120+ MM downloads to date. www.dsfishlabs.com  

About Koch Media:

Koch Media is a leading producer and distributor of digital entertainment products (software, games and films). The company's own publishing activities, marketing and distribution extend throughout Europe and the USA. The Koch Media group has more than 15 years of experience in the digital media distribution business, and has risen to become the number one distributor in Europe. With Headquarters in Planegg near Munich/Germany, Koch Media owns branches in Germany, England, France, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Spain, the Nordic regions, Benelux and the USA. www.kochmedia.com  

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