Electronic Arts has shipped NASCAR 2005: Chase for the Cup, the holy grail for rednecks throughout the U.S. The title will put players behind the wheel of vehicles from four series including modifieds and trucks as well as a variety of production cars such as the new Chevrolet C5 Corvette and Ford GT's. Enhanced online play on PlayStation 2 and Xbox will allow players a chance to race with up to 4 live racers with broadband connections.
NASCAR 2005: Chase for the Cup's new career mode, Fight to the Top, has drivers battling for opportunities as they race through the ranks of NASCAR Featherlite Modified, NASCAR Craftsman Truck, and NASCAR Busch Series rides before competing for million-dollar purses in the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series and a chance to compete in the newly implemented Chase for the Cup that. Players can develop their racing skills and intimidate their rivals on the track with all-new controls such as the Intimidator Button, and continue the action off the track with post-race confrontations, including opportunities to settle disputes with NASCAR stars by racing production cars through city streets. Fans react to the drama, idolizing both NASCAR heroes and villains with every move, while owners and sponsors recognize talent and reward success.
NASCAR 2005: Chase for the Cup, developed by EA Tiburon, is rated "E" for (Everyone and has an MSRP of $49.95 for the PlayStation 2 and Xbox, and $39.95 for the GameCube.