Namco Bandai Announces Ridge Racer Unbounded Delay & In-Game Music Artists

Namco Bandai has announced a delay for upcoming racer Ridge Racer Unbounded, in addition to revealing some of the artists who will be providing music for the game.

The publisher announced that the game will be delayed in North America until later in 2012, but the bottom of the announcement regarding the in-game music said that the release date will be around the March 30th timeframe. The reason for the delay is cited as being so that the team can have additional time to pack the disc with features that will enhance the game. An announcement detailing a release date, pre-order incentives, and a full feature list will be made soon.

Some of the artists providing music for the game were announced as well. Skillrex will be providing the tracks “Kill Everybody” and “Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites.” The Crystal Method, Noisia & The Upbeats, Scratch Perverts, Unknown Error, OVERSEER and RuN RiOT and Ever Never will have tracks in the game as well.

Namco’s announcement also reveals that Hiroshi Okubo’s music will be featured in the game. Okubo tracks from the original Ridge Racer to Ridge Racer 7 will be included, as will original tracks made by Okubo for RR: Unbounded.

Ridge Racer: Unbounded will eventually be released this year for PS3, Xbox 360, and PC.

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