On February 6th, PS3 owners of Burnout Paradise will be able to download a free patch that adds a whole lot of content. To quote:
- In-Game Store (PS3/PC only) - An in-game browser will connect to the "Criterion Games Network." From here, you'll be able to see all the game's updates and purchase any of the upcoming premium DLC.
- Tweaked vehicle handling - The earlier cars are now tweaked to be easier for newcomers to use. "These cars are now slower, harder to crash and less likely to spin out at low speeds."
- Junkyard sorting - You'll be able to compare the stats of cars, and you'll be able to filter out cars, bikes, and upcoming DLC vehicles.
- Stunt Run timer changed - Stunt Run will now have a different timer that starts much slower than before. This allows beginners more wiggle room to start a combo. Experts will still be challenged: the larger your combo, the faster the timer runs out.
- Events rebalanced - All events have been modified to accommodate the new car speeds.
- Road Rage tweaked - Players no longer get additional time once they reach the target score. This is great, because we usually intentionally crash in order to end this mode.
- Enhanced visuals - In-game items, like billboards and smashes, are now easier to spot. The lighting has been tweaked to be "more vibrant." Driving at night will be easier.
- Restart - Yes, you can restart races now.
- Easier barrel rolls - Barrel rolls are now automatic. However, to do more than one at a time, you'll have to use the analog sticks.
The upcoming premium DLC packs (Party, Toy Cars, Legendary Cars) add additional Trophies into the game as follows:
- Every player succeeds in every Party Game- Awarded upon completing a Party in which every player successfully completes every Game of every Round.
- Complete a Small Party- Awarded when 2-4 players have completed a Party.
- Complete a Big Party- Awarded when 5-7 players have completed a Party.
- Complete a Massive Party- Awarded when 8 players have completed an 8 Round Party.
- Survive a Marked Man in the Extreme Hot Rod- Awarded for winning any Offline Marked Man driving the Extreme Hot Rod
- Complete a Timed Challenge using all 3 Boost types in the Hawker Mech- Awarded when you complete any Timed Challenge driving the Hawker Mech having used all 3 boost types
- Win a Race in a Toy Car- Awarded for winning any Offline Race driving any of the Toy Cars
- Complete a Bike Timed Challenge using the Toy Bike- Awarded when you complete any Timed Challenge using the Toy Bike
- Every player succeeds in a Party Round- Awarded when every player successfully completes a Party Round.
- Complete your 1st Party Round- Awarded when you complete the 1st Round of your 1st Party.
- Every player take a photo for a Party- Awarded when every player in a Party takes a photo of themselves. Requires a USB camera to be connected.
- Win a Stunt Run in the P12 88 Special- Awarded for winning any Offline Stunt Run driving the P12 88 Special
- Light up the Manhattan Spirit during an Online Challenge- Awarded for using the flashing lights of the Manhattan Spirit during an Online Freeburn Challenge or Timed Challenge
- Score a Boost Chain of x3 in the GT Nighthawk- Awarded for achieving a Boost Chain of x3 driving the GT Nighhawk
- Sound the horn on a Silver Lake Super Jump in the Cavalry Bootlegger- Awarded for sounding the horn and successfully landing a Super Jump in Silver Lake driving the Cavalry Bootlegger
- Barrel Roll a Toy Car in the Airfield- Awarded for successfully landing a Barrel Roll in the Airfield driving any of the Toy Cars
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