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Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Disney Announce the Launch of “Cars 3: Driven to Win”

(June 13, 2017 – Burbank, CA) – Rev up your engines! Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media today announced that “Cars 3: Driven to Win” is now available in the Americas for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 computer entertainment systems, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Nintendo Switch and Wii U. Developed by Avalanche Software, “Cars 3: Driven to Win” is the world-class competitive racing game inspired by the upcoming Disney•Pixar “Cars 3” film providing an entirely new interactive experience that is thrilling to play alone or with friends and family. Players can race as Lightning McQueen, Cruz Ramirez, Jackson Storm and other beloved characters while mastering the tricks, skills and combat techniques needed to become the Ultimate Champion.

“Cars 3: Driven to Win” picks up after the final big race in the upcoming “Cars 3,” and offers an all-new high-speed competition that is filled with both familiar and new faces. Players will be able to take the driver’s seat and set out in action-packed adventures as they join Lightning McQueen and Cruz Ramirez in preparation to take on rival racer Jackson Storm. With over 20 customizable playable characters to choose from, including popular heroes from the “Cars” franchise and next generation racers, and more than 20 unique tracks across 13 iconic race environments from the film, “Cars 3: Driven to Win” allows players to customize their racing adventure and discover a variety of possible experiences through its replayability.

“With ‘Cars 3: Driven to Win,’ we created a game that extends the excitement of the film with thrilling competitive racing experiences for players of all ages and levels,” said John Blackburn, Vice President and Studio Head, Avalanche Software. “We know how much fans love the ‘Cars’ brand and characters, and we are proud to make the game available across all current and previous gaming consoles so that more families can enjoy it together.”

“Cars 3: Driven to Win” is a game that empowers players to master their driving skills for the ultimate world-class competitive racing experience. With six thrilling modes for gamers to train and advance their abilities, the gameplay is designed to encourage players to learn and build experience, earning rewards for each of their improvements along the way. Race Mode puts players onto the tracks to race against Lightning McQueen and the gang and rev up for the ultimate challenge, while Battle Race allows players to collect and use power-ups, putting their cars to the test in races against family and friends to become the Ultimate Champion. To turn up the competition, Takedown Mode allows gamers to collect and use a variety of power-ups to eliminate as many crash karts as possible, and when time runs out, the player with the most points wins. In Best Lap Challenge, players can race against their own best time, as they attempt to set a new track record. For maximum fun and creativity, players can visit the Playground where they can go racing, perform stunts and engage in challenges, or simply drive around for fun at their own pace, and with Stunt Showcase they can race off of ramps to catch air and perform as many tricks as possible before time runs out, earning points for successful tricks and safe landings. “Cars 3: Driven to Win” provides an exhilarating, action-packed experience where training and skill give players an edge in a racing experience that anyone can win.

Players will be able to experience “Cars 3: Driven to Win” with their friends or on their own to perfect the various racing styles and modes available to them. For maximum fun, the game will include local split-screen cooperative play, allowing players to compete or team up and play at home together, making it easy for friends and family members to join the race – and the fun – at any time.

About Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment:
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, a division of Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, Inc., is a premier worldwide publisher, developer, licensor and distributor of entertainment content for the interactive space across all platforms, including console, handheld, mobile and PC-based gaming for both internal and third party game titles.

About Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media:
Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media (DCPI) is the business segment of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) that brings our Company’s stories and characters to life through innovative and engaging physical products and digital experiences across more than 100 categories, from toys and t-shirts, to apps, books and console games. DCPI comprises four main lines of business: Global Licensing, Disney Retail, Publishing and Digital Media, and Games, Apps, and Labs. The segment is home to world-class teams of app and game developers, licensing and retail experts, a leading retail business (Disney Store), artists and storytellers, and technologists who inspire imaginations and bring the magic of Disney into the daily lives of families and fans around the world.

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