Rockstar decided that September wasn’t the best time to release their racer. I don’t know why. All I know is that they’ve pushed it a month back into October for the PSP, PS3 and Xbox 360.
Full press release follows.
Rockstar Games announces new release date for Midnight Club: Los Angeles on the Xbox 360® and PLAYSTATION® 3 and Midnight Club: LA Remix for the PSP®
Open-world street racing series debuts on October 7th and 10th in North America and Europe, respectively
New York, NY – July 3, 2008 – Rockstar Games, a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO) today announced a new release date for the fourth installment of its critically-acclaimed and genre-defining Midnight Club franchise, Midnight Club: Los Angeles. Set for release on October 7th in North America and October 10th in Europe and developed by series creator Rockstar San Diego, Midnight Club: Los Angeles will give gamers the unprecedented freedom to race through a hyper-realistic LA.
Rockstar San Diego has created a beautiful rendition of Los Angeles to race through at break neck speeds and explore at your own pace. With no tracks and no load times, Midnight Club: Los Angeles offers the ultimate freedom to play however you choose.
Also scheduled for release simultaneously, Midnight Club: LA Remix for the PSP® system will provide another incredible portable racing experience. Developed by Rockstar London, the game will take full advantage of the hardware to deliver the unrivaled sense of speed and style that the best-selling Midnight Club series is known for.