Looks like Microsoft is serious about the Xbox Originals program, as they have announced that Burnout 3: Takedown
will be able to be downloaded on January 14th at 5:00 a.m. EST for 1,200 Microsoft points. Like the first batch of titles that hit last fall, there is nothing significant to this release that you couldn't get from a $5 used copy at you local game store. See the release after the jump for further details on the game:
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Burnout® 3: Takedown rewrites the rules of the road. Arcade racing is now driven by a new mantra: Aggressive Racing Required. Racing gamers and adrenaline junkies are invited behind the wheel to experience unprecedented speed and action. Use your car to battle your way to the front of the pack. Take down rivals and trigger spectacular crashes.
-Risk and reward: Earn boost by taking risks and battling your competitors through oncoming traffic, near-misses, tailgating, jumps, and drifting.
-Crash mode: Cause wanton destruction in a mode dedicated to crashing. Racers are challenged to crash into (and through) busy intersections, creating carnage and as much damage as possible. Unlock new rewards and more features!
-Incredible depth: Maximize mayhem with 67 cars, 40 different races, and 100 crash junctions on three different continents.
-Multiple race types: Scream through nine different race modes including: Single Race, Tournament, Lap Eliminator, Burning Lap, Road Rage, and more.
-Awesome crash technology: Take advantage of sophisticated simulation modeling that recreates high-speed crashes with extreme detail. Use your car to take out opponents—you’ll continue controlling your vehicle even after crashing!