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Burnout Paradise Remastered is coming to PC later this year

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EA and Criterion announced earlier today that a remastered version of the brilliant 2008 open world racer Burnout Paradise (which actually came to PC in 2009) is in the works, an interesting spot of news that I completely ignored because the announcement said it's coming to the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and that's it—no mention of PC anywhere. Fortunately, Criterion followed up on Twitter to reassure everyone that a PC version is also in the works.

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Bearing in mind that all of this relates specifically to the console versions, the announcement says the remastered version will support 4K graphics (on the PS4 Pro and Xbox One X) at 60 fps, online and offline multiplayer for up to eight people, and all cars, events, and content from the original Burnout Paradise DLC packs. 

The console versions of Burnout Paradise Remastered will be out on March 16 for $40, while an Origin listing for the PC release is currently running with the tried-and-true "coming soon." The original, with "enhancements" for the PC and bundled with the Cagney, Bikes, and Party expansion packs, remains available on Steam and Origin for $20.

Andy Chalk

Andy has been gaming on PCs from the very beginning, starting as a youngster with text adventures and primitive action games on a cassette-based TRS80. From there he graduated to the glory days of Sierra Online adventures and Microprose sims, ran a local BBS, learned how to build PCs, and developed a longstanding love of RPGs, immersive sims, and shooters. He began writing videogame news in 2007 for The Escapist and somehow managed to avoid getting fired until 2014, when he joined the storied ranks of PC Gamer. He covers all aspects of the industry, from new game announcements and patch notes to legal disputes, Twitch beefs, esports, and Henry Cavill. Lots of Henry Cavill.