Colin McRae Rally 2.0 (PlayStation)
|Colin McRae Rally 2.0|
Also known as: Colin McRae: The Rally 02 (JP)
The sequel to Colin McRae Rally, Colin McRae Rally 2.0 features the works-entered cars and rallies of the 2000 World Rally Championship (albeit with outdated liveries on many cars, and Toyota - which quit at the end of 1999 season - in place of Skoda) and a minimalistic user interface which has aged quite well.
Someone on IGCD says the Spike Impreza appears in PAL Platinum version. Verify?
Whilst the original European PlayStation release had McRae's co-driver Nicky Grist lend his own voice for the game's pace notes, this was replaced by an unknown voice actor in the North American version. The game's speed is also noticeably slower in the NA release.
In addition, the Japanese version replaces the censored 555 decals in the Subaru Impreza (as used in 1998 season, McRae's last season with Subaru prior to his move to Ford the following year) with Spike logos. The Spike version of the Impreza was actually driven by Toshi Arai in some rounds of the 2000 WRC season.