The World of Cars Online

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The World of Cars Online
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Developer(s) Disney Interactive Media Group
Publisher(s) The Walt Disney Company
Distributor(s) The Walt Disney Company
Designer(s) The Walt Disney Company
Engine Adobe Flash Player
Platform(s) Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X
Release date(s) 2010 [1]
Genre(s) MMORPG/Racing
Mode(s) Multiplayer

The World of Cars Online was a virtual world based on the Cars film series. The game was under development with Open Beta, which launched on March 1, 2010.[1] There was a sneak peek of the World of Cars called the Test Track which started in October 2008 and ended in November 2009 to make way for Open Beta.[2] The site launched on June 29, 2010. Each car was given 2,010 coins, an Open Beta Participant Badge, and a Founder Badge. The game was closed down by Disney on February 8, 2012.

Gameplay[edit]

The World of Cars Online allowed users to customize their own car, chat with other players, decorate their own yard, race against friends, and complete different quests with all of their favorite movie characters. There were also different mini games to earn coins such as Mater's Tractor Tipping.[3] As users explored and played games they earned badges such as a Tractor Tipping Badge.[4] The website also hinted that it might be possible to be other vehicles like trains and fire trucks .

Racing was a main component of the World of Cars Online. Besides racing for different quests against computer players, users were able to participate in multi-player racing against friends. Hazards were used to slow down other players behind you. Examples of Hazards would be an oil spill and a hay bale. Different Hazards were available to obtain from Sarge.[5]

Game Reopening[edit]

On February 15, 2012, The World of Cars Online reopened for only 2 days before it officially closed. When it closed, fans migrated to Pirates of the Caribbean Online, Pixie Hollow, Club Penguin, Tanki Online.

Carburetor County Locations[edit]

1: Downtown Radiator Springs

2: Redhood Valley

3: Willy's Butte

4: Fillmore's Fields

Tracks List[edit]

1: Carburetor County Speedway

2: Twistin' Tailfin Trails [used to be Twistin' Tailfin Track]

3: Willy's Butte Rally

4: Fillmore's Fields Rally

5: Tailgator Speedway

6: Big Heartland Speedway

7: Backfire Canyon Speedway

8: Petroleum City Superspeedway

9: Motor Speedway of the South

10: Los Angeles International Speedway

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