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ModNations Racers dated for May

UK street date likely to be 28th.

Sony's PS3 game ModNation Racers will be released on 25th May in North America and later that week in PAL regions.

It's not set in stone, wrote the European PlayStation blog, but should all go to plan then 28th May will be the UK street date.

The European box art, containing some of your player/car designs from the beta, has also been posted on the blog.

The US PlayStation blog, meanwhile, has pictures of the pre-order character bonuses on offer. Buy from GameStop and you'll receive Kratos and his Kart of Chaos; buy from Amazon and you'll be able to race as Ratchet or Clank; or buy from Best Buy and bag Nathan Drake and his Jungle Jeep.

Each of those gets another special Kart and Mod to play around with, but they're a secret for now.

Keep your eyes on the European PlayStation blog for PAL plans.