Track and Field Coming To XBLA This Wednesday

Microsoft has announced that this Wednesday, August 8th, beginning at 9:00am GMT, gamers will be able to log virtual track times and give their fingers and thumbs a workout as Konami’s 1993 classic Track & Field is on the way to Xbox Live Arcade. The XBLA version will boast the games six famous events – 100 Meter Dash, Long jump, Javelin throw, 110m Hurdles, Hammer throw, and High jump.

However, the game will not be just a direct port of the arcade original, as it will allow for up to four player multiplayer competition on one Xbox 360 or over Xbox Live along. The game also boasts enhanced graphics, including new sprites, backgrounds and special effects – the option to play with original graphics will still be there though.

As you’d expect for a game of its type it will boast 12 achievements worth 200 gamer points and will retail for 400MP.