For whatever reason, racing titles have yet to really hit the MMO mainstream. Sure there's Need for Speed World
, Test Drive Unlimited 2
, and the late, great Motor City Online
. None of them has broken away from the pack, though, which leaves room for a new entry. Auto Club Revolution
has just entered its open beta phase, and Eutechnyx
hopes to carve out a foothold for itself thanks to over 40 licensed car manufacturers, 150-plus upgrade parts, and a selection of accurately modeled real-life race tracks that are all completely free.
is free-to-play, and players can unlock new vehicles at no cost via the game's progression mechanics. There's a dual currency system in place that mixes earned credits with E-Bucks, and both may be used to purchase upgrades, and customization options.
The game also features single-player challenges and a variety of racing modes. If that sounds like something you'd like to check out for free, head to the official site to join the open beta.
[Source: Eutechnyx press release]