The MotoGP series' tank hasn't hit empty yet - in fact, it's boosting onto the PlayStation 4 in June with MotoGP 14. It will be the first MotoGP game on the new generation of consoles. The game will also appear on the Xbox 360, PS3, PS Vita and PC.
According to a press release, the upcoming game will feature a redesigned engine that will affect graphics and audio, more than 100 riders and 18 tracks. The MotoGP 14 official site claims the game will also have Career, Grand Prix, Time Attack and online multiplayer modes. In Career mode, riders will have virtual fans that update their opinion on your performance in news and social media feeds.
It seems that even in the world of digital motorcycle racing, you cannot escape the judgment of your fellow man.
Live on the MotoGP™ edge ON PlayStation®4
More than 100 available riders, all the official manufacturers, all racing classes and 18 tracks in the brand new chapter based on the Official MotoGP™ World Championship
What the Announcement trailer on the Official Youtube Channel:
7th March 2014, Milan – Milestone, one of the most recognized racing videogame developers and publishers for consoles and Windows PC®, is glad to announce MotoGP™14. The brand new videogame based on the MotoGP World Championship will be available from June 2014 on Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, Windows PC®, PlayStation®3, PlayStation®Vita and on PlayStation®4.
The Italian studios of Milestone are thrilled. The MotoGP™ season 2014 is about to start and with it, the development of the MotoGP™ Videogame as well. Much news is on its way including lots of technical and social improvements that the new console generation has brought into Milestone. A completely redesigned engine will see its maximum appearance not only on PlayStation®4 but also on the past gen platforms; a new audio engine, new real time lighting effects, graphic details that have never seen before on a two wheeled game and, finally, with a richer and evolved Multiplayer experience.
"MotoGP™14 and the development on the new PS4 platform represent an important step in the two wheel videogame world. With MotoGP™13 we have established the bases of the gameplay and the physics exploring – together with the community –the players' needs. This new chapter introduces many new features which will be unveiled during the upcoming months and which we are sure will satisfy picky's 'pads''", affirms Andrea Basilio, Game Director Milestone.
MotoGP™14 features tracks and riders from the official MotoGP™ 2014 season, the riders from MotoGP™ 2013 class and Champions from the past. Plus more than 100 riders, all the official manufacturers and 18 tracks.
Developed by Italian Milestone Studio, MotoGP™14 will be available from June 2014 on Xbox 360®, Windows PC®, PlayStation®3, PlayStation®Vita and on PlayStation®4.
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