- The award-winning racing franchise returns in 2022.
- Beautiful new digital manufacturing story with real-life solid.
- Get a style of the unimaginable motorsport selection coming your method.
Strap yourselves in, race followers. Scorching off the presses and first revealed to the world as we speak throughout EA Play Dwell, we’re extremely thrilled to disclose Grid Legends, coming to Xbox Sequence X|S and Xbox One in 2022.
As if debuting the award-winning racing franchise on the newest console technology wasn’t thrilling sufficient, it’s a thrill to be doing so with a recreation that takes the important thing elements of any Grid recreation to new heights, and provides in a number of contemporary content material and experiences as well.
At this time’s official reveal trailer gave you a primary style of what that every one seems to be like, however should you assume chances are you’ll’ve missed something, haven’t any concern. Allow us to stroll you thru the important thing elements of this preliminary glimpse right into a courageous new chapter for Grid, from Codemasters and EA.
Grid Legends: Our Most Bold Story Ever
One factor is instantly clear as quickly our reveal trailer begins: That is far more than a racing recreation.
Many titles from the Grid archives haven’t been afraid to create an engrossing story round thrilling racing motion, and Grid Legends takes that strategy to a different degree. For nicely over a yr, the unimaginable group right here has been planning and executing a surprising narrative utilizing digital manufacturing, mixing actuality and know-how for a racing expertise that this sequence has by no means seen earlier than.
An excellent solid of expertise, together with Ncuti Gatwa (star of Netflix’s “Intercourse Schooling”) carry our story to life, which centres round a brand new season of the Grid World Sequence – dominated by the notorious Ravenwest Motorsport and their five-time champion: Nathan McKane. A fly-on-the-wall documentary captures each second as new groups and new personalities take their very own shot at glory, with the motion and drama boiling over each on the monitor and within the paddock. The highlight is on you to defy the chances and maintain your nerve behind the wheel, and to beat McKane and Ravenwest, however that’s a lot simpler mentioned than accomplished.
The twists and turns should not simply saved for the monitor. Count on the sudden, watch the road blur between fantasy and actuality, and be able to tackle all comers in thrilling race occasions throughout the globe. That is your probability to change into the following racing legend. Only one query stays: Will you’re taking that probability?
Beautiful Racing Selection in Grid Legends
Whether or not you’re immersed within the story or competing in any of our different modes, you’ll discover an unimaginable choice of vehicles – over 100, actually, all hand-picked to make sure a wide range of racing experiences. Did you see all six of the real-world vehicles in our trailer, just like the Aston Martin Valkyrie AMR Professional Idea, Audi A4 Quattro BTCC, and Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X Drift-Tuned.
You additionally noticed a clutch of gorgeous fictional machines dreamt up by our group, from a nimble single-seater to a humongous huge rig. Each automotive will likely be upgradable in efficiency as you progress, and we’ll share extra particulars on that new characteristic and many extra within the coming months.
It’s not all about your traditional race occasions, both. By widespread demand, Drift occasions return in Grid Legends, with devoted routes, occasions, and drift-tuned vehicles. Nonetheless, you need to compete, you’ll have 130 routes to do it on, from a quintessential Grid mixture of real-world circuits and wonderful fictional tracks. Take the motion to Indianapolis, Manufacturers Hatch, and extra circuits to be revealed, or race on the legendary streets of San Francisco, Paris, or brand-new additions like London and Moscow, which you will’ve noticed within the trailer. Extra fan-favourite and contemporary places to be revealed, too.
Create the Final Grid Legends Occasion
While all vehicles will likely be break up into devoted lessons, our race creator instruments in will can help you create occasions with a number of lessons on monitor, and lots of extra variables to make the race distinctive. Let’s say you need a 20-lap race, by way of the streets of London, at evening, within the rain, with traditional touring vehicles taking up vans. Oh, and there’s a countdown timer, with the last-placed automotive eradicated at any time when the timer hits zero. You can also make that occur with the race creator – and once you’re accomplished designing your occasion, why not take it on-line and problem racers throughout the globe to compete in it?
Grid Legends’ story and different modes will characteristic a whole bunch of rigorously created occasions utilizing all of those instruments, however we needed to provide the similar alternative to create, and share, your dream race. We are able to’t wait to see what you conjure up.
The Street to Grid Legends: Launching 2022
After all, it’s extraordinarily early days, as we construct in direction of launch subsequent yr, however we couldn’t wait any longer to present you this primary glimpse of what’s coming your method – and this simply scratches the floor.
Within the coming months, we’ll actually begin to shift by way of the gears, with particulars on new modes, options, vehicles, places, on-line improvements, and many extra. Belief me: We’re simply getting began…