MIAMI, Sept. 21, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Motorsport Games Inc. (NASDAQ: MSGM) (“Motorsport Games”), a main racing sport developer, writer and esports ecosystem supplier of official motorsport racing sequence all through the world, introduced at present a season replace to NASCAR 21: Ignition (“Ignition”) to replicate the 2022 NASCAR Cup Series season. Updates to the title will likely be seen throughout Race Now, Online Multiplayer and the Paint Booth.
The 2022 Season Update will likely be accessible for obtain beginning October 6, 2022, for Sony PlayStation 4 and 5, Xbox One, Series S and X and PC by way of the Steam retailer. For present house owners of Ignition, each Standard and Champions Editions will be capable to obtain the replace without cost, whereas those that don’t presently personal Ignition should purchase Ignition at a lowered worth level ($19.99 USD) after which obtain the free set up. Additionally, NASCAR 21: Ignition – Victory Edition continues to be accessible, which can embrace the Season Pass 1 (2021 DLC content material), 2022 Season Update and Season Pass 2 (2022 DLC content material). A primary have a look at the brand new options throughout the sport may be seen in a trailer here.
The Ignition 2022 Season Update gives a variety of refreshed options for the title. Players will likely be greeted with refreshed person interface components, making navigation of menus and settings extra seamless. An upgraded HUD has additionally been developed with all new tire put on and gasoline indicators to carefully monitor the real-time standing of the automotive’s situation whereas racing. Furthermore, newly-recorded broadcast introductions from Motor Racing Network’s On-Air Announcer, Alex Hayden, will likely be featured all through. Gamers can even be capable to entry the present 2022 NASCAR Cup Series racetracks from each the common season and playoffs. The 2022 lineup of drivers, groups and paint schemes have been immediately pulled from the 2022 season, offering gamers with essentially the most up-to-date model of the game. The Ignition replace additionally sees the addition of all three Next Gen automotive fashions from Chevrolet, Ford and Toyota, playable on each NASCAR monitor.
“The 2022 NASCAR season has truly been historic with the addition of the Next Gen cars and exciting rookie drivers taking the grid by storm, so it was imperative for us to be able to replicate it within a game for our fans,” stated Jay Pennell, Brand Manager, NASCAR, at Motorsport Games. “We understand that players may be disappointed by the lack of a fully new standalone title this year, but we want to ensure that our mistakes from the previous release are not repeated. To that end, this season update serves as a bridge to our next official NASCAR title, which Motorsport Games is already hard at work developing to include many of the additions and gameplay updates our fans have requested over the past year. The 2022 Season Update is a proper reflection of the current NASCAR landscape and we look forward to continuing our work to provide the best possible experience for our players in the future.”
To make it possible for the historic 2022 NASCAR Season is as accessible to as many gamers as attainable, Motorsport Games can also be releasing the 2022 content material additions into NASCAR Heat 5 and NASCAR Heat Mobile. With these updates, NASCAR’s 2022 season will likely be mirrored throughout all of Motorsport Games’ NASCAR properties. Players will be capable to make the most of the vehicles, drivers and groups from the 2022 NASCAR Cup Series season in Race Now and Online Multiplayer in NASCAR Heat 5 as purchasable downloadable content material. NASCAR Heat Mobile can even see the 2022 vehicles, drivers and groups up to date as selectable and purchasable content material.
For extra details about the NASCAR 21: Ignition 2022 Season Update, please go to www.nascarignition.com. To sustain with the newest Motorsport Games information, go to www.motorsportgames.com and comply with on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
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Motorsport Games, a Motorsport Network firm, is a main racing sport developer, writer and esports ecosystem supplier of official motorsport racing sequence all through the world. Combining modern and interesting video video games with thrilling esports competitions and content material for racing followers and avid gamers, Motorsport Games strives to make the enjoyment of racing accessible to everybody. The Company is the formally licensed online game developer and writer for iconic motorsport racing sequence throughout PC, PlayStation, Xbox, Nintendo Switch and cellular, together with NASCAR, INDYCAR, 24 Hours of Le Mans and the British Touring Car Championship (“BTCC”), in addition to the business main rFactor 2 and KartKraft simulations. RFactor 2 additionally serves because the official sim racing platform of Formula E, whereas additionally powering Formula 1™ facilities by way of a partnership with Kindred Concepts. Motorsport Games is an award-winning esports companion of alternative for twenty-four Hours of Le Mans, Formula E, BTCC, the FIA World Rallycross Championship and the eNASCAR Heat Pro League, amongst others. Motorsport Games is constructing a digital racing ecosystem the place every product drives pleasure, each esports occasion is an journey and each story evokes.
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