SAN JOSE, Calif., (September 2, 2014) – BANDAI NAMCO Games America Inc. and developer Milestone, one of the most recognized racing videogame developers and publishers for consoles and Windows PC, announced today that MXGP - The Official Motocross Videogame will launch at retailers in the Americas for the Xbox 360 games and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 and PlayStation®4 computer entertainment systems and will be available as a digital release on the Xbox 360, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, PlayStation®Vita handheld entertainment system and PC on November 18, 2014. MXGP - The Official Motocross Videogame captures the adrenaline-fueled and demanding FIM Motocross World Championship, complete with 60 riders, 60 bikes and 14 tracks (18 for the PS4™ version) from the official MX1 and MX2 classes.
MXGP - The Official Motocross Videogame takes players from the ground of the motocross track to the heights of championship victory, with diverse tracks spanning the globe. With motion captured rider animations, realistic bike physics, dirt systems and deforming terrain that dynamically changes the texture of the track, MXGP - The Official Motocross Videogame offers players unparalleled realism as they zoom through each sweeping turn and breathtaking jump. Each of these tracks has lush textured trees and vegetation, fans, balloons and racing flags to bring players straight into the visceral experience of the race. The PlayStation®4 system version of MXGP - The Official Motocross Videogame includes even more content with additional tracks, the 'Red Plate' feature of real Motocross racing, changing color of the controller depending on Bike’s RPM, Yebis 2 and F-Mod technology and more power to the players.
Gamers can live out their own exhilarating run to the world championship with the MXGP - The Official Motocross Videogame career mode. Players begin by signing contracts with official MX teams, and then their career will take them through the white-knuckle, race-by-race climb from unknown rookie racer to the worldwide renown of being the champion.
“True fans will love the authenticity of MXGP - The Official Motocross Videogame. With each rider, bike and track, they’ll see the love of the game and the eye for detail that the team has put into the production,” said Chris Gilbert, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing at BANDAI NAMCO Games America Inc. “But most importantly, the game is a blast to play for newbies to the sport; who can now experience the thrilling jumps, the heated takeovers and the mud! This is a down-and-dirty racer, and I think gamers of all stripes will love it.”
MXGP - The Official Motocross Videogame is scheduled for release in the Americas on the Xbox 360, PlayStation®3 and PlayStation®4 computer entertainment systems and will be available as a digital release on Xbox 360, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, PlayStation®Vita system and PC on November 18, 2014. For more information on BANDAI NAMCO Games America Inc. game titles and products, please visit http://bandainamcogames.com.
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About BANDAI NAMCO Games America Inc.
BANDAI NAMCO Games America Inc., part of BANDAI NAMCO Holdings Inc., is a leading global publisher and developer of interactive content — including all major video game consoles, iOS, mobile and online. The company is known for creating and publishing many of the industry’s top video game franchises, including PAC-MAN®, TEKKEN®, SOULCALIBUR®, NARUTO™, NARUTO SHIPPUDEN™, Dragon Ball®, GALAGA®, RIDGE RACER® and ACE COMBAT®. More information about the company and its products can be found at www.bandainamcogames.com or www.facebook.com/BandaiNamcoUS
Founded in Milan in 1996, Milestone S.r.l. is the biggest Italian videogames developer and it is recognized worldwide as a leading Studio specialized in racing titles. The company is unique in the Italian scenario thanks to an obsessive desire for quality combined with an elaborate attention to detail which have always been the trademarks and philosophy of the company. SBK® Superbike World Championship series and the official game of the World Rally Championship represent two clear examples. For more information please visit www.milestone.it.
Youthstream is the company that manages the exclusive television, marketing and promotional world wide rights of the FIM Motocross World Championship, the FIM Motocross of Nations, the FIM Women's Motocross World Championship, the FIM Veteran Motocross World Cup, the FIM Junior Motocross World Championship, the FIM SuperMoto World Championship, the FIM SuperMoto of Nations, the FIM Snowcross World Championship, the Motocross European Championship, the Motocross of European Nations and the SuperMoto European Championship.