Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Racer

EA and Ghost Games rebooting Need for Speed for PC, PS4, and Xbox

Need for Speed (PC, PS4, Xbox One) Announced - Screenshot 1

EA has tasked Ghost Games with rebooting Need for Speed for PC and the new console generation. Scheduled to launch this fall, Need for Speed will feature “deep customization, authentic urban car culture, a nocturnal open world, and an immersive narrative.” The game is said to pull from all eras with research and development provided by Speedhunters. A teaser has been released, and posted below, but series fans will have to wait until June 15 for the first official trailer.

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PC News, PlayStation 4 News, Xbox One News

Forza Horizon 2 – Pre-Order Car Pack now on Live Marketplace

Forza Horizon 2 (360, Xbox One) Pre-Order Pack Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Microsoft has made Forza Horizon 2’s Pre-Order Car Pack available for all players. The four-car set includes the 2011 Lamborghini Gallardo LP-570-4 Superleggera, the 2008 Ferrari California, the 2013 BMW M6 Coupe, and the 2013 Audi RS 4 Avant. The set can now be downloaded for $4. Additional details on each ride can be found below.

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DLC, Xbox One News

Forza Horizon 2 gets Alpinestars Car Pack, free Bugatti

Forza Horizon 2 (360, Xbox One) Alpinestars Car Pack Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

A new batch of cars has been added to Forza Horizon 2’s downloadable roster with the release of the Alpinestars Car Pack. The latest set adds six new vehicles, including the 1953 Chevrolet Corvette and the 1991 Jeep Wagoneer. Launching alongside the new pack is this month’s free car, the 1992 Bugatti EB110 SS. As always, full details on each of the new additions can be found below.

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DLC, Xbox One News

Project Cars entire vehicle launch, on-disc and DLC, list released

Project Cars (PC, PS4, Wii U, Xbox One) Car List Announcement - Screenshot 1

Bandai Namco has released the full list of vehicles slated to be available at launch for Project Cars. The game will include a wide variety of rides across several different types, from Karts to US Trans-Am and Supercars. The full list of the 70-plus roster is available below.

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Forza Horizon 2 goes Hollywood with Furious 7 Car Pack DLC

Forza Horizon 2 (Xbox 360, Xbox One) Furious 7 Edition DLC Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Microsoft has released a Fast and the Furious-themed downloadable add-on for Forza Horizon 2, the Furious 7 Car Pack. The $5 expansion features eight cars, two more than the usual car pack, which range from the 1970 Dodge Charger R/T that debuted in the first film to the 2014 Maserati Ghibli S. And for this month’s bonus, Playground Games has put up the 1998 Toyota Supra as a free download. Full details on all of the new rides can be found below.

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DLC, Xbox One News

Ride given new release date, now launching June 23

Ride (PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One) June Release Date Announcement - Screenshot 1

Bandai Namco has announced that the Milestone Milestone s.r.l.-developed racer Ride will now be released on June 23. Originally scheduled to launch on May 19, the new date is listed for all versions of the game. Ride is set to offer players four different racing categories, over 100 bikes across several build types (Superbikes, Supersports, Naked, and Historical), and extensive customization options.

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The Crew demo up for PS4, tomorrow for Xbox One, update, DLC out

The Crew (PC, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One) Demo Announcement - Screenshot 3

Ubisoft has released a demo of their MMO-styled racer The Crew today for PS4 and another scheduled to go live tomorrow for Xbox One. The demo is playable for two hours and allows players to transfer their progress to the full version. Launching alongside the demo is the $6.99 Vintage Car Pack, which includes the Chevrolet Corvette C2, Chevrolet Corvette C3 and Spyker C8 Aileron, as well as the Vintage Live Update. The update adds new missions, customization options. and player-versus-player mode. Details are available below.

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Forza Horizon 2 gets Rockstar Energy Car DLC, plus a free ride

Forza Horizon 2 (360, Xbox One) Rockstar Energy Pack Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Five more cars have been added to Forza Horizon 2 with the release of the Rockstar Energy Car Pack. The additions range from luxury, with the BMW 850CSI, to pure off-roading, with the Desert Dingo #1107 Baja Bug. And for the latest freebie, Playground has added the 2001 Acura Integra Type-R. Details on each ride can be found below.

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DLC, Xbox One News

Forza Horizon 2 gets Top Gear Car Pack, plus a free car for all

Forza Horizon 2 (360, Xbox One) Top Gear Pack Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

A new set of rides has gone live for Forza Horizon 2 today, the Top Gear Car Pack. The $5 download includes five vehicles: the 2015 Lexus RC F, 1993 Jaguar XJ220, 2014 BMW M235i, 1986 Lamborghini LM002, and the 2015 Ferrari 458 Speciale. A free addition for all also joins the game’s roster, the 1966 Ford Lotus Cortina. Details for each are available below.

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Forza Motorsport 6 announced at NAIAS 2014

Microsoft used this year’s North American International Auto Show to reveal that Turn 10 Studios is working on Forza Motorsport 6. A partnership with Ford was also announced, which will see Ford’s new performance line added to the series as well as its Ford GT supercar as the centerpiece of the cover art. The other vehicles in the line will be making their gaming debut in Forza 6, including the Shelby GT350 Mustang and F-150 Raptor.

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