Announcement of official MotoGP and WorldSBK video games

| July 31, 2022

Milestone has announced the 2022 editions of the MotoGP and WorldSBK video games.

The official MotoGP video game is now available on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch and Steam.

The MotoGP game includes all the official riders, bikes and tracks from 2022 and 2009. The 2009 MotoGP roster included Lorenzo, Pedrosa, Rossi and Stoner, making it one of the most competitive rosters in the series history .

After a 10-year absence, the official WorldSBK 2022 video game returns and releases on September 15. It will include the popular Tissot-Superpole sessions and the multiplayer mode can have up to 12 players at a time.

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Here is Milestone’s announcement:

MotoGP22 builds on the legacy of the video game franchise and the sport itself, adding Season NINE 2009, a fascinating way to relive one of the most incredible seasons in MotoGP history. A nostalgic and emotional docu-film narrated by Mark Neale, director of top MotoGP documentaries, with over 50 minutes of original footage from the 2009 season mixed with real gameplay, creating a fully immersive engine simulation experience. You will find yourself in the boots of legendary racers such as Rossi, Pedrosa, Stoner and Lorenzo, facing different breathtaking challenges to complete in order to replicate history.

The 2022 edition also adds features dedicated to newcomers and entry-level players: the revised tutorial and the MotoGP Academy. Thanks to these two tailor-made modes, you have the chance to master their knowledge of two wheels or learn the basics to start your ascent to the pro level.

The managerial career is back and allows you to decide whether to create a new team or join a real one. The game mode also offers the possibility to go deeper into the details of the strategy, using development points and allocating R&D personnel to reach the top while working on the development of the bike by improving aspects such as the engine , frame, aerodynamics and electronics. The path could even start at the bottom, by creating a junior team in the Moto2 or Moto3 categories, selecting a sponsor and hiring a team manager, technical director and at least one rider.

MotoGP22 achieves motorcycle realism never seen before. A true next-gen experience that reduces the boundaries between video games and reality: new face animations, improved 3D characters and pits, Ride Height Device, improved tracks, improved suspension system, tire deformation.

And for the first time ever in the series, MotoGP22 features the highly anticipated 2-player local split-screen, online multiplayer and cross-play via sister consoles.

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SBK22 will be released on September 15, 2022 on PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and Steam.

VIDEO | SBK 22 Trailer

Here is the press release for SBK22 from Milestone:

10 years after the last release, the historic franchise returns with a realistic next-gen two-wheeled gaming experience.

SBK22 brings back the authentic world of SBK championship, thanks to the charm of its simulative gameplay and realistic environments, riders and motorcycles, finally making the dream of the community and sports fans a reality. SBK22 features the official WorldSBK 2022 Championship, an immersive and fascinating career mode and the real SBK weekend with practices, superpoles and races.

The Official WorldSBK 2022 Championship is the perfect replica of what happens in real life, featuring the event schedule, official roster and team pit environments with absolutely photorealistic effects and animated character models. You will test your racing skills in the boots of the best racers, riding all the official competitive SBK tracks, which means unpredictable challenges and adrenaline.

The immersive Career Mode offers many ways to work around riders and bike performance, from managing a staff to creating an advanced setup where you’ll have full control of bike tuning and at the same time the evolution of development trees. Staff management means hiring different professionals, from the personal manager to the chief engineer, not to mention the fundamental data analyst.

ANNA System, the revolutionary AI system based on neural networks and machine learning, guarantees a tailor-made gaming experience, intelligently controlling opponents based on their real personality and training them to collect data and intelligence. experience. At the top level, driving behaviors are considered the human level of skills.

With editors, you will be able to customize several aspects of your unique experience. Sticker Editor, Helmet Editor and Number and Butt Patch are those dedicated to cyclists and bicycles; Fiction Team is all about creating a completely fictional team with customizable livery and style.

SBK22 is even designed for epic multiplayer races with up to 12 players who can create online lobbies where competitions reach another level. The multiplayer stream is customizable by choosing whether or not to add SBK’s typical Tissot-Superpole session before the race, for a fully online experience, with of course the ability to customize each race with settings and rules.

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