MotoGP18 Officially Announced; Series Coming to Nintendo Switch
Developer Milestone has officially announced MotoGP18, and for the first time in the series, it's coming to Nintendo Switch.
If you’re a fan of the MotoGP series and you’ve been wondering when you’ll be able to get your hands on the next entry in the series then wonder no more. Developer Milestone has announced just that, MotoGP18, and for the first time, the series will be hitting Nintendo Switch.
While not much is known about the title, it was revealed that the game will include content from the real-life 2018 MotoGP season and that it will include “exclusive improved features” from its previous entries, although what exactly those features have yet to be revealed.
While speaking about the entry in the franchise, Matteo Pezzotti, Lead Designer at Milestone, had this to say:
“MotoGP™18is set to be a reboot of our flagship title, with the aim of offering the greatest and purest MotoGP™ experience to all fans. This titlemarks the arrival of the series on the Unreal Engine, a leap forward in terms of technological innovation, ensuring incredible enhancements in the visual quality, realistic and impressive lighting effects and completely reworked physics: thanks to a realistic physics simulation, the game faithfully reproduces all the distinctive behavior of the bikes, thereby reducing the gap between fiction and reality, while making it accessible also to casual gamers through the introduction of riding aids and tutorials. More details about the technological features will be unveiled soon, but with all these new advancements our goal is to offer our fans a realistic and immersive MotoGP™ experience.”
To celebrate the announcement of the game, the developers also released a brand new trailer. You can check it out at the end of the article.
MotoGP18 is set to hit store shelves on June 7, 2018, and will be available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Windows PC. The Nintendo Switch version of the title will be released sometime after the aforementioned console release, however, an exact release date for the game was not provided.