NASCAR 21: Ignition video game update in early October
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Motorsport Games Inc. (NASDAQ: MSGM) (“Motorsport Games”), a leading racing game developer, publisher and esports ecosystem provider of official motorsport racing series around the world, today announced an update for NASCAR Season 21: Ignition (“Ignition”) to reflect the 2022 NASCAR Cup Series season. Title updates will be visible in Race Now, Online Multiplayer, and the Paint Booth.
The 2022 Season Update will be available to download from October 6, 2022 for Sony PlayStation 4 and 5, Xbox One, Series S and X, and PC via the Steam store. For current Ignition owners, the Standard and Champions editions will be able to download the update for free, while those who do not currently own Ignition can purchase Ignition at a discounted price ($19.99) and then receive the free installation. Additionally, NASCAR 21: Ignition – Victory Edition is still available, which will include Season Pass 1 (2021 DLC content), 2022 Season Update, and Season Pass 2 (2022 DLC content). A first look at the game’s new features can be seen in a trailer here.
The 2022 Ignition Season Update delivers a number of updated features for the title. Players will be greeted with refreshed UI elements, making navigating through menus and settings more seamless. An improved HUD has also been developed with all new tire wear and fuel indicators to closely monitor the real-time status of the car’s condition during the race. Additionally, newly recorded broadcast presentations by Motor Racing Network live announcer Alex Hayden will be featured throughout. Players will also be able to access current regular season and playoff 2022 NASCAR Cup Series racetracks. The 2022 range of drivers, teams and paint schemes have been taken directly from the 2022 season, providing players with the most up-to-date version of the sport. The Ignition update also sees the addition of the three Next Gen car models from Chevrolet, Ford and Toyota, playable at all NASCAR tracks.
“The 2022 NASCAR season was truly historic with the addition of Next Gen cars and exciting rookie drivers storming the grid, so it was imperative for us to be able to replicate that in a game for our fans,” said said Jay Pennell. , Brand Manager, NASCAR, at Motorsport Games. “We understand that gamers may be disappointed by the lack of a brand new standalone title this year, but we want to make sure that our mistakes from the previous version are not repeated. To that end, this update to the season serves as a gateway to our next official NASCAR title, which Motorsport Games is already hard at work expanding to include many of the gameplay additions and updates our fans have been asking for over the past year. 2022 accurately reflects 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 ensure that the historic 2022 NASCAR season is as accessible to as many players as possible, Motorsport Games is also releasing the 2022 content additions to NASCAR Heat 5 and NASCAR Heat Mobile. With these updates, the 2022 NASCAR season will be reflected across all Motorsport Games NASCAR properties. Players will be able to use cars, drivers and teams from the 2022 NASCAR Cup Series season in Race Now and online multiplayer in NASCAR Heat 5 as purchasable downloadable content. NASCAR Heat Mobile will also see updated 2022 cars, drivers and teams as selectable and purchasable content.
For more information on the 2022 NASCAR Season 21: Ignition Update, please visit www.nascarignition.com. To follow the latest Motorsport Games news, visit www.motorsportgames.com and follow Twitter, instagram and Facebook.
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