iRacing, identified for its simulation racing sport for PC, has acquired the rights from Motorsport Video games to make a NASCAR racing sim for consoles, in line with a Thursday press launch. NASCAR and iRacing already work collectively on digital races inside iRacing which have “1000’s of individuals taking part each day,” the press launch says, and now they’ll associate up for a NASCAR sport for PlayStation, Xbox, Nintendo Change, and Steam that’s anticipated to come back out in 2025.
“Being able to construct a NASCAR console sport is a privilege we promise to execute with the utmost care,” iRacing president Tony Gardner mentioned in an announcement. “We look ahead to working diligently with NASCAR trade stakeholders to ship a product that gives an incredible expertise for the gaming neighborhood and NASCAR followers worldwide.”
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An iRacing-made console sport appeared like a reasonably probably chance after the corporate introduced final 12 months that it had acquired Monster Video games, which labored on the primary 4 NASCAR Warmth titles. On the time, iRacing mentioned the acquisition would “deliver one other degree of experience below the iRacing roof and additional the corporate’s capability to deliver the very best high quality racing video games to the broader market, together with the console house.”
iRacing founder Dave Kaemmer was additionally the co-founder of Papyrus Design Group, the maker of many legendary racing simulators, together with its remaining sport, NASCAR Racing 2003 Season, which contributed among the supply code that makes up iRacing.
Motorsport Video games will proceed to help its NASCAR video games by means of 2024.