Codemasters confirms the existence of Grid 2
Codemasters has confirmed the rumours that Grid 2 does exist and is close to a being ready for release.
The game is currently in full development using the latest version of Codemaster's EGO game engine promising improved AI, damage, visuals and the introduction of a brand new Flashback rewind feature. They also revealed Chicago and Paris as the first two of the game's locations.
Producer Clive Moody said, "Grid's back and we're going to make street, track and road racing exciting again. The core design philosophy for Grid 2 is that we treat the race as a character, not a consequence of simply putting cars on tracks. Everything that goes into the game impacts on that second-to-second, in the moment, blockbuster drama the feel and personality of the race."
He continued, "We're pushing boundaries once again with what can be accomplished in the genre via new tools, technology and innovations. In single-player, split-screen and online, the next-generation of the EGO Game Technology Platform will power graphics, AI, handling and damage advancements that will immerse players in the racing experience like never before. Like its predecessor, Grid 2 will put the sheer thrill and adrenaline rush of the race at the heart of the experience. It's what we call Total Race Day Immersion."
Grid 2 is due for release on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC some time in 2013.