Ducati has signed Nicky Hayden to a one-year contract extension, retaining the Kentucky native for the 2013 MotoGP season. Hayden, who turns 31 on July 31, has raced for Ducati‘s factory team since 2009. During this period, Hayden has been somewhat overshadowed by his teammates, first by Casey Stoner and now Valentino Rossi. Nevertheless, Hayden […]
Ride Like the Pros — MotoGP 13 Game Out Now
Want to drag a virtual knee through Turn 15 with Marquez and Pedrosa hot on your heels? The official video game of MotoGP — MotoGP 13 for consoles and Windows PC — is available now.
MotoGP13 is the official video game of the circuit, which means it features all the tracks and riders of the 2013 MotoGP season (including Moto2 and Moto3). It is loyal to the spirit of MotoGP, with photorealistic graphics and TV style interface. Thanks to its realistic handling, players can really feel the bike in their hands and can choose to ride with scalable aids, or in pure simulation mode for real fans. A new career mode, with first person elements like 3D pits and helmet views, grants a full immersion in the rider’s shoes.
“MotoGP13 represents a complete ‘reboot’ for the series. We’ve included the most loved and appreciated features, keeping attention to the pure simulation which has always been part of Milestone’s DNA,” says Michele Caletti, MotoGP13’s Game Director. “This is just the beginning. We have a lot of new content and surprises for MotoGP lovers,” Caletti says.
The MotoGP13 game modes include: Grand Prix – where the player can select one of the official riders and teams, the track, the category and bike; World Championship – in which the player has to prove his riding abilities riding through the entire MotoGP 2013 World Championship in the Moto3, Moto2 or MotoGP categories; Instant Race – which takes the player directly into the action; Career – The brand new mode takes a player race by race, from debut to MotoGP World Champion title; Split screen – a local multiplayer; and Online Multiplayer – where players can race against friends.
Plus, for all MotoGP lovers, Milestone has included the special DLC – MotoGP13 2012 Top Riders. This will offer the last chance to ride in Casey Stoner shoes, be Valentino Rossi during his Ducati season, and experience the last year of Andrea Dovizioso in Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Team colors, giving players the adrenaline of the 2012 season with 8 champions and 4 Teams/Bikes. This downloadable content is available for purchase at the Playstation Store and for 400 Microsoft points on XBOX Live.
Developed by Milestone studio, MotoGP13 is is now available for Xbox 360 and entertainment systems from Microsoft, Windows PC , PlayStation3 and PlayStationVita.