Capcom had just recently announced that a new MotoGP title is in development. A continuation of Capcom’s exclusive five year agreement with Dorna Sports, this latest addition to the MotoGP videogame franchise is being developed for the PS3 and Xbox 360 consoles by Monumental Games.
The upcoming MotoGP videogame promises to take the series in a totally new and exciting direction, whilst remaining faithful to the world’s premier motorcycling championship. Players will be rewarded for more than simply crossing the finishing line first and the game is set to include full and in-depth gameplay modes that deliver compelling online and offline content above and beyond the standard race experiences.
Rik Alexander commented “We’re working very closely with Capcom to take the MotoGP franchise to new heights. No-one would question the experience of our team – what’s amazing is the sheer energy which they’re bringing to the project. Like Capcom, they want this to surpass everything that’s come before, and so far they’re very much on track.”
The development team at Monumental includes ex-members of Climax Studios who worked on some of the most well received and critically acclaimed past MotoGP titles. With the combination of this wealth of experience plus an injection of top development talent, especially in the online arena, this latest title is set to be a refreshing and welcome addition to the racing genre.
“We are incredibly pleased to have Monumental as the developer for this title.” stated Michael Pattison, Senior Marketing Director, Capcom Europe. “And are confident they are the right choice to create a game that will both satisfy existing fans and bring newcomers to the franchise.”
We’re glad to read that ex-Climax team is onboard the development of this title and that we hope we’ll see the return of the much needed street bike modes, as found in the past MotoGP titles create by the team. We’ll bring you more on this title as soon as we hear more from the pits.