Test Drive Unlimited was set on a Hawaiian island modelled after O’ahu and the Forza Horizon games every give attention to a pageant of racing occasions. If these two games had been to return collectively in a excessive pace collision, the mangled wreckage would possibly appear to be The Crew Motorfest, Ubisoft’s newly introduced game a couple of racing pageant on the island of O’ahu. The reveal trailer is beneath.
My strained metaphor breaks whenever you watch this, as a result of it would not appear to be mangled wreckage, it seems to be like a reasonably racing game.
There’s not quite a lot of concrete details about Motorfest but, even if you happen to go a step additional and watch the ‘behind the scenes’ developer video. It’s the brand new game in The Crew sequence, it is set in Hawaii, and it is aiming to launch in 2023. That’s virtually it.
The added element is that there is a closed beta starting tomorrow. You can register to participate on The Crew site. Only 2000 PC gamers can be let in for this primary take a look at, however it’ll run for a interval of weeks and there can be a number of future phases throughout which different gamers can be accepted in.
The Crew 1 and a couple of had been each equally open world racing games. There was some enjoyable available in occurring vacationer journeys throughout these worlds, though they principally aimed for scale of panorama and number of automobiles relatively than rivalling different racing games when it comes to the dealing with mannequin. It was a bit damaged at launch too, and much from a easy multiplayer expertise.
Ubisoft stay embroiled in a number of operating controversies involving an allegedly poisonous office tradition. In current weeks, they’ve additionally cancelled games and hinted at layoffs, apologised for a CEO letter, and had staff at Ubisoft Paris stroll out in protest.