GRID 2 has received an official announcement following along with a new video and debut screens. Codemasters has confirmed the game will also be playable at Eurogamer Expo 2012.
Codemasters revealed some key information on the game, and confirmed that both Chicago and Paris will be race locations.
The fashback rewind time feature will return along with new and improved damage and physics courtesy of Codemasters’ EGO engine.
“GRID’s back and we’re going to make street, track and road racing exciting again,” said Clive Moody, Executive Producer. “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.”
“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” Moody concluded.