The wait for Bugbear Entertainment’s destruction-derby folk-race simulator, Wreckfest, is nearly over for Nintendo Switch owners.
Our favourite car-wrecking smash-a-thon, Wreckfest, will be available for the diminutive hybrid console on 21st June 2022.
After an initial reveal during a Nintendo Direct presentation in September of last year with a ‘Fall 2021’ target release date, things went awfully quiet.
However, now that a June release date has been confirmed, further details have emerged alongside a new trailer.
The game features a variety of hilarious vehicles, from combine harvesters to three-wheeled microcars and, quite literally, everything in-between. These can be driven across a lengthy single-player career or with friends online.
A ‘steady’ 30 frames per second is the target for offline races, which on the smaller screen of the less powerful device is the relative norm for racing games – Mario Kart 8 Deluxes‘ 60fps an exception rather than the rule. The key will be stability when a giant pileup is occurring.
Based purely on the slickly-produced trailer, the car detail seems to remain mostly intact and track-side furniture deformable such as tyre stacks. The vehicles look to crumple in a satisfying fashion, analogous to the existing PC, PlayStation, Xbox and Stadia versions.
16-players can indeed play over the network, which sounds impressive, considering other Switch versions of popular racing games, such as WRC 10 or MotoGP 22, omit the multiplayer aspects seen in their larger home console and PC siblings.
One mainstay of Wreckfest on other platforms is the Tournament mode, updated every month with new vehicles, tracks and challenges. Here you earn ‘Fame’ to help purchase new cars. This will be available on the Switch version but is coming initially via a post-release update, before then being updated on a regular basis.
The Nintendo Switch version of Wreckfest has a recommended retail price of $39.99 / €39.99 / £34.99 and will be available both digitally and physically.
Two additional ‘Seasons’ of content will also be available:
Pricing and item specifics for the two Seasons are yet to be confirmed.
Wreckfest will launch for the Nintendo Switch on 21st June 2022.
iRacing‘s 2022 Season 2 enters its ninth week today (10th May), and that means…
Garrett Lowe was victorious on Tuesday night for only the second time in his…
Kansas Speedway is up next for the eNASCAR Coca-Cola iRacing Series. Can Nick Ottinger…
As the points battle winds down in favor of Diogo C. Pinto, both Sebastian…
Jarno Opmeer clinched his fourth Premier Sim Gaming Leagues title in unusual circumstances at…
Garrett Lowe was victorious on Tuesday night for only the second time in his…
Jarno Opmeer clinched his fourth Premier Sim Gaming Leagues title in unusual circumstances at…
iRacing‘s 2022 Season 2 enters its ninth week today (10th May), and that means…
Sector 3 Studios has today released the Audi R8 LMS Safety Car to its…
F1 22’s Senior Creative Director has confirmed that cross-platform online multiplayer will be arriving…
Traxion is a collective of racing, esports and gaming enthusiasts. Bringing you the latest news, reviews, updates, opinions, and insight from the most recognized and respected names from the world of racing games. We are building a positive community of likeminded gamers, sim racers and fans and we want you to be a part of it.
Garrett Lowe was victorious on Tuesday night for only the second time in his…
Jarno Opmeer clinched his fourth Premier Sim Gaming Leagues title in unusual circumstances at…
iRacing‘s 2022 Season 2 enters its ninth week today (10th May), and that means…
Sector 3 Studios has today released the Audi R8 LMS Safety Car to its…
F1 22’s Senior Creative Director has confirmed that cross-platform online multiplayer will be arriving…
© 2022 Traxion.gg. All rights reserved. Part of Motorsport Games, Inc. | Beta Version 0.9

source

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here