Test Drive Unlimited: Solar Crown has been bit by the delay bug. The sport was scheduled to launch this September, but it surely’s been pushed to 2023.
The long-awaited revival of the dormant racing franchise wants extra time within the store to shine up its programs, in line with an replace by writer Nacon (thanks, Eurogamer). The assertion reads partially:
“With so much support from fans of the series, we know many of you will be disappointed, but our goal with Test Drive Unlimited Solar Crown is to make it the most polished gaming experience in the franchise by spending more time on its development.”
To soften the blow, the group introduced plans to carry closed betas in some unspecified time in the future sooner or later, giving gamers an opportunity to take a seat behind the wheel earlier than launch.
Nacon has additionally determined to cancel the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One variations of Solar Crown “with the intention of profiting from the know-how within the newest consoles.” You can now choose up the sport on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, Switch, and PC. Solar Crown joins Gotham Knights as one other cross-generation title to desert its deliberate last-gen ports in favor of maximizing the current-gen expertise.
Test Drive Unlimited: Solar Crown was first unveiled in 2020 and is the primary entry within the franchise since 2012’s Test Drive: Ferrari Racing Legends (though the final Unlimited sport was Unlimited 2 in 2011). The sport duties racing followers with aligning themselves with one among two clans, The Streets and The Sharps, to compete in races throughout an expansive Hong Kong Island. Outside of races, gamers can discover and develop the headquarters of their chosen faction.
2022 has seen a number of high-profile titles get pushed into the next 12 months. You can try the entire checklist of these video games right here.