10:16 AM - May 17, 2014 by Steve_OS
Milestone and MotoGP 14 have announced a partnership with the NGM Forward Racing Team. They will work together to evaluate areas of improvements for the game, which is set to release in June for 360, PC, PS3, PS Vita and PS4.
Read the full press release below.
MILESTONE ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP WITH NGM FORWARD RACING TEAM
The expertise of Espargaró, Edwards – MotoGP class -, Corsi and Pasini – Moto2 class – meets the devs and helps Milestone on improving physics and simulation in the new official Videogame of MotoGP World Championship
Milestone, one of the most recognized racing videogame developers and publishers for consoles and Windows PC®, and the NGM FORWARD RACING TEAM announce an ongoing partnership overall the 2014 MotoGP™ World Championship Season.
“We are very proud to announce the partnership with NGM Forward Racing Team. Milestone have always maintained a high standard in quality regarding the physics and simulation of all its products. As before, in this 2014 MotoGP™ season, Milestone will rely on the know-how and expertise of four well-known riders in the MotoGP™ from the NGM Forward Racing Team. We will cooperate with them to evaluate areas of improvements for the MotoGP™14 videogame. Plus, we’ve planned several activities that will fans of the series will surely enjoy.”, affirms Marco Micallef, Sales and Marketing Director.
“The partnership between NGM Forward Racing Team and Milestone has a unique meaning for someone like me who have a strong career inside the videogame’s industry. To be chosen as testimonial of this brand, standing side by side with Dorna and all the MotoGP™ Championship team, makes us really proud of it. Also, working with Milestone, the leader of motorsport simulations and providing our riders’ experience to develop a closer to reality videogame is a great opportunity for us. The high quality level of Milestone’s productions is both a pride and a big chance”, affirms Marco Curioni – Managing Director Team NGM Forward Racing.
The next planned activities between Milestone and Team NGM will include: the presence of the official Riders in Milestone Studios, during May; the pre-launch event where those who are passionate about videogames and MotoGP™ can try with their hands, one week before the release date, the PS4™, PS3™, PS Vita™, PC® and Xbox 360® version of MotoGP™14. The pods will be available into the hospitality located into the paddock of Gran Premi Monster Energy de Catalunya.
MotoGP™14 features tracks and riders from the official MotoGP™ 2014 season, the riders from MotoGP™ 2013 class and Champions from the past, plus more than 100 riders, all the official manufacturers and 18 tracks.
Developed by Italian Milestone Studio, MotoGP™14 will be available from June 2014 on Xbox 360®, Windows PC®, PlayStation®3, PlayStation®Vita and on PlayStation®4.