With the release for TT Isle of Man – Ride on the Edge 2 approaching, KT Racing and BIGBEN have shared an exclusive interview with Julien Toniutti, the famous motorbike rider who has distinguished himself in many prestigious races. He currently holds the French circuit record for the Isle of Man TT.
Julien Toniutti has joined forces with the title’s production team, sharing his experience and emotions with the developers in order to offer a hyper-realistic simulation and to optimise every aspect of the driving. After spending 2019 recovering from an accident during the Dakar rally, Julien Toniutti will be returning to the Isle of Man TT in 2020.
Created in 1907, the TT is the world’s most famous motorcycle race. The 61km course with 260 bends is the most iconic circuit for road-racing riders. With officially licensed riders, bikes and tracks, TT Isle of Man – Ride on the Edge 2 boasts new physics and a new career mode for players to improve their riding skills.
TT Isle of Man 2 is scheduled for release on March 19 for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch and PC.
Here are just some of the features, taken from an interview between Gamereactor and producer, Sebastien Lebourcq.
- New bike behavior and physics, producing much more realistic results
- New cameras, including a focus on the new helmet camera
- New special sound effects, for example, things will sound different when the rider moves away from the wind shield, during braking sequences and more, it adds to the immersion
- The track has been laser scanned, bikers actually train for the race with the game
- Career mode has strategy, as you can’t race all of the races. There will be many ways to qualify for the TT
- Many different tracks in career mode, some real, some fictional. In total 15 tracks, some short and some long
- Historical and legendary bikes will be available in career mode, you’ll need to unlock them