Lidköping, Sweden, Jan. 22 2013 - SimBin Studios AB and RaceRoom Entertainment AG have today announced an open beta for RaceRoom Racing Experience. With a planned launch next week where the store goes live, anyone can join the beta and begin to build the game of their dreams.
NEW VIDEO - NEW CONTENT
RaceRoom Racing Experience connects fans of racing around a game, motorsports portal, and online store combined and seamlessly built into one platform making it More Than a Game™.
Drivers begin their racing career in the portal and hit the track with plenty of free-to-play content. Shown in the promotional video, five free cars will be available to registered users and with two free tracks available in six layouts, there’s no shortage of tarmac to race on. Additional cars, tracks, and game modes will be available for purchase in the store.
RaceRoom Racing Experience uses a virtual currency called vRP (Virtual Race Points) which is tied to the Steam Wallet technology. vRP is then used to complete microtransactions which instantly unlock desired game content or features.
“We’ve established what we believe is an ethical, fair, and competitive pricing structure. Users will have the ability to choose high quality pieces of content which can be purchased to enhance their racing experience, however every user can enjoy an authentic and rich racing adventure and remain competitive without spending a dime.” - Chris Speed, COO - SimBin Studios AB
Individual car model prices range from 199 vRP to 329 vRP which is approximately 2 - 3,5 EUR. Tracks will generally be running from 349 vRP to 549 vRP or about 3,5 - 5,5 EUR. Tracks and cars will also be available from time to time in bundles. New game modes such as the Get Real package and Apex Hunt will be available for 99 vRP equaling 1 EUR.
Download RaceRoom Racing Experience and get ready to share your passion for real and digital racing.
The SimBin interpretation of a skill based free-to-play racing game.
SimBin’s latest iteration of their award winning physics methodology and technology.
RendR™ graphics engine
Dynamic Lighting System, Motion Blur, Physics based Particle system, Light Shafts, improved scalability.
Automatically detects and pre-loads the needed profiles and assets for supported peripherals such as wheels and Joy Pads.
Brand New Sound Engine
Supporting 7.1 surround sound, multi layered audio playback and enhanced trigger system.
Leaderboard Challenge Teaser Edition
What was originally a solo play game mode is now a global real time challenge about being fastest in the world.
The key to all the action in RaceRoom Racing Experience. From impulse to racing you are only 40 seconds away. Never before has it been faster to strap into your favorite race car.
About RaceRoom Racing Experience
RaceRoom Racing Experience, also referred to as R3E, is a Free2Race game featuring a community portal and an online store integrated into one - making it More Than a Game. In store are official racetracks and racecars, new but also classic game modes and features. RaceRoom Racing Experience is powered by SimBin’s latest physics evolution, ImmersiDrive™ and is set to deliver the best racing experience in SimBin history. Find more information on game.raceroom.com.
About SimBin Studios AB
SimBin is an award winning Swedish game development company with special focus on authentic racing games. With multiple industry awards and critically acclaimed titles in the bag already, the continued goal is to make authentic race gaming equally enjoyable and rewarding for beginners as well as for the hardcore veterans of the genre. In the SimBin portfolio of developed games you will find award winning self-owned immaterial properties like the GTR and RACE game franchises next to Free2Race game concepts such as RaceRoom Racing Experience as well as Volvo The Game. Find more information on www.simbin.com
About RaceRoom Entertainment AG
The company, based in Rotkreuz, Switzerland, is an entertainment company with business premises for virtual motor sport, hardware and software developments in Germany and Sweden, which are used in stationary, mobile and online business models. As a division of KW automotive GmbH - the market leader and innovator for individual suspension solutions for the street and racing applications - and in cooperation with the game developer SimBin Studios, RaceRoom concepts are developed to make the fascination of motor sports virtually accessible to the wide public. RaceRoom offers point of sales- and event solutions and turns to the steadily growing online community of virtual motor sports with RaceRoom Racing Experience, a brand operated in the company network. In addition, flexible configurable gameseat systems for Home Entertainment are developed and sold. Find more information on www.raceroom.com