The long awaited PS Plus Edition of Driveclub will arrive tomorrow (June 25th) some eight months after it was initially supposed to be released.
We've spent a long time preparing for this launch after some difficult and unexpected set-backs,” Sony Studios boss Shuhei Yoshida said. To make absolutely certain that all players have the smoothest and most stable experience possible we are going to be duly cautious about how we release the game this time around.
Sony has said that while the game will available to download for all PS Plus members from the off, online access is going to be staggered, with more players allowed access as and when Sony is sure the servers can handle it.
We know that this might be frustrating after your extra wait already, but hope you can understand that we are taking extra precautions to protect your experience when you do get online,” Yoshida dded. We want to make sure we don't overload the servers as we invite millions of PS Plus members to download the game tomorrow.
We have to take this precaution because Driveclub connectivity is demanding for a multiplayer game, with countless ever-growing social connections across clubs, challenges, multiplayer, and hundreds of thousands of dynamic leaderboards and activity feeds.
Everybody will have full access to the offline mode of the Driveclub PS Plus Edition while this is happening and we will keep you fully up to speed via driveclub.com with updates on access as we bring everybody online.”
The game temporarily went live on PSN in the US yesterday.