bigger, sharper, faster – motogp 22 is detailed and dated for xbox, playstation, switch and pc

We would have put out house on Milestone continuing their presence in the two-wheeled motorsport space with another addition to their MotoGP series. That house is safe too as MotoGP 22 is confirmed – a bigger, sharper, faster version of that which has gone before it.

Due to launch on April 21st 2022, adding new amazing content and features that will appeal to both newcomers and core gamers, the greatest edition of the MotoGP franchise will soon be here.

Coming from Milestone and Dorna Sports S.L., MotoGP 22 will be the next chapter of the celebrated two-wheel racing simulation game – following on from MotoGP 21 and MotoGP 20 for instance – and it’ll be launching on Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Nintendo Switch and PC through Steam.

When it does arrive, Milestone are promising that MotoGP 22 will continues the legacy of the franchise, adding amazing new features will it does so. (NINE) Season 2009 is a brand-new mode that will allow players to re-live one of the most incredible seasons in the MotoGP history. This will see players enjoy a real docu-film narrated by Mark Neale, director of the best MotoGP documentaries, with more than 50 minutes of original footage from the 2009 Season.

As you’d expect to hear, you won’t just get to witness that history though as MotoGP 22 will let you be part of it too! In fact, the fate of the race will be in the player’s hands thanks to dedicated challenges to re-live, as you play through the most iconic moments. Expect to find yourself placed into the boots of legendary riders such as Rossi, Pedrosa, Stoner and Lorenzo, trying to replicate history.

MotoGP 22 is also adding new features dedicated to the newcomers who are not familiar with the series, and to those who simply want to improve their style and master the gameplay mechanics. These will come in the form of a revised Tutorial and the new MotoGP Academy which will let everyone become a champion.

The Tutorial is a series of short gameplay sessions with custom rules, to help new players to understand the basics of the game and feel confident on the bike. The new MotoGP Academy meanwhile will teach how to improve and perfect their riding style to be faster on every track, through specific challenges focused on electronics, tire consumption, brakes temperature and core differences between the three main categories.

There’s more though and an Adaptive Difficulty System will help players through in-game pop-up messages, suggesting how to adapt and modify the difficulty level based on their skills. These hints will appear at the end of the race and players are free to follow these suggestions or not.

The key features of MotoGP 22 and the promise of a true next generation experience include:

  • · A level of realism never seen before: new face animations, improved 3D characters and pits
  • · Ride Height Device: players will be able to manually manage the locking mechanism of the RHD and control the compression of the bike’s suspensions
  • · Enhanced tracks: surfaces have been improved to have a better rideability
  • · Improved Suspension system: refined for a better feeling when passing over curbs
  • · Tires and Brakes temperatures: are now affected by the slipstream, both for players and AI
  • · Tire deformation: a more realistic tire behavior making the experience even closer to reality

And yes, MotoGP 22 will be bigger, sharper and faster than ever before with the full 2022 season present, with all the official content, including 120+ official riders and 20+ official circuits. Additionally, 70+ Historic Riders and bikes are available to bring back all the emotions of MotoGP legends. You’ll also find that the Managerial Career is back, allowing players to create their own team or join a real one managing every aspect of the strategy, from bike development to the dedicated staff that will support the rider. Players can also customize the season itself, choosing which Grand Prix they want to play from a different set of calendars.

For the first time in the series, MotoGP 22 will also feature the highly anticipated 2-player local split-screen and online multiplayer (albeit not on Switch), alongside cross-play through consoles of the same family.

We’ll be sure to keep you in the loop with everything MotoGP 22 going forward, reminding you when that April 21st launch of MotoGP 22 on Xbox, PlayStation, Switch and PC takes place.

Let us know what you think.


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