Codemasters Announces the New Grid, Arriving in September

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Codemasters Announces the New Grid, Arriving in September

Codemasters has announced that GRID will return on September 13, 2019, for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Windows PC. The fourth game in the series, GRID offers an intense action that spans four continents in some of the most famous roads and circuits in the world.

Choose cars from GT, Touring, Stock, Muscle, Super-Modified and more, and different types of races including Circuit, Street Racing, Ovals, Hot Laps, Point-to-Point, and World Time Attack. GRID offers the perfect balance, risks, and rewards for each type of pilot. Management is incredibly responsive, with a learning curve that caters to both casual arcade players and simulation pilots. The progression is rewarded through liveries, player cards, teammates, rewards and driving awards. AI pilots push the player to the limit, to allow them to earn a place on the podium and win the final in the GRID World Series Championship. Realistic damage can affect vehicle performance and driveability; Excessive contact with the same driver, on the other hand, will cause him to become his nemesis, he will stop at nothing to get his revenge in the race.

Now considered one of the best modern F1, Endurance and Stock Racing drivers, Fernando Alonso has signed up as Race Consultant and will appear in the game. Players will participate in a series of events against some members of Alonso’s ‘FA Racing’ Esports team, through different racing classes, before coming face to face with the former world champion in his infamous Renault R26 F1, in an event the final.

GRID as a racing franchise is revered by our community and we are pleased to bring it to the current generation of consoles, ” said Chris Smith, GRID’s Game Director at Codemasters. “ The game offers so much variety and depth, from the number of modern and classic cars to the locations and race options. Renowned for its driving feel, the game is aimed at all types of players, from casual pilots looking for a challenge, to sim drivers who want to have some serious fun.

We are also happy to work alongside Fernando Alonso, who is probably one of the greatest pilots in the world. His experience and knowledge have allowed us to improve both the performance and the management of our cars. We are very proud of his participation in the game and as a Race Consultant. We look forward to our players plunging into the final version of the game on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC, this September. 

Fernando Alonso added: ” Having competed in F1, Endurance and Stock Racing, GRID is the perfect game for me and I’m glad the studio added both me and my racing team in the game. GRID offers so much variety and I will accept the challenge when the players will stand against me. ” It is now possible to the pre-order GRID and GRID Ultimate Edition (early access). The Ultimate Edition includes Season 1-3 content.