NASCAR video games have been notably absent on Nintendo consoles for nearly a decade. We final noticed it with Activision’s NASCAR Unleashed on the Wii and 3DS. Publishing rights have modified fingers a number of occasions however Motorsport Video games’ latest collection, NASCAR Warmth, has been excluded from Nintendo platforms.
That is about to vary, nonetheless, as its has now confirmed NASCAR will arrive on Change later this 12 months. Talking about this with Motorsport.com, Motorsport Video games CEO Dmitry Kozko teased the information inside a quick assertion:
In 2021, we plan to launch a few extra video games and broaden our platforms. One factor that we’re actively engaged on is bringing NASCAR to the Nintendo Change platform. That’s going to be the primary time on Nintendo Change. We’re enthusiastic about that, particularly the truth that that tends to succeed in a youthful demographic. So each us and NASCAR are enthusiastic about that transfer.
Simply what type this can take is presently unknown, however we will seemingly rule out this challenge being NASCAR Warmth 6. Dimitry Kozko has beforehand confirmed NASCAR Warmth will likely be rebranded as a part of Motorsport Video games’ restructuring plans.
That assertion ties into feedback made by Motorsport Video games’ artistic director, Paul Coleman. Talking final 12 months earlier than Warmth 5’s launch, he suggested that “legacy aspects” of the sport’s engine stopped them including large options for his or her newest entry. As such, NASCAR video games are actually a full overhaul.
How Nintendo issue into their plans stays to be seen, however we’ll hold you up to date as we discover out extra.
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