Codemasters and EA have confirmed today that GRID Legends will be heading to Xbox One, Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S on February 25th, 2022, also providing a first proper look at gameplay (in the video above).
The game will feature a deeper Career with over 250 events, an "epic" story mode called ‘Driven to Glory’, over 100 vehicles at launch, cross-platform multiplayer, the return of Drift and Elimination modes, and much more. There's also a new Race Creator which allows players to "host their dream multi-class match-ups".
- Play together with up to 21 friends in the most social and connected GRID ever, including cross-platform play, and cause havoc on the track.
- Make racing memories with a stunning variety of cars, new city locations such as London and Moscow, exciting event types, and create on-track enemies.
- Use the Race Creator to design adrenaline-fueled races to tear up with your friends, with event types like Elimination, electrifying Boost races, and the return of Drift. Want to race hypercars against huge trucks? Go for it!
- Be part of the spectacle of motorsport with our dramatic virtual production story Driven to Glory, or dive into our largest ever Career, featuring hundreds of exhilarating events
Here's what Chris Smith, GRID Game Director at Codemasters had to say about the announcement:
“With the release date set, the studio is putting the final polish to our deepest GRID game ever. GRID Legends is an all-action accessible racer focused on variety and choice; deep career, a new innovative story mode and a Race Creator that allows players to create dream racing match-ups with deep personalisation. And our new hop-in gameplay enables friends to connect in seconds and spend more time on the track and less time in lobbies.”
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