Milestone has just announced that Ride 4 releases on 8 October 2020. The Ride franchise launched five years back. While it has many scintillating features, the greatest is the realistic bike racing simulation.
Ride 4 Features
Ride 4 features maximum visual fidelity. It brings to life realistic replicas of modern and iconic racing bikes. There is an improved Career Mode with challenges all over the world.
In the end, you’ll enter the ultimate Ride 4 Championships with the fastest super bikes. There will also be a new Endurance mode. This is the hardest challenge thus far.
Finally, Ride 4 introduces authentic dynamic lighting and weather conditions. You will also find pit stops, requiring tire and fuel management. Therefore, developing a bike racing strategy is key.
A Visual Masterpiece
Milestone developed the Ride 4 bike models from scratch. The developed used advanced technology, as well as CAD and 3D scans, for realistic bike modelling. In this way, it chiefly sought to bring to life iconic and rare motorcycles.
Every bike detail in Ride 4 has been meticulously crafted. Milestone has also reproduced the cockpit as close to reality as possible. The developer incorporated design and dynamic elements for that extra authenticity.
New Path to Glory
As already mentioned, Ride 4 features an improved Career mode. You can generally control your progression in the story from the start. Riders will also move from local races to international leagues.
Every decision in the game is essential. Players will receive access to special events and challenges. Furthermore, you can customise your bike with unique apparel as well as working on bike mechanics.
However, it’s not as easy as it sounds. The journey through Ride 4 is a tough one. A.N.N.A., an acronym for Artificial Neural Network Agent, is the improved A.I. which provides a real challenge. You’ll face smarter and faster opponents.
Ride 4 Milestone Partners
Milestone has partnered with two iconic wheel brands, namely Yamaha Motor and Bridgestone.
“When we launched the RIDE franchise, our main goal was to create a unique IP for all two-wheel lovers. Today, five years later, the astonishing realism of its visuals, the depth of its gameplay and the great partners we’re working with, confirm we’ve worked in the right direction to create the ultimate two-wheel racing experience.” – Luisa Bixio, CEO of Milestone.
“Racing and adrenaline have been part of Yamaha DNA since our foundation, 65 years ago. This is why it has been almost natural to partner up with one of the biggest names of the global motorcycling gaming industry: Milestone. We strive to give excitement and emotions to our customers and to all motorcycle lovers, always staying close to what “revs” them inside.” – Paolo Pavesio, Marketing and Motorsport Director of Yamaha Motor Europe
“As a global mobility leader with a large portfolio of premium products and solutions including premium motorcycle tyres, we saw fit to make our debut in the virtual world by partnering with Milestone, a proven leader in two-wheel simulation games.” – Nico Thuy, Head of Motorcycle Business at Bridgestone EMIA.
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