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Jul 03, 2019

GRIP plans “Summer of Combat” begins with Xbox One, and then moves to other platforms to celebrate

From Press Release:

Watford, UK ā€“ July 3, 2019Ā ā€“ā€“ Wired Productions Ltd., an award-winning independent video games publisher, and leading developer Caged Element Inc., today revealed plans for GRIPā€™s Summer of Combat as they close in on the first anniversary of the arcade racerā€™s full multi-format release.

The Summer of Combat campaign is going to make theĀ summer sizzle even hotter, and commences with an action-packed free weekend for Xbox Live Gold members.Ā The free weekend event beginsĀ Thursday, July 4 at 12:01 a.m. PT and runs through to Sunday, July 7 at 11:59 p.m. PT, alongside a 50% sale for racers that want to keep the battle going after the checkered flag waves! Summer of Combat then moves to PlayStation 4, Switch and PC, with weekly developer races and a scorching amount of new content.Ā From newĀ tracks and arena maps, to brand-new vehicles (including an as yet unannounced new licensed IP!) ā€“ in addition to a host of new updates and optimization as the developers continuously look to fine-tuneĀ GRIPĀ for its players!

GRIPā€™s Summer of CombatĀ will include:

  • Xbox Gold Free Play Days (July 4thĀ to 7th)
  • New Artifex vehicle manufacturer containing 3 new Airblade and Roller vehicles (DLC)
  • Two new free Space tracks
  • New garage cosmetic packs to further customise your vehicles (DLC)
  • New free Orbital Prime ā€˜Skate Style Parkā€™ arena map
  • New retro car DLC pack
  • ā€¦ and to be revealed new car, inspired by an 80ā€™s classic

Powered by UnrealĀ® Engine 4,Ā GRIP: Combat RacingĀ was a holiday hit in 2018. Since its launch, Wired Productions and Caged Element have released six free tracks, created battle lines with Red Vs Blue team modes and in May 2019, dropped the game changing update ā€˜AirBladesā€™ ā€“ which introduced anti-grav racers to the track for adrenaline pounding wheel-to-wing action, flipping the title on its head in a first for the genre!

For more information visit theĀ GRIP: Combat RacingĀ websiteĀ hereĀ and blog postĀ here.

GRIP: Combat RacingĀ can be purchased now for console platforms (MSRP $39.99) and PC (MSRP $29.99) ā€“ digitally onĀ Steam, theĀ PlayStation™ Store,Ā Xbox Games Store, Nintendo Switch or physically, upright or upside-down at global retail.

In addition to its digital release on Xbox One,Ā GRIP: Combat RacingĀ is available through the Xbox Game Pass subscription service, bringing the title to Xbox players around the world.