Lesquin, France, January 27, 2022.
NACON and RaceWard Studio have announced that the AMA World’s Fastest Motorcycle Gamer Challenge by Init Esports will launch in hyper realistic motorbike simulation “RiMS Racing” on January 29 at 8:00AM PT.
Get verified, receive an AMA digital license, register, and clock the fastest combined lap time across two tracks, two legendary roads, and two phases to become the first-ever AMA Esports Champion and spend two days with a U.S. Superbike Team.
Compete for a chance to become a real-life superbike rider while winning a series of prizes in the most authentic virtual motorbike experience ever conceived. RiMS Racing is now available worldwide on PlayStation®4, PlayStation®5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PC, and Nintendo Switch™.
Watch the newly-released trailer to learn more about the AMA World’s Fastest Motorcycle Gamer Challenge by INIT ESPORTS:
In RiMS Racing, fans can ride the world’s most powerful motorbikes from renowned manufacturers Ducati, BMW, Suzuki, Kawasaki, Yamaha and more on official circuits from around the globe. Riders can examine their performance and fine tune their vehicle according to their preferred style.
In career mode, they can manage their calendars, study R&D areas, and upgrade skills to improve their team’s performance. RiMS completely immerses players in the world of motorbike racing and offers an unprecedented level of realism and customization.
To win the AMA World’s Fastest Motorcycle Gamer Challenge by Init Esports, riders shall score their lap times at least once across a selection of tracks. The combined overall fastest time from the tracks will determine the winner of the challenge. Each session is three laps, but only the best lap of the three will be recorded in the system. In Phase 1, set from January 29 to April 9, riders will compete in four tracks: Laguna Seca, Silverstone, Million-Dollar Highway, and Great Victoria Desert Road.
In Phase 2, set from April 10 to May 21, riders will compete in three of the aforementioned tracks to get more time to drop their lap times. There will be set motorcycle and weather conditions per round. The competition is free to enter, but players need to purchase a yearly digital license to participate and receive perks. More information and a tutorial video outlining the verification and registration process may be found on Init’s official website, www.initesports.gg.
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RiMS Racing is now available on PlayStation®4, PlayStation®5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PC and Nintendo Switch™.
NACON is a company of the BIGBEN Group founded in 2019 to optimize its know-how through strong synergies in the video game market. By bringing together its 14 development studios, the publishing of AA video games, the design and distribution of premium gaming devices, NACON focuses 20 years of expertise at the service of players.
This new unified business unit strengthens NACON’s position in the market, enables it to innovate by creating new unique competitive advantages and achieve its ambition to become one of the world’s leading players in gaming. https://www.nacongaming.com/
About RaceWard Studio
RaceWard Studio is an Italian video game developer creating state-of-the-art racing games. Driven on principles of ensuring excellence and developing a highly rewarding professional environment, the studio boasts mastery of leading-edge technology, fused together with a team of veterans which combine experience, skills and passion.
The company is best known for the development of RiMS Racing, a racing game with never-before-seen level of details, featuring the best-in-class motorbikes from officially licensed global-leading manufacturers.
In 2019 the company became part of the NACON group, which is also handling the worldwide publishing of RiMS Racing across all major gaming formats. RaceWard Studio is now one of the largest video game companies in Italy and it continues to expand.
About Init Esports
Init Esports is a woman-led start-up that focuses on sim racing special events and motorcycle esport tournaments. We bring esports content to fans and sponsorship opportunities to brands. Init Esports produces and promotes online competitions and real-life events, maximizing the reach of esports audiences across multiple sports, industries, and platforms.
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