The Switch’s list of racing games is steadily growing. Curve Digital and Playsport Games have formally announced that the critically-acclaimed Motorsport Manager will be making its way to the hybrid console, and it’s coming pretty soon—March 14, 2019.
This Switch port of the hit race management simulator will include quite a few features. New content is coming in the form of a New Zealand track set, and enhanced graphics, both of which are exclusive to this brand-new Switch version of the game. Motorsport Manager on Switch will also support a number of controller inputs, including touchscreen support.
No pricing information has been given yet, though the game does have quite a bit of content. Here’s a full rundown of all the details:
LONDON, England – 28th February 2019 – Curve Digital today announces that Motorsport Manager, Playsport Games’ acclaimed racing management strategy game, is coming to Nintendo Switch on 14th March 2019. Following its success on Android, iOS and PC the title will debut on Nintendo Switch and is available to wish list now. The latest release will allow more players to get a chance to build, customise, and lead their very own high-performance motorsport team.
Motorsport Manager for Nintendo Switch lets players immerse themselves in a living, breathing world of motorsport, crammed with strategic decision-making, as they attempt to lead their team to glory. As the manager of a fledgling team, players can scout new talent, build and buy better parts and push their technology to make it to the top step of the podium. Everything from the cars, engineers and mechanics, to the headquarters, sponsors, and more is within the player’s control – as long as they keep an eye on their cash flow! The very best managers must be able to expand their racing empire and get the results on the track to keep their team in pole position.
The latest release features include Nintendo Switch exclusive content:
20 UNIQUE CIRCUITS AND 65 TRACK LAYOUTS: Including a brand new Nintendo Switch™ exclusive circuit in New Zealand, as well as a night race in Singapore.
EXPANSIVE TEAM CUSTOMISATION: Hire drivers, develop cars and invest in infrastructure to achieve the perfect qualifying lap.
STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT GAMEPLAY: Formulate the ideal pit-stop plan to win races and watch the race in real-time or jump into the strategy screens to take control of the action.
GRAPHICAL ENHANCEMENTS: Experience the game with higher resolution artwork and 3D cars, exclusive to Nintendo Switch.
GAME EDITOR: Included for Nintendo Switch, the Game Editor allows players to fully customise the world of Motorsport Manager, from teams down to engineers.
“We’re extremely proud to be able to be a part of Motorsport Manager’s debut on Console” said Michael Fisher, Product Manager at Curve Digital. “Motorsport Manager for Nintendo Switch capitalises on what makes the series great, while also adding brand new Nintendo Switch exclusive features to ensure the title hits pole position on March 14th”. Christian West, Founder and Managing Director at Playsport Games also added “we’re extremely happy to be working with Curve Digital on bringing Motorsport Manager to the Nintendo Switch audiences. They understood that fans are at the core of this title and ensured that this version captures and improves the essence of the original game.”
This latest version of Motorsport Manager brings the on-track action to life like never before, allowing you to experience the wheel-to-wheel racing action in full 3D. The Game Editor offers full customisation of any team, allowing players to tailor the details and traits of any team name, livery, driver, engineer or mechanic – from their appearance down to their personality and skills! As a cherry on top, the touchscreen controls and utilisation of the Joy-Con™ controllers will allow players to lead their team to glory both on the move and from the sofa!
Having been introduced to video games at the age of 3 via a Nintendo 64, A.K has grown up in the culture. A fan of simulators and racers, with a soft spot for Nintendo! But, he has a great respect for the entire video game world and enjoys watching it all expand as a whole.