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  2. The BTCC Game May Not Be Dead After All...

    The BTCC Game May Not Be Dead After All...

    A new non-exclusive agreement between the British Touring Car Championship and Motorsport Games allows BTCC branding in rFactor 2, plus ‘good faith’ game discussions. Images: Taken by OverTake It was presumed that the partnership between the besieged Motorsport Games and the British Touring...
  3. Here Is What Happened To The BTCC Game

    Here Is What Happened To The BTCC Game

    The BTCC game is no more. For now, at least. We spoke to Motorsport Games recently to break down what happened. In 2020, embryonic video game developers and sim racing competition organisers Motorsport Games announced that it had signed a deal to create a video game for the British Touring Car...
  4. Motorsport Games Granted Nasdaq Extension

    Motorsport Games Granted Nasdaq Extension

    Following a delisting notice in November, the Nasdaq has accepted Motorsport Games’ plan for regaining compliance and enacted a deadline. Images: Motorsport Games The beleaguered developer has been through the wringer of late, but as it gears up for the launch of Le Mans Ultimate in just 13...
  5. Three Weeks Until Release - What's Up With Le Mans Ultimate?

    Three Weeks Until Release - What's Up With Le Mans Ultimate?

    Le Mans Ultimate is set to release on February 20. Three weeks ahead of its launch, we still have not really seen much of the title – what’s up with LMU? Image credit: Motorsport Games / Studio 397 Full dedication to the 2023 WEC season, including all cars and tracks – the prospect of Le Mans...
  6. Is The iRacing Indy 500 Returning?

    Is The iRacing Indy 500 Returning?

    A tweet by a reporter for Sports Business Journal claiming IndyCar is negotiating a fresh deal with iRacing has made the rounds after getting retweeted by iRacing themselves! Image credit: iRacing.com Remember this time last year? The iRacing oval racing community was understandably upset...
  7. Bad to Worse for Motorsport Games: Potential NASDAQ Delisting

    Bad to Worse for Motorsport Games: Potential NASDAQ Delisting

    With licences sold and series pulling out of agreements, the last few weeks have not been positive for one game developer. But now, Motorsport Games is looking at a potential NASDAQ Stock Market delisting. Image credit: Motorsport Games Recent years have seen a lot of turmoil in the Motorsport...
  8. Top Features Needed in Le Mans Ultimate

    Top Features Needed in Le Mans Ultimate

    The release date for Le Mans Ultimate is closing in, so let’s look at what features may be in the game. Here are some top picks we would love to see. Image credit: Motorsport Games Around a week and a half ago, Studio 397 put a temporary end to the sweep of bad news at Motorsport Games. The...
  9. Motorsport Games: IndyCar To Terminate License As Well

    Motorsport Games: IndyCar To Terminate License As Well

    Just a week after TOCA doing the same for the BTCC license, the Motorsport Games IndyCar agreements are set to be canceled as well. The US open-wheel series served the publisher a notice of this intent. Image credit: Studio 397 The news carousel is not slowing down for Motorsport Games. After...
  10. Le Mans Ultimate Release Date Set For 2024

    Le Mans Ultimate Release Date Set For 2024

    Despite being initially announced for December 2023, Motorsport Games finally gave an exact Le Mans Ultimate release date. The game will hit stores on 20 February 2024. Image credit: Motorsport Games Yesterday, tickets for the 2024 edition of the Le Mans 24 Hours hit shelves for those holding...
  11. Motorsport Games: BTCC Game Canceled - IndyCar Game Staff Laid Off?

    Motorsport Games: BTCC Game Canceled - IndyCar Game Staff Laid Off?

    The official BTCC game is canceled: TOCA, the rights holder to the popular British touring car series, has terminated the licensing agreement with Motorsport Games. Image credit: Studio 397 Last updated: November 7th, 2023, 5.20pm CET Even though sim racers had been looking forward to an...
  12. Motorsport Games to Lay Off 40% of Workforce

    Motorsport Games to Lay Off 40% of Workforce

    Sim racing's greatest soap opera storyline has taken another turn. Motorsport Games plans to lay off a large portion of its workforce. Image credit: Motorsport Games It is perhaps more than fair to say that there is a very negative perception of Motorsport Games. The studio has been in control...
  13. NASCAR Licence: Why iRacing is the Best Option

    NASCAR Licence: Why iRacing is the Best Option

    Earlier this month, iRacing and NASCAR announced a new licence partnership to create the next official game. Here’s why this is the best solution. Image credit: iRacing.com Throughout the summer and into October, rumours began swirling around the NASCAR licence. At the time, Motorsport Games...
  14. Le Mans Ultimate: Everything You Need to Know

    Le Mans Ultimate: Everything You Need to Know

    It is release day for one of the first new games of the year. So to celebrate the occasion, here is everything you need to know about Le Mans Ultimate, the official FIA World Endurance Championship game. Image credit: Studio-397 For several years now, Motorsport Games have owned the licence to...
  15. iRacing Acquires NASCAR Licence: Console Game Coming 2025

    iRacing Acquires NASCAR Licence: Console Game Coming 2025

    After weeks of rumours, iRacing confirms the purchase of Motorsport Games’ official NASCAR licence, with a console game on its way. Image credit: ENASCAR on Twitter/iRacing.com For several weeks, rumours surrounding the Motorsport Games NASCAR licence have grown to large proportions. An...
  16. [UPDATE] RENNSPORT Allegations: ISI-Licensed Code Used As Baseline

    [UPDATE] RENNSPORT Allegations: ISI-Licensed Code Used As Baseline

    In a post on the Studio 397 forum titled "Rennsport (Game) use physic construction from rFactor2", user haunetal1990 points out several examples in the code of RENNSPORT which also exist in rFactor2. This puts RENNSPORT in the spotlight, as its developers have repeatedly claimed to build...
  17. Le Mans Ultimate: Studio Head Hints at Content & Feature

    Le Mans Ultimate: Studio Head Hints at Content & Feature

    Last week, Head of Studio 397 Dom Duhan let information slip about development for Le Mans Ultimate in a developer Q&A. Hinting at content and features, the post also featured screenshots of the game's UI. Image credit: Motorsport Games Now in September, we expect Le Mans Ultimate to release...
  18. Motorsport Games Might Not See the End of 2023, Tries Selling NASCAR License

    Motorsport Games Might Not See the End of 2023, Tries Selling NASCAR License

    The reports are in, and they do not look optimistic: Motorsport Games has made its Q2 2023 Earnings Report public, which presents a bleak outlook on the company's future. MSG might not even see the end of the year - what does that mean for the licenses of racing series it holds? Image credit...
  19. 5 Things Le Mans Ultimate Needs to Get Absolutely Right

    5 Things Le Mans Ultimate Needs to Get Absolutely Right

    Towards the end of the year, the long-anticipated WEC video game is supposed to arrive. Titled “Le Mans Ultimate”, Studio 397 and Motorsport Games' new game is looking like it is on track for a release in late 2023 - for the sim to be a success, it needs to get key elements absolutely right...
  20. Le Mans Ultimate: Monza & Customer Porsches in the Spotlight

    Le Mans Ultimate: Monza & Customer Porsches in the Spotlight

    With WEC's resurgence in popularity thanks to the new Hypercar rules and a number of manufacturers in the top-flight prototype category of the sport, endurance racing fans are curious for Le Mans Ultimate. The title is set to be released by the end of the year - and after Le Mans, Monza was the...

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