With less than a week before launch, Nacon has revealed the open world map and many tracks for TT Isle of Man: Ride on the Edge 3. Here are all the details.
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The next big bike racing game, TT Isle of Man: Ride on the Edge 3 is just a week away from launch. In the spirit of getting hype going for the game, Nacon has released details of its open world map.
Using much of the Isle of Man’s tarmac, the game will feature over 200km of roads for bikers to explore. Additionally to the TT course, several roads connecting the 60km layout will form the map in TT Isle of Man: Ride on the Edge 3.
Throughout the open world, many challenges, time trials and events will be accessible. These will allow players to go up against the clock, but also other racers online.
Tracks in TT IOM: Ride on the Edge 3
As expected in a game titled TT Isle of Man, the main focus is the Snaefell mountain course. This 60km circuit circumnavigates the Manx island. It runs from Douglas to the East, traverses the island to the West side, rises to Ramsey in the North and then makes a pass over the mountain on a return trip to the Grandstand.
The track has over 200 corners, 60 of which are named, all featuring different radius and camber. So it certainly provides an extreme challenge and even the best riders struggle to fully learn it. However, if you do manage to memorise the entire circuit, other layouts will feature in the game.
In the TT Isle of Man: Ride on the Edge 3 map reveal, Nacon also introduced half a dozen historic layouts. Each of these were previously used in competition on the island, but have since been lost to the history books. That is until this new title resurrects them next week using some of the new open world’s roads.
The additional layouts set to feature in the next IOM TT game will include St John’s and the Clypse Course. Furthermore, the map purposefully takes players away from the main circuit towards the small fishing town of Laxey on the East coast. This should hint at the addition of the Laxey Course.
TT Isle of Man 3: Ride on the Edge release on 11 May. It is already available for pre-order on Steam, PS4, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox Series S and X.
Recreating the entire Isle of Man TT course is a huge undertaking. Furthermore, it is fantastic to see that several more circuits will feature in the game. However, it is a shame that other infamous road racing circuits from the British Isles will be lacking from the title.
I hope that fans get the chance to ride at venues like Armoy, Cookstown Tandragee and the Northwest at some point in the game’s life. Be it through a surprise reveal at launch or as part of an Irish Road Racing DLC. These legendary tracks must feature if this is to become the go-to road racing game.
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