Start Your Engines: NASCAR Heat 5 Coming to PlayStation®4, Xbox One & PC on July 7

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Start Your Engines: NASCAR Heat 5 Coming to PlayStation®4, Xbox One & PC on July 7

First NASCAR Heat 5 “Refuse to Lose” trailer features the voice of legendary sportscaster Ken Squier

May 6, 2020: The Gold Edition of NASCAR Heat 5, the video game officially licensed by NASCAR, will launch on Tuesday, July 7, 2020, for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, the Xbox One family of devices, including the Xbox One X, and PC via Steam, with the Standard Edition launching on July 10. To mark the announcement, NASCAR Heat 5’s debut trailer has been released. Entitled “Refuse to Lose,” it is narrated by legendary NASCAR sportscaster Ken Squier and features the cars currently driven by the game’s cover star, Chase Elliott, 2019 NASCAR Cup Series™ Champion Kyle Busch, and 2014 NASCAR Cup Series Champion Kevin Harvick.

Developed in-house at 704Games, NASCAR Heat 5 will be published by Motorsport Games, the video game company dedicated to the integration of racing game development and esports. The game features all the official teams, cars and drivers from the NASCAR Cup Series, as well as the NASCAR Xfinity Series™, NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series™, and Xtreme Dirt Series. Race at 34 authentic tracks from across North America in single player, two-player split screen multiplayer, and online multiplayer for up to 40 players.

Motorsport Games has also announced that the Gold Edition of NASCAR Heat 5, available to pre-order now, will sport exclusive content featuring Tony Stewart, including the ability to have the NASCAR Hall of Famer as your in-game spotter, an exclusive Career contract offer from Stewart-Haas Racing, classic Tony Stewart paint schemes, the NASCAR Heat 5 Season Pass (containing four DLC packs) and in-game cash to kick-start your own team.

NASCAR Heat 5 is the definitive NASCAR video game experience, building on the foundations of the previous games with a host of gameplay additions and enhancements. The immersive Career Mode, now with improved statistics, lets you either work your way through the various series until you reach the NASCAR Cup Series, or start at the top for your favorite team. Meanwhile, the new Testing Mode allows you to perfect your car set-up for every track and hone your racing line.

With online racing support for up to 40 players, NASCAR Heat 5 is perfect for esports. The official eNASCAR Heat Pro League will race with NASCAR Heat 5 later this year.

More information about NASCAR Heat 5 will be revealed in the run up to release on July 7. To stay up to date with the latest news, follow NASCAR Heat on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and Instagram.

Title:NASCAR Heat 5
Release Date:Gold Edition: Tuesday, July 7, 2020
Standard Edition: Friday, July 10, 2020
Formats:PlayStation®4, Xbox One, Windows PC (Steam)
Multiplayer:Offline 2-player split screen, online 2-40 players
Languages:English, Spanish, Brazilian, Portuguese
Genre:Racing
Publisher:Motorsport Games
Developer:704Games

About Motorsport Games

Motorsport Games, part of the Motorsport Network, is dedicated to virtual racing. Our mission is to combine video game development with esports to deliver exciting, innovative experiences people will play, watch and engage with. We develop and publish console, PC and mobile video games, including the NASCAR Heat franchise, Officially Licensed by NASCAR. Motorsport Games is the esports partner of choice for many of the world’s leading motorsport rights holders, including NASCAR, Formula E, Le Mans and the FIA World Rallycross Championship and others.

For more information about Motorsport Games, visit www.motorsportgames.com.

About 704Games

704Games was founded in January 2015 by industry veterans. The mission was to rebuild the NASCAR video game franchise and the team we assembled has worked on the best NASCAR games in history. Our goal is to focus on fun, engaging, and competitive racing that captures the lifestyle and excitement NASCAR brings to the track each and every week.

In 2018, international media and technology company Motorsport Network made an investment in 704Games. With the investment came a license extension from NASCAR through 2029.

About Motorsport Network

Motorsport Network is an integrated digital platform that is the destination for everything cars and racing. We sit at the heart of the automotive and racing industries, offering a global community of millions of fans the inside track on the world’s best teams, drivers, car brands and experiences no one else can.

We’re building a community for the fans, unlocking incredible personalized experiences that fuel their passion and open up the world of cars and racing to the next generation.

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