MotoGP™ 21 Debuts First Gameplay Footage!

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MotoGP™ 21 Debuts First Gameplay Footage!

The Long Lap Penalty is ready to join the race

Sydney, Australia, March 12th, 2021 – Milestone and Dorna Sports S.L. arefinally ready to show the first gameplayof MotoGP™21, the next game of the unique two-wheeled racing simulation that is coming to PlayStation 4™, PlayStation 5™, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch™, PC, Steam, and Epic Games Store on April 22nd, 2021.

As the game strives for continual advances, the 2021 edition will feature a series of new introductions in the gameplay mechanics. One of these is the well-known Long Lap Penalty, a penalty for riders that are not racing in a fair manner.

It consists of adding several seconds to a lap, running on a route outside of the track, which is some seconds slower than the normal racing line. It is indeed a useful way for the stewards to impose a minor penalty which might cost the rider a single position. 

On top of that, MotoGP™21 promises an experience more real than ever, with gameplay offering an electrifying, strategic and adrenaline-fueled racing simulation. There will be more to discuss soon, so stay tuned!

In the meantime, Long Lap Penalty makes its debut along with a gameplay sequence that starts to introduce the player to the amazing feeling of the game.

MotoGP™21 will be released on April 22nd, 2021 on PlayStation 4™, PlayStation 5™, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch™, PC, Steam, and Epic Games Store.

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About Milestone

Founded in Milan in 1996, Milestone S.r.l. is one of the leading and longest established racing game developers in the world. The 200+ people team is responsible for hit series like MotoGP™, MXGP and Monster Energy Supercross – The Official Videogame, as well as its own IPs RIDE and Gravel. For more information please visit

About Koch Media

The Koch Media Group is a global developer, publisher and distributor of video games, VR games, gaming hardware and merchandise.

The group’s publishing activities, marketing and distribution extend throughout Europe, America, Australia and Asia. Koch Media has more than 25 years of experience in the digital media business and has risen to become a leading global publishing partner. The Koch Media Group runs a multi-label strategy with fully owned publishing units such as Deep Silver, Milestone, Vertigo Games and Ravenscourt which publish games for consoles, PC and VR platforms across all physical and digital channels.

Additionally, as global publishing partner Koch Media has formed long-term multi-national publishing collaborations with numerous game publishers including Bethesda, Capcom, Codemasters, Konami, Koei Tecmo, Sega, Square Enix, Warner Bros and many others. With its parent company in Höfen, Austria, and the Publishing HQ in Munich, Germany, Koch Media owns local publishing companies in Germany, UK, France, Spain, Italy, Sweden, the Netherlands, Austria, Switzerland, Poland, Australia, the United States as well as Japan and Hong Kong.

The Koch Media Group owns ten game development studios: Deep Silver Volition (Champaign, IL / USA), Deep Silver Dambuster Studios (Nottingham / UK), Deep Silver Fishlabs (Hamburg / Germany), Warhorse Studios (Prague / Czech Republic), Milestone (Milan / Italy), Voxler (Paris / France), Vertigo Games (Rotterdam /The Netherlands) and Flying Wild Hog (Warsaw, Rzeszów, Cracow / Poland). Additionally, the Koch Media Group collaborates with numerous independent development studios around the world.  

Part of the Koch Media Group is also Koch Films, a European independent film distributor with business primarily in Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Italy as a cinema, TV, online and Home Entertainment distributor. The Koch Media Group also owns Gaya Entertainment, a leading video game merchandise company in Munich, Germany, and the Quality Assurance Facility in Olomouc, Czech Republic. Koch Media is an Embracer Group company.

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