Prove your drifting skills against the best with ECCs’ drifting racing simulation game
Milan, Italy – 10th June, 2021 – Global publisher 505 Games and developer ECC Games S.A. are thrilled to announce that the long-awaited drifting racing simulation game DRIFT21 has left Early Access and fully launched for PC via Steam today. And as a bonus, drifting and racing fans can purchase DRIFT21 at a special discounted price for a limited time only.
During its time in Early Access, ECC Games S.A. has worked tirelessly with the drifting community and drift racing fans to create the best gameplay experience, bringing all the thrills of real drifting racing to PC. The DRIFT21 V1.0 release will receive a substantial update with new cars, tracks, and new game modes to expand the gameplay to ensure that all players will have access to the best driving experience available.
Once raced illegally on the streets of Japan, drifting racing has now spread across the globe. Sanctioned races are held in many countries including the UK, Germany, Poland, Australia, Japan and the United States and attracts drivers at the very top of their game. These specialist drivers push their skills and their cars to the very limits to drift at speed through the entirety of a corner while maintaining total control.
Choose from 12 fully licensed cars and take the time to tune it to perfection, right down to the smallest engine parts, to suit your drifting style and the circuits you take on. Then, take your drifting machine out on the EBISU circuits and choose from one of seven challenging single player modes including time attack, career, quick race and solo run or really test your skills against other drifting racers from around the world in one of the five new multiplayer modes.
- Choose from 12 fully licensed cars including the Mazda MX5, Subaru BRZ, BMW E46 M3 and the Nissan 350Z.
- Customise your cars in the garage mode with over 1900 parts to tune and extensive paint shop and decal options.
- Test your drifting racing skills on 8 of Japan’s legendary EBISU circuits including Driftland, Minami and Touge, Koszalin in Poland as well as big stadiums turned drifting tracks.
- Challenge your skills in 7 single player modes or take on the best drifting racers from around the world in 5 thrilling head-to-head multiplayer events like Free For All, Sprints and Tandem.
- Enhanced driving and collision physics adding new levels of realism to the drifting experience.
Many more updates including Steam Achievements, Steam Cloud Saves, new progression-like mechanics and garage challenges.
DRIFT21 is available to purchase for PC via Steam now at a special discounted price for a limited time only.
About 505 Games
505 Games, a subsidiary of the Italian entertainment company Digital Bros. and Metacritic’s 2019 #1 Publisher of the Year, is a global video game publisher focused on offering a broad selection of titles for players of all ages and skill levels. The company publishes and distributes premium and free-to-play games on leading console, PC and handheld platforms as well as for mobile devices and social networks.
Publishing highlights in premium games include Remedy Entertainment’s critically-acclaimed Control, Typhoon Studios’ comedic action-exploration game Journey to the Savage Planet, Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, Indivisible, Assetto Corsa Competizione, Brothers – A Tale of Two Sons, Last Day of June, PAYDAY 2, Terraria, Portal Knights, ABZÛ and Virginia. Free-to-play publishing highlights include Battle Islands, Gems of War and Hawken. Distribution highlights include No Man’s Sky, Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice, Warhammer: Vermintide 2, Dead by Daylight and Inside/Limbo. Upcoming titles include Hideo Kojima’s DEATH STRANDING for PC.
505 Games has offices in California, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, China and Japan. The company works with a network of distribution and sub-licensing partners in all other markets. For more information on 505 Games and its products please visit 505games.com.
About ECC Games S.A
ECC GAMES S.A. is a Polish development studio listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange, that creates games since 2010. The studio gathers automotive enthusiasts, who realize their passion for cars and motorsport by creating games about cars. The company produced, among others, Car Mechanic Simulator 18 for iOS and Android. In the development of the DRIFT21, professional drifting drivers, mechanics, and drifting referees are actively involved. To guarantee the highest possible level of realism in DRIFT21, ECC Games S.A. closely cooperates with Paweł Grosz from the Drift Patriot team, vice-champion of the Polish Drift Open series from 2017