NACON AND KT RACING SET UP A VIRTUAL TT RACE. THE WINNER WILL GO TO THE ISLE OF MAN FOR THE 2021 RACE
Lesquin, France, June 2 2020 – Because of the current situation, the Tourist Trophy is reinventing itself! NACON and KT Racing, in collaboration with the Isle of Man TT Races, are pleased to announce TT Ride on the Edge 2020, an online event taking place within the video game TT Isle of Man – Ride on The Edge 2 from June 13 to June 25, 2020.
Follow this link to watch the TT Ride on the Edge 2020 video
There will be an initial event between eight teams composed of invited competitors from the TT Races and experienced players from June 2 to June 6 as part of the Isle of Man Government’s ‘TT Lock-in’ program of entertainment. Riders who would have been taking part in the TT Races will get the chance to race against each other and win the first virtual version of the famous race. Highlights of each team’s performance can be seen on the official iomttraces.com website and social media channels. Davey Todd, Conor Cummins and Peter Hickman are some of the big TT names who will meet in a unique competition that promotes sportsmanship and fun.
After that, gamers from all over the world who play TT Isle of Man – Ride on the Edge 2 on PlayStation®4 and PC can enter an open competition and go head to head in an event that runs from June 13 to June 25. They will be competing to win a trip for two to the Tourist Trophy on the Isle of Man in 2021 to meet their heroes. The runner-up will win an official and limited-edition TT 2020 Arai helmet!
The event will consist of three rounds:
TT Isle of Man – Ride on the Edge 2 is a racing simulation that recreates the official and iconic Tourist Trophy competition. The route and Isle of Man environment has been accurately modeled to make the game experience as authentic as possible. In this new edition, KT Racing has also rebuilt the physics from the ground up to create an ultra-realistic riding experience.
All the details on how to take part in the competition can be found on the game's official Facebook page.
TT Isle of Man - Ride on the Edge 2 is now available on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation®4, Xbox One and PC.
Find all the assets of the game here:
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Created in 2006, Kylotonn is one the most important French video game development studios, also known under KT Racing label. Specialized in motorsports and official developer of the WRC FIA World Rally Championship series and Isle of Man Tourist Trophy, the company is internationally recognized for its know-how and for the passion of its teams. With more than 100 employees as of today in Paris and Lyon, Kylotonn has developed more than 25 titles distributed by major publishers. Kylotonn has forged itself a strong technological expertise thanks to the real-time 3D engine KT Engine that the company owns. At the forefront of the video game industry, this technology is also used within R&D partnerships on autonomous vehicle projects in the automotive industry. Since 2018, Bigben Interactive, one of Europe's leading video game publishers, holds a 100% stake in the company. Kylotonn is member of the French National Developers Federation (Syndicat National du Jeu Vidéo) and Capital Games. The company is supported by BPI, IFCIC and the Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation.
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