While the latest Grid 2 trailer may be titled ‘Multiplayer Redefined’, don’t worry, it still features multiple players racing each other. A more accurate title might be ‘Multiplayer now comes with social networking gubbins’.
That’s not to slight the gubbins - gubbins can be great - and these ones are potentially neat.
Looks like now, when you take yourself online you become a user in a network of integrated chat and video systems, allowing you to upload replays and clips to be commented, liked, and followed by other players. It’s quite a nifty system, one which (having a housemate who watches F1 2013 replays on Youtube every night) could speak to a certain audience.
Though, got to say, those are the politist Youtube-style commenters I’ve seen in a long while.
We’ve still not seen a great deal of the game in action and, while feature trailers are nice, I’d really like to see how Grid 2 is leaning when it comes to its realism vs arcade see saw.
Grid 2 is to be released on 31 May.