Many racing games have track editors that fans can tinker with, but Shipwreckannounced Friday, will let players build and modify the racetrack while others drive it. shipwreck, by Three Fields Entertainment and THQ Nordic, coming soon to PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox One and Xbox Series X.
Shipwreck‘s development team consists of veterans of Electronic Arts’ Burnout and Need for Speed series. The game features six different events – “Drift, Air, Near Miss, Stunt, Crash and […] Time” spread across its open-world map. MixWorld, as it’s called, lets players design tracks and place jumps, loops, obstacles and more on the racetrack while an event takes place live.
Shipwreck will also support a wide range of car customization options plus “its own 16-channel old-school FM radio dial.” If that’s not good enough, the game will support Spotify streaming of players’ favorite playlists.
None of the vehicles appear to be from the real world or licensed cars, but that matters Shipwreck can sow the field with everything from a backhoe to a cable TV van and a souped-up Oldsmobuick detective mobile.
THQ Nordic did not provide a launch day or window for the racing game, but an Amazon listing suggests it will be released before the end of 2022.
Developer Three Fields Entertainment was established in 2014 by Criterion founders Alex Ward and Fiona Sperry. The studio has released a handful of games, including its debut title Dangerous golf and crash goggles driving game Danger zone, Danger zone 2and Dangerous driving.