The lights are on
Lucid Studios wants you to get your head in the game, via 2K Drive's Race Face feature. After you snap a pic of your face via your iOS device's camera, it's converted into a skin for your in-game avatar. That's just one of the things covered in the game's second dev diary.
Customization goes beyond the person in the driver's seat, too. Players can purchase temporary upgrades for their cars between races, such as providing better tire grip around turns or faster acceleration. As with many mobile games, there are two in-game currencies, one of which is considerably more rare. If you want permanent upgrades to your cars, you're going to need to save up gold coins.
For more information on the game, take a look at the previous dev diary. It shows off the game's car soccer mode.
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Not sure if this is going to be a game I will want to play. Interesting concept, really like the fact that they are using more technology allowing players to customize and put themsleves in the game more.
2K, make a PGR-like game for the next-gen consoles.
Any chance for 3ds or vita
Still no word of a port to a good platform though, huh? Well, then... I'll just have to continue to check out these dev diaries but ignore this game otherwise.
When you guys announce 2K Drive coming to PC, PSN, Xbox Marketplace, Wii U eShop, etc. I'll care. Focus on the lead SKU first, if you must, but get around to bringing it out for a real platform eventually, Lucid.