TeamVVV
Slot 1Leaderboard Ad top

Milestone will continue making MotoGP games until at least 2021

Martin Bigg On November 30, 2017

Since rebooting the bike racing game franchise back in 2013 with the release of MotoGP 13, Milestone has been the sole developer of officially licensed MotoGP games. Now, the Italian developer has announced that its partnership with MotoGP will continue as it has signed a contract renewal that will enable the company to continue developing and releasing official MotoGP games for PC and consoles until at least 2021. The contract expires in December the same year. 

MotoGP 17 artworkThe announcements coincide with the launch of the first ever MotoGP eSports Championship that recently culminated with a memorable finale hosted at the Valencia GP with the MotoGP 17 game which resulted in big prizes and some competitive racing. 

“We are very glad to continue working with Dorna Sports," said Luisa Bixio, Vice President of Milestone. "MotoGP™ has been a key title in our portfolio during the past years and it will continue to play this relevant role in the future. The partnership with Dorna has proven to be excellent: year after year, we have been able to grow this license in the videogame world, achieving solid results until this year, when we successfully entered together into the eSport scene. We are confident that, together with Dorna, we will be able to provide all fans of the MotoGP™ franchise with an increasingly engaging experience in the future."

Pau Serracanta, Managing Director of Dorna Sports added: “It is fantastic news for both MotoGP™ and Milestone to see our partnership continue for another four years. Having worked together since 2012, the foundations are strong to enable us to continue growing even more – and with the incredible success of both the videogames and the first ever eSports Championship, we’re confident the future will keep pushing the boundaries, as expected from MotoGP™.”


How do you feel about Milestone holding the reigns of the MotoGP game license for the next four years? By that point, Milestone will have been developing MotoGP games for nearly ten consecutive years as work began on MotoGP 13 in 2012. 

Related Articles

Thrustmaster TMX Force Feedback Wheel announced for Xbox One and PC

Thrustmaster TMX Force Feedback Wheel announced for Xbox One and PC

Xbox One users now have another wheel to choose from, as Thrustmaster have announced the TMX Force Feedback...

EGX Rezzed 2016 show report

EGX Rezzed 2016 show report

We recently had the pleasure to attend the EGX Rezzed show which took place recently in London. For this...

An official Isle of Man TT game is finally happening: TT Isle of Man - Ride on the Edge announced

An official Isle of Man TT game is finally happening: TT Isle of Man...

If there's one track on the wishlist of most bike racing game fans, it's the Snaefell Mountain Course that...

Ex-Driveclub devs to start work on next IP at the end of this month

Ex-Driveclub devs to start work on next IP at the end of this month

It's been less than month since Sony shut down Evolution Studios and only a week since we found out that...

HTC Vive VR: First Impressions

HTC Vive VR: First Impressions

Last week, I was one of the lucky few to get my HTC Vive VR headset and finally embrace the new world of VR...

JXD S192 NVIDIA Android Gaming Tablet announced for Pre-Order

JXD S192 NVIDIA Android Gaming Tablet announced for Pre-Order

This week Funstock Retro announced the arrival of the new JXD S192 NVIDIA Android Retro Gaming Tablet....

Valentino Rossi The Game's release date revealed

Valentino Rossi The Game's release date revealed

There's good news for those of you who are waiting patiently for Valentino Rossi The Game (the 2016 version...

Table Top Racing: World Tour developer playthrough

Table Top Racing: World Tour developer playthrough

Today is Table Top Racing: World Tour day! After 18 months in development, Playrise Studios' mini combat...

Comments

Slot 4

Subscribe to our newsletter

Register Login Request A Page Facebook Login
Slot 6

Interviews

More Interviews
Slot 7

Lifestyle & Entertainment

More Lifestyle
Slot 8

Automotive Reviews

More Auto Gaming

Retro Gaming

More Retro Gaming