Energy NASCAR Cup Series
TM champions Kevin Harvick and Tony Stewart grace the cover of the
popular NASCAR video game franchise;
purchasing the Gold Edition (featuring NASCAR Hall of Famer Jeff Gordon on the
cover) will also receive the ‘Season Pass’ which includes all DLC updates
throughout the 2019 season
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (September 10,
2019) – Today 704Games, NASCAR Team Properties’ exclusive console
simulation-style video game licensee, will release the latest version of the
NASCAR Heat franchise. Fans who pre-ordered or plan to purchase the limited
NASCAR Heat 4 Gold Edition will have early access to gameplay starting today,
while the Standard Edition will be available nationwide on Friday, September
13th. The game will be available on the PlayStation®4
computer entertainment system, the Xbox One family of devices, including the
Xbox One X, and PC via the Steam Store.
NASCAR Heat 4 delivers improved
gameplay mechanics, audio and visual enhancements, and an expanded career mode.
The gameplay features an all-new handling and tire wear model, multi-groove
racing, and major upgrades to the AI system to more closely mimic racing
conditions. Additional enhancements include new engine audio, sourced from authentic
stock car recordings, and visual upgrades to all 38 tracks including enhanced
lighting, the addition of motion blur, and day-to-night transitions. NASCAR
fans and gamers alike will enjoy the inclusion of the Carousel at Sonoma
Raceway as well as the latest iterations to the Charlotte Roval and the ability
to race Martinsville Speedway at night.
The new game also features
expansive upgrades to career mode with the option, for the first time, to start
in any of the four series included in the game. Players also have the
ability to participate in the Xtreme Dirt Tour and join the Smoke Racing team
led by dirt racing enthusiast and cover star, Tony Stewart.
“The 704Games team has been hard at
work during our product development cycle making adjustments to ensure that we
deliver the best NASCAR video game yet for our fans,” said Colin Smith,
President of 704Games. “Our developers – informed in part by input from the
NASCAR Heat community – have implemented numerous upgrades to the game this
year that serve to capture and relay the realism and excitement surrounding the
Professional eNASCAR drivers participating in the inaugural eNASCAR Heat Pro League season transitioned to the new game in advance of the 2019 eNASCAR Heat Pro League Playoffs. The Playoffs will begin on September 11th at the virtual Las Vegas Motor Speedway and culminate on October 23rd at the virtual ISM Raceway with teams competing live at NASCAR Plaza in Charlotte. NASCAR Heat 4 is priced at $49.99 for the Standard Edition and $69.99 for the Gold Edition, which features NASCAR Legend Jeff Gordon. Players who purchase the Gold Edition will also receive the 2019 Season Pass (valued at $29.99).