Monster Jam Showdown launches in August

Monster Jam Showdown

Milestone S.r.l. has announced a release date for Monster Jam Showdown, the latest and Unreal Engine 5-built game in their ongoing motorsport games franchise.

Monster Jam Showdown is launching on August 29th for Windows PC (via Steam and the Epic Games Store), Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Switch, PS4, and PS5. Preorders will get you three days early access, on August 26th.

Here’s a rundown on the previously announced game:

Developed with Unreal Engine 5, Monster Jam Showdown takes advantage of cutting-edge technology to create lifelike, meticulously detailed environments as well as an unprecedented lighting system and physics system. With the power of Unreal Engine 5, Milestone has been able to empower gameplay possibilities and seeks to provide a fulfilling experience able to give players all the best of Monster Jam, and much more.

In addition to enjoying all the action of the official competitions, players will be able to drive iconic monster trucks in unique environments, facing a variety of events which will make the fun as big and as loud as the sport itself. Monster Jam Showdown will feature a total of 66 official Monster Jam trucks (40 trucks will be included in the base game and 26 will be available through free or premium DLCs), and more than 140 paint jobs to unlock and apply. In order to create a faithful reproduction of Monster Jam live events, fans will compete in all three categories of venues, namely American football fields, baseball stadiums, and speedways, providing varying experiences between rectangular, diamond, and oval layouts.

Beyond that, players will be able to drive their favorite Monster Jam trucks in three original environments inspired by the American great outdoors: the barren desert of Death Valley, the stunning forests and crystal rivers of Colorado, and the wintry, wild mountains of Alaska. From official competitions such as head-to-head racing and freestyle to specially designed events, a total of 10 different game modes will grant a robust mix of arcade experiences both online and offline, including split-screen.

To immediately deliver the feeling and excitement of mastering 1,500 horsepower mechanical machines, Monster Jam Showdown will feature arcade gameplay as well as comprehensive and customizable driving aids. This way, everyone will be able to dive into the true spirit of Monster Jam by easily performing massive maneuvers and dynamic stunts while smashing the competition. At the same time, Milestone’s technology and expertise will ensure truthful physics in order to deliver an approachable yet rewarding experience.



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