Motorsport Video games has acquired racing simulation tech developer Studio397 for an undisclosed price.
Studio397 is the corporate behind the rFactor2 racing simulation platform, which strives to copy the physics and situations of real-world racing utilizing a mix of “ultra-realistic” applied sciences.
Motorsport Video games, in the meantime, is finest identified for its work on the Nascar Warmth franchise and Motorsport Predictor.
The deal will see Studio397 proceed its work on rFactor2 whereas creating the physics and dealing with fashions for Motorsport’s slate of upcoming tasks. Motorsport additionally pledged to make use of its personal sources and experience to additional improve rFactor2, significantly in goal areas highlighted by the racing neighborhood.
“We see this as nice information for the sim racing neighborhood as we are able to now leverage the most effective parts of the rFactor 2 platform, mix it with our foundational use of Unreal Engine (developed by Epic Video games) and layer within the further elements our gifted groups have spent the final two years creating,” stated Motorsport president, Stephen Hood.
“Our goal was to begin out with a product that had coronary heart and soul. When the deliberate acquisition is accomplished, we are able to function secure within the information that one other piece of an formidable puzzle has been secured.”
Studio397’s present administration and growth group will stay in place following the deal.