Grid Legends is the subsequent racing sport from Codemasters, the Dirt and F1 studio purchased by Electronic Arts at the start of the 12 months. This adaptation of the developer’s long-running grand touring simulation leans heavy into cinematics and narrative, that includes a forged of three primary characters vying for the title of finest driver on this planet.

Races in Grid Legends generally is a multiclassification competitors, pitting large rigs towards open-wheeled pace machines, drift vehicles, and even electrical autos. Drivers will compete in area ovals, on avenue circuits, and off-road.

“We are giving you a classic underdog tale,” mentioned Becky Crossdale, Codemasters’ senior designer for Grid Legends. “We will put you straight into the driver’s seat, right in the middle of the Grid World Series.” That appears to be a globe-trotting all-comers racing sequence, taking drivers from London to Moscow and different postcard settings.

Grid Legends’ forged of three primary characters is led by Ncuti Gatwa, finest often known as Eric Effiong on Netflix’s comedy-drama Sex Education. Scenes in Grid Legends are filmed utilizing extended-reality methods popularized by the makers of Disney Plus’ The Mandalorian, Crossdale mentioned. “[The actors] are stepping into our Grid world and reacting with it,” she added.

Grid Legends is scheduled to launch in 2022.