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BMX The Game

Platform(s): PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Genre: Sports
Developer: Barspin Studios
Release Date: 2021

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'BMX The Game' (ALL) Early Access Update Adds New Scenarios, Performance Improvements

by Rainier on May 3, 2021 @ 12:08 p.m. PDT

BMX The Game is created by a passionate team of this sport that wants to bring the game the BMX community deserves.

BMX The Game is a new era for BMX games, with the aim of becoming a benchmark for action sports games such as the EA SKATE saga.

The main mechanics of BMX The Game consists of performing tricks and stunts with the bike while riding freely through the city of Barcelona, ​​achieving different scores depending on its complexity and difficulty.

Hi Riders!

As we have already been commenting these days, we update the game again adding 3 new scenarios to edit in the Park Editor, the Born, the Bike Tunnel, and the novelty of the Outdoor Park, still without a name (we accept proposals!). In addition, we have added a new Featured Park, courtesy of FreHDGaming that has been designed exclusively for this Outdoor scenario. We look forward to your creations for the next Featured Parks!

As you will see, the new version is 0.8.0.18 since we are improving many internal things, especially the riding and the detection system.

Soon we will have everything ready for a new Major Update (with many improvements)

In this patch we have put a lot of work into optimization, it was clearly one of our weaknesses. To improve this, we have made several decisions:

The first thing we have done has been to improve and optimize the game, without reducing qualities (File size, load times, general performance improvement, FPS increase, memory resource reduction, etc). It has been a difficult and slow process but we believe it has been worth it.

On the other hand, what we have done is separate the city from the main branch and pass it to Beta.

Not everyone has a PC to be able to play the city of Barcelona (in development). Having two branches, we greatly lighten the main branch and allow you to individually test one or the other and decide which branch is suitable for your PC.

The two branches contain the same core and production status, the only difference between them is the city. In the main branch (0.8.0.18) the city is removed, allowing a better overall performance experience.

In the Beta branch (0.8.0.17) the city is as always, under development. We continue working to optimize the city and improve the experience.

They have been intense months and we have worked very hard. We hope to show you soon everything that has been done in the Major Update. As we do not know the exact date of publication of the Major, we will update you with videos, images or texts on the #development channel and thus you will be informed of everything.

We hope you enjoy the update and thank you again for all the support you are giving us. We share a small video summary with several improvements that we have been making these months.

BMX The Game is available through Steam Early Access for € 19.99 / $ 24'99, with a 20% discount this week.

Key Features:

  • Realistic Physics: Making the rider, bike and objects behave and react as in real-life situations, emphasizing the pace and beauty of BMX.
  • Freeride: Roam the City freely, performing tricks and acrobatics without limitations. Just as in real life!
  • Famous BMX Spots & Bike Parks: In addition to some of Barcelona City’s BMX Spots, the game will also recreate some real places and indoor and outdoor parks from all over the world that are iconic within the extreme sports scene.
  • Intuitive Gestural Control System (IGCS): Real-life BMX riders have a vast array of different tricks. BMX The Game allows performing different tricks and its multiple combinations thanks to its Intuitive Gestural Control System, using the game controller analogue sticks (Dual Analog gamepads are required). That completely differs from the traditional system of pressing buttons to do tricks.
  • Personalized Characters: Players can make their avatars unique, choosing from a wide range of physical attributes. Select the gender of their own rider avatars, customizing their appearance through the editing of their different physical attributes (face, hairdressing, body types,...)
  • Bike Editor: Customize the visual aspect of the bike (colours, stickers, props,...) and also its parts (wheels, pedals, seat, …), which affects its attributes to better suit different playing styles.
  • Clothes Editor: and clothing style (caps, shirts, sneakers, trousers,...) and stylish cosmetic elements
  • Replay Editor: The game constantly records the last 60 seconds of gameplay. Players can access at any given moment this simple yet powerful editor, to set cameras and their movement paths at different keyframes, creating spectacular video sequences, ready to share with the game’s Community and Social Networks. You could take a screenshot too!
  • Powerful Park Editor: Through the use of a simple but powerful set of park editing tools, create incredible parks to ride. The Props Library provides loads of different items (ramps, half-pipes, benches, …) to further decorate and make unique BMX Parks play alone or share with the Community. Parks shall be outdoor or indoor, and users may choose among different size templates to start editing.
  • Construction Mode/Props Placer: As you can do on Park Editor, move, delete or place any prop in the game to build new BMX Spots in the City, which can be then played alone or shared with the Community.
  • Expansion & Evolution: Through new updates, along time, will offer exclusive and attractive contents and new game modes, more city and incredible parks, cool clothes and customization, setting the ground for future content expansions.

BMX The Game is in development for PS4, Xbox One and PC (Steam), currently scheduled for 2021.


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