X05: THQ Announce MotoGP 360

THQ today announced that the adrenaline-fuelled MotoGP Ultimate Racing Technology franchise will have next-gen audiences racing by the seat of their pants on the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft. Combining fast-paced, knee-scraping racing action with the very latest technology, the next installment of MotoGP URT looks set to bring motor sport to an unprecedented level of realism and intensity.

We’re excited to be working with Climax to deliver the greatest motor racing franchise to gamers,” said Kelly Flock, executive vice president, worldwide publishing, THQ. “The next-gen technology allows us to focus on developing an incredible visual experience with the unparalleled sensation of speed and adrenaline that is an inherent part of MotoGP, while also retaining the depth of realism that our relationship with Dorna awards us.”

We’re delighted to be working with THQ on another groundbreaking edition of MotoGP URT,” said Tony Beckwith, president, Climax. “Over the last few years, we’ve worked hard on taking the MotoGP URT franchise forward with innovative gameplay features and jaw-dropping graphics. With the advanced technology of the Xbox 360, gamers can now look forward to an even more amazing racing experience with breathtaking visuals and edge-of-the-seat, wheel-to-wheel racing unlike anything they’ve ever seen before!