Official Cover Athlete revealed for NASCAR Heat Evolution

Carl Edwards gets the honor

BY AMIT BARAN ROY   |   NASCAR Heat Evolution is an upcoming racing video game for PS4, Xbox One and PC scheduled for a release in September 13, 2016. The game in development by Monster Games will be the first ever NASCAR game for PS4 and Xbox One. Publishers Dusenberry Martin Racing who had partnered with Toyota; as part of a special promotion, had announced on Friday that the first Toyota driver to cross the finish line in the 2016 NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway will feature as the cover star for the upcoming sim racing game. This method of selecting a cover star on the basis of a real race is ‘a first in video game history’, according to DMR.

The event took place yesterday night with Toyota drivers- Carl Edwards, Kyle Busch, Denny Hamlin, Matt Kenseth, and Martin Truex Jr. Carl Edwards of Joe Gibbs Racing was the winner among them who finished overall fourth in the 113- lap event. Denny Hamlin (ninth) and Kyle Busch (tenth) gave an equally tough fight too. Check out the full results of the race here.

NASCAR Heat Evolution is set to feature all 23 tracks from the 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. The game will include a dynamic AI and Speed Rating system that will adapt the gameplay to match the player’s skill levels. What’s more, the game will also feature four different modes- Quick Race, Career, Chase for the Sprint Cup as well as a Challenge mode. Challenge mode will enable players to compete against real NASCAR records.

Developers Monster Games is known for the previous NASCAR releases such as the NASCAR Heat and NASCAR Dirt to Daytona of 2002. Monster Games President Richard Garcia said "The Monster Games team is thrilled to partner again with Tom, Ed and the Dusenberry Martin Racing team. We have been working on NASCAR Heat Evolution for 18 months and are excited about what we have created. From day one, our goal has been to deliver a fun, engaging and realistic racing game designed for NASCAR fans,"

Heads Up:- NASCAR Heat Evolution is available for Pre-Order at NASCARHeat.com , GameStop, Target.com, Walmart.com and the PlayStation®Store.

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