SBK X videogame coming in May

Details of the latest superbike game from Black Bean and Milestone

THE upcoming SBK X game is soon to be released on May 28th. Visordown was at the game's launch yesterday and it looks excellent.

With the official WSBK licence, SBK X features all the riders from the 2010 series and  for the first time in the games run there will be the World Supersport and European Superstock classes also playable.

The game includes arcade and simulations modes, where players will find challenges racing 90 different bikes from all the manufacturers and teams across 14 tracks in single player and 16 player online multiplayer modes. Other sections of the game include career, time trial and two new arcade modes.

Alongside the regular game there will also be a special edition which will include the Legends pack, featuring from the WSB series such as 'King' Carl Fogarty, Aaron Slight, Pierfrancesco Chili and the 2009 Champion, Ben Spies.

The game from Black Bean and Milestone will be available on Playstation 3, Xbox 360 and PC and will retail at 39.99 for PS3 and Xbox 360 and 24.99 for PC.

To follow the development of the game and for more news visit Milestone's blog.

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The game features all the riders from the 2010 roster across Superbike and for the first time Supersport and Superstock.

For added videogame immersion, the career mode sees the player recreate themself to challenge all the riders across a full season in the championships highlighted above.

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The complete list of riders available in the Legends pack are:

  • Pierfrancesco Chili
  • Katsuaki Fujiwara
  • Max Biaggi
  • Yukio Kagayama
  • Aaron Slight
  • Colin Edwards
  • Ben Bostrom
  • James Toseland
  • Neil Hodgson
  • Carl Fogarty
  • Troy Corser
  • Troy Bayliss
  • Lorenzo Lanzi
  • Ben Spies
  • Tom Sykes
  • Akira Yanagawa
  • Gregorio Lavilla

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Not only can you recreate the great battles from the World Superbike championship in the 90s, SBK X also gives gamers the opportunity to answer virtual 'what-if' questions, such as, who will come out on top of Carl Fogarty pitted against Ben Spies.

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All the bikes were recorded on a dyno to ensure that the sound effects were the most realistic ever.

With this combined with next generation graphics, SBK X is looking to be one of the best bike racing game experiences in a long time.

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