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    GRID 2019 Launching on September 13 – Features Fernando Alonso.

    GRID Returns!
    Developer Codemasters has announced that one of its most loved franchises, GRID, is making a long-awaited return when it releases on 13 September 2019 on PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system, the Xbox One family of devices including the Xbox One X and Windows PC. Though the information on the release date is reserved at the moment, the game will eventually be launched on the Google Stadia.

    The fourth game in the series, GRID 2019 aims to deliver intense wheel to wheel racing action, spanning four continents in some of the world’s most famous city streets and race circuits. Choose cars from GT, Touring, Stock, Muscle, Super-Modified and more, across race types including Circuit, Street Racing, Ovals, Hot Laps, Point-to-Point, and World Time Attack, offering risk and reward for every type of racer.#

    Key Features of the game.

    Race the greats, both current and classic, across a huge array of vehicle classes. Modern greats such as the Porsche 911 RSR and Ferrari 488 GTE in the GT class to classics including the Ford GT40 and Pontiac Firebird Modified are all available to race to their


    • Touring Cars (TC-1, Super Tourers, TC-2, Classic Touring)
    • Stock Cars (Muscle, Pro Trucks, Oval Stocks)
    • Tuner Cars (Modified, Super Modified, World Time Attack)
    • GT Cars (Classic GT, GT Group 1, GT Group 2, Historic)
    • Formula J
    • Prototype
    • Group 7 Specials

    Compete in intense wheel-to-wheel races on iconic city streets, world-famous circuits, and beautiful point-to-points, featuring Havana, Shanghai, Brands Hatch, Indianapolis and many more, with multiple routes at each location and varied time of day and weather

    • CHINA – Zheijiang Circuit – Circuit
      CHINA – Shanghai – Street Track
    • MALAYSIA – Sepang International – Circuit
    • JAPAN – Okutama – Circuit
    • UNITED KINGDOM – Brands Hatch – Circuit
      UNITED KINGDOM – Silverstone Circuit – Circuit
    • SPAIN – Barcelona – Street Track
    • USA – San Francisco – Street Track
      USA – Indianapolis – Circuit
      USA – Crescent Valley (fictional) – Circuit
    • CUBA – Havana – Street Track
    • Australia – Sydney Motorsport Park – Circuit

    Choose from 6 main career paths all leading to the GRID World Series, plus additional Showdown events.

    • Touring
    • Stock
    • Tuner
    • GT
    • Invitational
    • The Fernando Alonso Challenge

    THE FERNANDO ALONSO CHALLENGE – One of the most successful racing
    drivers of the modern era across F1, Endurance and Stock racing, Fernando
    Alonso joins GRID as Race Consultant and his Renault R26 car features in-game.
    Complete his challenges and earn the right to race Alonso himself.

    Challenge yourself across various modes in-game, as well as an event/race creator:

    • Racing – Traditional race mode with grid starts and chequered flag
    • Oval Racing – Rolling start, with a set number of laps
    • Time Trial – Single car on track/circuit against the clock
    • Time Attack – Multiple cars on track/circuit, staggered start against the
    • Skirmish – Players can test drive their cars, or have fun racing with
      friends whilst waiting for multiplayer sessions
    • Hot Lap – Improve your grid position ahead of a race by posting the
      fastest lap time

    Race in either Quick Match or use the online event creator and take your racing to the next level, either in a public game or with friends in private races.

    Enter Fernando Alonso.

    Established as one of the best modern-day drivers across F1, Endurance and Stock Racing, Fernando Alonso has signed as a Race Consultant and appears in-game. Players enter a series of events against some of Alonso’s Esports driving team ‘FA Racing’, across multiple classes of racing before coming face to face with the former World Champion in his infamous Renault R26 F1 car, in a final showdown event.

    Chris Smith, GRID Game Director at Codemasters, shares his thought on Alonso.
    “We are also delighted to work alongside Fernando Alonso who is arguably one of the world’s greatest ever drivers. His experience and knowledge have enabled us to make improvements to both the performance and handling of our cars. We could not be more proud to have signed him both in-game and as a Race Consultant. We can’t wait for our players to experience the final version when it comes to PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC this September.”

    Fernando Alonso’s comment on GRID 2019.
    “Having competed across F1, Endurance and Stock Racing, GRID is the perfect game for me and I’m delighted the studio has added both myself and my racing team into the game. GRID offers so much variety and I welcome the challenge when players get to line-up against me.”

    The pre-order for GRID and GRID Ultimate Edition (early access) is available today. Ultimate Edition includes Season 1-3 content. (for more information go to

    GRID 2019 releases on 13 September 2019 on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Windows PC. The Fact Sheet supplied for with this Press Release also mentioned that the game will be coming to Google Stadia but no release date has been confirmed yet for the Stadia version.

    For future news and details follow Codemasters game blog and social channels on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

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