Developer Gameloft has announced that the Disney-themed combat racing game Disney Speedstorm, will launch fully as a free-to-play game on September 28. The game first launched on April 18 in Early Access. A “Founder’s Pack” for the game will cost $29.99, and will feature exclusive content, including multiple limited-time racing suits.
Manager Aska Suzuki commented on the game in a press release, saying:
“Since the launch of Early Access, we’ve received invaluable feedback and support from players, which have been instrumental in shaping Disney Speedstorm into the incredible racing experience it is today. Our incredible community’s enthusiasm, dedication, and love for the game have been our inspiration from day one, and we can’t wait to continue this journey together as we enter this exciting new phase.”
Gameloft Barcelona vice president and studio manager Alexandru Adam:
“We are immensely proud of what Disney Speedstorm has become. With the additions and improvements made during Early Access, we are excited to move to free-to-play, which allows for a true and robust competitive and co-op player experience.”
The game’s full details via the developer:
The ultimate Disney and Pixar racing experience.
Drift into the ultimate hero-based combat racing game, set on high-speed circuits inspired by Disney and Pixar worlds. Master each character’s unique skills on the racetrack and claim victory in this thrilling arcade racing experience from the creators of the Asphalt series!
Disney and Pixar Go Full Battle Racing – An incredible cast of characters including Captain Jack Sparrow, Mulan, Mickey Mouse, Sulley, the Beast and more are suited and revving up for racing combat. Upgrade each racer’s stats and make the most of their unique skills that can impact the outcome of a single race and dramatically change the way you play the game!
Arcade Racing Redefined – Anyone can pick up and play Disney Speedstorm but mastering skills and techniques like timing your nitro boosts, precisely drifting around corners, and adapting to dynamic track environments are crucial to dominating each race.
Racing Together Has Never Been Easier – Pick your racer and speed through action-packed tracks solo, or challenge friends in local and remote multiplayer modes. You can even face off with players from around the globe to become an online legend.
Disney and Pixar-Inspired Racetracks – Start your engine in environments inspired by some of your favorite Disney and Pixar films. From the docks of Pirates of the Caribbean‘s Pirates Island track to the wilds of The Jungle Book‘s Jungle Ruins map, and even racing on the Great Wall of China itself from Mulan or the Scare Floor from Monsters, Inc., you can experience these worlds from a fresh, exciting perspective geared specifically for racing!
Customize to Your Own Style – Choose your favorite racer’s suit, a flashy kart livery, and show off stylish wheels and wings — all of this and more is possible with the extensive customization features in the game!
New Content Racing Your Way – The action never slows down thanks to fresh seasonal content always around the corner. New Disney and Pixar racers will be added regularly, bringing special skills for you to master (or overcome), and unique tracks will be created often, to pump fresh strategy into the mix. Support characters, environments, customization options, and collectables will also drop in regularly, so there’s always more to experience.