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Feel the rush of motorcycle racing with Ducati World Championship. Select your machine from over 70 original Ducati models, perfectly simulated replicas of the real thing. With Ducati World Championship you don't have to settle on one model - you can have them all!
Release Date: Sep 21, 2007
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Feel the rush of motorcycle racing with Ducati World Championship. Select your machine from over 70 original Ducati models, perfectly simulated replicas of the real thing. With Ducati World Championship you don't have to settle on one model - you can have them all!

Ducati World Championship features more than 70 superbly modeled motorbikes from 4 different categories — Classics, Sports, Road and Grand Prix. There are over 34 exciting circuits to race on with an incredible amount of extras to unlock. A 360-degree view into the world of motorcycle racing enables players to be a pilot racing in the amateur, semi professional and professional racing classes, intent on reaching the Superbike and the Grand World Championship.

  • Play against your friends in split-screen multiplayer mode.
  • 60 tournaments in five different game modes.
  • Burn up the track at over 210 MPH on your Ducati Desmosedici
  • Choose from more than 70 motorbikes from four different categories — Classics, Sports, Road and Grand Prix.
  • 34 adrenalin-pumping circuits with a huge amount of unlockable extra content.
  • Varied weather and track conditions with realistic lighting effects
  • Learn how to become a champion rider with Loris' Riding Lessons!
  • Work your way up through the challenging Career Mode with increasingly faster bikes and gorgeous Race Queens!
  • Three different playing modes - arcade, normal and simulation - give you countless options and endless hours of fun!

System Requirements

    • Supported OS: Windows 2000/XP/Vista
    • Processor: Pentium IV 1.6Ghz Processor
    • Memory: 512MB RAM
    • Graphics: 128MB Video Card (ATI 8500, 9000, X series and NVIDIA GeForce 4/FX/6/7 series Video Card)
    • DirectX Version: DirectX 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 4GB HD Space
    • Input Devices: Keyboard or Game pad
Helpful customer reviews
130 of 155 people (84%) found this review helpful
0.6 hrs on record
Some games take hours before a decision can be made. Some take just minutes. Some games are glorious. Some...

... some are just hideous.

Ducati World Championship is the most putrid, plagueridden piece of decomposed penile tissue I have had the misfortune to review. I wish that was hyperbole. It's the gaming equivalent of lutefisk. I'm sure someone, somewhere enjoys this game, that someone probably lives in a dark cave, and lives on a diet of raw fish. They probably want to know what I have in my pockets.

This game is often bought as a gag gift, for good reason, it's cheap, usually less than a euro or a dollar, it has a horrible metacritic rating, sub 30's, and like another gag gift, bad rats, it's an odious piece of garbage. The stink of sewage can be sensed long before the game has had the chance to imprint its' accursed signature upon your hard drive, and believe me, once it has, uninstalling it will be something you follow with religious rituals. You may need to burn the hard drive and scatter the ashes somewhere sacred, just to make sure the game doesn't come back from the dead.

The store video promises that we'll be in for a treat, giving us glorious footage of a badly rendered CGI woman who wears what looks like two strips of shiny gaffer tape over her wobbly bits to ensure that the video doesn't get an R rating, and only occasionally a look at the bikes in what is a bike racing game, all the while subjecting us to some hideous "rawk" music (and the music follows you into the game, it gets worse, it's musak, it's musak for videogames).

But wait, it gets better. This horrific satanic mutation requires you to delve into the install folder and set it to compatibility mode, if you're in windows 7, and not what you'd expect. Normally compability means XP. NOT SO here, dear reader. Nope, here, it's compatibility for windows Vista.

Let's pause to consider this. A game that requires windows vista compatibility. Windows Vista. The Operating System from hell. In case you needed any clearer a signpost, this is it, this is "Abandon hope all ye who enter here", and hope is quickly extinguished. The resolution caps out at 1680x1050, which for current day computers means you're going to be upscaling to get it to fit onto 1920x1080, it's filled with some horrific motion blur, the graphics would look modern on an Atari Jaguar. Yes, that -thing-. That dared call itself a console back when the original Playstation was owning face back in the day.

The control system is poorly documented, and was designed by someone who had no idea how racing game controls SHOULD work and probably didn't CARE. Requiring you to fumble about like some poor sod in the dark hunting for the light switch in the bathroom whilst trying not to urinate all over the floor, when you do finally figure out what keys make the bike actually -go- in the relevant directions you find that there's zero smoothness in the response, the bike literally slides over the course like it's 1989 and we're playing ENDURO RACER ON THE ***KING SINCLAIR SPECTRUM WITH TAPE LOADING GAMES. ARE YOU HEARING ME? A SODDING 128K MACHINE DID A BIKE EXPERIENCE BETTER THAN YOUR ***KING DUCATI ***KING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP YOU ***KING USELESS ***KING ***KERS.

*ahem*

I'm trying not to completely lose my temper here. I know that the programmers probably tried their best, and that people invested time and effort... oh who am I trying to kid, this is shovelware. It's the lowest of the low. It's frothing knobcheese of the most torrid variety and like Bad Rats, only barely qualifies as a "game" and only qualifies as "entertainment" if you're looking to put up youtube videos of you suffering through playthroughs to give other people a cheap laugh. If that's something you want to do, go ahead, be my guest. BE MY ***KING GUEST. BECAUSE YOU KNOW WHAT? I QUIT. ***K THIS GAME. ***K THIS ***KING GAME. NO MORE. I WILL PLAY THIS NO MORE. IT WILL TAKE UP NO MORE OF MY TIME AND NO MORE OF MY HARD DISK. I CONSIGN THEE TO THE FIRES OF HELL AND MAY IT BURN THERE FOREVER MORE.

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And if you really need to ask? No. No I do not recommend this "Game".
Posted: March 23
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27 of 37 people (73%) found this review helpful
0.1 hrs on record
Bahahaha! This game is definately worth 50 cents. No way to exit a race. You use Q to go forward, but the arrow keys to turn. The soundtrack is some orchestral chick rock band. Was this really made by criterion? I think their Janitors decided to make a game, and then decided they had better things to do and outsourced this game's development to a couple 8 year olds in somalia, who were using a Pen and paper flipbook made of hippo toenails to program. I've lost more money in my couch than this game cost, and I still would rather have just thrown 50 cents into a river.
Posted: May 14
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28 of 41 people (68%) found this review helpful
0.1 hrs on record
Absolute crap. Not even worth the 5 bucks.
Naw, better to just save up for a better racing game than this junk.
Posted: July 4
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
18.0 hrs on record
Playing through this game gave me a beautiful sense of what it means to play a truly legendary game, I played through without stopping because I was so emmersed 10/10 would lose sense of reality again.
Posted: August 26
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7 of 11 people (64%) found this review helpful
0.3 hrs on record
Intro video had boobs, would buy.
Posted: August 26
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