GRIP is a high octane, hardcore combat racer, packing ferocious speed and armed to the teeth with heavy weapons.
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Note: This Early Access game is not complete and may or may not change further. If you are not excited to play this game in its current state, then you should wait to see if the game progresses further in development. Learn more

What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“Early access is a great way for us to connect with gamers, and allow you to help turn GRIP into the type of game you really want to play.

Our team can focus purely on development, getting you the best possible version of the game, and as soon as we make changes.

With every new version, we'll be taking valuable feedback from the community, of which we will then use moving forward.

In our forum there will continue to be polls for users to vote on, regarding all aspects of the game. These polls will give great general feedback from the players, in addition to the in-depth discussion on the rest of our forums (www.cagedelement.com/forum)

With your help, we look forward to creating the best possible version of GRIP there can be!”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“The "final" version of GRIP will be released on November 6th 2018, though with the right support GRIP will never be final, as we hope to be adding new cars, tracks and possibly pick-ups throughout the game's life cycle.

The first version out of early access would be a complete version, or in other words, our vision of the full game as it's outlined in the game design document.”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“Early access will not have many features at first. Our main goal early on, is perfecting GRIP's core gameplay. We want to make sure the game plays very, very well before we start adding the bulk of the content.

Once the vehicle physics, pick-ups, multiplayer functionality and AI are where we need them to be, we'll start to release new content that can change over time depending on feedback from the community.

For the full version of GRIP, we're wanting to have at least 12 cars (3 classes), 12 tracks (4 planets), 10 pick-ups, a career mode, arcade mode, arena mode (with arenas), carkour mode, elimination mode, multiplayer (online or local LAN and split-screen), mod tools for custom cars, and (depending on funding moving forward) a track editor so players can build their own courses.

This is our ideal version of the final game, but the actual end result could be different from our current vision.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“See the "About this game" section on the store page. It is updated regularly with a current feature list”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“We plan to gradually raise the price as we include new content and features, but not by much. However, you will NOT have to pay any more money to receive the final release version, if you've already bought a version of the game in early access, regardless of the price at which you did.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“We'd like the community to give feedback on all aspects of the game, whether it be vehicle physics, weapons, power-ups, cars, track designs or overall visuals.

You can give feedback either here in the Steam community, in our official forum, or on our Discord

https://discord.gg/RKTJcNJ
www.cagedelement.com/forum

We look forward to hearing from you!”
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September 4

GRIP 1.2.10 released! New car, improved physics and more

Meet the Terra Rhino


After some extensive testing in the private branch on Steam, GRIP's latest update is revved n' ready to roll

This has been a long time coming, but the various improvements to the game will be both felt and seen. Here's a list of the biggest things this patch brings to the game:

  • Brand spankin' new, 6-wheeled car to roll through your competition with. Meet the Terra Rhino
  • Majorly improved vehicle physics. Cars now feel more solid and behave more predictably
  • Fixed many multiplayer issues including desync. Now multiplayer is nice and smooth
  • Plenty of track work with improvements to flow, collision and visuals
  • Improved pickup balancing and usage
  • Full gamepad support, including in the menus
  • 4 player split-screen support, including a keyboard + gamepads (keyboard must be player 1)
  • Added a Create Tournament button which can be used in multiplayer games as well
  • Updated the garage with more customization and view options
  • New UI animations and effects
  • Updated HUD with font less prone to issues
  • Carkour mode is now working again
  • Added Speed Demon game mode. No pickups except turbos
  • Added Lethal difficulty
  • ...and much more

Be sure to jump on the GRIP Discord server to coordinate multiplayer games, drop bug reports, give feedback and discuss the game!



To all of our players, thank you for supporting us, and we hope you'll like what we've got coming when the game launches November 6th!

We'll have more news about the game including some great additions to the soundtrack, the collector's edition and more as we get closer to release

EDIT:
Some noteworthy issues/bugs with the game are listed below
  • You may experience a crash, but these are very rare. Do let us know if it happens!
  • The player progress bar and level is a placeholder for when we introduce more cars and items in the garage to unlock. You may see a "Item unlocked" popup, but it's a bug. We'll be fixing that one shortly
  • There are still issues with multiplayer UI, especially with custom tournaments
  • Player avatars may not show up in multiplayer lobbies
  • LAN games sometimes do not work
  • You may see textures pop in. For most people this happens very quickly, but may take longer for others

NOTE:
We will be increasing the price of the game later this week to work our way up to the $29.99 USD launch price on November 6th
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August 16

Public Multiplayer down until next week's update

Hey all

We're shutting down multiplayer for a bit while we test the internal version. It'll be back up sometime next week, when we release the new update during Gamescom!

Next week's update will have the new Terra Rhino 6-wheeled vehicle, plus a bunch of fixes and tweaks. Full changelist will come with the patch.

I'll be doing a bunch of interviews during Gamescom, so keep your eyes peeled to our social channels:

https://twitter.com/GRIPVideoGame
https://www.facebook.com/gripvideogame/
https://discord.gg/grip

That last one is our Discord channel, which is very active, so be sure to jump on!

Looking forward to racing against you guys after the new update ;)

-Chris
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About This Game

GRIP is a high octane, hardcore combat racer, packing ferocious speed and armed to the teeth with heavy weapons.

Harnessing gravity defying physics alongside a bristling arsenal of outlandish weapons, GRIP delivers the fastest, most competitive racing experience ever. Scale walls, ceilings and anything else you can get your tyres on to... as you master tantalising tracks, tricks and perform mind-blowing stunts to race your way across the cosmos.

Early Access features (as of v.1.2.10):

• 9 vehicles (3 manufacturers), with paint job, rim and tire customization.
• 6 Game modes: Classic Race, Ultimate Race (overall points), Elimination, Time Trial, Arena (Deathmatch) & Carkour
• 10 Racetracks, 3 Arenas, 15 Carkour courses. (Some levels are still WIP)
• 5 Weapons (Scorpion, Raptor, Ironfist, Hydra, Assassin). Another weapon next update!
• 4 Power-ups (Aegis, Firestorm, EMP, Ramraider)
• 2 Vehicle abilities (Launch, Boost)
• 12 In-game music tracks (mostly Drum n Bass, but also trance and techno)
• Play single player (against AI), Split-screen with a friend or ONLINE versus players all over the world!

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GRIP leaves early access on November 6th 2018. Launch features will include:

• Hit speeds of up to 767mph on floors, walls and ceilings
• Race your way through 22 tracks across a host of 4 exotic planets
• Pick-up 9 power-ups and weapons, from shields and turbos, to missiles and explosive darts.
• Compete with offline split screen and online multiplayer
• Face off alone or team up in 5 Arena battle maps
• Beat the clock in 19 point-to-point Carkour runs.
• Single player campaign included
• Roster of 15 armoured cars to suit your style
• Thumping licensed electronic soundtrack

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7 64bit
    • Processor: Intel Core i3-3220 or AMD FX-6300
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Geforce 560 or Radeon 6850
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 8 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Microsoft Xbox Controller for Windows® (or equivalent) is recommended.
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7 64bit or Newer
    • Processor: Intel Core i5-3570K or AMD FX-8320
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia 970 or Radeon 380
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 8 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Microsoft Xbox Controller for Windows® (or equivalent) is recommended.

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