Winning is cheating. Take huge shortcuts to get the drop on your rivals in this futuristic racing game, where cheats always prosper. Online 8-player, split screen 4-player, daily tracks and single player modes included.
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Very Positive (65) - 86% of the 65 user reviews for this game are positive.
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May 11, 2016
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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?

“SUPER IMPOSSIBLE ROAD is primarily a multiplayer racing game with local (split screen) and online play (coming soon). Early Access is especially important for games with a strong multiplayer component, to ensure a robust online experience, but also to balance and tweak gameplay. The only way to achieve this is by getting feedback from lots of players.

Single player aspects will also be tweaked and developed with feedback from the community. In particular, the career mode, which takes the player from beginner through to complete mastery will benefit hugely from player feedback.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“We're aiming for a 2016 release for SUPER IMPOSSIBLE ROAD, but it won't be released until we're completely happy with it. The release date will be locked down as we go through Early Access and start to learn more about what needs to be done to complete the game.”

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

  • Online multiplayer racing
  • Complete single player career mode
  • Full variety of track designs
  • Full variety of vehicle designs, each with different handling attributes
  • Tweaks and polish across the scope of the game
  • More music tracks

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

  • Local multiplayer (split screen) races with AI opponents
  • Single player races against AI opponents
  • Survival mode (single player endless mode) with leaderboards
  • Time gate mode (single player endless mode) with leaderboards
  • Partially complete single player career mode
  • Near-complete graphical effects - physical based rendering, HDR, bloom, motion blur
  • Sound design and implementation 50% complete including voice actor for race announcements

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

“Those who buy the game during Early Access will be buying at a lower discounted price point than the full release, to give our thanks to those who support the game early on and help us with their feedback and with spreading the word.”

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

“The backbone of community involvement will be the game's forum. Every post will be read by the developer and some, where appropriate, commented upon by the developer. Whilst this will be a good way to gauge community response to aspects of the game, we will also run polls whenever that makes sense to get consensus on specific features.

For the multiplayer, we will organise weekly coordinated play sessions, to make sure there are enough people online at the same time to properly test the multiplayer systems. The community will be free to play online whenever they want, but these coordinated sessions will hopefully be useful to make sure there are enough players online at the same time whilst the user base is still growing.

There will be a bi-weekly cycle for version releases. As much as possible, these releases will be done on the same day so that players know when to expect new features. The release will be accompanied by a project update showing what's new in this version, as well as what is coming soon.”
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Recent updates View all (41)

June 8

Online Multiplayer Update 2 is now live! (v0.19.0)



Online just got some sweet upgrades

Now that online is up and running, it’s time to add features and improve the experience.

Let’s start with scoring. We now assign points for finishing position - 12 points for a win, 1 point for 8th - and these carry over between rounds and add up.

In another important change, the chances of being able to find a game increase hugely with this update. Previously, you could only join a game if the other players were still at the Race Room screen. With this update, you can join a match which is already in progress. You will be a spectator until the end of the round, and then you’ll join in on the next round.

These are just two of the many changes in this update. Make sure to check the release notes as usual for more detail!
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May 28

The Online Multiplayer Update is now live! (v0.18.0)



Hi all,

The online multiplayer beta is over. Thanks to everyone on the Discord server for participating. Your feedback helped to iron out some important bugs and improve the experience for all. Online will continue to be improved over the next few updates, but it is now stable enough to invite everyone in to play.

To get started, update to the latest version of the game (restart your Steam client if you're not seeing the update), and select Online Race. You can choose your server location from US, Japan, Europe or Russia, or select "Best" to allow the game to choose the server with the fastest ping. Note that you need to be on the same server as someone else to be able to play against them.

As always, see the release notes for more details.

Enjoy!

Kevin



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Now with Online Multiplayer!

Online multiplayer racing just went live! Up to 8 rivals can race each other worldwide. Play the best players around the world. Vote for the next track location with the track spinner, or choose random or repeat track to liven things up.

About This Game

WINNING IS CHEATING

A futuristic racing game in which the only way to win is to take huge shortcuts. These risky overtaking manoeuvres can take you straight into the lead, or drop you mercilessly into the void.

  • Online Races with up to 8 players
  • Local Split Screen Races with up to 4 players
  • Daily Track mode features a new track every day
  • Time Gate game mode with global leaderboards
  • Survival game mode with global leaderboards
  • Procedurally generated tracks
  • Vehicle customization for boosting stats
  • Physically modeled material system with real time reflections, object-based motion blur and HDR support
  • Full surround sound system support
  • Techno soundtrack

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7 or later
    • Processor: Intel Core i3
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia Geforce 650M or equivalent
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7 or later
    • Processor: Intel Core i5
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia Geforce 960 or equivalent
    • DirectX: Version 11
    Minimum:
    • OS: 10.11.x or later
    • Processor: Intel Core i3
    • Graphics: Nvidia Geforce 650M or equivalent
    Recommended:
    • OS: 10.11.x or later
    • Processor: Intel Core i5
    • Graphics: Nvidia Geforce 960 or equivalent

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