The Drone Racing League is coming to Xbox. The league lately introduced the launch of the Drone Racing League Simulator on Microsoft’s well-liked gaming platform. In addition, the DRL is kicking off the 2020 DRL Allianz World Championship Season.
A dozen drone pilots will zip via 16 races, premiering on Wednesday, Oct. 21 at 7pm ET on NBCSN, Twitter, and Facebook Watch. Earlier this yr, the DRL sponsored the winner-take-all championship of the 2020 FanDuel DRL SIM Racing Cup, the fantasy, digital drone racing collection.
The Allianz Season can even happen within the DRL SIM, the drone racing online game that gamers can now obtain on Xbox and fly like the professionals. Gamers and prime pilots all over the world will navigate digital variations of customized, high-speed DRL Racer4 drones, flying via advanced, neon-bright programs broadcast in 50 nations.
“Competition is human nature, however battlegrounds change: This 2020 DRL Allianz World Championship Season, we’re proudly owning the brand new actuality, the place there’s no distinction between the digital and the true and testing the talents of digital athletes,” DRL President Rachel Jacobson stated. “For the primary time ever, followers in every single place will get to play DRL on Xbox, giving them the feeling of flying within the cockpit of a racing drone, and watch the brand new taking part in area unfold.”
The DRL Xbox recreation options the identical drones, racing adventures and reasonable flying circumstances as raced within the 2020 season. Through the sport’s 25 distinctive maps, 18 actual DRL tracks and a number of other multiplayer choices, DRL SIM gamers can discover new worlds, compete with buddies and race for an opportunity to grow to be an official DRL pilot.
“The DRL SIM on Xbox is the final word recreation for anybody with a necessity for pace. It’s the identical recreation that earned me a spot within the league final yr, the identical recreation I follow on, and the identical recreation I plan to win this 2020 Season’s Champion title,” stated player-turned-pro racer, DRL Pilot Christopher “Phluxy” Spangler.
The recreation is constructed on real-world drone physics, enabling gamers to really feel as if they’re sitting within the precise drone and escaping into exhilarating locations with out ever leaving dwelling. Gamers can be taught to fly via the SIM’s 54-mission coaching session, soar via distinctive environments like amusement parks, forests and sports activities stadiums through freestyle mode and race in opposition to buddies.
The greatest drone racers on this planet additionally practice and compete frequently on the DRL SIM, which is used to recruit new pilots into DRL and host skilled esports tournaments. In addition to the brand new Xbox multiplayer recreation, followers may also obtain the DRL SIM on Steam.