Top Gear Road Trip, a new free-to-play mobile game from Helsinki based mobile game developer Motorious Entertainment and BBC Worldwide, will launch globally on the iOS App Store for on 17th August.
The game will arrive on Google Play “later this summer”.
Featuring 120 levels, Top Gear Road Trip allows players to join the official BBC Top Gear team in an adventure across the British Isles and Europe, playing classic challenges inspired by the TV show and building a collection of cars to compete against friends, enemies and frenemies.
The game’s match-three control mechanics with mid core gameplay elements, enables players to progress on a map from England to France, through the Alps, Italy and onwards on a road trip saga. Strategy, planning and car tuning are essential to win the puzzle races and reach various levels.
The game also features Top Gear Challenges, where players attempt to beat their own records and build a dream car collection for competitive play.
“Alternatively players can race fellow drivers in a league format to compete Top Gear Challenges, including the infamous Rocket Robin, Toyboata and Burnout challenges.
“Top Gear Road Trip is a new innovative take on the genre that fuses match-three play with racing mechanics”, said Jari Pauna, CEO and Creative Director of Motorious Entertainment.
“Launching on the App Store on August 17th and later on Google Play, we are proud to be the official game of the global hit TV series and look forward to releasing weekly updates with new levels and challenges”.
Bradley Crooks, Head of Digital Entertainment for BBC Worldwide said: “We are very excited to partner with Motorious Entertainment to launch Top Gear Road Trip.
“The game features some of the best loved challenges made famous by the Top Gear team and is the perfect gaming accompaniment for fans of the TV show”.