NASCAR 21: Ignition redefines the official video game of the world’s most popular stock car racing series. With incredible graphics and immersive gameplay, NASCAR 21: Ignition brings a whole new level of authenticity and atmosphere to the NASCAR Cup Series.
Complete with official drivers, teams and tracks from the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season, the authentic presentation, including broadcast quality pre-race build up and post-race replays, takes you as close to the real thing as you can get.
The handling of the car is a direct representation of how it feels to drive one of these incredible machines, complete with updated track-specific aero/horsepower packages that represent the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series schedule. This puts you in the heat of the action as the green flag drops, while a full suite of driver assists make the game accessible to new racers.
Either dive straight into the action with Race Now, playing as your favorite official driver from the NASCAR Cup Series, or take on the immersive and engaging career mode as you build your reputation in the sport and battle your way toward the championship.
A brand-new Paint Booth offers an unrivalled level of customization allowing you to create your own NASCAR Cup Series paint scheme complete with your own iconic race number.
Supporting online multiplayer races, you are never far from a race whether that is in a party with your friends or racing with other players from around the world.
Career Mode – The progression mode for the game. Focused on the player as the driver. Perform well and build your reputation to get contract offers. Negotiate contracts to drive for better teams and be in with a chance to challenge for the championship.
Race Now – This is our Quick Race Mode. Choose any car, any driver and any event and head to track to race as a NASCAR hero. Or choose your own custom livery and race as yourself.
Online Multiplayer – Party up with friends and head online to race together in our two curated playlists. “Bump and Run” gives short courses and road courses. “Shake and Bake” gives intermediates and superspeedways. In the playlists, vote for your preferred track and go door to door with other drivers from around the world.
Enhanced Graphics – Utilizing the Unreal Engine, NASCAR 21: Ignition allows players to experience thrill and atmosphere of the NASCAR Cup Series.
Improved Gameplay – With Studio 397’s highly-acclaimed rFactor physics engine, dynamic AI and more in-depth racing, players will have a gaming experience unlike any before in a NASCAR title.
Pre-Session Cut Scenes – NASCAR 21: Ignition allows the player to feel like they are in the NASCAR Cup Series garage area and on pit road before each session. With voiceover from the Motor Racing Network Paint Booth – An all-new paint booth allows players to create their own paint scheme and number, featuring more customization and allowing for more creativity.
Official Tracks – NASCAR 21: Ignition features each of the official racetracks featured in the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season, including the Circuit of the Americas, Daytona Road Course and Nashville Superspeedway.
Datapad – This tablet is your menu at the racetrack. Depending on the session you’ll get to see what the other drivers are doing out on track, dial in your setup or tweak your options.
Crew Chief – Interact with your crew chief when you want to head out to track.
Replays – Relive the action from the race by watching the TV style replays. Choose between trackside, on-car or aerial cameras.
Victory Lane – Celebrate your victories with your crew in the victory lane sequence. Showcasing the high fidelity scanned NASCAR Cup Series drivers and accurately modelled event trophies.
Pit Stops – Choose your pit options and strategy at any time while you are out on track.
Difficulty & Assists – Choose the AI difficulty from Novice through to Extreme. Adjust you assists to best match your driving style and gaming experience. Turn on a visual racing line, or steering assistance to help you get around the track. Adjust braking assistance and ABS to help you slow the car down for corners. Use traction control and spin recovery to keep you pointing in the right direction. The assists cater for the full spectrum of players from players looking for a single button gameplay experience right the way through to the players looking for the most serious simulation experience.
Tracks: Atlanta Motor Speedway, Bristol Motor Speedway, Bristol Motor Speedway Dirt, Charlotte Motor Speedway, Charlotte Motor Speedway Roval, Circuit of the Americas, Darlington Raceway, Daytona International Speedway, Daytona International Speedway Road Course, Dover International Speedway, Homestead-Miami Speedway, Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course, Kansas Speedway, Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Martinsville Speedway, Michigan International Speedway, Nashville Superspeedway, New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Phoenix Raceway, Pocono Raceway, Richmond Raceway, Road America, Sonoma Raceway, Talladega Superspeedway, Texas Motor Speedway, Watkins Glen International.