Wreckfest smashes onto consoles August 27th

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THQ Nordic's demolition derby racer Wreckfest has qualified for release on August 27th, for PS4 and Xbox One. Developed by Finnish studio Bugbear Entertainment, this console update to last year's PC release adds new tracks, cars and customization options. If you purchase the digital deluxe edition you get a season pass and access to the game a day early. Anyone who preorders also receives the exclusive Bandit Ripper V8 car. PC owners of the previous release also get a free DLC update packed with new tracks, cars and career events. Check out the trailer below for a taste of the sheet metal carnage.

Wreckfest has qualified for release - the console race starts August 27th!
New Trailer, exclusive Pre-Order Bonus and Deluxe Edition Revealed

Vienna, AUSTRIA / Helsinki, FINLAND, July 2nd 2019: Wreckfest, the most destructive and critically acclaimed* racing game by legendary Finnish game developer Bugbear Entertainment has completed the qualifying and stands on pole position for its release on August 27th 2019 to race onto PlayStation®4 and Xbox One.

"It's a great day! Bugbear Entertainment has been working hard on Wreckfest and we are happy to finally welcome the console players to the racing tracks. We've improved the PC version from 2018 tremendously, new tracks, cars, options, customizations and more - It's the best banger racing experience ever." says Janne Alanenpää, CEO and Creative Director of Bugbear Entertainment.

Wreckfest will be available in both standard and deluxe versions, while the digital deluxe edition offers a 24-hour head start into the game on August 26th 2019, both versions will include the exclusive Bandit Ripper V8 racer for everyone who chooses to preorder, digitally or retail**.

The Deluxe Edition also contains the Season Pass, which will grant access to 20 new cars, 20 special roof decorations and additional car customizations like armor, rims and more. This new content will be released step by step after the release, along with free content updates.

Standard Edition: USD 39.99 / EUR 39.99 / GBP 34.99 / RUB 2,599 / AUD 59.95
Digital Deluxe Edition: USD 59.99 / EUR 59.99 / GBP 54.99 / RUB 3,599 / AUD 99.95

Do exisiting owners of Wreckfest (PC) get anything, when the console version launches?
YES! On August 27 Wreckfest will receive a big free update, including:

3 entirely new tracks and 1 new derby arena
3 new crazy challenge vehicles
1 new reward car for finishing the carreer
New & improved career events
Several new paintjobs for existing vehicles
Additonal daytimes for all tracks
... and some more cool stuff!