Gamescom 2014: Microsoft Announces Screamride, A New Xbox Exclusive

By Mike Sousa on August 12, 2014, 8:50PM EDT

Microsoft has announced during its press conference a brand new IP, Screamride. The game is being developed by Frontier Developments exclusively for Xbox One and Xbox 360.

According to the information revealed by Microsoft, Screamride is a rollercoaster building simulator, where players will have at their disposal a wide range of tools to create tracks and ride in them. The game engine will allow the inclusion of a component of destructible environments, which should greatly contribute to the creation of a greater sense of realism. Players will also be able to share with each other their most extreme rides and missions.

"Build and share adrenaline pumping thrill-rides with friends and the community over Xbox Live on Xbox One. Send and receive challenges to discover the best among your friends. Challenge yourself across a variety of exhilarating levels or compete with friends to set records on global leaderboards. In addition to the Level Maker editing tool, players can specialize in a single role"”Engineer, Scream Rider or Demolition Expert"”or gain mastery over all three as they climb the career ladder. With more than 50 events, three unique game modes, and hundreds of props, ride pieces and modular scenery, "ScreamRide" unleashes the power of unbound creation, extreme destruction, and addictive gameplay," reads the game's description.

Screamride is set to release in Spring 2015.

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