Driveclub suffered a massive delay late last year, with developer Evolution stating that there were massive technical issues with the racer. After playing it last year, I think there was a lot more wrong than just technical issues, but that’s hopefully why the delay was so long. We’re close to the release date, and some players have already dived into Driveclub.
Well, at least it seems that way. Several PlayStation players have received invitations to a Driveclub beta, something which Sony has been completely quiet about. A few screenshots show the game in action, as well as previously unseen tracks.
The beta is apparently called “Cupcake” (yummy) and right now there’s no way of knowing how people can get in. Some users on NeoGAF have suggested that the beta is exclusive to those in Sony’s Beta Test Program, which would explain why there is no sign-up sheet anywhere.
It isn’t clear whether Sony will be having an open public beta ahead of the game’s October release, but it does definitely look like Driveclub won’t be suffering another delay. Although I’m already uninterested enough to know that it’s one of the games I’ll be skipping that month.
That, and I still don’t have a PS4. That factors in somewhere along the line I think.
Last Updated: August 28, 2014
August 28, 2014 at 13:04
Lets hope the Beta goes well before the name DelayedClub starts to stick.
Admiral Chief Assassin
August 28, 2014 at 14:38
Dat scooby! Much Wow!
August 28, 2014 at 16:23
You guys would benefit from doing a bit more research before you write. Firstly, the game wasn’t delayed earlier this year. It got delayed end of 2013 as it was going to be a console launch title. Secondly, the delay had very little to do with “massive technical issues”. It was actually more about re-focusing after early hands impressions weren’t positive. Apparently a lot of focus since the delay has gone into improving interface and social elements of the game.