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Posted: Jul 19, 2023 @ 04:14 pm GMT-0600
Updated: Jul 19, 2023 @ 04:15 pm GMT-0600
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It was announced today that New Star GP will be released to Steam’s Early Access on August 8, 2023. You can wishlist here.

They also released some footage showing off their modified Monaco layout named Cote D’Azur which looks like a decent and easy to race layout that retains the feel of the real track for the arcade racing crowd. As with the previous footage they have showcased I do have some concerns about the AI and I am hoping that will get some significant updates during Early Access.

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Press release:

Steam Early Access date set and console platforms unveiled for the most ambitious addition to the New Star franchise

LONDON, UK – 19th July, 2023 – Developers, New Star Games, the BAFTA award-winning studio behind hit games like New Star Soccer, Retro Goal and Retro Bowl are pleased to announce that their new retro-styled racing game, New Star GP, is racing into Steam Early Access on Tuesday 8th August.

The team has also unveiled that New Star GP is coming to consoles, initially planned for PlayStation®4, Nintendo Switch and Xbox One later this year. More details on the console versions will be announced soon.

New Star GP is a fast and exciting arcade motorsport game with stunning retro visuals. Play Career Mode starting in the 80’s and work your way through decades of racing while upgrading your car and your support team, or chase high scores in Championship Mode on your own or in split-screen with up to three friends.

The initial Early Access version has races set in both the 80’s and the 90’s, containing 56 individual race events, taking in iconic racing venues like Brisbane, Quebec and Côte D’Azur. As Early Access moves toward a full release, there are plans to evolve the Career Mode to include future decades of racing along with new cars, locations, tracks and rivals.

The Championship Mode has a selection of different championships to play in either single player or with up to three other players, with plans to add more content while in Early Access.

New Star GP is the biggest and most ambitious game that New Star Games has ever worked on, so is a great fit for Steam Early Access. With an excellent reputation for listening and working with the community on their titles, New Star Games looks forward to getting player input on refining the current experience and also on adding new content and features.

Get yourself in pole position to enjoy the game by adding to your wishlist here.

New Star GP has been developed by New Star Games and published by Five Aces Publishing.

About New Star Games
New Star Games, founded and led by Simon Read, is an independent games publisher & developer based in Buckingham, UK. Fuelled by the extraordinary success of New Star Soccer, which went on to win a BAFTA in 2013 and the smash-hit American Football game ‘Retro Bowl’, this small but perfectly formed and highly focused developer is set to continue to light up the sports game genre. For more information, please visit:

About Five Aces Publishing Ltd
Five Aces Publishing Ltd is a game studio and publisher based in Yorkshire, UK, composed of veteran developers of PC, console, handheld and mobile games.
Developed in close conjunction with New Star Games and Simon Read.

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