BTCC to launch computer game and eSports series

The British Touring Car Championship is to create a video game and esports series, scheduled for 2022The new BTCC game will be developed for new generation consoles, as well as PC, using market leading technology with an option to also develop a mobile version. Alan Gow, BTCC Chief Executive, said: “Finally, I’m proud to say that the huge demand from the BTCC and TOCA game fans is being answered. Just like the original BTCC/TOCA game, this will be a dedicated BTCC game featuring all the cars, all the teams, all the drivers and all the circuits - not merely some elements partially incorporated into an existing game. “It is hugely important to me, our teams, drivers and fans that any new BTCC game reflected exactly what everyone loves about our championship; the incredibly close non-stop action, intense competition and great enjoyment.” The British Touring Car Championship joins a roster of products which also includes the NASCAR Heat video game franchises and esports, such as 24 Hours of Le Mans Virtual, eNASCAR Heat Pro League and World Rallycross Esports Series.