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  Next Car Game: Early Access out now, free Sneak Peek demo released!
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Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines! The time we’ve all been waiting for is finally here: we’re very pleased to announce that we have just released the very first Early Access version of our Next Car Game.

The game is being sold through exclusively through our site for now, and thanks to the great guys over at Steam all our pre-order supporters can download the game through Steam. By pre-ordering the game now, not only you get to play right away but also have a chance to get a lot of cool exclusive extras like technology sneak peek 2.0, special supporter car and your name in the game – and what’s best, get all this in a special price!

The first release contains two playable cars and three tracks, showcasing both white-knuckle track racing and explosive demolition derby action with 24 cars that will give you some taste of things to come. However, please be aware that the Early Access phase is meant to give you a chance to experience the game as it progresses through its development cycle, and the game is still at a pretty early stage. As such, it does have a truckload of missing features, nasty bugs, choppy performance and can generally just leave a sour taste in your mouth. It probably doesn’t run any better than any old junk car bought off the street, actually. And what’s even worse, there’s not going to be an update until sometime in January! If you’re expecting a complete game, please take your money somewhere else.

But if you’re willing to take the plunge and buy that beater, now you’re chance to finally experience the game (the few parts that have been implemented that actually work, that is) first-hand during the holidays. During the coming months we’re going to give the game a lot of polish as well as implement many new exciting features, and all our Early Access supporters have a opportunity to get involved in the development of the title and tell us what you want.


Since it’s a holiday season we don’t want anyone to feel left behind, and as a special gift we’re also releasing a free version of our technology sneak peek for everyone to enjoy! The free version contains a limited version of the playground scene that we use internally to test various features like car damage and environment destruction. By pre-ordering Next Car Game, you can unlock a lot of new additional cool content like physics cannon with missiles, new destructive machinery, more spectacular stunts and a ton of dynamic stuff to blow up!


We are giving away 10 Bugbear bundles on Steam to lucky winners! The bundle includes the FlatOut games (FlatOut 1, FlatOut 2, FlatOut: Ultimate Carnage) and Ridge Racer Unbounded. Pre-Order the game or sign up our Newsletter before 1st January 2014 to win the free Bugbear classic games bundle!









Next Car Game is a new, AAA quality demolition derby themed racing game with soft-body damage modeling, sophisticated driving dynamics and in-depth vehicle upgrading, featuring both demolition derbies and more traditional track races.

It’s all about fun, breakneck racing and over-the-top crashes. We don’t shy away from contact, and our in-house engine is all about what happens when cars collide with each other and the world around them at reckless speeds. It’s a motorsport, but not just any motorsport. It’s a motorsport with attitude.

Expect epic crashes and tight, neck-to-neck fights over the finish line on run-down racing tracks. Expect proper demolition derbies. Expect brand new ways for metal to bend and the signature once-in-the-lifetime moments that can be achieved only with true-to-life physics simulation.

About Bugbear Entertainment Ltd.:

Bugbear Entertainment Ltd. is an independent, award-winning game developer based in Helsinki, Finland. The company’s worldwide blockbuster hits include the highly innovative, multi-million selling FlatOut series (FlatOut, FlatOut2, FlatOut: Ultimate Carnage), Ridge Racer Unbounded (PC, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3) and upcoming free-to-play game, Ridge Racer Driftopia (PC and Playstation 3).