Initial D The Arcade announced for arcade

Hands-on event set for July 23 and 24 in Akihabara.

Initial D The Arcade

Sega has announced Initial D The Arcade, the latest entry in its Initial D racing game series for arcade.

A special hands-on event, “Initial D The Arcade Special Hands-On -Ignition-,” will be held on July 23 and 24 at Sega Akibhabara Building 5 in Akihabara, Tokyo. Read more about that at the official website.

New features in Initial D The Arcade include:

  • In-Store Battle Mode – An “In-Store Battle Mode” that allows up to four Initial D The Arcade cabinets to compete has been implemented for the first time in the Initial D series. The game also features an “Online Battle Mode” where players can race one-on-one against each other online, as well as a “Story Mode” to experience the world of the original work, and a “Time Trial Mode.”
  • Graphics and Controls Updated – Compared to previous Initial D games, the graphics such as vehicles and passes are more realistic than ever. Additionally, the game utilizes new controls that directly transmit player operation.

Watch the teaser trailer below. View a new set of screenshots at the gallery.

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