Wreckfest coming to PS5 on June 1

Dynamic dirt, improved graphics, DualSense haptic feedback, and more.

Wreckfest

Publisher THQ Nordic and developer Bugbear Entertainment will release a PlayStation 5 version of Wreckest on June 1 for $ 39.99 / €39.99 / £34.99, the publisher announced. Users who own the PlayStation 4 version will be able to upgrade to the PlayStation 5 version of $9.99 / €9.99.

Here is an overview of the PlayStation 5 version, via THQ Nordic:

The PlayStation 5 version offers the best Wreckfest experience on consoles ever and takes full advantage of the PlayStation 5’s hardware power. Not only does the new version offer enhanced visuals such as dynamic dirt on vehicles, better textures, and improved visual effects. Additionally, it also runs with a wonderful 4K resolution at a smooth 60 frames per second. The multiplayer features 24 players now, for even more intense carnage on the race tracks.

Here is an overview of the added enhancements:

  • Dynamic dirt on vehicles
  • Improved shadows, particles, and environment lighting
  • Higher resolution textures
  • Increased amount of foliage
  • Godrays
  • New visual effects for skidmarks
  • DualSense haptic effects
  • Much faster loading times

Wreckest first launched for PC via Steam in June 2018, followed by PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in August 2019.

Watch a teaser trailer below.

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