Compared to many other announced Vita releases, Namco Bandai’s Ridge Racer Vita release was given a surprisingly low retail price. The reason for that price, however, may now be clear.
According to Japanese gaming-focused website Andriasang, as part of a media briefing held by Namco Bandai this week in Japan, Ridge Racer will contain just three courses?Harborline 765, Highland Cliffs, and Southbay Docks, for those familiar with Ridge Racer 6/7?and only five cars. These were the only options presented in the demo version of Ridge Racer that was playable, but it was then confirmed that that small selection of options would also be the case for the final version of the game.
There will, of course, be a way to get more tracks and cars?as DLC. Full details on what will be offered in that manner will be talked about more next month.
One final interesting bit of information came out from the event: Ridge Racer will run at 30fps, and not 60fps as some may have hoped.