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Game: Ducati 90th Anniversary: The Official Game

Platform: PC, PS4, XBox One

Publisher: Milestone S.r.l

Release Date: 09/06/2016

Milestone's upcoming Ride spin-off Ducati 90th Anniversary: The Official Videogame now has a release date: Ducati 90th Anniversary: The Official Videogame will be released as a digital download on PS4, Xbox One and PC via Steam June 1st 2016.

Ducati 90th Anniversary: The Official Videogame screenshot with two Ducatis racing through the countryside

Ducati 90th Anniversary: The Official Videogame celebrates the heritage of the historical Italian motorcycle manufacturer with plenty of content covering their 90 year timeline. 39 Ducati bikes will feature, 29 of which are new to Milestone's games.

These bikes will be spread across seven eras spanning different periods of Ducati, from their early victorys in the '50s to the present day. Here's the complete bike list:
 

The Beginnings

– 125 Desmo 

The '70s

– 750SS

– 500 Pantah

The '80s

– 750 Paso
– 851

The '90s

– Monster 900

– 748

2K

– Desmosedici RR

– Sport 1000 Paul Smart

– Monster S4RS Tricolore
– 848

The Modern Era

– Streetfighter 848

– 1199 Panigale S

– Monster 1200 R

– Scrambler (Icon)

– Scrambler (Classic)

– 899
– Multistrada

The Great Victories

– 996 (Carl Fogarty)

– Desmosedici GP7 (Casey Stoner)

– Desmosedici GP15 (Andrea Dovizioso)

As for locations, Ducati 90th Anniversary: The Official Videogame will feature five new countryside tracks: Parco dello Stelvio, Templi di Kanto, Sierra Nevada, Riviera Francese and Galles del Nord). In addition, there will be eight faithfully produced official circuits in Ducati 90th Anniversary: The Official Videogame : Imola, Potrero de Los Funes, Alméria, Road America, Magny Cours and Donington e Sugo.

Ducati 90th Anniversary: The Official Videogame will also be the only game to feature the world renowned Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli, otherwise known as Italy's 'Temple of Speed.'

As a further treat for Ducati devotees, Ducati 90th Anniversary: The Official Videogame will feature a virtual Ducati museum allowing you to marvel at their accomplishments. 

https://youtube.com/watch?v=2cSDvkcWDk4%3Frel%3D0

While anyone who is a fan of Ducati will likely lap this up, releasing Ducati 90th Anniversary: The Official Videogame as a standalone game instead of an expansion to Ride for existing players seems strange, particularly as the focus on a single manufacturer is similar to Forza Motorsport 6's Porsche and NASCAR Expansions

It's a busy year for Milestone. They started off this year with Sebastien Loeb Rally EVO, which was soon followed by MXGP 2. MotoGP 16: Valentino Rossi will also be arriving soon after Ducati 90th Anniversary: The Official Game on June 14th. 

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