Upcoming episodic game based on hit Prime Original series lets
players race exotic cars, recreate wild challenges, and join in
Clarkson, Hammond, and May’s shenanigans
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 21, 2018--
(NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced that Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond,
and James May are bringing high-jinks and hot laps to PlayStation 4 and
Xbox One in The Grand Tour Game, an episodic racing game based on
the hit Prime Original series, The Grand Tour. Created by Amazon
Game Studios, The Grand Tour Game transports players to exotic
locations, where they'll drive the world's most interesting cars, and
participate in the show's outrageous challenges. New episodes of The
Grand Tour Game will be added weekly during Season 3 of the show,
capturing cars, locations, and surprises from each week's episode. Visit www.playthegrandtourgame.com
for more information.
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The Grand Tour Game puts players behind the wheel of the cars
from Season 3, and brings them to the iconic locations the hosts will
visit this season, including The Grand Tour's signature
Eboladrome test track. Featuring seamless transitions from clips of the
show to gameplay, plus hours of original voice acting from Jeremy
Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May, The Grand Tour Game is
infused with the show's trademark humour and banter.
“It's a video game featuring me, the crashy one, and the slow one.
That’s all you need to know,” said Jeremy Clarkson. “If you've always
wanted to come on the road with us, this is as close as you’ll ever get.
Unless you kidnap James and steal his face.”
“If you’ve ever wanted to do my job, now you can,” said James May,
“Obviously not literally, it’s just a game, so please don’t go through
the drawers of my desk.”
“I live in the deep countryside, so frankly I’m impressed by anything
that runs on electricity,” said Richard Hammond. “But I have to admit
this game is particularly brilliant, especially the four-player
In The Grand Tour Game, players can not only follow in the guys'
tire tracks, but race and challenge each other face-to-face. The
Grand Tour Game features four-player splitscreen, so players can
race against each other—and hurl their best insults—in-person. Cheeky
power-ups like High Tea, which spills tire-shredding cups and saucers,
and More Horsepowers, which lets you blow past the competition, help
make the action unpredictable, and keep racers on their toes.
“The Grand Tour is about powerful cars and ridiculous stunts, but
it's also about camaraderie,” said Craig Sullivan, Creative Director at
Amazon Game Studios. “We're committed to authentically capturing the
spirit of the show: cars, banter with friends, and (mostly) friendly
The Grand Tour Game was created by Amazon Game Studios, Seattle.
The game was built using Amazon Game Tech, including Amazon Web Services
(AWS) and Amazon Lumberyard. Learn more about Amazon Game Tech at https://aws.amazon.com/gametech/
The Grand Tour is a Prime Original for Prime Video. The Executive
Producer is Andy Wilman.
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