THQ Nordic and MX Sports Pro Racing Launch
2019 AMA Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship DLC
AMA Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship Tracks Come to MX vs ATV for First Time
Vienna, Austria and Morgantown, WV – July 23, 2019. – THQ Nordic and MX Sports Pro Racing today released the official 2019 AMA Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship tracks as DLC (Downloadable Content) for MX vs ATV All Out to the PC, PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and Xbox® One family of devices, including Xbox One X. This is the first time that the legendary venues from the world’s most prestigious off-road motorcycle racing series are being released from acclaimed off-road racing developer Rainbow Studios.
The SRPs are PC: $ 14.99 | € 14.99 | £ 14.99 and consoles: $ 14.99 | € 14.99 | £ 14.99
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“Our community has been asking us for the AMA Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship series and we are beyond excited to bring it to MX vs ATV for the first time.” said Chris Gilbert, CEO, Rainbow Studios. “The team at Rainbow Studios has delivered our best DLC yet, really capturing the heart and soul of these locations and tracks.”
“We have enjoyed a great partnership with Rainbow Studios and THQ Nordic throughout the years in sponsoring the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship, and we’re looking forward to bringing that relationship it to the next level,” said Tim Cotter, Director, MX Sports Pro Racing. “We know our fans are going to enjoy being able to race and experience some of the championship’s most celebrated tracks, just like the pros do.”
The Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship DLC will feature six rounds from the 2019 season, and will also feature the renowned Loretta Lynn’s AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship track as an added bonus. Each replica track, starting with the site of this weekend’s race at Washougal MX Park, will be released the week of its corresponding National, so that players can practice and experience each venue before the real life event.
About MX Sports Pro Racing:
MX Sports Pro Racing manages and produces the world’s most prestigious motocross series – the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship, sanctioned by AMA Pro Racing. The industry leader in off road powersport event production and management, its mission is to showcase the sport of professional motocross competition at events throughout the United States. Through its various racing properties, partnerships and affiliates, MX Sports Pro Racing organizes events for thousands of action sports athletes each year and attracts millions of motorsports spectators. Visit www.mxsportsproracing.com.
About the AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship at Loretta Lynn Ranch
The Rocky Mountain ATV/MC AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship presented by Lucas Oil is the world’s largest and most prestigious amateur motocross racing program. The national qualifying program consists of 54 Area Qualifiers (February through May) and 13 Regional Championships (May through June), hosted at select motocross facilities across the country. The qualifying system culminates in the National Final (first week in August) hosted annually since 1982 at the home of country music star Loretta Lynn in Hurricane Mills, Tenn. Nearly 20,000 racers attempt to qualify in 36 classes for the 1,512 available positions at the National. Christened “The World’s Greatest Motocross Vacation”, the National event serves as a launch pad for some of the biggest names in professional motocross and supercross. The national program is produced by MX Sports, Inc., a West Virginia-based race production company and sanctioned by AMA. For more information, please visit www.mxsports.com.
About THQ Nordic:
Founded in 2011, THQ Nordic is a global video game publisher and developer. Based in Vienna (Austria) and Karlstad (Sweden), with subsidiaries in Germany, Sweden, Finland, and the USA, THQ Nordic brands include Darksiders, MX vs. ATV, Red Faction, Titan Quest, Biomutant, Wreckfest, Gothic, ELEX and many more.
THQ Nordic is meant to represent a core approach of doing much more than “owning” a highly competitive portfolio of IPs. It revolves around cherishing them, and aligning them with the very best development resources to expand upon them with the level of experience that communities and established fan bases expect and deserve.
The company’s internal development studios are (in chronological order, from earliest to most recent):
- Grimlore Games GmbH based in Munich (Germany)
- Rainbow Studios Inc. based in Phoenix, Arizona (United States of America)
- Mirage Game Studios AB based in Karlstad (Sweden)
- Foxglove Studios AB based in Stockholm (Sweden)
- Black Forest Games GmbH based in Offenburg (Germany)
- Pieces Interactive AB based in Skoevde (Sweden)
- Experiment 101 AB based in Stockholm (Sweden)
- Bugbear Entertainment based in Helsinki (Finland)
- Piranha Bytes based in Essen (Germany)
Since July 2018, HandyGames (Giebelstadt, Germany) is part of the THQ Nordic network and perfectly complements the setup of the rest of our group as the new “go to”-publisher for small- and midsized developers and projects. The company has a very strong background in VR and publishing of mobile games.
THQ Nordic shares are publicly listed on Nasdaq First North Stockholm under the ticker THQNB:SS with FNCA Sweden AB as its Certified Adviser. For more investor-related information, please visit: http://www.thqnordic-investors.com/en/