Racing Game Supports Gameplay From Four iDevices Simultaneously [Future Of Gaming]

Racing Game Supports Gameplay From Four iDevices Simultaneously [Future Of Gaming]
technology

Australian video game developer Firemint has developed a feature for its game Real Racing 2 that enables a multiplayer split screen.

Timothy Ryan, PSFK Labs
  • 3 january 2012

In our research for the Future Of Gaming report, the PSFK consulting team explored the ways developers are making their games compelling and accessible to a wider audience. One example of innovation in Game Functionality and Systems is Firemint‘s multiplayer racing game that enables up to four players to play simultaneously by using their iDevice as controllers. Australian video game developer Firemint has developed a feature for its game Real Racing 2 that enables a multiplayer split screen. This feature, called Party Play, allows up to four players using their iPads or iPhones to connect wirelessly to an HD TV via an Apple TV. One player hosts the game, and then connects his or her screen to the Apple TV, allowing the other players to join in.

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