Driver TV series: Ubisoft’s tire-screeching games race to new streaming service

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Driver is racing onto TV screens. 


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The Driver online game has at all times been fairly carefully tied to motion pictures. The unique was basically a gamified model of tire-screeching flicks like The Driver, and it had a particular “director” mode for reducing mini-movies of your most outrageous stunt driving. So while you hear there is a live-action model of Driver within the works, the one query is what took so lengthy?

Game studio Ubisoft, the corporate behind Far Cry, Assassin’s Creed and Rainbow Six, introduced a live-action TV present based mostly on the wheel-spinning sport. It’s set to seem on forthcoming gaming-themed streaming service Binge. No relation to the Australian streaming service of the identical title, the new video website was introduced throughout this yr’s E3 and is scheduled to launch in 2022.

A film adaptation of the sport has been within the works since 2002, with the likes of Paul W. S. Anderson and Roger Avary growing totally different variations. So we’ll imagine it after we see it, however with a streaming service connected, this looks like it may really occur.

The first Driver sport launched for the PlayStation in June 1999 and noticed gamers fritter away the streets of Miami, San Francisco, Los Angeles and New York as cop-turned-getaway driver John Tanner. It was adopted by two direct sequels, plus Driver: Parallel Lines, retro Driver 76, 2011 console sport Driver: San FranciscoDriver: Renegade 3D for the 3DS and Driver Speedboat Paradise for iOS and Android.