Driver turned into one in every of the finest titles for the fashioned Playstation. Car and gaming lovers of a obvious age will fondly keep in mind popping the disc in that corpulent, grey plastic box of magic and tearing around the pixellated 1970s streets of Miami, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Novel York.
That fashioned sport turned into by no plan topped from both a necessary or industrial standpoint, and whereas kinda/sorta rival series Mighty Theft Auto went on to turn into a more than one document-breaking Goliath, Driver found itself mothballed. There hasn’t been a non-transportable Driver free up for 10 years, however finally, Ubisoft has launched the series’ return. As, erm, a are residing-proceed TV series.
This perchance isn’t the Driver announcement fans of the series were expecting. Nonetheless who knows, perchance renewed ardour in the franchise will salvage one thing occur additional down the road.
As for the present, it’ll be confirmed completely on Binge.com, described by Ubisoft as “an upcoming streaming platform showcasing fashioned series and shows created for gaming fans”. The free platform, now to now not be puzzled with Australian service Binge, is determined to delivery in 2022. Up to now, Driver looks to be to be the finest existing launched for it.
— binge (@bingedotcom) June 14, 2021
There’s been focus on of a are residing-proceed rob on Driver for the finest half of two decades, even though the conversation has mostly revolved around a film. Given the failure of Ubisoft’s first film adaptation, 2016’s Assassin’s Creed, perchance it’s a acceptable thing that by no plan came about.
Talking in regards to the upcoming TV series, Ubisoft Movie & Tv’s development boss for TV Danielle Kreinik stated: “Our mission at Ubisoft is to carry our video games to existence in new and thrilling programs and salvage exclaim material plight in the enviornment, culture, and neighborhood of gaming”. Allan Ungar of Binge.com added: “As longtime fans of the franchise, we’re indignant to carry an fashioned, top rate, and successfully off storytelling ride that will rob fans and novices on an exhilarating slouch.”