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'Drive Club' release date, frame rate and Playstation Plus edition discussed

'Drive Club' screen
'Drive Club' screen
Photo courtesy of Sony Computer Entertainment, used with permission

Paul Rustchynsky has commented on the Playstation Plus edition of the upcoming PS4 exclusive video game, "Drive Club." According to a report from Gameranx on May 1, a fan complaint that the development team originally promised that free version would contain the full game with the exception of a few cars and tracks. The new game director behind the project reassured fans that the contents have not changed.

Paul Rustchynsky went on to disclose that all offline and online features can be accessed in the Playstation Plus edition of "Drive Club," adding that the Playstation Plus edition is more than just a demo. The only differences are the number of vehicles and courses. The free version comes with only five cars and five tracks that includes with 11 district variations from one country. The full game, which is priced at $59.99, should feature more content. You can find the comments from the game director below:

The PlayStation Plus Edition hasn't changed. It's hardly a demo because you get access to all of the game's features online and offline. The difference is that you only have 10 cars and you can only race in one country (which gives you access to 5 tracks with 11 distinct variants).

Paul Rustchynsky also talked about the frame rate for "Drive Club," confirming that it will be locked to 30. According to Gamepur, he explained that the development team did not want to compromise the native 1080p resolution and the unique network features in order to force the video game to run at 60 frames per second. The delay also allowed Evolution Studios more time to improved on the graphics. You can find a screen featuring the racing title from the official Playstation Twitter page with the photo added near the top of this article.

The production for "Drive Club" has been a little rough as it was originally part of the launch lineup for the PS4. However, the project was delayed while several staff members from Evolution Studios got laid off. The original director also decided to leave the development team for personal reasons. The new intellectual property is now slated to arrive on Oct. 8, which is nearly a year after its original launch date. The aforesaid Playstation Plus edition would also made available on the same day.