Online servers for Ridge Racer Unbounded have been shut down in Europe, publisher Bandai Namco has announced.
FlatOut and Ridge Racer: Unbounded developer Bugbear Entertainment has announced its Next Car Game (they still haven't decided on a name) will be released on PC as a download in early 2014.
UPDATE: Bugbear has issued Eurogamer a press release that officially announces the game for PC and "yet to be announced platforms".
The game that would become Ridge Racer Unbounded first existed as an unrelated prototype before publisher Namco stamped its Ridge Racer brand on it, developer Bugbear has revealed.
Ridge Racer Unbounded developer Bugbear Entertainment has admitted it cut an in-game tutorial that helped explain the game's polarising drift controls.
Namco racing reboot Ridge Racer Unbounded has swerved into the UK all-format charts in 21st place, one of several new game releases to miss the chart's top 10 this week.
Ridge Racer Unbounded's US delay doesn't apply to the game's European launch, Namco Bandai has told Eurogamer.
Ridge Racer Unbounded has been delayed by four weeks.
Namco Bandai Europe has revealed the Ridge Racer Unbounded Day One Edition, due out alongside the standard edition on PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on 30th March.
Ridge Racer: Unbounded will zoom into shops on 2nd March 2012, Namco Bandai has announced.
That date fits EMEA territories and Australasia.
Ridge Racer: Unbounded is the next big instalment in this long-running racing series. Developer Bugbear is making it for PC, PS3 and Xbox 360.
This year's Eurogamer Expo will be the biggest yet, with our doors open for longer than ever before.
Namco has announced a brand new multiplatform Ridge Racer game, due out next year for PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.
Little is known about Ridge Racer Unbounded. A teaser trailer, which does not contain gameplay footage, is available to view below.
It's in development at Bugbear Entertainment, the Finnish developer behind the FlatOut series and 2007 PSP game SEGA Rally.
When Sony unveiled the Next Generation Portable in Tokyo last week, one PlayStation stalwart was conspicuous for its absence: Ridge Racer.