NASCAR fans can once again can get their racing fix via their video game consoles this September with the release of “NASCAR Heat 2.”
704Games, which produced last years’ “NASCAR Heat Evolution,” announced Monday it will release the sequel Sept. 12 for PlayStation 4, XBox One and Windows PC.
Formally known as Dusenberry Martin Racing, 704Games’ new entry will feature “enhanced online multiplayer, a deeper career mode, track updates, additional drivers and other features in line with the 2017 NASCAR-sanctioned national series formats.
Fans will have a say on which NASCAR driver will grace the cover of the game. 704Games is again partnered with Toyota to determine the race cover with a fan vote that begins today and runs through Friday.
Voting can be done at nascarheat.com and determines the two Toyota drivers who will go head-to-head during the All-Star Race Saturday night. The highest finishing finalist in Stage 2 will be placed on the cover.
Toyota drivers currently qualified for the All-Star Race are Kyle Busch, Denny Hamlin, Matt Kenseth and Martin Truex Jr. Others will be able to race their way into it via the Monster Energy Open or be voted in through the fan vote.