Published on January 25th, 2013 | by Alisdair0
RaceRoom Racing Experience – Pricing System & Audi R8 LMS Ultra Previews
SimBin have officially announced the Open beta for their current free to play title RaceRoom Racing Experience which is now available through steam.
Along with announcing the open beta the pricing model was also announced detailing the reasoning and technology behind the in-game store. RaceRoom Racing Experience uses a unique virtual currently called vRP ( Virtual Race Points) which they use in conjunction with the Steam Wallet system.
“We’ve established what we believe is an ethical, fair, and competitive pricing structure. Users will have the ability to choose high quality pieces of content which can be purchased to enhance their racing experience, however every user can enjoy an authentic and rich racing adventure and remain competitive without spending a dime.”
– Chris Speed, COO – SimBin Studios AB
Individual car model prices range from 199 vRP to 329 vRP which is approximately 2 – 3,5 EUR. Tracks will generally be running from 349 vRP to 549 vRP or about 3,5 – 5,5 EUR. Tracks and cars will also be available from time to time in bundles. New game modes such as the Get Real package and Apex Hunt will be available for 99 vRP equaling 1 EUR.