Beach Buggy Racing 2: Island Adventure On Apple TV – King Of The Kart

Following last week’s very welcome announcement of BBR2: IA’s imminent arrival on Apple TV (April 28), ATVG has been putting some solid laps into Vector Unit’s kart racing sequel.

Keep in mind this is not the free-to-play mobile version of BBR2, this is the full, premium, paid console version that’s currently available on Switch, Xbox One, PS4 and PC via Steam, complete with the Island Adventure subtitle. Once you’ve got the game, you’ve got the whole game. No currency-driven business models, no ads, no in-app-purchases. Just pure kart racing, a genre when at its purest, targets fun.

And BBR2: IA hits the bulls-eye.

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World-First Reveal – Beach Buggy Racing 2: Island Adventure Hits Apple TV April 28

In a world-first reveal hand-delivered to The Apple TV Gaming Blog by a messenger pigeon dressed as a ninja (kidding, it was an email. Hand-delivered by a pigeon? Dressed as a ninja? If you believed that I want what you’re on) Vector Unit this morning unveiled that Beach Buggy Racing 2: Island Adventure is coming to Apple TV after all.

There were doubts.

But now there are none.

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Beach Buggy Racing 2 is Getting A Premium Apple TV Version


Since December 2016, ATVG – the site you’re reading right now – has been banging on about Apple TV’s validity as a gaming console.

We’ve even stopped calling it a microconsole, feeling that the term doesn’t quite fit what the platform is capable of offering, and instead took to calling it a digital-only console. It plays games on the big screen of your lounge room with full controller compatibility, and a bunch of its games are also available on PS4 and Xbox One.

In our interview with Xander Davis, the head of Astrogun went so far as to say “…there’s actually little difference with what you can do on an Apple TV versus a PS4, except for horsepower (and the gap is closing), at this point.”

Studio Vector Unit recently celebrated a decade of making games, and it’s been getting behind the platform as well, with its fifth title for Apple TV – Beach Buggy Racing 2 – scheduled for release in early 2019.

Interestingly, Vector Unit’s kart racing sequel for Apple TV is not releasing alongside its mobile counterparts, but instead with the console versions.

This is a significant break from the norm.

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Here’s Another Track From Upcoming Beach Buggy Racing 2

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When Vector Unit revealed earlier this week what it’s currently working on – Beach Buggy Racing 2 – it unveiled gameplay video of not one, but two of the sequel’s upcoming tracks. The first – Riptide Gulch – we embedded at the bottom of that previous story.

Today we’re sharing the second, a medieval-themed track titled Castle Drago.

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Beach Buggy Racing 2 Announced, Coming To Apple TV

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Good news for Apple TV gamers out of the 2018 Game Developers Conference overnight.

We recently posted a profile on studio Vector Unit, a small team that’s recently clocked up a decade in game development. At GDC, which is currently in full swing in San Fransisco, Vector Unit revealed its first game to be released in decade number two – Beach Buggy Racing 2.

After reaching out to the team today to get confirmation that the sequel will be hitting Apple TV as well as mobile platforms, the emphatic reply we received, word for word, was two words long.

It simply read, “You bet!”

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