Official ModNation Racers Details Burn Rubber

April 15, 2010Written by Jonathan Leack

United Front Games’ ambitions upcoming kart-racing title ModNation Racers is now only about a month away. With a highly customizable content and a diverse multiplayer experience included with the title, it looks to be another beloved addition to PlayStation 3’s Play, Create, and Share family alongside LittleBigPlanet.

Mat Thomas, Game Designer at United Front Games, has posted an abundance of new information on the PlayStation Blog regarding both the multiplayer and single-player portions of ModNation Racers. Both in his official post and in the comments section, Mat confirmed the following details:


  • Private matches are supported
  • Headsets are supported
  • 2-player split-screen online


  • 2, 3 or 4 player split-screen
  • 2-player split-screen is split horizontally, with attention to detail on the camera
  • 3-player will show the track-map on the bottom-right window
  • 2nd, 3rd and 4th players in split-screen will play as guests on PSN
  • 2-player will support up to 10 CPU controlled racers
  • 3-player will support 1 CPU controlled racer
  • 4-player will not support CPU controlled racers


  • Custom music is supported
  • Includes 28 developer made tracks which were made with the Track Studio
  • No Campaign Mode split-screen
  • Dozens of unlockables obtained through Campaign Mode

ModNation Racers is set to release on May 25th, 2010 exclusively for the PlayStation 3.