Namco promise the series' "signature drifting and arcade handling" remain at the heart of Driftopia. It's in development with Bugbear Entertainment, creator of Ridge Racer Unbounded.
"Players will be challenged to shave seconds off each other’s times as they tear up the streets and punch holes in solid concrete to reveal vital shortcuts," say Namco.
"Beat other players’ times to climb the global rankings, level up cars and earn booster cards to get that racing edge over the competition." The official website is open to . Ridge Racer Driftopia releases for PC and PS3.