Ridge Racer V Player Count and Stats (2023)

Last Updated on: August 15th, 2023

Ridge Racer V Stats

Ridge Racer V player count Stats and FactsHere are a few of the most interesting Ridge Racer V facts and stats I was able to dig up. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.

Ridge Racer V player count:

124,951 game units sold worldwide

Last updated 1/12/01

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Game Description

“Ridge Racer V” is a high-speed arcade racing game that was released as a launch title for the PlayStation 2 in 2000. Developed by Namco, the game is part of the long-running “Ridge Racer” series known for its fast-paced racing mechanics, drifting gameplay, and stylish presentation.

The game features a selection of fictional vehicles, each with its unique attributes and handling characteristics. Players can choose from a variety of modes, including Grand Prix, Time Attack, and Versus Mode. The Grand Prix mode allows players to participate in a series of races to earn points, unlock new tracks, and progress through different racing classes.

“Ridge Racer V” continues the series’ signature drifting mechanics, emphasizing skillful maneuvering and maintaining speed through corners. Mastering the art of drifting is crucial for achieving optimal lap times and overtaking opponents. The game strikes a balance between accessible arcade racing and the challenge of mastering the drifting mechanics.

The visuals of “Ridge Racer V” showcased the graphical capabilities of the PlayStation 2. The game featured detailed environments, including urban tracks, scenic landscapes, and futuristic settings. The dynamic camera angles and graphical effects, such as motion blur and reflections, contributed to the sense of speed and excitement during races.

The game’s soundtrack, like other titles in the series, includes a mix of electronic and techno music that complements the racing experience and enhances the game’s energetic atmosphere.

As a launch title for the PlayStation 2, “Ridge Racer V” aimed to showcase the console’s capabilities and provide players with a visually impressive and fast-paced racing experience. While it might not have introduced groundbreaking innovations to the racing genre, it remained true to the “Ridge Racer” formula by delivering an accessible and enjoyable arcade racing experience characterized by high-speed races, drifting mechanics, and a stylish presentation.

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