Nintendo 3DS

Sega Developing Free-to-Play Initial D Game For Nintendo 3DS


A free-to-play Initial D game is coming to the Nintendo 3DS, courtesy of Sega, this week’s issue of Famitsu magazine reveals. The game will be titled Initial D: Perfect Shift Online.


Details on Initial D: Perfect Shift Online are scant at this point, but from what we understand, your car will drive automatically, while you’ll be required to handle shifting gears up and down manually.


While the game itself will be free, items will be charged for. A beta test for the game will kick off in January, and the game will launch in spring 2014.

Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.