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Distance is an atmospheric racing platformer for PC and PS4. Fusing futuristic arcade racing with parkour, survive a deadly, mysterious, neon-drenched city by jumping, rotating, and flying.


Distance v1.0 (coming Sept. 18th) features:


  • Adventure: Mysterious single-player narrative experience.
  • Arcade: Earn medals on 100+ tracks in modes like Sprint, Reverse Tag, Stunt, and Challenge.
  • Online + Split-Screen: Race up to 12 players online and 4 players locally.
  • Trackmogrify: Random track generation with seed modifiers.
  • VR: Full Oculus CV1 and HTC Vive integration.
  • Unlockables: Complete achievements to unlock car skins and cheats.
  • Powerful level editor: Connected to Steam Workshop (2,500+ user-created levels already available).
  • Original soundtrack: By torcht, composer of Nitronic Rush and Solace.


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v1.0 releasing on PC September 18th, PS4 coming when it's ready
Play Distance now on Windows, Mac, and Linux
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Distance is a spiritual sequel to our racer Nitronic Rush, created by ourselves and 5 others at DigiPen Institute of Technology. We're redesigning from scratch to support tons of new features!

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