There’s good news if you enjoy virtual motorcycle racing in the smaller capacity classes with the MotoGP 22 Moto3 class updated and Red Bull Rookies added.
The Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup was launched in 2007 to give younger riders more experience on the world stage before heading into Moto3 (previously the 125cc GP class). Currrently using four-stroke KTM RC250RBR machines, riders who have graduated through the series include MotoGP riders Johann Zarco, Miguel Oliveira, Brad Binder, Enea Bastianini and Jorge Martin among others. And 14 riders have gone on to win world championships, including Danny Kent (Moto3 in 2015), Pedro Acosta (Moto3 in 2021), and Toprak Razgatlioglu (the current World Superbike champion). So it seems like it might have worked.
The new MotoGP 22 update also brings the Moto3 class riders and bikes up to date. So you can emulate the current championship battle between GASGAS Aspar team-mates Sergio Garcia and Izan Guevara, see how a virtual John McPhee handles the switch to Husqvarna, or become Scott Ogden or Ana Carrasco.
That just leaves a Moto2 update, and the possible addition of the MotoE category, but there are also new face models for Luca Marini and ena Bastianini, the AI should be more effective at the start of each race, and there are minor fixes for other issues.
MotoGP Patch Release Notes:
- PS4 (01.06)
- PS5 (1.006.000)
- Xbox One (188.8.131.52)
- Xbox Series S/X (184.108.40.206)
- Moto3 riders and bikes updated to the 2022 season
- New Category: Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup
- Improved AI performances on the start of the race
- New 3D model for Marini & Bastianini faces
- Minor fixes
You can keep up with the latest MotoGP 22 news, updates, DLC and more, here. If you’re looking to buy the game, you can find it digitally for the PC via Steam, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S via the Microsoft store, PlayStation 4 and 5 via the PlayStation Store, and the Nintendo Switch with the Nintendo eShop. Or you can order physical copies from Game or Amazon.