Those who love Italian purveyor of two-wheeled performance will be pleased as punch to know Ducati features heavily in Ride 3, which will be released towards the end of the year.
Ride 3 maker, Milestone, and Ducati announced their partnership, the fruits of which include early access to the game at the 2018 World Ducati Week, seeing the Panigale V4 on the cover and, of course, being able to ride its motorbikes in-game.
"All fans who will take part at this year’s World Ducati Week will have the exclusive possibility to ride with their favorite Ducati bike on the most iconic tracks around the world simply visiting Milestone’s area in the International Village," the Ride 3 developer announced.
230 motorbikes will feature in Ride 3 at launch, 70 of which have never featured in a video game, as well as 30 manufacturers from past and present, nine of which are also said to be brand-spankers.
Continuing the comprehensive theme, players will be able heavily customise their digital steed, ranging from individual components to the livery, and then unleash it at any of the 30 included tracks, all of which have been produced using photogrammetric technology.
Those who pre-order Ride 3 get one downloadable content (DLC) pack for free, which includes four motorbikes, the Praem S1000RR 2017, Suzuki GSX-R 1000 One Million Edition 2014, Ducati Supersport S 2017 and Honda NR 750 1992.
Coming to PC, PS4 and Xbox One, Ride 3's release date is the 8th of November, 2018.