Real Racing 2 updates headed to iOS 5

Firemint and EA Mobile have released an update for the hit racing game Real Racing 2 and Real Racing 2 HD. The update will be supported by iOS 5 and will deliver full 720p AirPlay support with a brand new Party Play mode. The new update and features will be supported by iPhone 4S and iPad 2 only as they have the dual-core A5 chip.

AirPlay Features

  • Real Racing 2 (iPhone 4S) and Real Racing 2 HD (iPad 2) streamed to HD TV over AirPlay
  • Completely Wireless- The most liberating and immersive racing experience ever
  • Full screen, totally borderless display with stunning upgraded 3D graphics
  • Take advantage of dual screens with real-time racing telemetry on your iPad 2 or iPhone 4S

Party Play features

  • Split screen local multiplayer over AirPlay, known as “Party Play” – for 2 to 4 players
  • iPhone 4S or iPad 2 acts as host, all other iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch devices can join

Visual upgrades

  • Car interiors feature real-time dynamic shadows and specular lighting
  • Normal mapping applied to car interior, some car exteriors and driver arms for improved lighting and detail
  • Some cars have been upgraded, with an average 4x increase in polygon count, details such as front grills, door handles and seams are all modelled in
  • Improved reflections on all cars
  • Enhanced road lighting with normal and specular maps to highlight details that were previously indistinguishable
  • Improved building window reflections
  • HDR like exposure effects providing dynamic range adjustments when in shadows or looking at the sun.