Confirming the worst kept secret in gaming, Sony announced today that is will release Little Big Planet Karting later on this year. As you’d expect, the game will mix the series trademark creation systems, allowing players to create different characters, karts and tracks, with traditional go kart racing.
“Since the launch of LittleBigPlanet, our community has provided incredible support, which can be seen in the more than six million levels and games that have been created and shared online through PlayStation Network, a truly wonderful accomplishment,” said Guy Longworth, Senior Vice President, PlayStation Brand Marketing, SCEA. “Now, we’re thrilled to bring PlayStation 3 owners the next Play, Create, Share experience, LittleBigPlanet Karting, a brand new competitive karting adventure that is sure to move this genre forward, providing endless entertainment for fans and newcomers, while resonating with every member of the family, young and old.”
The game is being developed by United Front Games in conjunction with Media Molecule. Expect more on Little Big Planet Karting in the coming weeks.