Initial D Extreme Phase

Preliminary D Extreme Phase is a racing video game created by Sega for the PlayStation 3. It is based on the Japanese manga Initial D created by Shuichi Shigeno in 1995.

Initial D Extreme Stage was launched in Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan as well as South Korea on July 3, 2008. First D Extreme Phase is the follow up to PlayStation 2'’ s Preliminary D Special Stage as well as the PlayStation Portable'’ s First D Road Phase. Initial D Extreme Phase is not area shielded. It was released in two versions, the Japanese version as well as the Asian variation. They are both in Japanese, however the Eastern version supplies an English manual.


It bears much resemblance to Preliminary D Game Phase 4 with tweaks as well as additions. Limitations put on the gamer in the game, such as permitting vehicle adjusting after 3 IC card ejects, have been eliminated as there is now no IC card.

The online play is readily available with a PlayStation Network account. The Japanese PSNet account allows users to link using Sega'’ s All.Net. Online is usable for all regions, but just in the Japanese version.Join Us website Online play has ranking races, complimentary races, chat rooms utilized for launching free races, as well as presently placed gamer listings. The chat rooms provide a limited chatting ability however allow custom-made messages.

Ranking mode compares gamers on the PlayStation 3 system. Video game points are obtained from all races, based upon exactly how the player executed. After the race the gamer'’ s ranking meter will either raise or lower according to points like suit result, challenger position, and also ranking points required for leveling up.


Preliminary D Extreme Phase provides 2 or three game settings, depending on what version it is.

  • Legend of the Streets – Like Initial D Arcade Phase 4, this is the game'’ s story mode where you deal with personalities from the series with Happogahara (just console) in spite of the course being absent in the game.
  • Time Attack – This setting permits you to race any of your 3 automobiles on any course in the video game. This also allows you to accumulate factors.
  • Online Play – Japanese version just.


All tracks have an up/downhill option (in/outbound for Happo and Tsukuba, counter/clockwise for Lake Akina, downhill/reverse for Iroha), day/night option, dry/wet alternative in Time Strike. In both Time Strike and Tale of the Street, the gamer has the alternative to transform the songs played during the race.

Download and install Contents

Japanese players were offered the option to download a cost-free patch launched later on to unlock 3 automobiles that were added into IDAS4 variation 1.5: RX-8, MX-5, and also Altezza. Japanese gamers additionally have the option to purchase two added My Character Component add-ons, which if bought provided you more character modification components for ¥ & yen; 336 each.]

Japanese PSN shop also sold First D manga phases for 300 yen each.