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Is this game any good? Looking to buy it, but not sure how I feel about it.
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Is this game any good? Looking to buy it, but not sure how I feel about it.

It's in early access and has very little content, but it has some of the most realistic driving physics out there. If you want a complete game, wait until its full release. It will probably be outstanding.
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It's in early access and has very little content, but it has some of the most realistic driving physics out there. If you want a complete game, wait until its full release. It will probably be outstanding.

Sounds good. Any word on a release date? it 39.99 right now.
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Is this game any good? Looking to buy it, but not sure how I feel about it.

I'd also like to know this. I saw some videos of this game which turned me away because it looked like another thrown together game claiming to be "racing simulator" and I'v seen so many of those games come and go, but after seeing the screen shots posted by R8TEDM3 it seems like they have put more into this game than I initially thought. But it's impossible to judge how the game plays or simulates car handling from videos and screenshots.

How is the wheel support? Is the force feedback good and accurate? What about the realism and driving physics?

I just bought my first wheel last week and noticed the PC racing games I have tried don't even compare to the FFB I get in Forza 5, or the realistic car handling of it. I mean I really feel the cobblestone brick streets through the wheel when racing in Prague, when touching the curb in the apex of turns it feels so realistic, and when the front tires break traction in sharp turn then when they get grip again it really snaps and you know you'r golden for punching the gas pedal. Then going to PC racing games the FFB felt so generic I could instantly tell the difference.
post #45 of 1631
This game is excellent it lacks all the polish and content of forza and project cars but what it does is feels brilliant . It will be a base that will be built upon to create the benchmark sim racer . The wheel support is excellent and so is the ffb which changes as you set up the car to your liking . Simply put this game is best in its sim racing category . If your a sim racer its a must , if your a console racer you might feel a little underwhelmed by the amount of content . I can garauntee u this , its way ahead of forza 5 ! What wheel did you buy shaded war ?smile.gif
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I've played just about every racing sim on the market. To me, Assetto Corsa has the best force feedback (minus the silly canned effects that can be turned off) and the best tire model out of any of them. It also renders three screens correctly, like iRacing. None of that streched side monitors junk. If the multiplayer is good and content keeps being added and improved upon it has a chance to make a lot of noise.
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Those of you that have pCARS and Assetto Corse, is it worth picking up AC at this stage? I enjoy pCARS at the moment but I am getting a little bored of doing hotlaps. Should I grab AC or resub to iRacing?
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AI is enabled in Assetto Corsa so you can do some basic races. It only has a few tracks plus some variations of them, it has a decent selection of Ferrari, Lotus, and some other cars (though no other manufacturer has much of a lineup yet at all). It's still not a complete game, hence Early Access. If you want a complete game, resub to iRacing for 6 months or so.
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This sim Is the best within its category, graphics are great maxed out, driving is where this SIM outshines the competition. Plus nissan is licensed, we had a hint of top gear test track and we will be getting nurburgring
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Spent some time with it today, very solid, feels much more polished than pCARS from a software standpoint. Graphics are close, though I prefer pCARS slightly (very slightly), selection of cars and tracks are fantastic, sound is good but artificial (trust me you don't hear the exhaust that clearly inside a stripped, dogboxed car). As a racing SIM it is very good, not quite as good as pCARS or iRacing, but very good. Feels slightly more Forza 5 than iRacing, very forgiving, but it has a good balance. One of the issues I've noticed in every car is understeer which can be coerced into perfectly progressive oversteer, this is where it loses the realism for me. I shouldn't be able to go out and man handle a formula car the way I do a 1M BMW. If anything, because of the exaggerated understeer in AC, the bimmer is a bit harder to control at the limit.

At the moment though it is very Forza for me, more of a car showcase with realistic physics than a hardcore sim, but we shall see. Maybe once Ben Collins (ex-Stig) finishes up with pCARS he can lend a hand to AC.
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