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I haven't had a console in years..just had a PC. I played Forza on my friend's XB1 and realized how much I had missed racing games.
I would buy an XB1 for that game if my wife would let me, but I have to look at more realistic options.
I never paid money to test a beta. Is Assetto Corsa worth the $40? Any opinions on the game?
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It's off to a fantastic start, all it really needs is more content which it will get over time. Right now it has a small car selection, small track selection, and only a few basic modes (no large races yet).

If you're patient, wait until the full release of both Assetto Corsa and Project C.A.R.S. Both of them will have the main Forza/Gran Turismo experience, which includes production cars and not all-out sim racing. They'll also have career modes, I don't know if you'll be able to buy/sell cars like in Forza/Gran Turismo though. At the same time, they have the PC exclusive racing simulator experience as well, with far more realistic driving physics and tuning, penalties, as well as things like team management, in-depth functionality in pit-stops, iconic racing events on iconic tracks, etc.

If you want a complete racing game right now, you can check out iRacing. There's also GTR 2 which has a lot of mods available, and then the F1 series.
 
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