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Assetto Corsa Competizione

Platform(s): PC
Genre: Racing
Publisher: 505 Games
Developer: Kunos Simulazioni

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'Assetto Corsa Competizione' Will Reveal Early Access Date During Spa-Francorshamps Race - Screens

by Rainier on July 17, 2018 @ 8:45 a.m. PDT

Featuring an extraordinary level of simulation quality that allows players to experience the real atmosphere of the GT3 series, players can compete against official drivers, teams, accessing to all cars and circuits with the highest level of accuracy and attention to detail.

Taking full advantage of Unreal Engine 4, Assetto Corsa Competizione will ensure the highest quality rendering with photorealistic weather conditions and graphics to reach a new standard in driving realism and immersion racing. Players will experience highspeed torque as they get behind the wheel of luxurious speedsters including Ferraris and other prestigious GT cars reproduced with an outstanding level of detail. Motion capture technology is used to create the animations of mechanics and drivers in an even more realistic fashion and guarantee a high level of player engagement during races, pit stops and driver changes.

Assetto Corsa Competizione will be zooming onto Steam Early Access this summer, allowing players to test in advance features and content that will be progressively disclosed.

Assetto Corsa Competizione is the new official game of the Blancpain GT series, named after world-renowned Swiss watch manufacture Blancpain and organized by SRO Motorsports Group.


Assetto Corsa Competizione, the new official Blancpain GT Series game developed by Kunos Simulazioni and published by 505 Games, will be playable in the paddock area of the Spa-Francorshamps circuit (Stavelot, Belgium), during the “Total 24 Hours of Spa” endurance race, thanks to a special videogame tournament promoted by Pirelli and AK Informatica. SRO Motorsports Group, organizer of the Blancpain GT Series, is officially supporting this exclusive event, occurring during the illustrious Total 24 Hours of Spa motor racing competition.

All attendees with authorized access to the Pirelli Activation Area may take part in this exclusive event in to get a hands-on preview of the upcoming Assetto Corsa Competizione.

This is the first e-sports initiative proposed by SRO Motorsports Group for the Blancpain GT Series E-Sport, supported by Pirelli, AK Informatica, RSeat and Fanatec with amazing rewards for the best drivers.

Additionally, the top three virtual pilots of Assetto Corsa Competizione will be officially celebrated on the circuit podium.

Additional support from partners includes:

  • Pirelli, worldwide leader in the production of on-road and racing tires, will stage the event in its Activation Area, offering captivating competitions such as the “Pit Stop Challenge”.
  • AK Informatica, official esports partner of Kunos Simulazioni, will deploy a set of top-class gaming PCs to deliver the best racing experience, and will oversee the esports services technical management, offering a memorable experience to participants.
  • RSeat Europe, renowned manufacturer of virtual racing rigs, will present to the Spa Francorchamps audience the brand new RSeat S1 cockpit, which offers a fully immersive driving realism to the most demanding sim racers.
  • Fanatec will allow virtual drivers to challenge the hotlap competition relying on the finest precision offered by the Clubsport Wheelbase V2.5 wheels and the Clubsport V3 racing pedals.

That’s not all: during the racing weekend, Kunos Simulazioni will publicly announce the release date of the Assetto Corsa Competizione onto Steam Early Access. Tune into the Assetto Corsa Facebook page during the Total 24h of Spa for the live-streamed announcement within the SRO Motorsports Group main press conference.

The final version of the game will include:

  • MULTIPLAYER AND SINGLE PLAYER CAPABILITIES: Offering a well-structured ranking system, Assetto Corsa Competizione will evaluate individual performance and driving behavior to reward the most virtuous drivers and promote fair play in online competitions. Efficient matchmaking functions will ensure players can compete with opponents of similar skill level and easily find and join races online. Leaderboards will allow players to compare single lap performance with virtual pilots from around the world with the same car, circuit and weather conditions. Career, Championship and Free Play modes will also be available, offering a customized racing experience for all skill levels.
  • REALISTIC WEATHER CONDITIONS: Competitions of different durations, from Sprint 60’ races to the famous Spa 24H Endurance race, Assetto Corsa Competizione will give players the opportunity to compete in different moments of the entire 24-hour arc under a dynamic weather system, thanks to a highly realistic graphical reproduction of weather conditions and visibility.
  • ACCURATE CIRCUITS: With laser scan technology, every official circuit is recreated with the highest level of precision: All curbs and details perfectly fit their real counterparts to grant a gaming experience as faithful to reality as possible.
  • ADVANCED GRAPHICS AND AUDIO EFFECTS: Unreal Engine 4 guarantees photorealistic rendering and with multi-channel audio sampling of real GT cars, Assetto Corsa Competizione conveys captivating and immersive acoustic surrounding and realistic environmental effects.

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