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Assetto Corsa Competizione

Platform(s): PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X
Genre: Racing
Publisher: 505 Games
Developer: Kunos Simulazioni
Release Date: Feb. 24, 2022

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'Assetto Corsa Competizione' Launches American Track Pack DLC, Joins FIA Motorsports Games eSports Competition

by Rainier on June 30, 2022 @ 11:28 a.m. PDT

Assetto Corsa Competizione is a racing simulation game allowing 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.

Developed using Unreal Engine 4 to ensure a visual treat, Assetto Corsa Competizione sets a new standard in driving realism and immersion, including the introduction of variable weather conditions and night races to influence challenge and racing strategies.

Virtual drivers will experience a simulation of the Blancpain GT Series by taking the wheel of one of the game’s featured luxury motorcars including Ferraris, Lamborghinis and Aston Martins, or choose from a number of other prestigious GT racing cars, all replicated with an outstanding level of detail. Using LaserScan technology, every official circuit has been recreated with precision with the utmost accuracy, a level of detail appreciated by the real-life drivers of Blancpain GT Series who actively took part in the development process and use Assetto Corsa Compatizione to train before the actual races.

Assetto Corsa Competizione will allow players to experience the real atmosphere of the FIA ​​GT3 homologated championship, including official drivers, teams, cars and circuits, reproduced in-game with the highest level of accuracy.

Publisher 505 Games and developer KUNOS Simulazioni are honored to announce that Assetto Corsa Competizione has been selected as the official game of the 2022 FIA Motorsport Games’ esports competition, replacing  Gran Turismo 7 as the headliner.

Taking place from October 26th and 30th 2022, Assetto Corsa Competizione will allow GT fans to experience another level of cutting-edge esports racing across 17 disciplines in ACC’s roster of GT3 vehicles.

The FIA Motorsport Games challenges the world's best esports competitors to compete in GT, GT Sprint, and Endurance disciplines to become the annual champion of the sim racing space and marks the first time Assetto Corsa Competizione has headlined the event.

ACC’s move into the FIA Motorsports Games coincides with today’s release of the American Track Pack DLC on PC via Steam, featuring renowned US speedways for the first time in series history, each laser-scanned and rendered for absolute accuracy. Watkins Glen, Indianapolis, and Circuit of the Americas (COTA), host of Formula 1’s United States Grand Prix all feature. Players can also customize vehicles with new liveries. The DLC debuts today on PC for $17.99 USD. 

Key Features:

  • 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.

Assetto Corsa Competizione is available for PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and PC (Steam),

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