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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' Gets Ready For Next Weekend's Ferrari Esports Series 2023 Grand Finale

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2023 @ 7:00 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.

Ferrari has announced that the conclusion to the Ferrari Esports Series 2023 will be hosted on October 14, live on the FerrariEsports Twitch. The top 12 competitors from each region's heats will compete for a potential place on the Scuderia Ferrari Esports Team.

Starting with the first round of qualifiers in July, racers from Europe, The Americas, and Asia-Pacific have been battling it out on Assetto Corsa and Assetto Corsa Competizione for a seat in the Regional Finals. September saw the top 24 racers from each region go head-to-head for a seat in the Grand Regional Final. The top 12 from each set of Regional Heats will now ready themselves for October’s Grand Final.

A full list of drivers in each heat can be found here:

Rounding out the 2023 Series, a live show will take place on October 7, covering the Regional Heats, before the Grand Regional Final coverage live on October 14. The complete schedule, with links to the live events, can be found on the Ferrari Esports Series 2023websitehere.

In addition to potentially securing a spot on the Scuderia Ferrari Esports Team, the winner will also receive a Thrustmaster T818 Ferrari SF1000 Simulator and a bundle of Ferrari merchandise, with the top three podium positions in the Regional Finals each receiving a Thrustmaster T.Racing Scuderia Ferrari Edition-DTS - Gaming Headset and other Ferrari merchandise.

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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