In addition to what we’ve already told you in the video preview above, here’s what the latest (v0.3.2) Steam Early Access build includes:
- Single player: Practice, Hotlap, Challenge and Drift modes
- No multiplayer mode
- No career mode
- No AI drivers (you race alone)
- Precise configuration options for controls fine-tuning
- Support for custom car setups
- Support for user-created car liveries
- Support for user-created applications/in-game widgets (written in Python)
- Cars available: Abarth 500 EsseEsse, BMW M3 E30, BMW Z4 E89, BMW M3 E92, BMW M3 GT2, Ferrari 458 Italia, KTM X-Bow R, Lotus 2 Eleven, Lotus Type 49, Lotus Elise SC, Lotus Exige Scura, Lotus Evora S, Lotus Exige S Roadster, McLaren MP4 12C, Pagani Zonda R, P4/5 Competizione and Formula Abarth
- Tracks available: Drift track, Imola, Magione, Monza (historick layout from 1966), Mugello, Silverstone (International and National layouts), Vallelunga (Long and Club layouts).
The full version of the game will feature the following adrenaline rush-causing content:
NEXT GENERATION RACING SIMULATOR
Assetto Corsa features an advanced DirectX 11 graphics engine that recreates an immersive environment, dynamic lighthing and realistic materials and surfaces. The advanced physics engine is being designed to provide a very realistic driving experience, with single player and multiplayer options, exclusive licensed cars reproduced with the best accuracy possible, thanks to the official cooperation of Car Manufacturers.
ASSETTO CORSA has been developed at the KUNOS Simulazioni R&D office, located just inside the international racing circuit of Vallelunga, allowing the team to develop the game with the cooperation of real world racing drivers and racing teams.
The circuits have been developed using Laser scan technology, in order to guarantee the highest level of accuracy possible in reproducing real world motor racing environments.
Monza, Silverstone, Imola, Mugello and many more tracks, including the historical reproduction of Monza, that brings again to life the legendary Sopraelevata, the high-speed oval where races were staged until 1961. SPA-Francorchamps and other circuits are in development and they will be included in additional expansion packages.
The Assetto Corsa physics engine is all new, using practical knowledge acquired from working closely with the elite of motorsport in order to engineer the best possible accuracy of physics and tactility of feeling.
A physics engine like this begs to be used with officially licensed contents: Abarth, BMW, Classic Team Lotus, Ferrari, KTM, Lotus cars, McLaren, Mercedes, Scuderia Glickenhaus, Pagani, Tatuus.
hardware_verticalEnjoy ASSETTO CORSA using any kind of game device: keyboard, gamepad, joystick, steering wheels including any kind of professional device and the most common motion systems.
ASSETTO CORSA is also compatible and ready for triple monitor view, Track IR, 3D VISION and the new OCULUS RIFT!
GAMEPLAY & FEATURES
Assetto Corsa includes a career mode, a list of special and unique events and challenges, as well as a fully customizable, single player and multiplayer modes featuring quick races, race weekends including free practice session, qualifying session and race. Drag races, drift challenges and much more! Four driving assist profiles (gamer, racer, pro, plus a fully-customizable profile) allow any kind of player to enjoy the simulation at their desired level.
Advanced setup options and telemetry for data analysis; dynamic simulation of the tyre rubber deposited on track, depending on the car laps; an adjustable time of the day mode, featuring sun position calculated in realtime, depending by geographical coordinates of the track and by the sun curve according to time and date, in order to get the same light conditions of the real tracks!
MODDING & CUSTOMIZATION
Assetto Corsa will allow for considerable customisation and modification, in order to satisfy the expectations of professional simracers, gamers who prefer to approach the driving experience more progressively, and hobbyists who just like to reproduce and share their cars and tracks, taking advantage of the same editing tools developed and used by the developers of the game.