What is Assetto Corsa? Assetto Corsa is a next-generation driving simulator for Windows PC which reproduces real-world circuits, as well as road and racing cars. The game includes a virtual career and allows the player to create and customize offline competitions and multiplayer races to challenge other players. Assetto Corsa is available now, exclusively through STEAM .
What kind of content will Assetto Corsa include? To discover all the cars in the game please visit this page. To learn about all the scenarios and circuits in the game visit this page.
What kind of features will Assetto Corsa include? The list of gameplay features included at launch can be found on this page.
There will be additional content after the launch ? Yes, expansion packs that will add new cars and circuits will be released in 2014. Additional downloadable contents will be announced in due course.
What game modes include Assetto Corsa? Career mode, practice, special events, single race , race weekend, and multiplayer . Extra additional contents will be added in 2014.
What additional features will Assetto Corsa include? Key features include: Time of the day selection, telemetry, car customization, car setup, replay and photomode features, live track, as well as an "app" system (overlays in-game) that is fully customizable by the user, and more.
What camera angles are available to drive from? You can drive from the Cockpit, exterior view, on the hood, or just first person. There are more camera options available in the replay mode.
How many levels of difficulty will Assetto Corsa offer? Assetto Corsa provides three profiles of difficulty (gamer, racer , pro) plus a fourth fully customizable setting. An advanced driver assistance system allows you to drive the car even with the keyboard or joypad . However, turning off all the driving aids in Assetto Corsa offers one of the most realistic driving experiences on the PC.
There will be damages in Assetto Corsa? Assetto Corsa will include an adjustable system of aesthetic and mechanical damage that can be disabled by the user if required.
Is a USB steering wheel is required to play Assetto Corsa? No: you can also play using keyboard, gamepad or joystick.
What is the maximum number of players possible in multiplayer? There is no predetermined number : the number of clients is determined by the bandwidth of the server and the number of pit-boxes available on the given race circuit.
Is there a demo available for download? A demo of Assetto Corsa may be released in the future, after the release of the game.
What is modding, and what features will Assetto Corsa perform? Modding refers to the practice of modifying the contents of a game (Particularly, in racing games, in relation to the cars and circuits within the game, e.g: Creating new liveries for cars) and adding new content to a game.
Assetto Corsa will include editing tools, the same as those used by the development team, which will assist in integrating additional contents into the game. Such as models made by fans using the most common 3D modeling packages.
It will be possible to retrieve telemetry data in real time from Assetto Corsa ? Yes, either via UDP, shared memory, Python or C + + plug-in.
What are the hardware/software requirements to run Assetto Corsa ? The system requirements are listed at the following page.
What game controllers will Assetto Corsa support? Keyboard, mouse, joypad, joystick , steering wheel/pedals and all of the most common control devices recognized by Microsoft Windows.
Will Assetto Corsa support multiple control devices at the same time ? Yes, without any particular limit .
What display devices will Assetto Corsa support? Assetto Corsa supports multiple screen setups and supports NVIDIA 3D vision in native mode , as well as Track IR and Oculus Rift.
Will Assetto Corsa be compatible with SLI -PRO displays, D-BOX and other display devices and/or motion systems ? Assetto Corsa will be compatible with all hardware devices for which the respective manufacturers develop and release plug-ins.
PURCHASE AND DOWNLOAD
I want the short answer: Where can I purchase and download Assetto Corsa? You can purchase it very soon taking advantage of the Steam Early Access program, saving 22% of the final price. Please login to Steam ( http://www.steampowered.com ), or register an account for free if you don't have Steam already and complete your purchase. You will be able to download and install the game directly from Steam.
Where can I buy Assetto Corsa ? You can buy Assetto Corsa on Steam Early Access, saving 22% of the final price, at this address.
How much Assetto Corsa does cost? The price of Assetto Corsa for Steam Early Access is 34,99* Eur and includes the early access version, all its updates, plus the final version of the game, without any extra charge. The price of Assetto Corsa at launch will be 44.99 Eur.
*price might slightly change depending on Countries
What is the "Early Access" option ? The Early Access program allows you to purchase Assetto Corsa some weeks before the final version is released, saving 22% on the release price, getting a beta version of the software and all its updates, that will be released every two weeks since the first launch. Then, when the final version of the game will be available, you will be able to download it without paying any extra charge.
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.
Ingame unedited screenshot
3D game model
Ingame unedited screenshot
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.
Laser scan point cloud
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.
Enjoy ASSETTO CORSA using any kind of game device: keyboard, joypad, 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.
Main menu info page
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!
Dynamic racing line groove build up
Car Setup ingame
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.