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  • Summary: Assetto Corsa is designed to provide a very realistic driving experience, with single player and multiplayer options, officially licensed cars and tracks developed using Laser scan technology, and the highest level of accuracy possible in reproducing real world motor racing environments.Assetto Corsa is designed to provide a very realistic driving experience, with single player and multiplayer options, officially licensed cars and tracks developed using Laser scan technology, and the highest level of accuracy possible in reproducing real world motor racing environments. Also, Assetto Corsa allows 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 collect lots of cars and tracks. Expand
  • Developer: Kunos Simulazioni
  • Genre(s): Driving, General, GT / Street, Racing, Simulation, Automobile
  • # of players: Online Multiplayer
  • Cheats: On GameFAQs
  • Rating: E
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 16 out of 17
  2. Negative: 0 out of 17
  1. Oct 28, 2014
    95
    Assetto Corsa is a shining masterpiece of virtual motorsport, a new standard for the future of driving simulators and an all-Italian pride.
  2. Jan 4, 2015
    93
    Assetto Corsa is the Stradivari, the lasagna, and the Ferrari 250 GTO of video games: pure, crystalline Italian excellence. A new milestone for driving simulations.
  3. Oct 16, 2014
    90
    Assetto Corsa is a wonderful racing simulator, inheriting the technical proficiency of Simbin’s GTR 2 and rFactor modding attitude. And bringing them both to a new level.
  4. Mar 17, 2015
    90
    Despite it's lack of official content and the dullness of the career mode, partly due to the sloppy AI, Assetto Corsa is simply the best racing sim ever developed. Everything smells the love of cars, from its jaw breaking physics to the amazing graphics, and just that feel of the car. A new benchmark for racing sims.
  5. Jan 15, 2015
    85
    Assetto Corsa is far from perfect and it still needs some tweaking and more contents, but this driving game does a remarkably effort to deliver a great experience for PC users.
  6. LEVEL (Czech Republic)
    Mar 10, 2015
    80
    The successful racing game that doesn’t want to scare players. Assetto Corsa is quite possibly the cheapest and most enjoyable way to see if you're really a competitor or if you just like hitting people who stand in your way. [Issue#250]
  7. CD-Action
    Mar 4, 2015
    60
    Differences between beta version and the final game are close to none, which means that the career mode – the heart of every racing game – is not even a prototype, it’s a prosthesis. Driving model is excellent though and the tracks were meticulously recreated with laser scanning. Along with the support for the modding community it lets me believe that Assetto Corsa might become a brilliant game in the future. [02/2015, p.52]

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 63 out of 82
  2. Negative: 10 out of 82
  1. Nov 16, 2013
    10
    This is finally one good PC racing sim game. Havent had this enjoyment in a long time while playing a PC racing game. To be honest with youThis is finally one good PC racing sim game. Havent had this enjoyment in a long time while playing a PC racing game. To be honest with you people i got quite bored by them lately...im sick of HUD filled with useless crap. Im sick of fake speeds by using overexcessive blur, NFS arcade crap. Im sick of all that. I want PC platform own Forza/Gran Turismo! and that is called Assetto Corsa.

    Assetto Corsa truly woke up the racing desire in me! One would say AC has good points but ignores others. I am amazed that Kunos managed to really make an almost perfect racing sim for PC!

    Right now it's EARLY ACCESS BETA. But they stated that when the game goes FINAL and beyond, they will finalize AI, multiplayer, add damage model features, a career mode and some other exclusive contents.

    Anyway what i liked in Assetto Corsa :

    - overall great controls for a racing simulator game. These italian guys use exact vehicle data from car makers such as Ferrari, Lotus, Pagani, BMW, you name it. Handling data files are even encrypted as requested by car makers. So it's 100% guaranteed that the car you drive, will behave the same as the real life car.
    - the graphics are simply amazing! car models/interiors are on par with Forza 4 or GT5. The scenery looks great too.
    - good optimization. The game runs and looks great on medium PC's.
    - the sound design is sweet. From the car engines, the tires, the exhaust pipe back, the wind while going at high speeds, to the little rocks hitting the car body when going of-course. Very good job on the sound too.
    - developers stated that they will continue to support this game with DLC´s years from now on.
    - laser technology scanned tracks which is the most authentic method for making a track in-game.
    - TRACK IR support
    - Oculus Rift support
    - replays support
    - Forza showroom mode like
    - and probably the best feature. MODS SUPPORT! people already started making their own car models, car skins, sounds, UI modifications, even new tracks for AC, you name it. (Not to mention they can simply import other cars from other games). So dont be surprised if one day you will see a car from Forza 4 added to Assetto Corsa by the modding community.

    Finally a PC racing sim that caught my attention. No wonder the developers said they had a great launch on Steam. The game is simply superb. Thank you Kunos for releasing Assetto Corsa for PC! looking forward
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  2. Jun 24, 2015
    10
    Highly recommended. The excellent FFB wheel support gives incredible immersion as you race around tracks and can feel the road surface beingHighly recommended. The excellent FFB wheel support gives incredible immersion as you race around tracks and can feel the road surface being fed back. And of course it looks pretty amazing, has plenty of fun tracks and cars that all have their own unique characteristics and challenges. Not keen on the UI, but that's nitpicking. Expand
  3. Jul 15, 2015
    10
    Assetto Corsa is a full on racing simulator. Its graphics are great and the sound is great.
    If you don't have this and you have a good PC and
    Assetto Corsa is a full on racing simulator. Its graphics are great and the sound is great.
    If you don't have this and you have a good PC and you like racing car simulators then I`d say this is a must.
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  4. Jan 10, 2015
    9
    I have already spent 400+ hours playing Assetto Corsa. Using a FFB wheel the handling is great, and this is the greatest highlight of thisI have already spent 400+ hours playing Assetto Corsa. Using a FFB wheel the handling is great, and this is the greatest highlight of this game: the driving. I can go on driving and driving for hours, each corner is a rewarding experience. The second highlight of AC is the graphics: cars look stunning and replays are beautiful. The third highlight is that the game is very modder-friendly. Amazing cars and tracks are produced every month by the community, you can never get bored. The fourth highlight is racing: multiplayer is still elemental but very solid, you can just jump into a public server for a quick race and have tons of fun, or if you're fast join a league.

    Things to improve: hmm.. the computer-driven cars still have some weird behavior, multiplayer needs a bit of work to enable more admin options, and some other small details here and there.
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  5. Jan 6, 2016
    9
    Well...you need the dream-packs too, or else it is very skeletal on content. But if you have that, it's pure magic.
    Take Niki Lauda's Ferrari
    Well...you need the dream-packs too, or else it is very skeletal on content. But if you have that, it's pure magic.
    Take Niki Lauda's Ferrari over the Nordschleife and your there. everything is tweakable and a lot of it while our in the race. So you can set the view and hud just so, without having to exit to the main menu. The handling model of the cars is beyond what any other sim does. You feel the bumps in the track. This is way ahead of any other driving sims out there. Pure magic.
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  6. Aug 22, 2017
    8
    Assetto Corsa is the best racing simulator right now. Graphics is OK. A must have for your collection if you're serious about sim-racing.Assetto Corsa is the best racing simulator right now. Graphics is OK. A must have for your collection if you're serious about sim-racing. Everyone should try this game. Expand
  7. Jan 9, 2016
    0
    Hosting a server requires a degree in coding. Bought to play with friends but non of us went to university. 1 Point for singleplayer as IHosting a server requires a degree in coding. Bought to play with friends but non of us went to university. 1 Point for singleplayer as I bought it only for multiplayer. Expand

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