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  • Summary: Its all about the teams, the rivals & the race in an intense world of professional motorsport. Racing alongside a teammate, overcome key rivals & satisfy team sponsors in ferocious races where every pass & position counts. In a huge career, specialise in your favourite racingIts all about the teams, the rivals & the race in an intense world of professional motorsport. Racing alongside a teammate, overcome key rivals & satisfy team sponsors in ferocious races where every pass & position counts. In a huge career, specialise in your favourite racing discipline or conquer them all feel the aggression of the pack in Touring Cars, race Open-Wheel cars with precision, manage tyre wear in Endurance events, show car control in Tuner events & react on the fly in Street races. Each category features series for different classes, including Touring Cars, Hypercars, Prototypes, Single-Seaters, Drift cars & many, many more. GRID Autosport features over 100 routes across 22 locations & the worlds most exciting high-performance racing cars. Development has been driven by Community feedback to include the return of in-car view, authentic handling & multiplayer racing powered by RaceNet to deliver new weekly challenges & all-new Racing Clubs for online team competition. Expand

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 12 out of 14
  2. Negative: 0 out of 14
  1. Oct 23, 2019
    90
    GRID Autosport is almost in a class of its own on the Nintendo Switch. The game is one of the best looking Switch games and is the best racing simulator experience available on the console. While games like Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and Crash Team Racing lead the system’s kart racing options–GRID Autosport has shot to the top of the list if you want to race in real-world environments. The level of care that Feral has put into the Switch version is apparent with even more options to come. If you’re in the market for a racing sim to take on-the-go, you can’t do any better than GRID Autosport.
  2. Sep 23, 2019
    90
    GRID Autosport is an easy game to suggest to anyone who is a car fan, as there is just so much content to experience. The number of racing types is large and while there is not a lot of variety in them, as you can move from one discipline to another, it means you are not stuck in one for 12 hours. The game manages to run quite well, with visuals that are some of the best on the Switch, especially with the high-res pack installed and while there is no multiplayer, yet, there is still plenty of events you can enjoy on your own.
  3. Sep 25, 2019
    90
    GRID Autosport is by far the most engaging racer on the Nintendo Switch since Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. More importantly though, it is one of the most enjoyable racing experiences offered in recent years.
  4. Sep 18, 2019
    80
    With over 100 cars and more than 25 different racing venues set over five distinct disciplines (as well as bonus DLC ones like destruction derby and drag racing), GRID Autosport is that rarest of beasts: a jack of all trades that doesn't sacrifice quality as a result. The addition of all previously released paid console DLC – right down to the cynical XP boost – is extremely welcome, but the complete removal of all local and online multiplayer features means this a strictly solo affair, and that might be a turn-off for many. Still, that doesn't change the fact that this is one of the best racing games on Switch.
  5. Oct 6, 2019
    80
    An essential game for lovers of racing titles that comes to fill a serious lack of games of this genre on Nintendo Switch and to stay on the podium for a long time.
  6. Oct 1, 2019
    80
    The Nintendo Switch may not be riddled with racing simulators, but GRID Autosport has set the benchmark. It caters so well for someone like me who’s a casual racer at best, and it doesn’t take a genius to see how its interface and design has been engineered for petrolhead veterans craving a challenge. It may lack multiplayer out of the gate and be half a decade old at this point, but it’s still a solid racer nonetheless that’s a worthy addition to the hybrid convenience of the Nintendo Switch.
  7. Sep 18, 2019
    59
    GRID Autosport shows one thing first and foremost: That Switch is unsuitable as a racing platform if a game wants to show off more than arcade mechanics – even though the combination of mobile gaming and GameCube-controller promises quite some fun.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 27 out of 29
  2. Negative: 1 out of 29
  1. Sep 19, 2019
    10
    I’m not even a big racing guy, but WOW!! If I am gonna play I want it to either be very realistic or very... Mario Kart.

    Being we have had
    I’m not even a big racing guy, but WOW!! If I am gonna play I want it to either be very realistic or very... Mario Kart.

    Being we have had Mario Kart, this fills the much needed simulator itch and boy does it ever. I honestly couldn’t imagine a more comprehensive racing sim working on this console and certainly not as well as this one works.

    Anyone worried about the analog controls I recommend using a custom config that uses the right analog as brake and accelerate. Then update the right bumper to be handbrake and left bumper be flashback. Also I’ve configured my left and right triggers to handle looking left and right since I play from the interior/cockpit view.

    Enjoy! This is without question as good as it gets with regards to racing. To have a feature complete build on this hardware is frankly mind blowing.
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  2. Aug 4, 2020
    10
    Great game for Switch! Lot's of modes in single player to keep you busy. This game runs very well on or offline. The company just added publicGreat game for Switch! Lot's of modes in single player to keep you busy. This game runs very well on or offline. The company just added public online up to 8 players and it's awesome! Got 150 races in already. I couldn't be happier. The visuals & sound are great! I'm actually blown away by the graphics and performance. Very nicely done! This game needs to be on cartridge though my only complaint. Expand
  3. Sep 19, 2019
    10
    Great port

    + Gamecube Controller Support
    + All DLC
    + Graphics / FPS Mode

    - No 60Fps
    - Multiplayer coming later
  4. Feb 18, 2020
    9
    More then solid in every aspect, content, car handling, graphics, performance and best of all, gamecube controller support for analogMore then solid in every aspect, content, car handling, graphics, performance and best of all, gamecube controller support for analog triggers, just like Trials:Rising. Loading times are also okey, fast between races but takes some time to start up at first. Nothing to much though.

    Performance never drops, cars feel different and as they should (front/back/all wheel drive etc.).

    Liking the game alot and after playing Gear.club 1&2, this is different enough. I do like the "owning" cars aspect of Gear.club more then this, where you just are given a car for every race. This is better as a driving experience though, not that Gear.club 2 is bad either (much better then the first).
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  5. Sep 21, 2019
    9
    I've given this game 9 as I know online multi player is in the works for sure, as confirmed by feral personally by email before launch.
    I have
    I've given this game 9 as I know online multi player is in the works for sure, as confirmed by feral personally by email before launch.
    I have to say this what the switch has been waiting for, putting other real world racers in their place. Gamecube controller analogue trigger support a must on switch is included. Looks moves and shunts like a bunch of racing cars on a track. Well done codemasters, well done feral, this is pure quality. Let's hope now the bar is set, other's will come to challenge this crown. I'm genuinely impressed, the last time nintendo had something this genre was gamecube r/racing and world driving championship n64. A bargain too...
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  6. Jan 26, 2022
    9
    Really good racing game! Lots of variety in game modes: turing, F1, drift etc. Works like a charm on Switch. And full Polish localization is aReally good racing game! Lots of variety in game modes: turing, F1, drift etc. Works like a charm on Switch. And full Polish localization is a real cherry on top! Codemasters ftw! Expand
  7. Dec 22, 2020
    4
    I really tried liking this game. I'm a fan of motorsport games, but this game is god awful.

    Let's start with the obnoxious intro videos
    I really tried liking this game. I'm a fan of motorsport games, but this game is god awful.

    Let's start with the obnoxious intro videos that can't be skipped. I understand that studios are proud of their work, but seriously, no one wants to sit through boring intro videos.

    Visually the game looks good, even when docked. I didn't notice pop-in and even the though the game prompted me to download the high-quality texture pack, I didn't really bother because everything looks fine to me.

    Now, to the elephant in the room, and the reason for the low score...the woeful A.I. It's just plain terrible to non-existent. Every car drives exactly the same way, ignoring the player completely while not really competing with each other. I've seen destruction derby's that are less brutal! Naturally, when A.I. cars crash into each other, there is little issue, they just keep on going, but when an A.I. car hits the player...you go careening out of control, no matter how minor the bump. It's like the A.I. was modeled to perform the P.I.T. maneuver. Of course, it doesn't matter how many cars, tracks, race formats the game has, if the A.I. acts like a player-seeking-missile, you really need to be quite lucky to get through a race unscathed, even when you are giving them room.

    For me this completely ruins the experience. It's a shame there isn't more competition to give this sorry excuse for one a racing game a run for it's money.
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