“Breakthrough” tech brings “sublime” transitions and weather to Project CARS2

Project CARS 2

Project CARS 2 will have 60 “live” tracks and 139 individual layouts, publisher Bandai Namco announces, who reckon our in-game “choice of motorsport venue has never been greater.” 

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“Each track features breakthrough LiveTrack 3.0 that ensures each track comes with [four] seasons of dynamic weather stunningly rendered, sublime day-to-night transitions, along with snow, rain, mist, wind, mud, gravel and more all affecting the 180-plus cars’ grip and handling, inch-by-inch, second-by-second,” developers Slightly Mad Studios says.

“Puddling, drying, rubbered-in, and constantly varying driving lines will challenge driving skills and pit stop strategies, while even the angle of the sun will change the grip on every inch of every track.”

Announced tracks include Autodromo Algarve, Azure Circuit, Brands Hatch, Daytona, Indianapolis, and Silverstone. I’d love to list them all for you here but seriously, there’s loads, plus pictures, too, so head on over to the official website for the full details.

Project CARS 2 is set to release on September 22, 2017. You can even play it in VR and 12K – yes, 12K – if you happen to have three 4K monitors just sitting around doing nothing.