It's official, everyone: the Assetto Corsa pre-order books will open sometime before September draws to a close.
In a subtle announcement on Twitter, in response to a user enquiring about the pre-orders, Stefano Casillo (the head of AC developer Kunos Simulazioni) confirmed it will be possible to order the much-anticipated PC sim later this month, though Signor Casillo didn't state any precise dates.
As revealed earlier this year, pre-ordering won't just guarantee a copy of the title on launch day, but it also bundles in the first DLC pack - including Spa-Franchorchamps and "some car models" - at no additional cost. The pack should be available between six to eight weeks after Assetto Corsa's eventual release date.
Hopefully this means Assetto Corsa will be retail-ready in the short term, so do keep checking back to the Team VVV website for future announcements on Kunos' eagerly awaited sim, along with all the latest racing game news.
Theres apparently a way to unlock it to 60fps if you change a value in the files and it doesn't break the game like it did with Rivals. Although I don't know how Ubisoft would feel about people doing so, it could result in a ban so I guess its best to put up with 30 fps.
Yes it will be locked at 30fps on all formats, its a shame the PC version has been restricted in this way (much like NFS Rivals) but either way the open world will get good fun to explore. You can expect a stack of videos nearer launch.
Apparently the beta is locked at 30 fps on PC. I really hope the full PC release is unlocked because 30 fps may be a deal breaker for me. Admittedly though some games are more playable than others at 30 fps, unfortunately didn't get into the beta so I don't know what it plays like.
Every car in AC is so unique and feels so natural that it's genuinely exciting when we see something new. I look forward to testing this and the eagle eyed will have spotted it racing round an as yet unreleased Spa.
Is 3 cars enough for a pack? Is £1 per car worth it? Hmm it feels like 5-6 would have made for a better selection, I hope to test these out next week.