News Assetto Corsa Competizione now features VR support

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Game: Assetto Corsa Competizione

Platform: PC

Publisher: 505 Games

Release Date: Q1 2019 (Full Release)

The second Early Access program release for PC racing sim Assetto Corsa Competizione is now available to existing game owners and for those buying the game today for the price of £22.49.

The Bentley Continental GT3 (which is said to be a tricky beast to handle) joins the existing Lamborghini Huracan GT3 race car and players can now take a much-needed break from racing around the Nurburgring GP track thanks to the addition of the Misano World Circuit.

The second release also brings with it VR Support which is great news for Virtual Reality fans. “We are now ready to share the first results and work with the VR players to optimise their gaming experience,” stated Kunos Simulazioni.

You can view the full list of additions in release 2 below.

  • Game price €24.99
  • New car Bentley Continental GT3
  • New track Misano World Circuit
  • New features Super Pole, VR Support, Basic Pit-Stop
  • Rating system Performance Rating, Safety Rating

Next months release (November 14) will see the price grow to £29.99 until January 16 where it will be available for the final price of £34.99

Assetto Corsa Competizione will see a further four major updates between now and its full version 1.0 release in Q1 (January-March) 2019.

You can view the full release roadmap and full changelog below.

Early Access Release 3 (available from 14th November 2018)

  • Game price €34.99
  • New car BMW M6 GT3
  • New track Circuit de Paul Ricard
  • New features Endurance 3/6 hours, Multiplayer (Basic), Pit-Stop
  • Rating system Behavioural data analysis

Early Access Release 4 (available from 12th December 2018)

  • Game price €34.99
  • New car Ferrari 488 GT3
  • New track Hungaroring
  • New features Spectator Mode
  • Rating system Driver Category, Overall Rating

Early Access Release 5 (available from 16th January 2019)

  • Game price €44.99
  • New car Emil Frey Jaguar G3
  • New track Zolder
  • New features Multiplayer (Enhanced)
  • Rating system System fine tuning

Early Access Release 6 (available from 13th February 2019)

  • Game price $44.99
  • New car Honda Acura NSX GT3
  • New track Monza Eni Circuit
  • New features Live Special Events
  • Rating system System fine tuning

Full game (available from Q1 2019)

  • Game price €44.99
  • New car all cars, teams and drivers from 2018 and 2019 Blancpain GT Series
  • New track all tracks from 2018 and 2019 Blancpain GT Series
  • New features all game modes (Career, Championship, Singleplayer and Multiplayer)
  • Rating system complete rating and matchmaking system

ASSETTO CORSA COMPETIZIONE – EA 0.2 CHANGELOG

0.2
– Fixed “No VR no buy”
– New first-gen Bentley Continental GT3
– New Misano Circuit
– Aero: Non circulatory lift implemented
– Setup UI and logic changes to accomodate a big number of damper clicks
– Hotlap has fixed fuel load (10L). Also fuel load slider is not available in UI in hotlap sessions
– Bumpstop telemetry graphs in setup mechanical balance screen
– Fixes and fine tuning in setup aero screen
– Decimal numbers in front aero variation values
– Code for realistic (displayed) brake bias values
– Brake bias variation now possible in decimal numbers
– Fine tuning on preset setups
– Setup name now shown on top screen title
– Setup name adds an asterisk when user changes setup values, indicating saving is needed.
– UI warning when users tries to load a different setup, or a preset, indicating that you might lose your setup changes if any
– Setup protection against out of limits values
– Setup Input/Output filtering for car and circuit
– Setup navigation fixes
– Fine tuning of Huracan suspension geometry and dampers
– Fine tuning of tyre model camber gain, IMO heat range, and more
– FFB option screen new sliders: dynamic damper, road effects
– controls.json extra FFB values. minDamper, damperGain
– Stability control is now using different logic
– Reworked driver steering animation
– Adjusted safety net position in the Lamborghini Huracán GT3
– Added driver assets for the teams featured
– Adjusted water spray effects in the night
– Nurburgring fixes and improvements
– Added HUD option for speed unit toggle
– Added timetables to pause menu & post-session
– Added sharpness option to video settings
– Added pitch angle adjustment to camera settings
– Added Save, Cancel, Defaults and Quit buttons to camera settings
– Proximity indicator toggle in HUD options
– Added Sprint Race Weekend and Hotlap Superpole in Game Mode options
– Track selection page navigation fixes
– Fixed bug when loading the last gamemode settings
– Added auto engine start
– Added auto pitlimiter
– Fixed Pitlimiter issue with pitlimiter lights on toggle
– Added multiple starting lights logic
– Added pitstop logic (basic) for humam and AI
– Added Sprint race weekend system
– Practice and Qualify Overtime has a max time of 3 minutes
– Controller page: Starter, Look functions and Shift can’t be set as advanced
– Fixed engine forced shut off when return on track after setup changes
– Fixed wrong weather key on json
– Fixed weather selection on UI not reset after a special event
– Added New camera sequence for Full formation lap
– Tweaked Marshal system to avoid false spline recognition
– Added logic for flags when in entry and exit lane (slower speed are allowed without raising any flag)
– Reworked steer scale/steer inverted control options
– Removed confusing ghost car time references in the gui
– Added base version of end session highlights
– Fixed music still on after cliking drive or restarting
– Audio engine optimizations
– Added superpole/pitwindow/hotstint event spotter
– Fixed double engine start inside the reverb zone
– Minor tweaks for tyres scrub sound on dry and wet conditions
– Fixed clicks in particular camera switches
– Fixed pit alarm sound for Nurburgring
– Minor tweaks for crowd and track speakers distance attenuation
– Fixed announcer voice stops after some minutes
– Fixed bodywork noise entering the setup page
– Removed the possibility to change lights/wiper stage in the replay
– Fixed mirror visibility in the replay
– Added current session time, car lap time, valid lap and fuel for replay
– Slow Motion now affects the entire world
– Fixed slow motion pause state for replay hud
– Stability control is now less performant with steering wheel to avoid being used as illegal aid

0.1.2
– fixed T13 track competence problems with automatic gears
– Hotstint is starting at the Hotlap position, fixes timing and exploits
– Hotstint will now allow the last lap to be completed
– fixed Hotstint timing issue
– fixed stability control option and corresponding over-corrections
– using stability control laptimes will add a laptime penalty in the online leaderboards
– small adjustments to nurburgring track limits
– minor tweaks for audio voices usage

0.1.1
– fixed AI remaining without fuel
– fixed crash caused by faulty recognition of T500 Gear Shifter
– fixed time loop after midnight
– added starter and ignition command on Controller Page
– fixed car lights not working when opponents visibility video option is used
– fixed backfires and other particles visible on hidden cars when opponents visibility video option is used
– fixed misleading option values with AA and visible opponents
– fixed marshal spline detection
– expanded camera FOV and frame rate limits
– visual and LOD tweaks to the Lamborghini Huracán GT3
– disabled saving the discord username for in build configuration
– slightly increased the retry-interval after a disconnect from the servers
– added proximityIndicatorsVisible setting to hud.json
– fixed car setup menu not saving current setup correctly in some circumstances

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Looking forward to graphical enhancements as the current build gives me a headache. it’s odd as Hellblade gives me no issues at all.