The successful simulation series Assetto Corsa is getting a successor, as developer Kunos Simulazioni has announced. It is now official when Assetto Corsa 2 will be released.
Assetto Corsa Competizione itself has been on the market since May 29th, 2019 and focuses on the most realistic possible representation of GT3 racing series. This also includes the GT World Challenge, although this racing series now has an intimate relationship with the racing game. Virtual races with Assetto Corsa Competizione are held at each race weekend in addition to races with real vehicles. The virtual races take place in the paddock and count directly towards the championship of the real Endurance Cup racing series called Fanatec GT World Challenge Europe powered by AWS. Now the Italian developer studio Kunos Simulazioni has announced that Assetto Corsa 2 will be released in spring 2024 should.
Assetto Corsa has sold over 28 million units to date
So far, the simulation series Assetto Corsa sold over 28 million copies and brought the publisher 505 Games more than 104 million euros in sales by the end of 2022. Since the 1.8 patch, Assetto has Corsa CompetizioneProvide support for AMD FSR, Nvidia DLSS and TAA Gen5 upscaling technologies. Assetto Corsa Competizione uses Unreal Engine version 4.26.2 as the graphics engine.
Compared to the Simcade racing games like Gran Turismo 7 or Forza Motorsport, Assetto Corsa is more realistic and competes with rFactor or iRacing. The Simcade games are also realistic, but the focus is on collecting vehicles and not a single vehicle category and racing series, the vehicles of which are faithfully reproduced. So far, neither Gran Turismo nor Forza Motorsport have reached the simulation level of Assetto Corsa, but the games from Sony and Microsoft are not as frustrating as the hard simulation from Kunos.
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Collection for the release period of Assetto Corsa 2:
- As the development studio Kunos Simulazioni has announced, Assetto Corsa 2 will be released in spring 2024.
- To date, the Assetto Corsa simulation series has sold over 28 million units.
- Assetto Corsa focuses on the GT3 racing series GT World Challenge, so that the GT3 racing cars should be displayed as realistically as possible.
Source: Kuno’s Simulazioni