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1991 Group C for rFactor 2 – New Previews

A while ago, Mak Corp released new previews of their 1991 Group C mod for rFactor 2, showing off two upcoming additions to the mod.

A while ago, Mak Corp released new previews of their 1991 Group C mod for rFactor 2, showing off two upcoming additions to the mod.

The previews show the Porsche 962C and the Sauber Mercedes C11, both cars are due to join the mod that focuses on the late years of Group C racing.

A first beta of the mod was released back in 2013, allowing rFactor 2 users to take the iconic Mazda 787B for a test drive.

  • http://www.mak-corp.com.au/ MAKCorp

    Just so you all know a little update. The Porsche 962C and Sauber C11 are in rF2 as pictured, we are working on physics and sounds and then open beta’s will be released. It is my belief that the Porsche 962C will be ready for release first and we will release whichever is ready first so you can enjoy it while the other gets finalized. We won’t wait to release them together. Its not long now so be sure to stay tuned!

    • Anonymous

      How about a version for AC in the future maybe please?

      • http://www.mak-corp.com.au/ MAKCorp

        We do plan to see how the modding abilities of AC work when they are released and the Group C mod is one of the first that will go into it. 🙂

    • Chris Wright

      Thanks for your great efforts to bring this terrific series to rF2.

  • Anonymous

    Wonderful!

  • Benjamin Dolard

    Gorgeous. Too bad I’m not too fond of rF2…

    • http://www.mak-corp.com.au/ MAKCorp

      How come? Just curious, not meaning to bash or anything.

      • Benjamin Dolard

        First, which is quite important to me, I don’t really like the graphics (it’s due to the engine, not the cars or tracks); the light seems off to me, all the contrasts etc. I just don’t find it realistic.
        Besides that, it has quite low FPS on my machine, which can handle BF4 and AC with no problem…
        And, to finish, not a huge fan of the FFB.
        These are the main reasons I’m not into rF2. But to be honest (and by saying that I’m not trolling, just a personal opinion), since AC came out I almost didn’t play all the others sims.
        I will certainly try your mod on rF2, but still hoping to see it in AC one day.
        Anyway, thanks for your great work, best looking mod for rF2 at the moment !

      • Chris Wright

        Sadly, I have to agree with most of what Benjamin says, other than I still regard AI in AC to be an unproven quantity in comparison to rF2’s pretty competent attempt at same, though I’m bound to say things look promising in that department. FPS issues are solved with a decent video card, so I discovered – problem is that will limit the market somewhat, at least until a time when until everyone is running high end 6 or 7 series cards.

      • http://www.mak-corp.com.au/ MAKCorp

        Thank you for the explanation. I can totally understand how for your desires/standards rF2 may cut it short, and of course the graphical aspect of games like pCARS and AC will more than likely appeal more to gamers than the graphics of rF2. I feel rF2 has made major advances however from where it began. The graphics are a lot better than what they were, its building up to being a very solid sim. I think the main issue is that with AC out, people are comparing rF2 with that and expecting more from rF2. rF2 is meant to be a pure simulation which AC is not and never will be considering they tailor to the semi simulation sector. The AI in AC is primitive yes, and has potential, its the one thing I’ve always worried about with Kunos because they’ve never done AI before in any previous title. I’m also quite nervous about their modding abilities and methods required to be used for modding. rF2 is not that different to mod from rF1. Sure there are some new things like the tire tool and the packaging system, but those are not hard to iron out and once you do, its great.

        My main concern with AC is the menu system. Imagine how in rF1 you had a number of mods. Lets say for this example you had the F1 2007 mod and the HistoricX mod. Well right then and there you have over 50 cars. Now put that in AC, going through them via the menu would be a nightmare. I know they have some form of series selection ability and the UI is supposedly going to be moddable too, but right now as it stands, it seems to me like modding on AC will end up being a cluster duck (duck used instead of you know what).

        As for rF2 being more FPS hungry for you than AC. That I don’t get, you must have some funky settings there mate. Before I bought my GTX 780 OC Windforce card I ran a GTX550 TI and rF2 ran much better than AC which just barely ran on medium settings.

        In any case, games are for the eye of the beholder, some like one and some like another and its perfectly fine. I myself was just curious cause far too many people in the community hate a game with the reasoning “its shit” and no other explanation, and I don’t get such people. But I’m glad to read an intelligent well put explanation on your own desires from a game and why you don’t like rF2. I think rF2 will surprise in the long term so don’t rule it out completely just yet.

        To Chris: Honestly people should start thinking of saving up and upgrading to 6 and 7 series cards. With the technology changing rapidly as it is at the moment and with games wanting more and more power like pCARS and AC do, its only the logical step. I’ve always bought 150 – 250 dollar video cards because I couldn’t afford more, and I’ve always been on the very cusp of being able to play my favorite games. December last year I decided that was it and forked out 700 bucks for the GTX 780 OC Windforce card. Its the first time I spent that much money on a video card but god damn! I have to say it was worth every penny. I can play AC with maxed out graphics with 23 AI on track and it doesn’t even blink. Its amazing. People should stop buying cheaper cards just so they can have something now and really take the time to save up for something bigger in the 6/7 series. It is really worth it.

      • Chris Wright

        Well yes agreed on the video card. Funnily enough I have a 770 OC Windforce and that works really well too.

    • Pablo Coronel

      I understand, rf2 is not for everyone, AC is.

      • Benjamin Dolard

        Yay, a troll comment with just a sentence lying here, explaining to me how “noobish” I am about not liking rF2.
        I’ve been playing sims since 2004, so, please, I think I can get my own opinion on each game.

      • Pablo Coronel

        Please sorry if you dont like it but its how i see it, really, you can stop your sentence at “Gorgeuos” and avoid replys for rf2.

      • Benjamin Dolard

        So, I can’t say that I don’t like the “King” (according to you in other posts, kinda childish, but I can’t blame a troll) rFactor 2 ?
        I explained to MAKCorp why I don’t like the game, not meaning to troll or bash in any way unlike what you are doing here. You like it, tha’ts fine, I don’t like it, good for me, now how about a nice cup of shut the frak up !

      • Anonymous

        Speak your mind, don’t let anyone dictate, how you should reply to a comment, as long as you stick to the rules, which it seems you have, don’t know why people are so protective over rfactor 2, it’s the developer that should be making it more appealing to customers

      • Pablo Coronel

        Please sorry if i sound rude, never intented, i keep my opinion, is not trolling, is the feels i have.

  • http://www.autosim.ru/ Max Pautov

    Legendary C series!

    Good news!

  • MatzeLoCal

    Finally a reason to re-install rFactor2.

    Honestly, give me Group C and a good Le Mans track and I’ll be happy for month.

    • Chris Wright

      In my case make that a year or three.

  • Paul Thompson

    This does look rather good, although I would love a car for the open road 😀

  • Chris Wright

    Someone doing sim racing justice to Group C has always been my numero uno ambition in this hobby. Rather like two corporation buses appearing from around the corner at the same time, you can just imagine the Virtua LM and Mak Corp offerings going neck and neck for a release. That said, I’m still not entirely sure if I’d prefer an rF2 mod to one for rF1, although rF2 AI is definitely a step forward, so I guess that does tip the scales a little. Pity about the look of it, however.

  • Jonathan Rarity

    Hi guys I’ve been a real life racer and sim racer since the days of Geoff Crammonds “Revs” on a BBC micro. My 2 cents is to persevere with RF2. I’ve had it since release & like so many others kept abandoning it due to graphics, ffb etc. However went back to it a few weeks ago, spent a lot of time setting it up for my system (and old i3 so not a super super pc) and from a racers point of view it really is awesome. A sim driver wants all the eye-candy & pretty reflections and sure AC has that but a sim RACER wants physics & feel & nothing comes close to RF2 which is still getting better and better. I have AC too & at first was drawn in by the pretty screens but the physics are just ……well not quite real. Maybe it will improve in the meantime I’d urge you to persevere with RF2 and give it another go. Off to Le Mans to have a blast in a group C now 🙂

    • Anonymous

      Hiya your first post, welcome to VirtualR, it’s not for you to try and sell us rFactor2, it’s ISI’s job, (there is a rfactor 2 demo for all to try) some people like the physics in rFactor2 some people like the physics in Assetto corsa, at the end of the day I’m sure we will all own both sims, when they are feature complete, while physic’s are everything “to some”, visuals are as well, we can keep saying physics are everything for the next ten years, but at the end of the days it’s what suits the users of each product.

      • Jonathan Rarity

        hi melanie and firstly my apologies if my post came across as “selling”. It’s not I assure you, but my point was like so many, I kept leaving RF2 but I reckon it’s worth going back too and trying again……that’s all 🙂

      • Paul Todd

        I get your point entirely. I have had so many problems with it not running smooth but I kept going back and the last time I tried it I was shocked how well its been developed.

        I just Hope Mak Corp finish this off because it would be something I could race for years!

      • Pablo Coronel

        lol if i like to drink coke and i say “i like coke” am i selling coke? no, so stop with that rf2 selling crap.
        From your perspective you bashing others about rf2 im suspecting you work for Kunos and YOU are selling AC. lol

    • Pablo Coronel

      Yeah RF2 The King!!