Three weeks ago, Kunos Simulazioni revealed that the pre-order phase of their upcoming Assetto Corsa title will be starting before the end of September.
The announcement was met with much enthusiasm from the community, unfortunately Kunos’ Stefano Casillo has now confirmed on Twitter that this date won’t be met as the start of pre-ordering has been postponed.
No new date has been revealed yet, Stefano confirmed that the studio plans to release the 1.0 version of Assetto Corsa before January 2014.
All pre-order customers will receive their first DLC content pack for free, consisting of Spa Francorchamps and several car models. The DLC pack will be available 6-8 weeks after the release of the initial version.
Assetto Corsa will be powered by a brand new DirectX 11 graphics engine and will come with advanced features such as blur & DOF. The title will offer extensive modding support as well as ten laser-scanned tracks and fully licensed cars as well as AI – A first for a Kunos title.
The title will be available in 2013, the title will feature licensed cars from manufacturers such as Ferrari, BMW & Lotus. Assetto Corsa recently got greenlit for Steam and will be available on Valve’s popular platform as well.