Slightly Mad Studios released a very interesting short film giving us some unique insight on the work behind the scenes on their upcoming Project CARS 2 title.
Titled ‘Project CARS 2: BUILT BY DRIVERS – “As Close As It Gets” Featuring Chris Goodwin’, the film follow’s McLaren’s test driver Chris Goodwin as he’s sharing pivotal feedback with the SMS team at a final test driving session for the virtual McLaren 720S.
Filmed at the McLaren Technology Centre , this is the first of six “Built by Drivers” films that will follow the involvement of real racing drivers in the development of Project CARS 2 and their quest to help the development team create the most realistic virtual racing experience.
The full story behind the fateful testing session with Chris Goodwin can be experienced in a detailed writeup here.
Project CARS 2 will bring 180 cars and 60 tracks to the PC, Playstation 4 & Xbox One.
Powered by the studios’ Live Track 3.0 technology that allows dynamic surface conditions and the title’s comprehensive dynamic weather engine, Project CARS 2 is able to simulate racing in any weather & season, including heavy winter weather & snow.
Aside from graphics & sound improvements, Project CARS 2 comes with refined physics featuring the title’s cutting-edge tire model and improved AI as well as brand-new gamepad controls & FFB improvements. The new version comes with robust eSports & online capabilities including Online Championship mode, driver rating as well as race directing & broadcast controls.
Project CARS 2 is due to be released in late 2017, more info on what’s new in the second version of the WMD-backed title can be found here.