Slightly Mad Studios have announced a major licensing deal as their upcoming Project CARS 2 title will be the first to feature McLaren’s brand new 720S supercar.
Unveiled just earlier today at the Geneva Auto Show, the 720S is a technologically-advanced marvel that features both active suspension and active aero’, capable of 341km/h from its new, twin-turbo 4.0-liter V-8, and 0-100kmh in less than 3 seconds.
Project CARS 2 players will be the first to experience a virtual version of this car, until then you can learn all about the car in an extensive writeup on the Project CARS website.
Project CARS 2 will bring 170 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.