Slightly Mad Studios have casually dropped a huge announcement today as Porsche will be joining the studios’ Project CARS 2 title.
The reveal has not been made simply by showing off a few screenshots or a press release, rather the studio has released the second “Built by Drivers” short film, featuring none other than Porsche works driver Patrick Long.
While an exact car list of Porsches in Project CARS 2 still remains to be confirmed, the video gives us a first glimpse of the legendary make in the game, showing the 962C, the 935 and other legendary and modern Porsche cars.
The Porsche announcement comes on the heels of several other high-profile Project CARS 2 licensing announcements, including the Indianapolis 500 and the Circuit of the Americas.
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.