SimRaceWay – Ford GT40 MK1 Available

A legendary new race car has been added to SimRaceWay as the free to play racing title now features the Ford GT40 MK1.

Build by Lola & Ford, the GT40 has become one of the most iconic cars in the history of racing. All the tradition comes with quite a price tag though as the car sells for $20 within SimRaceWay.

The base content of SimRaceWay is free for everyone to try, giving players access to the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X, the BMW M1 and the Formula 3 car as well as several tracks. Additional content is available for purchase with prices ranging from a few cents to several dollars.

The title puts an emphasis on online racing, using a real-time skill matching system to offer close racing. Like SimRaceWay’s past website that was based on rFactor & other simulations, the new title will again be offering paid online races where players have to pay an entry fee to compete, free online events are available as well.

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  • http://twitter.com/AtomHunt Tom Hunt

    I’m still confused by the pricing. I find it hard to spend $12 on cars in iracing, but $20 for a car in a service with a lot fewer people in seems bananas.

  • Marco Hooghuis

    It is bananas.

  • Professional Operator

    TrollRaceWay

  • Anonymous

    They don’t understand how competition works, apparently. I don’t see many people saying “You know, I like iRacing but what I’d really like is a less developed user base, online presence and generally a worse game in every way. Oh, and I’d like to pay more than double the price for the really good cars!”

    The McLaren MP4/4 costs $38, people….$38 for one car in a bad game.

  • Donnie Witt

    It seems to me that if they don’t do anything else they still put out a new car every friday . The last 4 cars have cost $32.00 $9.00 $30.00 & $20.00 . What other racing game has ever been able to pump out a new car every week & or charge the prices SRW does ? To be fair prices start at around a quarter & go UP . Yet they say they are still in beta .

  • Den Burnout

    Is it still basically paying for rFactor1 addons?

  • Anonymous

    Do they really expect people to pay $100/month for their content? The idea of a real car value-based pricing model is completely illogical. It doesn’t cost them 20x as much to faithfully reproduce a Ford Focus as it does to reproduce some rare race car. It’s not like they’re allowed to take out race-winning Ford GT40s for hours and hours of testing and retesting, data scanning and stress testing. They make educated decisions about how a car should handle based on asking drivers, videos, available car data, etc.

    If I were looking for a reasonable rate I’d say the boring cars like a Ford Focus or Mazda Miata would cost $1 each and cars like the McLaren MP4/4 would cost about $5 depending on if it really is head and shoulders above a freely available rFactor mod.

  • David Wright

    The 8-year old GT Legend’s GT40 looks better and you can buy it and the 30 odd other cars it contains for £7.50. I’m not against paying for content but I really don’t get SimRaceWay’s business model.

  • Richard Hessels

    Just do some good time-trials and races, you can earn that 20,- in a week or 2 easily.
    Or buy many other less exclusive cars for that same price.
    The most expensive cars are free to drive for one or 2 days in online competitions.
    Every week there is another supercar to drive for free.

  • http://www.facebook.com/ptodd2 Paul Todd

    I would love to know about the indycar right’s they acquired at the lack of any news about an Indycar sim being made :s

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