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DTM Experience – Norisring Video

Simbin has released a new preview video of their upcoming DTM Experience title.

Simbin has released a new preview video of their upcoming DTM Experience title.

The video shows an on-board lap around the German Norisring, narrated by TV personality and former ITC champion Manuel Reuter.

The Norisring is arguably the most stunning track the DTM races on, being Germany’s last operational street circuit.

DTM Experience will feature all cars and drivers from the 2013 DTM season, including full simulation of the series’ qualifying procedure as well as the use of the Drag Reduction System (DRS).

  • David Wright

    Pre-orders now available. Release given as December. It would seem you just get the three DTM cars – no support series or historic DTM cars. Hopes that Simbin might return to the content rich days of GT Legends (around 30 different cars) GTR2 (around 20 different cars), RACE 07 (around 15 cars) or GTR Evo (around 20 different cars) seem in vain.

    • Silvio

      Be aware: quantity is not same than quality.

      • David Wright

        Indeed, But if you can produce one quality car you can produce more as GTR2 and GTL show. While DTM is a popular series, I think Simbin will find it hard to compete with AC which will offer laser scanned tracks and far more (high quality) cars.

      • Silvio

        I’m with less car and more overall quality. Like AC is doing. In fact, I think AC has too many. IMO the perfect simulator should have some cars, some class, some tracks, best possible physics, handling, graphics and sound, not open for mods, ready for dedicated servers. This is the best formula to keep the entire community together. We have too many examples of this, not only in simulators. Example, Battlefield 3: despite of many maps and vehicles and weapons, people concentrate in 2 or 3 maps and uses 3 to 5 weapons (depending on the class they are playing). Another example: Live for Speed. A bunch of car, just 3 or 4 are used. GTR2? Idem. GTL? Idem (everybody with Porsche). So, I think DTM has a great chance of success, however AC is a strong competitor and surely will blur its debut, maybe difficulting its penetration in the market.

      • Shaddix

        AC and too many cars/classes??? I think its right, what they give us for 1.0 and the quality is just fine. Only soundwise it isnt the best, but the rest will be awesome.

    • Anonymous

      I like your thinking to include historic DTM content and agree on your sentiments of the good old days where titles shipped with game content. Is this a Race 07 style expansion for R3E? I liked how over time they built the Race 07 platform with expansions that also played as standalones. That is a winning ticket IMO.

    • kenpat .

      Can’t help thinking that at nearly 40 euros they may be setting the price a bit high. Or maybe I’m just being mean. I think from a preorder, this just moved to waiting for reviews.

      • Anonymous

        40€ are just in the same ballpark as the prices for R3E content, referring to 12 tracks and 3 cars in DTM-E.

      • Anonymous

        I bought all the R3E content at half price which in my opinion was a more realistic price to charge. Klaus seems a bit greedy.

      • Realkman666

        Full championship with all the stuff in there, seems about right. Better than the half-assed F1 games, even if those have more content. At least DTM will feel a little bit like a simulator.

        There’s also a demo you can try, but there’s no AI. So I guess you’re right about waiting for reviews and videos. And also to see if they’ll remove these stupid brake markers.

      • kenpat .

        I have the demo and like it. I think it’s better than RaceRoom.
        Still got to weigh it against the DTM 2013 mod in Race 07, I’m currently enjoying. I know you’re not a fan of older games but if I have only one race sim to buy before Christmas then it’s important to pick correctly. Yes a finished game is nice but there’s rF2 that I want to jump into as well.

      • Realkman666

        The DTM car for rF2 is really well done. The sensations are exactly what you would expect and it has more weight than the Simbin car. I also agree about DTM being better than Raceroom. They probably have all the advancements activated and that will transfer into RR at some point and make it worth playing, I hope.

        I have nothing against older games. I still think Race 07, nKP and GSC are some of the best. I just think rF2 is really special, and it’s really coming together nicely. GSC 2014 in rF2 would be the best thing ever. I just wish I could max out rF2, but PC upgrades will have to wait.

      • kenpat .

        rF2 is the last new pc racer I’ve left to get and I really don’t know why I haven’t yet. Something just keeps holding me back. The new demo at least will give a real idea of how DTM Experience is going to turn out and so far the AI are not impressive.

      • Realkman666

        I can’t blame you. The demo for rF2 isn’t great and you have to be careful to avoid the crappy conversions from rF1, but the good stuff is worth the money for me. It’s complicated and unattractive, but the core is just amazing. Some cars feel better than others and there is a lot of content available already.

        Now, off to try the DTM.

      • Anonymous

        No the price is way out of line for sure IMO 20 bucks usd Max for this amount of content on this platform. Reiza offers a much better deal and a more well accepted series of race sim titles. I am not buying this for 40 euro. I would like to be supportive but paying this price is against what I believe in!

  • Silvio

    Where is the video?

  • kenpat .

    There is a new demo available with a full grid at Oschersleben.

    • Realkman666

      Damn, and I have to work. Thank you, dog person thing.

    • Realkman666

      Well, troubling AI, worse PC performance on same settings, but good sensations, sounds and visuals. It could still end up being good.

      • Jim. C

        I found performance to be quite poor. I’m running a GTX780 and should be able to max this game all day long and hold 60fps, but that wasn’t the case when I tried the demo last night.

      • Realkman666

        Yikes. I was even having microstutters at low/med, when I could run the previous demo on high.

    • Guest

      where is this new demo?

  • Realkman666

    Here. Still with the coloured boards, if you must know.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wlhL7jJMYfQ

  • Silvio

    Very very good video, high quality graphics, sounds and car behavior. It is sad that when you drive it the feeling is not so good like AC or GSC. But it is still a must buy for those who, like me, is not only a passionate simracer, as well as thankful player from older Simbin titles. The minimum debt to them is respect for the long term hard work that they have kept for all these years

  • Anonymous

    I kinda have to blame iRacing for the pricing wars we are seeing from SimBin and Ignite (SRW). Facts to look at in this matter is how accepted is it? Well yes iRacing prices are high but there is a small percentage of players willing to pay them. It goes into all that iRacing offers and being by far #1 in online play. ATM I don’t think iRacing is happy having less than 50,000 users world wide but they are getting by. Struggling to get by? IDK possibly, possibly not? Are these other developers ready to charge more in the iRacing range for their content with being very far from being able to offer the same level of online play if any at the present time? SRW has a mix of very affordable to down right insane(expensive) prices for content add-ons. I wonder how many active users SRW has ATM?
    Simbin has always been known to offer a great value for great products in the past. I guess this all went away when Henrik was voted out.(Simbin needs him back in charge). What we have seen since Klaus was made CEO are the release of unfinished products at the highest ever charged SimBin prices. Something has got to give or you will be known for heading up the rear quite well Klaus W.

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