Slightly Mad Studios have announced that the released of their WMD-powered Project CARS simulation has been pushed back to May 2015.
The additional development time will be used to polish final aspects of the title to the quality standard people expect from the veteran racing game studio. To make up for the short delay, buyers can look forward to a free content gift as compensation.
“Despite our long heritage and pedigree in making critically-acclaimed racing games, Project CARS is by far the grandest and most intricately detailed of them all. Despite therefore the game being 99.9% complete, the remaining 0.1% attending to small issues and bugs has been tricky to anticipate. We’re absolutely dedicated to delivering a ground-breaking experience and by targeting mid-May fans can be assured that’s what they’ll receive”, Head of Studio Ian Bell explained.
“Again, we want to thank our fans for their support and patience on this matter. There’s a high expectancy from racing fans around the world that Project CARS is going to be an exciting new contender in the simulation racing space and we firmly believe gamers deserve it to be in its most complete and polished state when they come to play it on day one. And since the gaming community is our primary focus and has always been at the heart of the project during development, we would like to offer some free content to all players as compensation for this short delay and as acknowledgement of how grateful we are. This gift, that we’re sure is going to excite fans, will be available from day one and revealed shortly. Keep an eye on our website for more info, ” Bell continued.
Project CARS will be available for the PC, Sony Playstation 4 and Microsoft Xbox One starting mid-May, coming both as standard edition as well as being available as Limited Edition with additional goodies & content.
Project CARS will be sold both as boxed copies available at your favorite retailers as well as via digital distribution on Steam. More info can be found on the Project CARS website.