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Project CARS – Road America Reality Check

DigiProst has released a new comparison video, showing off Road America in Project CARS.

DigiProst has released a new comparison video, showing off Road America in Project CARS.

The video puts footage from the popular American racing venue in the WMD-powered racing title side by side with real video footage, allowing everyone to judge the authenticity of the virtual version.

Project CARS will be available for the PC, Sony Playstation 4 and Microsoft Xbox One starting March 17 in the United States and March 20 in Europe, 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.

The Steam version of Project CARS can be pre-purchased here, boxed copies are available here.

  • Richard Hessels

    Asphalt color need some work.. other than that it looks almost more real than the original.

    • Fabian Cerqueira

      Agree, the asphalt color needs to be closer to the real track. This is a quite unique characteristic of this track.

      • todemanjack

        Isn’t just because the asphalt is really old, and needs repaved? I’ve seen lots of old asphalt that gets very light with age. But it would be more authentic if as the real.

      • ModernTimes2

        It’s worth noting that the RL footage is quite a bit overexposed and washed out, with heavily clipped whites (se clouds and sky). So it looks a bit off in the video, especially since the tarmac is light to begin with.

        Otherwise I agree, the sim version is a tad dark. Somewhere in the middle would be optimal. I’m not too bothered though.

      • Richard Hessels

        This is a 2014 shot.. you can see the track and new asphalt going in to the pitlane..

      • QUF

        what’s with those cardboard people?


    • ModernTimes2

      The developers has now done “some work”. A new lighter surface has been made and will be in a build shortly 🙂

      • pez2k

        I love how quick SMS’ turnaround is on stuff like this, I’m glad they’re still dedicated to accuracy even in the pre-release crunch.

  • MVV

    2 turn made very bad. But in general is very similar

  • Rubrbrnr

    The RL version with the featureless, light colored track surface looks so fake. I really prefer the PCars version…… 😉

  • Jos

    I am neither a fan of the gamey graphics or the strange engine sound.

  • David Hughes

    The accuracy could be improved in places but the graphic quality is surely the best around to date.

  • Chris Partridge

    1:1 correlation to my eyes (save the tarmac colour).

  • Mario Strada

    Is RA asphalt or cement? The colors seems to be cement.

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