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Featured GRID Autosport Drag Pack Released

Discussion in 'GRID Autosport' started by Bram, Oct 15, 2014.

  1. Bram

    Roaring Pipes Maniacs | #27 Staff Premium Member

    Codemasters has released a new expansion pack for GRID Autosport today bringing drag racing to the popular multi-platform racing game.

    PC, Xbox 360 and Playstation 3 users can pick up the drag racing DLC in the online store for £3.99.

    Click here to watch the announcement trailer

    The Drag Pack adds an authentic way to experience the thrill of drag racing to GRID Autosport. Player reactions and their ability to control a car as huge amounts of power are released under acceleration are put to the test in this unique form of motorsport. The new game mode recreates the pressure, excitement and tactical depth of drag racing.

    The Drag Pack features three custom drag strips at the Hockenheimring, the Autosport Raceway and Detroit, each featuring routes of up to a mile. Players will also receive three blisteringly fast drag cars to master, nine new Single Player Championships (including practice, qualifying and knockout races) and an online multiplayer mode. In addition to racing the new cars in the pack – a Hot Rod and two Funny Cars which will reach speeds of over 300 m.p.h. - players can also race the vast majority of the cars featured in GRID Autosport, including the game’s Hypercars and Supercars.

    Each vehicle that takes part in the Drag Racing mode can be custom tuned prior to the race, for example, gear ratios can be tweaked for optimal acceleration or a higher top speed. Gamers then complete an authentic staging process as they go head-to-head with an opponent. Fast reactions are critical to get the best possible start. Once underway, players must then time their gear changes carefully to achieve peak acceleration. In addition to timing gear changes, players will also have to contend with torque steer, which requires counter steering to correct it. Each race is a tense and thrilling contest where timing, technique and nerves of steel are rewarded.
    For more on GRID Autosport check out our dedicated forum, down- and upload community created mods or check out and contribute to our media gallery.

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  2. Never tried out any form of drag racing so wondering wehether to dip into it with this?
  3. I'd wait for the halloween sale on Steam that's about to go down. ;)
  4. Those things are damn fast ^^
  5. Michael Watts

    Michael Watts
    XB1 Gamertag: michaei watts Premium Member

    Don't try to race the AI. Codies have managed to make Drag racing very difficult. You may be throwing your money away unless you can find Real people to race with online.
  6. Well, I play on "Hard" and well, at first the AI is pretty fast, but with practice winning is possible.
  7. Be nice if more cars could be added there is only 3 to choose from Camaro, Mustang, and Charger and I havnt found any mods yet that more can be added