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Featured New Assetto Corsa Scottish Track Preview

Discussion in 'Assetto Corsa' started by Paul Jeffrey, Jan 8, 2017.

  1. Paul Jeffrey

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    Kunos Simulazioni promised a mystery Scottish based fantasy track as a free gift for their Assetto Corsa simulation, and true to that promise Licencing Manager Marco Massarutto has sneaked out some interesting looking preview images of the new work in progress location.

    The three preview screens shared by Massarutto show a typical looking Scottish scene wrapped around what looks to be a mixed bag of open road and tight country lanes road course. According to the end of year blog by Kunos, the new Scottish circuit will come in four different configurations, able to easily host a wide variety of classes from low powered tin tops to high downforce endurance vehicles.

    It hasn't been revealed when exactly this track will be released, however the screens produced by Massarutto do show the track looking pretty much complete. It wouldn't be a big stretch of the imagination to expect this little Scottish gem to be included in the next core game update due probably sometime in Q1 2017.

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    Kunos Simulazioni have released Assetto Corsa for Windows PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4. The game features a number of road and race vehicles with many laserscanned circuits. Additional track and car content can be purchased by way of downloadable content.

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  2. Peter Kerényi

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    Looks awesome. Before the release of Black Cat County I imagined it would be a lot narrower. I think this track will fill that void. Can't wait for Laguna Seca either, one of my favourites since Gran Turismo 2. I wish they produced more tracks though, as one their staff here in the forums stated it doesn't take so much longer than producing a car (it was in the thread about the C9 Sprint IIRC). More tracks and better AI, all my needs and expectations for "AC 1" :)
     
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  3. LeSunTzu

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    A Scottish track for a game with fixed dry weather... It sounds like Jarama without sun :D
     
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  4. Rodent

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    Cool, I really liked the one in pCars with the old lotuses, no reason this shouldn't be just as if not even more fun.
     
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  5. Tom Blackett

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    Nice screens but that ambulance is a long way from home!
     
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  6. M D Gourley

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    I personally really like this type of Track with driving / racing through small towns and open roads etc...really excited for this and also do not mind if it is a fantasy track, if it is done to a high quality I say bring on more tracks like this.:)
     
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  7. Gui Cramer

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    I look forward to it because Lienz was a very creative idea in rFactor, this can be too. And providing layouts for cars pre-dating 1990? Much needed and welcome.

    And wrong sun cycle :p
     
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  8. paracletus

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    Will motor on that. Hope there's some good hills to torture the engine on.
     
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  9. Mapu

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    hah... the first picture gives the impression of a rainy day :D
     
  10. Blimey

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    waiting for the "Your racing Simulator" to turn into something else soon.
     
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  11. Epistolarius

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    You don't ever get bored trash talking the sim, do you.
     
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  12. Radu Oros

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    Your racing simulator, you can add, remove, and change things (cars, tracks, apps, launcher, and other customizations). To you, what should your racing simulator mean for a sim racing game?
     
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  13. Blimey

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    how was that trash talking? They were all about realism, now they're making fantasy tracks.
     
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    Last I checked other sims like rF2 also have fantasy tracks as official content. Mills Metro Park comes to mind.
     
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    First screen I shout "Lienz!", lol
     
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    I am really looking forward to that and all that usual blah blah aside, am I tripping balls right now because of the perspective or are the brake markers like really the size of electric poles in the second pic? Or is it just me being ignorant and those huge yellow poles actually a thing in scotland? Same thing with BCC and their turn markers the size of buses... why do their fantasy track have to be sissified because casual scrubs can't learn braking zones. Authentic public road environment be damned I guess.
     
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  17. antirussia81

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    They even prepared some nice tombstones predicting all my fatal crashes in Porsche 917...
     
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    Their choice. You're free to ignore the free content.
     
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    Gosh im ignoring him and it doesn't even show the quote but i know its blimey being a chungus again.
     
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  20. Ross McGregor

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    Insert cliché about Scottish weather here...

    I have to say the track doesn't look 'typically Scottish' to me so far, but anything with undulations and fast, flowing corners is bound to be a winner!