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Is Assetto Corsa Still Good In 2024?

Is Assetto Corsa Still Good In 2024?

, door Mark Verwoert, 3 min leestijd

As a long-time fan of sim racing, I've always been fascinated by all the different racing games. From the arcade-style thrills of Mario Kart to the hyper-realistic simulations of Project Cars, these games have provided me with endless hours of entertainment. And among the most popular racing sims of all time, Assetto Corsa stands out as a true gem.

Released in 2014, Assetto Corsa quickly gained a reputation for its stunning visuals, realistic physics, and vast array of car and track options. It quickly became the go-to sim for hardcore sim racers, and its popularity has endured over the years. But is Assetto Corsa still a good choice in 2024?

The Good

Despite its age, Assetto Corsa still holds up remarkably well in many respects. The graphics are still impressive, with detailed cars, tracks, and environments that look stunning even on modern hardware. The physics are also top-notch, providing a realistic and challenging driving experience that can be tailored to your skill level. And the game's vast selection of cars and tracks means there's something for everyone, from Formula One to rally cars and everything in between.

The Bad

Of course, no game is perfect, and Assetto Corsa has its share of flaws. The career mode is rather shallow, and the AI can be frustratingly unpredictable at times. Additionally, the game's interface can be a bit clunky, and the lack of a proper multiplayer mode is a significant drawback. Especially the ineffective safety rating, preventing reckless driving by matching players with similar driving styles, has received a fair bit of criticism.

Is Assetto Corsa Worth It in 2024?

So, is Assetto Corsa still worth buying in 2024? The answer is a resounding yes – for the right person. If you're a hardcore sim racer who's looking for a realistic and challenging driving experience, then Assetto Corsa is still an excellent choice. The game's strengths far outweigh its weaknesses, and it's sure to provide you with countless hours of enjoyment.

Here are some stats and data to support my claim

  • Assetto Corsa has an average rating of 92 on Metacritic, making it one of the highest-rated racing games of all time.
  • The game has over 1.5 million active users on Steam, and it regularly ranks among the most popular racing games on the platform.
  • Assetto Corsa has been used in professional sim racing events, including the Formula One Esports Series.

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Conclusion

If you're a fan of racing sims and you're looking for a game that offers a realistic and challenging driving experience, then Assetto Corsa is still a great choice in 2024. The game's strengths far outweigh its weaknesses, and it's sure to provide you with countless hours of enjoyment. So what are you waiting for? Download Assetto Corsa today and experience the thrill of authentic racing for yourself!

P.S. For better results in Assetto Corsa, you need a good steering wheel and fast-response pedals

P.P.S You might also be interested in: Is The New WRC 2023 Good?


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