Vi segnalo la lettura di questo interessante articolo dedicato ad rFactor, ma il cui tema può essere esteso ad ogni racing sim: viene spiegato l'utilizzo del simulatore da parte dei piloti del team Strakka Performance impegnato nel campionato turismo inglese BTCC, rivelatosi non solo utilissimo ma persino fondamentale per arrivare alla vittoria.
I had a great build up to Silverstone with a whole day spent on the Simulator. I have been preparing for race weekends slightly differently in 2015 and I now go to Strakka Performance regularly to use their Simulator, usually after Shakedown on a Thursday afternoon. If I am honest I was always sceptical of the benefits of Simulator’s since because it is not real and you can ‘cheat’ on a Simulator, I often thought well there isn’t much point using one then. But this year I have proved all my doubts wrong...
Techland’s speedway is back on the menu! The essence of immense power, adrenaline and… brakeless racing. The most important and prestigious speedway competitions. Only in FIM Speedway Grand Prix 15! The most advanced speedway simulator ever made by Techland. A new beginning for the series. Fully licensed by BSI Speedway, which made it possible to transfer the thrill of real speedway into the game, faithfully recreating this unique experience down to the smallest detail.
Nicki Pedersen, Jarosław Hampel, Tai Woffinden, Krzysztof Kasprzak, Greg Hancock, and more… - FIM Speedway Grand Prix 15 will feature all the best riders from the current season, on top of authentic Grand Prix stadiums and different surface types. Dynamic real-time commentary, online matches for up to 4 players, roaring engines, incredible speed, dangerous shoulder-to-shoulder racing, cheering crowds, and clouds of dirt and shale. The players’ road to become the Speedway World Champion! FIM Speedway Grand Prix 15 will be released in 2015 on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and the PC.
Dear AC followers, we are completing the final phase of betatesting, and we are glad to announce that Assetto Corsa 1.3 and Dream Pack 2 will be available for download by October 8th!
With Assetto Corsa 1.3 the process of improvement of all aspects of our simulation continues to progress properly. Here's following just few highlights of what you can expect to find in Assetto Corsa next week:
Assetto Corsa Dream Pack 2
The new Dream Pack 2 will include the Circuit of Catalunya, based on Laserscan point cloud, featuring GP and MotoGP layouts, as well as 7+2 new awesome and legendary cars:
Lamborghini Countach 5000 Quattro Valvole Lamborghini Huracan GT3 Ford GT40 MK1 Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus SCG003 AUDI R8 ULTRA 2014 RUF RT12R AWD RUF RT12R RWD BMW M4 Coupe BMW M4 Coupe Akrapovic Edition
The Assetto Corsa Dream Pack 2 will be available on Steam by October 8th, at 7,99 EUR.
Assetto Corsa 1.3
Physics 64-bit natively supported and car physics calculated on multi-thread. The physics engine has been reworked to become completely multithreaded: as a result, the driving precision is augmented, the accuracy further improved and the physics solver has enough horsepower to completely resolve any difficult calculations any speed, achieving butter smooth Force Feedback and complete elimination of signal noise and vibrations. We'll be back with more details on physics updates when the new build will be released next week.
Graphics 2D/3D models, textures and shaders have been updated and improved, in order to keep the standards reached with the latest content. Now windscreens receive shadows, and a new camera facing feature improves the rendering of 2D/3D objects on track. A first basic support for dynamic objects on tracks has been added as well, and it will be improved in future updates, with the aim to get a more immersive environment.
Sound Fine tuning and improved algorithms for audio editing: all new cars benefit by use of new techniques of recording and sampling for engines, interiors and exhaust systems, also thanks to the technical cooperation of Akrapovic. This allows to recreate a more detailed audio trace and the exclusive detail of each car, improving the immersion while driving. Content that are available already in Assetto Corsa will be updated during the process, to bring them to a higher level of realism and in line with the latest quality standards.
Multiplayer Dedicated server has been optimized in order to improve general stability. New parameters and features have been added to server configuration, in order to please the requests of gamers who are looking for a more comprehensive online experience.
Get ready to experience the most advanced driving experience!
Chi di noi non ha mai desiderato impugnare il volante della Ferrari di Alonso, piuttosto di emulare realisticamente le imprese di Jim Clark e Jackie Stewart, o di sfrecciare a 300 km/orari sui circuiti più prestigiosi della Formula 1... Solo un sogno impossibile?
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