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Project CARS 2 - PlayStation 4

  • Publisher: Bandai Namco Games
  • SKU: 5762300
  • Release Date: 09/22/2017
ESRB Rating: Everyone
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$19.99
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    • Project CARS 2

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    Overall Customer Rating:
    88% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (188 out of 216)

    Product Details


    • Developer: Slightly Mad Studios
    • Publisher: Bandai Namco Games
    • Platform: PlayStation 4
    • Genre: Racing
    • Release Date: 09/22/2017

    Synopsis


    Get back behind the wheel in Project Cars 2 for PlayStation 4, and experience authentic racing with 1:1 digital craftsmanship. This immersive game lets you set everything from time of day to driving conditions, bringing each race to life. Project Cars 2 includes all-new online championships so you can conquer the track and beat your friends.

    Features


    Then experience modern day hot-hatch power with the Honda Civic Type R (Euro-spec), and get a taste of the future with Honda's 2&4 Concept Car-the 13,000-rpm fusion of automotive and motorcycle design that screams performance.

    Over 170 licensed cars from the iconic brands - all-new vehicle types and motorsport classes plus old favorites

    Large track roster - race on varying track surfaces including ice, tarmac or dirt tracks

    LiveTrack 3.0 - dynamic road surface transitions affect vehicle performance, grip, and handling in real time with cutting-edge tire physics and surface deformities

    Dynamic time-of-day, weather, and seasonal race conditions

    For 1 player or multiplayer support for up to 16 players over the Internet



    Customer rating

    Rating 4.2 out of 5 stars with 216 reviews

    87%
    would recommend to a friend

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    • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

      Feels like it could be fantastic with some updates

      Posted
      walkermydawg87
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      Me experience is that the responses are too sensitive. I have played with a GT Thrustmaster 300 and the PS4 Dualshock but to not much luck. I have adjusted controller sensitivity, played with assists (TC, SM, ABS, etc.) both on and off as well as in varying combinations and can never really get a good feeling set-up. The included Race Engineer can only help so much, and some of the cars aren't very adjustable (I'm looking at you Ginetta!). I have played lots of racing games (including Project Cars 1) and am typically an "above average" racer but but at times (right car on right track) I feel unstoppable online (its pretty rare but does happen). In this game sometimes I struggle to even bring the car home... I feel like this could be a great game... looks good, seems realistic, plenty of car and track variety... I just can't get it to work for me very well, so apparently this game is not for me... So that's why I give 4 out of 5 stars b/c I feel part of this is my fault, but I think some updates could help. Currently wouldn't recommend to a friend based on my experiences and the other great racers out or coming out this year. Currently Playing Forza 7 on Pro drivatar difficulty and usually getting 1st. Will be picking up GT Sport today, was able to come out pretty good on the demo races here too (had to do some of the event maybe 10 times or so to get 1st, but I could get there).

      No, I would not recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

      Fun game...

      Posted
      Brad
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      I haven't played this game a whole lot, mainly because of how complicated the game is based on the settings of the different cars. It is fun if you can get the right settings depending on what your driving, but people who don't know much if not anything about the mechanics might have a hard time trying to control the cars. I think it would be nice if they can make the game to where it has an easy mode in which case the settings for each car would be already set so you could control the cars a lot easier, and for people who wanna get into setting up the cars and mess with the settings they can, and make it a hard mode or something to that nature. That way you get the best of both worlds and can have fun no matter what!

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

      Almost at the finish line.

      Posted
      Nitmare64
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      I'm in the minority I guess but I actually really like the handling on gamepad. I can correct from over steer, unroll the wheel properly coming out of a turn, and brake and throttle with comfort. I've always liked the project cars career, and in project cars 2 it's been fun so far. Unfortunately the AI still leaves a lot to be desired, and I've typically been faced with poor connections in multiplayer settings (despite having fast internet). I think it could've been a perfect game that is unfortunately hindered by some frame rate issues, inconsistent AI and at the moment spotty multiplayer connections. I still thoroughly enjoy it though, hopefully it gets better with time.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

      With latest updates pCARS 2 is really good

      Posted
      SocalCloin
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      I waited on this tittle as I did not like what people were saying about the state of the game after release. I also did not like the way SMS left pCARS 1 with many bugs unresolved. Now with the latest updates to pCARS 2 it is a really enjoyable title and I now agree they have done a wonderful job. The physics and FFB are close to or equal but different to Assetto Corsa which is my baseline. pCARS 2 just has so much more to do in it and many more features. If you have a ps4 pro and an FFB wheel it is just even better!

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

      Good racing Sim

      Posted
      Steambreather72
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      My favorite game genre has always been SimCade racers. I have played all of the Gran Turismo series and several of the Forza games. Project Cars 2 is closer to the sim side of the Sim/Arcade spectrum. Has a bit of a learning curve, but very fun once you get dialed in. If you are looking for an Arcade racer like NFS or Burnout this probably won't be your game of choice. However if you love fine tuning your race cars and the experience of competing on different race teams you will enjoy the game.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Just start driving

      Posted
      Vince
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      As good as gran turismo is, it’s nice to not have to worry about winning and getting money in order to build/buy a legit race car. You put in the disc, pick a car and drive. That simple. It’s much better playing with a wheel and pedal setup opposed to controller. Online is amazing and there’s a Facebook page for tournaments and series events!!! If you can’t afford to race in reality, this is the next best thing.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Best Racing Sim

      Posted
      Zak05
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      Let me start off by saying that this is a Sim Racing game. It is by no means easy, but with that being said Project Cars 2 is insanely realistic, addicting and fun. I dabbled a bit into the career mode, but mostly been spending my time online. You race against a lot of respectable fellow racers who race clean. The tracks are a lot of fun, the cars have a lot of liveries to pick from. My one main grip is the sound issue, it seems to me the sound overall is too low of a volume.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

      Solid Game

      Posted
      James
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      I never played the first game, so cannot compare the two. It appears to be a solid racing game with amazing visuals. The one off putting aspect is a tough learning curve. Even the jump in games provide difficult controls and it feels frustrating. For die hard racing fans I would say its probably a five star game. For anyone wanting to jump in and play within minutes, not so much.

      No, I would not recommend this to a friend


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