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– New Porsche 718 Boxster S Manual gearbox (Porsche Pack #2 DLC)
– New Porsche 718 Boxster S PDK gearbox (Porsche Pack #2 DLC)
– New Porsche Cayman GT4 (street version) (Porsche Pack #2 DLC)
– New Porsche 911 GT3 RS (street 991 version) (Porsche Pack #2 DLC)
– New Porsche 718 Spyder RS60 1960 (Porsche Pack #2 DLC)
– New Porsche 962C Short Tail 1985 (Porsche Pack #2 DLC)
– New Porsche 962C Long Tail 1987 (Porsche Pack #2 DLC)
– New Porsche 911 GT1-98 1998 (Porsche Pack #2 DLC)
– New Porsche 919 Hybrid 2015 (Porsche Pack #2 DLC)
– New Porsche Cayenne Turbo S (free bonus car)
– Improved Porsche 911 Carrera S electronics
– Improved Porsche 918 Spyder electronics
– V10 street tyres for BMW M4 and Corvette C7 Stingray for comparison reasons (v10 still beta)
– V10 street tyres performance improvements
– V10 tyres for McLaren F1 GTR
– V10 tyres for Mercedes C9
– Improved Porsche 917/30 physics with more accurate data from homologation papers.
– Corrected typos on Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport rear suspension toe link
– Added vertical wing (“fin”) simulation in Porsche 917/30
– VR: now cockpit camera position is always on the driver eye position (this is overridden by the onboard camera settings)
– Fixed WBCAR_TOP_FRONT not being modified by RIM_OFFSET
– Fixed CX_MULT only using the last value in the INI for every compound
– Added BRAKE_DX_MOD parameter to have slip ratio vs FX curve different on the brake side
– Fixed some too low turbo volumes
– Improved FXX K downshift sound
– Added electronics tab in the car setup
– Fixed ERS energy deployment wasn’t resetting in Hotlap mode
– Body work has now some flexibility when colliding with ground
– Improved tyre load formula
– Fixed Lock Controls penalty when player is AFK during race start
– Added brake pressure setup options for all cars
– Added vertical wings (“Fins”) simulation
– Added Energy deployment limit from a single front MGU
– Added majorly IMO tyres temperature to shared memory
– Fixed Porsche Panamera wrong alignment setup options
– Fixed Lamborghini Miura long pitstop refueling time
– Fixed Lamborghini Countach S1 long pitstop refueling time
– Fixed rear damping ratio in Car Engineer app
– Fixed Autoshifter shifting too early in race start
– python new functions and members
– getTrackLength()
– Fixed Default ABS/TC and current ABS/TC level not being synchronized
– Tyre explosion temperature is now configurable by modders by using the optional section in tyres.ini :
– Gamepad can now use legacy code for vibrations and speed sensitivity by setting USE_LEGACY_CODE=1 in system/cfg/assetto_corsa.ini
– Enabled camera shake and g-force movements for OculusVR

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Respecting what is now a very long tradition at Kunos Simulazioni, we are glad to introduce as part of our latest DLC a significant update to the overall build of Assetto Corsa. Reaching version 1.9, we welcome another piece of free bonus content, the brand new and recently unveiled Porsche Panamera G2 Turbo, the latest luxury saloon model manufactured by Porsche. As you can see it in the complete changelog below, the update continues the process of bringing general improvements to the core game in all areas, incorporating the precious feedback and suggestions of a community that is becoming larger day after day. One of the most relevant upgrades of this build involves the audio environment, taking advantage of the updating of FMod libraries:

the development team has reworked FMod interaction within the game, optimizing memory and CPU usage and improving the entire sfx engine, resulting in a much better sound environment and immersion.

If you wish to learn more about it, please visit the following URL:

In addition to the plethora of audio updates, other improvements extend to introducing the official Sparco licence with brand new driver suit and glove textures and a reworked texture assignment system, race ending, live Time Table leaderboard in the pits and other additions to the Lap Time board, splits and Anti-Wrecker protection in Multiplayer mode, updating all GT3 cars to tyre model 10, AI improvements and numerous other improvements across the entire game engine, including graphics as well as physics.

Assetto Corsa 1.9 welcomes the first of the three free bonus Porsche cars that will be released within 2016, introducing the Porsche Panamera Turbo, a car that with Porsche test and development driver Lars Kern at the wheel completed a lap around the 20.832-kilometre long Nürburgring Nordschleife in only seven minutes and 39 seconds. The new Porsche Panamera reconciles two contrasting characteristics more than ever before: the performance of a genuine sports car and the comfort of a luxury saloon. It is a Gran Turismo that has been rethought and realigned. The second generation of the Panamera is advancing to become a performance icon of the luxury class.

We are also glad to announce that the historic version of the Silverstone circuit is finally available as free bonus content for all Assetto Corsa users, a remarkable addition that will please all fans of historic content already available in Assetto Corsa. The classic Silverstone is a circuit that perfectly matches some of the new legendary Porsche cars included in the Porsche Pack Vol.1. The 1967 version of the track was used between 1952 and 1974, with the overall layout kept largely unaltered for nearly 38 years. This piece of motorsport history hosted fierce competition between racing heroes such as Graham Hill, Jack Brabham, Jim Clark, Jackie Stewart and Jackie Ickx.

Assetto Corsa 1.9 is available on PC Steam today, and on PS4 and XBox One in November. Please read the changelog to learn more about the overall list of updates.

We kindly inform those who might be interested in purchasing the Season Pass that it is available for purchase.

Those who purchase the Season Pass will receive 3 add-on packs (7 cars each) for a single discounted price. The packs include a total of 21 Porsche unique car models, featuring all of the new 2016 Porsche line-up from both the car maker’s production and legendary motorsport departments.

Assetto Corsa Porsche Pack Volume 1 – Includes 7 cars

Assetto Corsa Porsche Pack Volume 2 – Includes 7 cars in 10 total versions
Available on November 2016

Assetto Corsa Porsche Pack Volume 3 – Includes 7 cars
Available on December 2016

– New Porsche 991 Carrera S (Porsche Pack #1 DLC)
– New Porsche 918 Spyder (Porsche Pack #1 DLC)
– New Porsche 718 Cayman S (Porsche Pack #1 DLC)
– New Porsche 917/30 CanAm 1973 (Porsche Pack #1 DLC)
– New Porsche 911 Carrera RSR 3.0 1974 (Porsche Pack #1 DLC)
– New Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport (Porsche Pack #1 DLC)
– New Porsche 935/78 Moby Dick 1978 (Porsche Pack #1 DLC)
– New Porsche Panamera G2 Turbo
– New Silverstone 1967 historic track
– Added session time/laps on the top of the screen (laps are the leader ones)
– Now race is over when the car complete its lap and the leader has finished his last one
– Added dynamic ARB
– Fixed possible collision still active on race restart
– Added ERS recharge digital display
– Improved precision on all digital leds
– GT3 cars use tire model v10.
– Fixed TC sound distortion when triggered for the first time
– New camber grip variation formula (Thank You Nao!)
– Simplified DirectX 11 initialization
– Added official “Sparco” license to Assetto Corsa
– Added Ballast system through Ballast App (single player only)
– Added new F9 vertical layouts
– Added new driver + crew texture system
– Added new personal driver texture
– Fixed virtual mirrors rendered when not necessary
– Fixed Kers and ERS able to rev in neutral and reverse gear and overrev the engine
– Improved FFB App UI, so label is readable by VR users
– Added multiplayer splits
– Added Time Table leaderboard mode: this includes realtime splits and delta
– Added Fmod optimizations
– Added Anti-Wrecker protection
– Fixed AI “flapping” DRS in traffic
– Improved autoshifter
– Improved laptimes board by adding splits and tyre compound
– Fixed backfire animation freezing after session change
– Fixed leaderboard history in multiplayer
– Added voting spam protection
– horizon locked view removed from Bumper camera
– Delta App reviewed
– Fixed possible flickering in case of engine stall
– Added backfire animation to Zonda R
– python new functions and members
– getCarTyreCompound(carid)
– Tyre blister and grain are now tied to the “Wear” settings and not “Damage”. Wear=0 will turn off graining and blistering simulation
– Fmod updated to 1.08.12
– Updated SDK for modders
– Removed reverb snapshot in the Fmod project
– General audio engine code cleaning and bug fixing
– Vastly improved Fmod resource usage
– Voice stealing is now properly managed by code, so the sound mods will follow the same behaviour of the original sound banks
– Fixed listener priority for cars in pits. They don’t steal the priority anymore
– Amount of events instances are now properly limited in order to keep proper volume range and overall performace improvement
– Overall volume balance
– 7.1 surround should now work as expected (on all platforms)
– Fixed audio initialization pop when the session starts
– Stereo imaging now works as expected
– Fixed ambience sound affected by reverb zones
– Reworked reverb logic: when triggered onboard, the reverb is given by the exterior engine
– Reworked distance attenuations for enhanced experience (e.g. engine_int raised to 350 meters)
– Reworked wind curves: now the wind volume is related to the air pressure (i.e. player car will hear turbulence when in draft and AP value goes below 1.00)
– Reworked surfaces audio curves
– Reworked skids logic
– Fixed skids positional sound
– New exterior skids sound
– Set tyre skid entry point to 100 in audio.ini (set what you prefer in the audio options)
– Reworked code management for traction control and limiter events
– Tweaked wind and limiter sound emitter position in dashboard camera
– Audio compressor on engine_ext event now works as expected when many cars are involved
– Surfaces, crashes and skids are now properly audible in chase and track cameras
– Opponents volume now honours F1 cameras. For track/free cameras it is set to max (optimum for replays, broadcasting etc.)
– Fixed load/coast smooth for AIs and multiplayer
– Fixed transmission smooth and pitch for multiplayer opponents
– Engine volume setting is now related to the player/focused car
– When driving, some opponents events are now audible (e.g. skids, surfaces and gear shifts if available)
– Surfaces events are now properly cached. This fixes stuttering when a surface event is triggered for the first time and should limit “digital clicks”
– Fixed multiplayer opponent surfaces sound when it leaves instantly (e.g acs proces kill/crash) while driving on sand/kerb/etc…
– New dirt sound effects
– New brake squeal for some “old” cars
– Added audio fade when track camera changes
– Added [VERSION] section in audio.ini
– Removed [LATENCY] section in audio.ini (managed by FMod itself now) and from the GUI
– Slightly modified gear grind sound
– Fixed wrong listener position for track and car cameras in some situations
– added DRL on LaFerrari, Mclaren P1, Nissan 370Z Nismo, Nissan GTR and Ford Mustang
– added templates for Porche Vol. 1 cars
– fixed excessive brake light brightness on Ford Mustang
– minor graphics fixes on Triple Pack cars
– [Modding] added harvest series function in digital_instruments [KERS_RECHARGE_SERIE]
– [Modding] added 918 Spyder-style full power usage series function in digital_instruments [POWER_918]
– Added PACKER_RANGE_HF and PACKER_RANGE_HR for heave springs packer settings in setup.ini
– Packers now use bump stop rates


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KUNOS Simulazioni and 505 Games are proud to present the “RED PACK”, DLC package for Assetto Corsa that includes seven legendary Italian sports cars and Austria’s RedBull Ring circuit.

Since the birth of modern motorsports, Red has historically been the colour of choice for Italian Manufacturers & competitive teams. In keeping with that theme, the RED PACK includes some of the most wanted cars from the most iconic italian Factories, Ferrari, Lamborghini and Maserati

* Ferrari SF-15T
* Ferrari F138
* Ferrari 488 GT3
* Maserati 250F 6C
* Maserati 250F T2 12C
* Maserati GranTurismo MC GT4
* Lamborghini Aventador SuperVeloce

* Spielberg REDBULL Ring

The “RED PACK” DLC is now available as premium DLC content for the PC and will be available on the forthcoming console editions of Assetto Corsa.

Download on Steam now:

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Assetto Corsa 1.5 is ready to download for free!

A development diary that goes deeply in details on new content, improvements and upgrades available in the 1.5 version:

Diary Part 1

Diary Part 2

Diary Part 3

The new release includes some new amazing content, available as FREE upgrades: the Ford Mustang 2015, The Corvette C7 Stingray 2015,the Abarth 595 EsseEsse and the new scenery “Black Cat County”, available with 3 different layouts.

– New Abarth 595esseesse and S1, S2 upgrades
– New Ford Mustang GT 2015
– New Corvette C7 Stingray
– New Black Cat County track
– Nurburgring gp circuit updated
– Nurburgring gp circuit now with 4 layouts
– Silverstone circuit updated
– Monza circuit updated
– Spa circuit updated
– Nurburgring Nordschleife circuit updated
– Nurburgring Nordschleife endurance cup layout added
– Mugello circuit updated
– Magione circuit updated
– Imola circuit updated
– Drift circuit updated
– Vallelunga circuit updated
– Vallelunga classic layout added
– Vallelunga circuit (all layouts) now has 24 car slots
– Activated time progression in Multiplayer
– All cars updated to Tyre Model 7
– Pitstop are now available in single player races
– Damage is now visible in Multiplayer mode for remote cars
– Launcher: steam overlay support disabled due to stability issues
– Launcher: re-instated multi-process mode for CEF due to stability issues
– Launcher: changes to memory usage policy, more aggressive memory releasing thresholds
– Fixed Lamborghini Miura gearbox damage
– Updated drivetrain upshift and downshift timings for all cars
– F6 inside cameras use internal sounds
– Free camera now honours distance multiplier for sound attenuation
– Of all Drivable cameras only Cockpit uses internal sounds
– Transmission sound can have its own volume (by default it shares engine volume, otherwise it uses the TRANSMISSION value set in audio.ini)
– Gearshift sound shares engine volume
– Backfire sound shares engine volume
– Fixed car sound when bottoming out
– Realtime app shows lapped guys (blue) and lapping guys (green)
– Fixed FuelLapEvaluation function
– Fixed fuel consumption on turbo engines
– Fixed inconsistency on UI tech specs
– Modding : added FormCamera functionality to associate internal/external soundset
– Modding : added console commands “observeLights” and “observeFlames” (work as observeDigital); EDIT_MODE is deprecated
– Modding : added Digital Instrument KERS_CHARGE (percentage)
– Modding : added Digital Instrument TOTAL_LAPS (if session is not race then “—“)
– Modding : added Digital Instrument CURRENT_LAP
– Modding : added Digital Instrument EST_LAPS (if est is less than 0 then “–.-“)
– Modding : added Digital Instrument AMBIENT_TEMP
– Modding : added Digital Instrument FUEL_CONS (UNITS: MPG_UK, MPG_US, L100 or “Kms per Liter” if missing)
– Modding : added Digital Instrument PLACE_HOLDER to avoid fixed digits on texture (use TEXT)
– Modding : added ON_BOARD_LOOKBACK_OFFSET in car.ini
– All tyres now use V7 with brand new heating values (beta: except Exos F1 tyres yet)
– All tyres now use V7 with brand new falloff level and speed (beta: except Exos F1 tyres yet)
– Changed all tyres flex and pressure relation.
– Changed all tyres footprint and pressure relation
– Modified global aero efficiency with yaw angle. Works on all cars
– Added new aero.ini version=3 with new YAW_CL_GAIN values that can stall wings depending on yaw angle
– Yaw angle stalling wings and diffusers for GT2/GT3 cars and Mercedes C9 and Lotus 98T
– All GT2/GT3 cars now have minimum height 55mm
– 200,400,500,1000,2000 meters drag circuits now available
– Modding : ksPreviewBuilder added to sdk/dev folder
– Python Interface:
– initFont(fontfamily, italic, bold)
– setCustomFont(fontfamily, italic, bold)
– getCameraMode()
– setCameraMode(acsys.CM)
– getCameraCarCount(carId)
– setCameraCar(F6 camera index, carId)
– focusCar(carId)
– getFocusedCar()
– getServerName()
– getServerIP()
– getServerHttpPort()
– getServerSlotsCount()
– isCarInPitline(carId)
– isCarInPit(carId)
– isConnected(carId)
– getCarBallast(carId)
– getCarState(carId)
– eKersCharge
– eKersInput
– totally revamped backfire system (will not break mods)
– added new F1 “dash camera” and “Chase camera #2”
– CameraManager : fixed issue globalCameraIndex
– Fixed Camera selection on Replay Interface
– Fixed CameraApp to reflect Dash and Chase changes
– Fixed Camera system messages
– Fixed Random camera wrong cameras + message
– added CameraOnBoard offset to avoid car parts on view
– added new driver model with lod
– added Fuel Lut to solve issues with several cars gauges
– SharedMemory : added new members
– SPageFilePhysics
float turboBoost = 0;
float ballast = 0;
float airDensity = 0;
– SPageFileGraphic
int isInPitLine = 0;
float surfaceGrip = 0;
– SPageFileStatic
float maxTurboBoost = 0;
float airTemp = 0;
float roadTemp = 0;
bool penaltiesEnabled = false;
float aidFuelRate = 0;
float aidTireRate = 0;
float aidMechanicalDamage = 0;
bool aidAllowTyreBlankets = false;
float aidStability = 0;
bool aidAutoClutch = false;
bool aidAutoBlip = false;
– fixed several cars still featuring dashboard “floating” digits
– fixed car scraping volume
– added first implementation of Force Feedback Post Processing (docs in cfg/ff_post_process.ini)
– improved camber calculations
– improved tyre heating on low friction surfaces (grass,sand etc)
– added new “Tyres” app
– Server lap counters and lap times are now 16 bit unsigned ints allowing super long sessions/races
– Ford GT40 fuel tank position fixed
– revamp of all digital displays and script
– revamp of analogue gauges
– Lamborghini Huracan GT3 3D model tweaks
– Lotus Exige S model tweaks
– Various LOD fixes across the entire vehicle content
– BMW M3 GT2 3D model tweaks
– Roof on the LaFerrari is now customizeable
– Emissive values tweaked on some cars to improve visibility with PP off
– Various skin issues fixed
– PP preset improvements
– Improved AI behavior in traffic

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Acclaimed Racing Simulator ASSETTO CORSA Announcing Free PC Bonus Pack Update coming to Steam March 31

Showcases Addition Corvette C7 Stingray, Ford Mustang , New “Black Cat County” Track, and an unexpected surprise

505 Games and Kunos Simulazioni today announce a free PC Bonus Pack update to the acclaimed racing simulator game Assetto Corsa — coming March 31 on Steam! The game’s first bonus content of 2016 is highlighted by the launch of a hot new trailer, featuring a high performance Corvette C7 Stingray and Ford Mustang battling it out for road supremacy, before a face-off with the game’s latest addition, a nice, “little” surprise from Kunos’s development team. The special spaghetti western-style trailer also gives a first-look at the picturesque new “Black Cat County” track, which will be added to the simulator in three configurations as part of the free PC Bonus Pack update. A category defining racing simulator, Assetto Corsa features spectacular realism which has upped stakes by emphasizing and focusing on pure physics realism, with precision accuracy across every aspect from the meticulous car handling to the laser-measured tracks.

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The “little surprise” will be also available in the console version at launch, and the Corvette C7 Stingray and Ford Mustang are available as part of the ‘Prestige Pack’ pre-order incentive at select retailers. Joining the available PC version, Assetto Corsa will hit the track on Xbox One and PlayStation®4 on June 3rd in Europe and June 7th in North America. Information and pre-order details for the console releases can be found at:


Assetto Corsa 1.4

Several features related to post processing effects have been refined, including the FXAA filter that has been significantly improved using Kunos’ own shader. The new build also introduces a new reflection rendering system: these feature result in a substantial improvement in how the cars look. The HDR algorithm now matches real-life photographic references, resulting in much more natural lighting and reflections.

Build 1.4 introduces also a new font rendering system for dashboards, bringing about in a higher level of graphics and definition. Digital instruments have been updated for all available cars, while the exaggerated motion blur effect for some camera modes has been eliminated.

Artificial intelligence
The new build introduces a new algorithm to improve the ability for AI drivers to stick to the intended racing line, resulting in better behaviour in close racing. The code related to braking algoritghm is now able to understand and use locked inside tyre for FWD.

The antilag/antiwarp system has been vastly improved, introducing a new netcode prediction algorithm that is now used to handle missing packets that used to generate warps and lags, providing a more stable and consistent online experience.

Since the first Dream Pack, a lot of effort has been put into the audio, especially for exterior sounds. The Dream Pack 3 is no exception with each car having its distinctive note, from the little mighty 500 Assetto Corse to the screaming DFV V8 engine of the legendary Lotus 72d. Furthermore, “old” cars are also undergoing a sound revamp: the 1.4 update will bring to you new exterior sounds for the BMW M3 e30 DTM/Group A.

Assetto Corsa Dream Pack 3
This package adds the Brands Hatch circuit and eight new awesome cars in a total of nine different versions to the Assetto Corsa racing game. Get it today and join the most thrilling virtual driving experience ever!

The Circuit of Brands Hatch in Assetto Corsa
The development of this famous and challenging circuit required six months of work, making Brands Hatch the fourth circuit added to Assetto Corsa during 2015, after the legendary Nordschleife, Zandvoort and Barcelona. As showed in the following video, Kunos Simulazioni development team has reproduced the track paying attention to every single detail and reference point used by real drivers, thanks to an extensive use of Laserscan technology, guaranteeing maximum accuracy. The resulting precision combined with the advanced physics model of Assetto Corsa offers an unprecedented driving experience blurring the difference between virtual racing and reality.

The Cars
Similarly to previous Dream Packs, the cars included in this third package were selected through user polls, with gamers voting for their favourite manufacturers and models on our website. The pack includes a perfect mix of vehicles of different classes, types and periods, ready to satisfy our fans’ hunger for racing.

Dream Pack 3 – List of Contents

Brands Hatch Circuit – GP / Indy version

Racing cars
Abarth 500 Assetto Corse
LAMBORGHINI Huracán Super Trofeo

Historic racing cars
Lotus Type 25
Lotus Type 72
FORD Escort RS 1600

Production cars
Lamborghini Gallardo Superleggera
Lamborghini Gallardo Superleggera S3

Assetto Corsa 1.4 Changelog
– New reflection rendering system
– HDR now matches real life photographic references
– Improved AI ability to stick to the intended racing line
– Improved AI braking code (able to understand and use locked inside tyre for FWD)
– Vastly improved multiplayer antilag/antiwarp system
– Fixed missing ksBrakeDisc script in all the remaining cars.
– Tweaked wet volume for reverb on high distance
– Tweaked dynamics for Audi R8 Plus interior sound
– New Bmw M3 e30 DTM and Group A exterior sounds
– New font rendering system for dashboards
– Fixed fadeout timing for gravel particles
– Improved digital instruments of all cars
– Fixed some bugged special events
– Tweaked most of the special events to be compatible with tyre model 5/6
– FXAA is now using Kunos’ own shader
– Fixed blurred rim/tyres on car with animated suspensions on farther Lods
– ksEditor: added node grid
– Introduced [DRS_ZONES] IGNORE_ZONES in drs.ini to allow road cars to ignore DRS zones (ie. McLaren P1)
– Fixed exaggerate motion blur for some camera modes
– Added serial opponent selection on Options->General: if flagged then opponents skin is not randomly chosen, but alphabetically
– Fixed unrealistic qualify times when session is skipped
– Fixed LaFerrari rear wheels
– Fixed Huracan GT3 model to update it from the pre-season version
– GT3 and GT2 cars tyre heating improvements
– Ferrari 312T Tyre v6
– Audi R8 Plus front torque vectoring and central differential improvements.
– Headlights revised on all cars
– Added missing dashboard lighting to cars where present
– Fixed various LOD issues on a large number of cars
– Car shader overhaul
– Skins fixes and updates on various cars
– Added templates for DP3 cars and Audi R8 Plus
– Optimization across the entire car range (should help with large fields)
– Digital instrument updates
– Fixed collision boxes on various cars