Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

GENERAL

What is Assetto Corsa?

Assetto Corsa is a next-generation driving simulator for Windows PC that reproduces real-world circuits, as well as road and racing cars. The game includes a virtual career, and allows the player to create and customize offline competitions and multiplayer races to challenge other players. Assetto Corsa is available on PC now, exclusively through STEAM, and will be out on Playstation 4 and XBox One on 26th August.

 

When will Assetto Corsa be available?

Assetto Corsa is downloadable from STEAM now and it will be available also on Playstation 4 and XBox One from 26th August.

 

What kind of content does Assetto Corsa include?

To discover all the cars in the game, please visit this page. To learn about all the circuits and maps in the game, visit this page.

 

What kind of features does Assetto Corsa include?

The list of gameplay features included at launch can be found on this page.

 

Is there any additional content available?

Yes, expansion packs that add new cars and circuits are available here. Any other additional downloadable content will be announced in due course.

 

 

GAMEPLAY

 

What game modes does Assetto Corsa include?

Career mode, practice, special events, single race, race weekend, drift mode, drag racing and multiplayer.

 

What additional features does Assetto Corsa include?

Key features include time of the day selection, telemetry, car setup, replay and photo mode features, live track, as well as an “app” system (as in-game overlays) that is fully customizable by the user, and more.

 

What camera angles are available to drive from?

You can drive from the cockpit, dashboard cam, two exterior views, the hood, or just first person. There are more camera options available in the replay mode by pressing F6.

 

How many levels of difficulty does Assetto Corsa offer?

Assetto Corsa provides three profiles of difficulty (gamer, racer and pro) and a fourth fully customizable setting. An advanced driver assistance system allows you to drive the car even with the keyboard or joypad. However, turning off all driving aids in Assetto Corsa offers one of the most realistic driving experiences on PC.

 

Is there any damage system in Assetto Corsa?

Assetto Corsa includes an adjustable system of aesthetic and mechanical damage that can be disabled by the user if required.

 

Is a USB steering wheel is required to play Assetto Corsa?

No, you can also play using mouse, keyboard, gamepad or joystick. Of course, all USB gaming devices are supported, as well as a wide variety of USB input devices.

 

What is the maximum number of players possible in multiplayer?

There is no predetermined number: the number of clients is determined by the bandwidth of the server and the number of pit-boxes available on the given race circuit.

 

Is there a demo available for download?
No, there is no demo available.
 

What is modding, and what features does Assetto Corsa offer?

Modding refers to the practice of modifying the contents of a game (in racing games, it is particularly in relation with the cars and circuits within the game e.g. creating new liveries for cars) and adding new content to a game.
Assetto Corsa also includes editing tools, the same as those used by the development team, which will assist you in integrating additional content into the game, such as models made by fans using the most popular 3D modelling software. To learn more, visit our modding forum

 

Is it possible to retrieve telemetry data in real time from Assetto Corsa?
Yes, it is, either via UDP, shared memory, Python or C++ plug-in.
 

HARDWARE

 

What are the hardware/software requirements to run Assetto Corsa?
The system requirements are listed on the following page.
 

What game controllers does Assetto Corsa support?

Keyboard, mouse, joypad, joystick, steering wheel/pedals and all of the most common control devices recognized by Microsoft Windows. To learn more, visit this page.

 

Does Assetto Corsa support multiple control devices at the same time?
Yes, without any particular limit.
 

What display devices does Assetto Corsa support?

Assetto Corsa supports multiple screen setups, as well as NVIDIA 3D vision in native mode and Track IR. A beta support for Oculus CV1 and DK2 is also available. The HTC Vive device is planned to be supported in future.

 

Is Assetto Corsa compatible with SLI-PRO displays, D-BOX and other display devices and/or motion systems?

Assetto Corsa is compatible with all hardware devices for which the respective manufacturers develop and release plug-ins.

 

PURCHASE AND DOWNLOAD

 

I want a short answer: where can I purchase and download Assetto Corsa?

Visit this Steam page to purchase the PC version of Assetto Corsa: (link: http://store.steampowered.com/app/244210/). Please login to Steam (www.steampowered.com), or register an account for free if you don’t have Steam yet, and complete your purchase. You will be able to download and install the game directly from Steam.

 

Where can I buy Assetto Corsa?

You can buy Assetto Corsa on Steam via this URL: http://store.steampowered.com/app/244210/

 

How much does Assetto Corsa cost?

The price of Assetto Corsa for Steam is €39,99*.

*price might slightly change depending on countries and promotions.
 

Does Assetto Corsa require a subscription fee?

No, once you purchase the game, you can use it without any additional recurring costs.

 

What is STEAM?

Steam is a digital distribution, digital rights management, multiplayer and communications platform developed by Valve Corporation. It is used to distribute games and related media online, from small independent developers to larger software houses. Steam provides the user with installation and automatic management of software across multiple computers, community features such as friends lists and groups, cloud saving, and in-game voice and chat functionality.

 

Do I need a STEAM account to play with ASSETTO CORSA?

Yes, registration is free and allows you to automatically download and install the game quickly, including updates and additional content for the game.

 

If I format my hard disk or change my PC, do I have to buy Assetto Corsa again?

No, just re-install Steam, and when you are logged in you can download, update, and use Assetto Corsa at no additional cost.

 

I do not want to register to Steam: There are other ways of using ASSETTO CORSA?

No. At the moment, Assetto Corsa is available exclusively on STEAM and it will be out also on Playstation 4 and XBox One from 26th August.

 

I do not have an Internet connection. Do you have to be connected to the internet to use ASSETTO CORSA?

No, Steam has an “offline” mode that allows you to access the game without being connected to the internet. However, you will need to be connected to the internet to download the game and any updates for it.

 

Does the standard EULA of Assetto Corsa permit the use of the game at expos, events, racing centres, or for professional and industrial applications?

No. For such uses and for any other promotional, commercial or professional purposes, you need a dedicated PRO license. To learn more, visit this page.

 

I’m having some issues with the game and I need support: how can I get it?

To find the answers to your technical questions and issues, please visit our support forum: http://www.assettocorsa.net/forum/index.php?faq/

 

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