Assetto Corsa Reveal The Cover Car

By Andrew Ogley, 2 years ago
Halfway through 2015, the folks over at Kunos Simulazioni revealed that they would be bringing their highly acclaimed racing simulator, Assetto Corsa to the Xbox One console. However, after that initial announcement it all went a little quiet.

Happily there is more news now as the team has released a new trailer and revealed the cover star for the upcoming title, the Ferrari FXX-K, an extra-special version of the Ferrari LaFerrari which makes use of the KERS system found in racing cars. Along with the clip, the team have also revealed some more details of the features for the console version:

- Over ninety high-performance cars, including the Team Lotus 98T, the Pagani Zonda R, the Ferrari LaFerrari, the Mercedes C9 and the McLaren 650S GT3
- Over twenty different track configurations, from famed courses such as Silverstone Circuit, Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, Autodromo Nazionale Monza, and Nürburgring-Nordschleife
- Single and Multiplayer racing modes, with customizable Race Weekends, preset Challenges or full-scale Career Mode
Additionally, the team has reiterated that the console version will continue to the be same ultra-realistic simulator that is so highly regarded by sim-racers on the PC, including the possibilities to configure and tune individual cars for each of the individual tracks.

Assetto Corsa will be be racing onto the Xbox One console on April 22nd, 2016.
Andrew Ogley
Written by Andrew Ogley
Andrew has been writing for TA since 2011 covering news, reviews and the occasional editorials and features. One of the grumpy old men of the team, his mid-life crisis has currently manifested itself in the form of an addiction to sim-racing - not being able to afford the real life car of his dreams. When not spending hours burning simulated rubber, he still likes to run around, shoot stuff and blow things up - in the virtual world only of course.