Project CARS 2 is the second installment in the best-selling and critically-acclaimed Project CARS motorsport franchise developed by Slightly Mad Studios.
Building on the success of 2015’s chart-busting, multi-platform Project CARS, Project CARS 2 takes the franchise and its fans into a blistering new era of motorsport simulation with the largest track roster ever seen on console, a wholly revamped out-of-the-box gamepad experience, 5 motorsport disciplines, 29 motorsport series, 180 cars from dozens of elite brands, and over 140 revolutionary “living”, organic tracks in 60 locations , to bring you the most authentic racing game ever devised.This is your Ultimate Driver Journey.
Over 140 tracks in 60 locations.
20 new locations created via photogrammetry and scan
The largest track roster ever released on console
each track features:
Fully localized weather
Dynamic driving line
Dynamic time of day
Surfaces that are continuously rubbered-in throughout a race weekend
Hundreds of thousands of sensors to create racing surfaces that affect grip inch-by-inch in all 4 seasons of weather.
“Reading changing track conditions, as well as adapting and exploiting them, is a fundamental part of what motorsport's about, and Project Cars 2 isn't just leading the way here - it's in a class all of its own.”—Eurogamer
A bleeding-edge physics and handling model. Control is everything: The melding of physics and feel has played a pivotal role in the development of Project CARS 2.
Experience the world’s most authentic racing game straight out-of-the-box on all peripherals.
A completely revamped gamepad handling experience designed to give you maximum feel and control.
Intuitive, confidence-inspiring handling and control.
Force-Feedback settings simplified and improved.
Tyre model and “grip-and-rip” character of industry-leading SETA tyre model deeply tuned to offer a more satisfying “over-the-limit” feel.
A new, advanced driveline model has been developed to allow for the precision-modelling of anything from hybrid LMP1 systems to vintage big-block V8s.
“The handling is still precise but has been honed to within an inch of its life”—Car Magazine
FULL SPECTRUM RACING
Project CARS 2 brings the full spectrum of racing:
9 unique motorsport disciplines.
29 motorsport series.
35 elite brands.
Race on tarmac-based circuits in real-world series such as the Le Mans 24 Hours, Clio Cup Touring Cars, Porsche Cayman Cup, Rennsport Revival, Pirelli World Championship, and many more.
Race on dirt in rallycross-based series with fully-licensed WRX cars and RX Supercar Lites.
Race on Ovals in IndyCars.
Race on specifically-made ice-tracks.
Race supercars, hypercars, classic cars, vintage cars, formula cars, karts, GT cars, LMP cars or any other through all 4 seasons of weather, rain or shine, night or day, snow or mist, or simply drift your way to driving pleasure.
Project CARS 2 is your sandbox—get right in, pick any car, any location, any weather, any motorsport, anytime, anywhere, and have the drive of your life.
“This is Project CARS 2 in a nutshell, really. Any track, any season, any car.”—IGN
REAL-WORLD-BASED SOLO CAREER
Career path has been enhanced to echo the ladder of real-world drivers. Key enhancements include:
The ability for drivers to undertake a shorter career, rather than being forced to begin in the lowest Tier.
The ability to now undertake a shorter season versus a full season throughout your career: This allows you to experience the life of a motorsport driver, even if you don’t have the time to race in every single race.
Renewed focus on the sheer variety of career paths.
Invitational events that can be played when and as often as you want.
A full secondary career path where you take on the role of a Factory Driver for over a dozen of the world’s most elite brands
New, addictive, and exciting ways to track your career stats and achievements.
Improved contract offer system now gives you more choices with which teams you want to sign-up. Choose the car you want to drive in a specific series t, and you will be presented with the teams that have open seats in that series for the car of your choice
Achieve 7 Lifetime Goals, enter the Hall of Fame, compete in Invitational events when you want.
“A load of new career mode details, on top of some fascinating comparison statistics, reveal just how much more detailed and expansive Project Car 2 is compared to its predecessor.”—Car Throttle
The all-new Racing License Accreditation system brings powerful tools to your online motorsport career.
Ranks both your online racing skill and craft for better matchmaking (optional).
Ranks your safety rating (to remove toxicity from your online racing experience (optional).
The power to enjoy your online racing precisely as you want with new lobby options.
The Favourites option automatically populates the last four custom events configured and completed in online races—save and lock into your Favourites slots, then load the car and track combination, along with settings, whenever you want.
The Motorsports Filter recreates a representational motorsport type (IndyCar, rallycross, GT3, etc.) with a number of presets to quickly set-up a race weekend—instead of modifying settings in a handful of option screens, get the racing type you want quickly and accurately.
The Project CARS franchise is a leader in racing Esports with tens of thousands of dollars in prizes already won, and partnerships with automakers and other high-end sponsors already tied-up.
Esports built-in from the ground-up, right from day one.
New Director/Broadcasting functionality.
Powerful set of livestream/VOD tools.
project cars 2 - coming september 22
The DNA of Project CARS 2 is motorsport. Each element of the game has been painstakingly fashioned to simulate the adrenaline-fuelled world of actual motorsport—from the officially licensed cars and tracks, to motorsport series and the realism of authentic handling, from the full spectrum of racing on ice, dirt, gravel, mud, and snow, to real-world-inspired career mode both off-and online, Project CARS 2 is all your passion of motorsport in one visually stunning, authentically-handling, fully accessible racing game.
Go Digital - Pre-Order Today
Project CARS 2 is now available for digital pre-order on Steam, the Playstation Store & the Xbox One Store. Choose between two bonus-packed editions, each with its own exclusive benefits.
About slightly mad studios
Founded in 2009, Slightly Mad Studios are the award-winning team behind the Project CARS franchise, and era-defining games such as the GTR® series, Need For Speed® Shift™, Shift 2 Unleashed®, Red Bull Air Race – The Game, and many other top-tier games.
With over ten years of pedigree in creating AAA-games, they're a 160-strong group of professionals working from either their hub in Central London, or worldwide via their revolutionary and award-winning distributed development system.