An amazing driving experience for consoles packaged inside a deeply flawed racing simulation.
Assetto Corsa is a truly triumphant driving simulation. On consoles there’s nothing quite like it, and the fidelity of its incredibly convincing handling really needs to be felt to be believed. Is it the best driving simulator on consoles? Yes; Assetto Corsa is absolutely in a class of its own when it comes to its unflinchingly lifelike physics.
But is it the best racing simulator for consoles, ever? No. Not by some margin. Assetto Corsa features a decent mix of cars (ranging from classic open-wheelers to bleeding-edge hypercars) and a modest selection of European tracks but, respectfully, Assetto Corsa wasn’t the best racing simulator released in the week it hit shelves. That distinction actually belongs to Codemasters’ F1 2016.
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