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Project CARS

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Based on 73 critic reviews
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Available on:PlayStation 4May 12, 2015
Xbox OneMay 12, 2015
PCMay 6, 2015

Developer: Slightly Mad Studios

Publisher: Bandai Namco Games

Genre: Racing

Project CARS is the ultimate driver journey!

Guided, tested, and approved by a passionate community of racing fans and real-life drivers, Project CARS represents the next-generation of racing simulation as the ultimate combination of fan desire and developer expertise.

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If you make the effort, you'll find that Slightly Mad has built a motorsport game for the people, at once flexible and uncompromising: a single-minded hymn to the gritty thrills of the pit-lane and the back straight. There's room for improvement and we'll be watching future updates with keen interest, but these foundations are strong indeed.

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PC Gamer

83 / 100
PC Gamer

Beautiful, bold and varied. Slightly Mad are uncompromising in their simulation.

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8.9 / 10.0

Deep and demanding but incredibly user-friendly, Project CARS is real racing done right.

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Metro GameCentral

8 / 10
Metro GameCentral

A viable alternative to the old guard of driving simulators, that values freedom of choice and gritty realism over needless feature creep.

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Paul Rustchynsky Joins Project CARS Studio

Paul Rustchynsky Joins Project CARS Studio

Driveclub and Onrush director Paul Rustchynsky has joined Slightly Mad Studios, developer of Project CARS, after being laid off last month by Codemasters. He's directing an as-yet-unnanounced project.

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