Round and round they go, where they’ll stop nobody knows...
Well, unless we’re driving. Where will we stop? Likely embedded in a
wall, or a ditch, or somewhere else that previously wasn’t
considering crash-intoable. We’ve always thought that we’re OK
drivers, but if Project CARS 2 is to believed, we’re utter
All that is an elongated way of saying that PC2
– like it’s ace predecessor - is a simulator. It isn’t a crash and
bash arcade experience. Not even remotely.
But, if you’re
looking for a realistic driving extravaganza that won’t see you lose
your licence for travelling at speeds greatly north of 200 clicks,
this is your ticket. It’s also a passport to being able to drive the
sorts of cars you most likely would never have the opportunity to
get even remotely close to in real life.
Sure, no car game
can ever replace the real thing, but PC2 comes about as
close as we’ve been, as frustrating as it can be. Plus, it looks
You see, it requires patience. It requires
subtlety. It requires more patience. It requires heaps more
patience. Give it all this – and many hours of it - and you’ll be
rewarded in spades. Dig?
The required patience doesn’t just
extend to being able to handle your motorised beastie, as you’ll
also have to start at the bottom of the expanded array of
disciplines and work up through the ranks before the true
shiny-shiny vroom-vroom exotica is available to you.
isn’t entirely against you. Rather than RPG-like car tweaking, you
have an array of sliders. If you’re getting walloped constantly,
adjust it to suit your level of ability.
With a whopping 60
tracks and 180-plus speedy machines, Project CARS 2 is a
long-haul game. You may hit the wall(s) initially, but persevere and
the rewards will be many – including that wonderful word: flag.