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Project CARS Brands Hatch first look gameplay - max settings

VVV: "We've seen plenty of photogenic screenshots showing off Project CARS' dashing good looks, but can this level of finesse really live up in-game? The answer to that is a resounding yes - providing you have a capable PC at this stage, of course.

Seen here running on maximum settings, its visual prowess is instantly apparent when watching Project CARS in motion, from the buttery-smooth frame rate to the dazzling details such as the leaves swirling across the track." (PC, Project CARS, PS4, Wii U, Xbox One)

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GarrusVakarian  +   762d ago
Max settings gameplay!!!, lol.

I love how the dashboard goes out of focus when you are turning a corner or overtaking someone, that is a really nice touch. I look forward to this on my PS4.
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thezeldadoth   762d ago | Off topic | show | Replies(23)
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Harmy666  +   762d ago
He said he was using fraps…
FragMnTagM  +   762d ago
Exactly what I was thinking.

The one in the bottom left corner was off screen sure, but the main video (inside helmet camera) was recorded using fraps, so it is not offscreen.
steve30x  +   762d ago
FRAPS videos are always bad quality.
GarrusVakarian  +   762d ago

The thing is, reading it back i can fully understand how someone can see that end sentence as being a sly, petty, fanboy remark, but i really didn't mean it like that.

But some people are just incredibly bitter (and jealous?
), such as morepowerofgreen. Sucks for them.
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MasterCornholio  +   762d ago
In my opinion any normal person can see that your comment isn't one of a blind fanboy. But there are some mentally ill posters who will twist that into a comment by a rabid sony fanboy. MorePowerOfGreen and thezeldadoth are examples of people who always troll to defend their respective systems and they will twist sensible comments like yours into comments by a rabid Sony fanboy. But I agree with you sucks to be them because since they are so closed minded they will never enjoy all that gaming has to offer them.
Bdub2000  +   762d ago
What I really liked about it was the 10 post argument afterwards. Pure entertainment from an innocent comment.
webeblazing  +   762d ago
i didnt see anything wrong with your comment even tho your one of the biggest sony fanboy on this site and its funny you have the most bubbles.
DoesUs  +   762d ago
I'll get on PC and PS4 as I love flag waving, and don't want to play on XB1 version given it will be the lesser of the 3.
Justindark  +   762d ago
you mean 4 its on wii u too
Lior  +   762d ago
won't look as good or perform as good on the consoles, I will be playing at 1440p with my gtx 780 sli config.
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FriedGoat  +   762d ago
Not sure if that congratulations is sarcasm. Let him be happy with his choice. At least the PC is finally getting something decent that isn't a console port, MMO, ARPG or indie game under 200mb.

I remember back in the 90's early 2000's when the PC was the place to be. Dues Ex, Half Life the quakes, Unreal tournament and all the brilliant exclusives the PC used to get. These days it's pretty boring, infact I don't know why I still upgrade my PC. Well, I do, for the once in a blue moon when a game like this comes along.

But hey, there's always an advantage to owning multiple systems eh.
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PSN-JeRzYzFyNeSt  +   762d ago
won't sell as good on PC compared to consoles so the better experience will be on consoles online. 1080p 60fps is just fine
ambientFLIER  +   762d ago
Of course that's sarcasm. Like anyone cares about the 1440P that he keeps mentioning.
webeblazing  +   762d ago
he said it wont sell as well as it would on consoles when pc gamers was the main ones funding the game lmao. they even put enough fund for it can be on consoles. how so gamers put it on this site, no games sell well unless its an exclusive.
lesrima88  +   762d ago
im sorry but the ps4 won't be able to handle this to the way the developers intended it to be
AuToFiRE  +   762d ago
I can't wait to play this with my G27 and Oculus Rift on my super-powered PC
PSX04  +   762d ago
I will buy this game if it's will be support my Logitech GT force feedback wheel on PlayStation 4
SlapHappyJesus  +   761d ago
"Max settings gameplay!!! quot;

And then uploaded, in all its compressed glory, to Youtube . . .
NYC_Gamer  +   762d ago
I hope the game is sold as one full package instead of being a Microtransactions fest
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MidnytRain  +   762d ago
I think SM said there won't be any microtransactions.
MaximusPrime_  +   762d ago
impressive. this could be next racing game to play on my PS4
OverPaperSkies  +   762d ago
Looks better than driveclub.

Edit - I will have more fun at 60 Fps at 1440p.
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GarrusVakarian  +   762d ago
In your opinion.

I think i will have more fun with Driveclub.


Yeah, i'll be preordering both too, both looks awesome. But Porject cars = sim mood, Driveclub = arcade mood. Is Driveclb arcade/sim or just arcade? I can;t imagine it being 100% arcade like PGR for example.
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MaximusPrime_  +   762d ago
i agree with you on that one. i preordered DriveClub and may preorder Project Cars.

I reckon i will be spending more time on DriveClub than Project Cars
DigitalRaptor  +   762d ago
DriveClub is an unusual hybrid. They focus on incredible detail, in both cars and environment, and also vehicle damage, as well as a day/night cycle.

However, the gameplay is not sim, as far as I can tell. I think that is the vibe they are going for, and I can't wait for it.
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GarrusVakarian  +   762d ago
"Edit - I will have more fun at 60 Fps at 1440p."

Haha, good for you man! The higher the number the more fun a game is, i had no idea about that. PGR4 was 720p? and 30fps on the 360 and i can guarantee you it will still be more fun now than many new racing games.

Fun depends on the game itself primarily. If a game isn't fun, making the res and framerate higher won't help that.

Can't say im surprised by your comment, though. Typical PC elitist snob response.
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H0RSE  +   762d ago
"Haha, good for you man! The higher the number the more fun a game is, i had no idea about that."

- Apparently a good number of PS4 fans have the same mindset, going by all the "PS4 is more powerful" talk, and how apparently it results in multiplats someone being better games to plays, through having slightly better visuals...

As for racing games, I just want a new Burnout...
GarrusVakarian  +   762d ago

"Apparently a good number of PS4 fans have the same mindset, going by all the "PS4 is more powerful" talk, and how apparently it results in multiplats someone being better games to plays"

He was specifically talking about FUN. When ive heard people talking about the PS4's multiplats, i never once saw someone say that the increased power would make them more fun, just look better. So i don't see how your comparison is relevant here.

For example, someone playing BF4 on the X1 at 720p is still going to have as much fun as someone playing at 900p on the PS4 or 1080p+ on the PC. Whereas the increased resolution of the PS4 and PC versions will make the game LOOK better, that's just fact.

If he said "this game will look better at 1440p @60fps", i wouldn't have responded. But to say it's going to more fun is silly.
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H0RSE  +   762d ago
You're arguing semantics... Yes, there are those who specifically point out how one will look better than another, but the overall mindset was that one game will *BE* a better game to play due to higher resolution and/or framerate.

I understand context and "reading between the lines." A person can look at a number of comments form the PS4 camp on this issue, and clearly see that are implying that game overall is going to be a better game (including fun) based off nothing more than framerate and resolution.

Don't talk to me like I'm completely making this s*** up. Like the intent of the community was always very specific in its meaning, that games will merely look better, not be better games...

Besides, even if their comments were targeted specifically at the visual quality of the games, their comments were still belittling and childish towards the xbox community - kinda like those "PC elitist snobs" you mentioned, so I don't really know what you're trying to justify?

"Oh no, Horse, you're completely wrong. They weren't being a'holes in that aspect, they were being a'holes in this totally other aspect - you're argument is completely irrelevant..."
GarrusVakarian  +   762d ago
"I understand context and "reading between the lines." "

I don't think you do understand context, because his comment and my reply was strictly about FUN, then you proceed to spout 5 paragraphs of off topic nonsense and assumptions about PS fanboy mindsets lol.

"but the overall mindset was that one game will *BE* a better game to play due to higher resolution and/or framerate"

I agree, but that's not what we are talking about here, we are talking about whether or not higher numbers = more fun which in my opinion, isn't always true. You can carry on making the points you are making, but it will be a one man debate.
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H0RSE  +   762d ago
"I don't think you do understand context, because his comment and my reply was strictly about FUN, then you proceed to spout 5 paragraphs of off topic nonsense and assumptions about PS fanboy mindsets lol."

- Which is exactly what the debate was about - your comment about how better looking games don't equate to funner games, and my argument about how the Sony community implied that very thing. You are trying to argue specifics, while using


"He was specifically talking about FUN. When ive heard people talking about the PS4's multiplats, i never once saw someone say that the increased power would make them more fun, just look better. So i don't see how your comparison is relevant here."

You are tying to argue specifics, yet use non-specific comments by the community as your guide. You say you never heard people specifically exclaim that better graphics makes a game more fun, yet they never exclaimed that they didn't either. It was just a bunch of rhetoric about how the games will be "better" on PS4 - a purposely vague statement, to infer anything from purely cosmetics, to actual gameplay and overall enjoyment. Somehow you interpreted those comments to to mean specifically one thing, conveniently, the one thing that supports your argument...

The truth is that Sony proponents were having a field day gloating about the PS4's "superior hardware" and the announcements that many games were going to perform or look better on PS4 compared to X1. They had no concern for specifics - they were taking every thing they could to "one up" xbox, which is why I posted my original comment, because I found it rather ironic how you could state something like this:

"Haha, good for you man! The higher the number the more fun a game is, i had no idea about that. PGR4 was 720p? and 30fps on the 360 and i can guarantee you it will still be more fun now than many new racing games."

- in the wake of this very mindset taking place daily within the "console war." Like you were completely oblivious to this eerily similar behavior happening. But you were able to sidestep me pointing this out by injecting your, "they were taking about visuals only, not how fun game would be," defense, when largely, the community made no such effort to differentiate between the 2.
webeblazing  +   762d ago
no matter what you say hes not going to try to understand. he is one of the biggest sony fanboys on this site, and thats telling you something seeing how much bubbles he's got.
tee_bag242  +   762d ago
Give it up Lukas. Nothing wrong with being a Sony cheerleader anyway.


Lukas will go to extraordinary lengths and PM you to get his 1 dimensional mute points across, then block since the last word is so important to him.
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thereapersson  +   762d ago
PaperSkies, Reported as trolling / off topic
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grailly  +   762d ago
The cars are really pretty, but the work on the environment isn't all that great. The start of that track is quite pretty but then the rest of it is just boring ugly trees.
sorane  +   762d ago
It's based on real life so if the real life track has boring trees so will the game. If you want tornadoes or mountains that spit out dragons in the background you'll have to go play arcade racers like nfs rivals or drive club.
Dee_91  +   762d ago
Im curious.What additional "work on the environment" needs to be done?
If you think the track needs to be more pretty how about you fly out to UK and put pretty little lights and glitter on the trees, and blow up some huge hello kitty balloons while your at it.

Graphic sluts just see "maxed out settings" and they come flocking with their judgmental goggles on.Doubt you even play racing sims.
Knushwood Butt  +   762d ago
@ sorane

Which is a bit ironic seen as we are all supposed to be blown away by the eye candy in this video.
ZodTheRipper  +   762d ago
I prefer Drive Clubs visuals.

They are more subtle and elegant
But the physics will probably suck (if they didn't change them since Gamescom)
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H0RSE  +   762d ago
In other words, it looks more like a video game, and there's nothing wrong with that. You seem to be talking more about aesthetics than graphics.

That being said, there is merit to what paperskies is saying. It's like when people refuse to watch black and white or dated movies because they "look old." They literally cannot enjoy the movie(s) based on this factor. Although we are hardly comparing black and white movies to HD film here, the same mindset applies. Hell, I'm sure some of you here can't back to play older games due to them looking too dated.
Jughead3416  +   762d ago
The guy narrating this video said that on ps4, there will be no other racing game than this one. Guess he never heard of driveclub.
MaximusPrime_  +   762d ago
i think he may be comparing it with other racing simulator games such as Forza and Gran Turismo.
Drakesfortune  +   762d ago
i think he meant driving simulator.
weekev15  +   762d ago
He actually then goes on to state "of course there will be other racing games but no other racing simulators as yet"

driveclub is not a driving simulator, although I think its graphics will still make it a competitor with this game.
BadlyPackedKeebab  +   762d ago
I run this pretty much maxed (avoiding extreme AA and filtering where you drop your fps to 30% of what it was for very little improvement) on a quad core i5 @4.2ghz and a 7970.

From my time so far I have found that the ps4 can deliver a very close graphical experience to my PC generally, maybe not quite on a par but its not a million miles away. Most likely with less but more stable (because its been hardware optimised) framerate. Anyway, all I am saying is judging from how other games compare when run on my pc setup and ps4 setup I have faith this will get very close to that kind of graphical finess on the ps4.

It is a shame about the AI at this stage as it stops me playing the AI alpha. Everything else (menus, tracks, cars, physics) is all there and fantastic. Once the AI is nailed down to not drive like a load of twats with a death wish this is going to shine. Might be a little simmy for the massess though.
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Si-Fly  +   762d ago
Everything else? I find the handling atrocious at the moment when compared to Assetto Corsa or iRacing's ntmv5... Been like that for two years now so I don't hold any hope of them sorting it out.
BadlyPackedKeebab  +   762d ago
well... yes I just put that down to being too simmy for my skill level. From what you are saying maybe its not me! Its not final and being a dev myself I hate it when people pick at unfinished code when they rightly or wrongly have no idea whats on the roadmap for improvement so ill not say anything nasty about it yet.
Dee_91  +   762d ago
Have either of you guys played Shift 2?If so, how do the physics compare? If they are still similar then, dont expect much improvement in the physics, because they shouldve been some what better by the time they started working on the game.
Si-Fly  +   762d ago
That's the trouble though, as a kick starter you'd better have the basics right, and with a racing title that's the physics and handling. Slightly Mad have from the off set been focused on eye candy and with around 7 months of predicted programming left it's worrying.

Compare it to something like Assetto Corsa which is sorely lacking on features in its present Alpha state but is winning over fans with its exquisite handling model... By the way, you should get that downloaded :)
sizeofyou  +   762d ago
May be just me, I know - but I'm a little underwhelmed with it. Looks 'nice', 'smooth' but I was hoping for better on a PC platform. More incidental detail than the odd blur and leaf possibly. Damn the hype.
I'm sure it will be a fantastic game on all platforms (especially if IT does avoid micro transactions) but I'm interested to see the improvement in Forzas and GT's of this generation (in a year or so) and how they then shape up...
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windblowsagain  +   762d ago
Wow what is with the hand animations. lol. Super speedy and travel through eachother,lol.

Graphics are decent and so is the sound, hate the dof on the dash.
Xx-ADITYA-xX  +   762d ago
The game is obviously in alpha/beta stage but the frame rate is slightly choppy and the crash at 0:35 made me cringe. Other than that, it looks alright I guess.
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FragMnTagM  +   762d ago
The frame rate was dropping due to it being maxed and him using fraps to record it.
Xx-ADITYA-xX  +   761d ago
Yeah that's a good point, but that crash at 0:35 tho lol.
NotSoSilentBob  +   762d ago
Hope they allow the hazy dash to be disabled. They are trying to force the visual that your eyes don't actually see when in a car at that speed.
Hope they also are able to get AI better then the GT6 AI.

Other then that I can't wait for this to come out.
Hicken  +   762d ago
Only at certain times, though, mostly in turns.

To be honest, I was kinda underwhelmed. I know it's a YouTube video, but it just didn't impress me much. Certainly didn't reach the mighty visuals the images display.
AndrewLB  +   762d ago
When starting into a turn in a real race car at no time are you looking anywhere near the apex. If you keep your eyes on the exit of the turn the whole way through, you'll hit the apex and carry a lot more speed. That's why the dash blurs out as they're going through a turn. Your focus should be well ahead of you.
Orbilator  +   762d ago
Well he says he been playing for 3 years and still the AI is all over the place so dont hold your breath.
kydrice  +   762d ago
It's pretty amazing to watch this because I remember about 20 years ago playing Super Monaco GP on the Sega Genesis at my grandparent's house. I can only wonder what 20 more years will bring.
ZainreFang  +   762d ago
I'm waiting for this on Wii U. Developer putting effort into port + online play + only game of it's kind on Wii U = Definite buy.
hellzsupernova  +   762d ago
First off stopped watching when the idiot said their are no simulation rivals on club and gt are coming Jesus! What the hell!

Secondly I have had my doubts on this games graphics after seeing high quality Bathurst track gameplay this however looks way way improved very impressed

Thirdly cannot wait to play at max in pc
StartWars  +   762d ago
DriveClub isn't gunning for the simulation market and the chances are Gran Turismo 7 won't be out when Project CARS is released.
ambientFLIER  +   762d ago
Um, Driveclub is not a simulation, it's about the same as Need for Speed, and GT7 will about ten years or so, going by their previous efforts...
Pintheshadows  +   762d ago
They still have not fixed the weird steering animations I see.
Orbilator  +   762d ago
Well can't say it looked that impressive, what did they say max setting were running on.

I had to laugh when he appologises for the AI not being final yet so that's why they all over the place. So in the 3 years he been playing they still ain't got the AI sorted, man this game is gonna bomb, then he slags off PS4 racers by saying his will be the only racer on ps4!! Jesus I think driveclub will waste this game, and when GT does turn up this game will all but be forgotten. Yep shapping up nicely to be the diakatana of the racing sim world
DC777  +   762d ago
Yeah a bit disappointed in how it looks tbh but we shall see.
H0RSE  +   762d ago
Driveclub could likely "waste" this game, due to the gameplay being more "mainstream." Project CARS is going for extreme simulation, while Driveclub will be more like Forza or GT.

And you're likely right that this game will be forgotten hen GT turns up, because it could be like a decade from now...
Orbilator  +   761d ago
GT is nothing like Forza, thank god. GT 7 prolouge will be out this year as will the new gt academy running on the new gt 7 engine. As for extreme simulation, well its got a long way to go, AI is still duff and the race didn't stop after pile up, debris vanishing, hmm all they need now is a rewind feature loool. Extreme simulation games will never be mainstream
AndrewLB  +   762d ago
Funny how the same people who would immediately rush out to defend PS4 game videos due to horrible youtube compression are all strangely silent about it when it's not a PS4 exclusive.

I suggest you all take a look at what this game looks like without Youtube ruining the video.


Uncompressed, ultra-high detail, and the difference massive.
MadSientist89  +   762d ago
at 36 seconds the race should have ended >.>
Knushwood Butt  +   762d ago
Yeah, it's uncanny how people like to shout how important damage is, and how XXXX is the greatest driving sim, and then play with damage disabled.

Also, what happened to that blue car that flipped over at the start? Looks like it disappeared from the track, yet the other debris from the earlier crash remained on the track (oh yeah, for that ultimate sim experience /s).
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georgenancy  +   762d ago
the steering animations dnt look smooth
Rivitur  +   762d ago
Its a slow day when N4G has racing headlines occupying all Top 5 hottest spots.
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kingduqc  +   762d ago
Best looking driving game I've ever seen by far. You guys should of been there at CES it was playing on 3 4k display. It was INSANE. Even on a regular 1080p screen at 120hz the game was just so smooth and pretty. Usually the ground or the details beside the cars in racing games are meh but this one was more polished. I'm not into driving games but my buddy is and he was NUTS over this game. He had some kind of early acces to it and invited me to play on his 3 screens + seat setup he got, Still yet to try but I'm looking forward to the gaming night at this house for sure!
Modestmex  +   762d ago
he wasnt even using 900 degree rotation on steering wheel what a noob and automatic noob.
Aghashie  +   762d ago
I've been playing racing games w a Logitech wheel for years. Now, I just can't play racing games with a pad anymore I am too use to the wheel, it have to be w a wheel controller. It worries me that my console of choice won't support racing wheels by the time this game is out. If my fears are found to be true, that gonna be a low blow for me. :/
urwifeminder  +   762d ago
Pc will be the place to play this that's for sure at above should try Forza 5 best controller in a racing game ever you feel everything so much so I wont bother getting the xbox wheel this time around but pc is another story.
Aghashie  +   762d ago
Have yat to try the Forza controller. I've been using the G27 for a long time and the thing is awesome.

Just Google the controller, once u see it, is easy to understand why is so dam hard to return to a pad.


Since I am on my smartphone only shows the mobile link. If don't work, Google for it is not hard to find.
R00bot  +   762d ago
The game looks brilliant.
Getting it (provided the reviews are good) for the Wii U.
Visualift  +   761d ago
This game definitely has a framerate/resolution advantage but lacks the art direction seen in titles like Gran Turismo and Driveclub.
RegorL  +   761d ago
If they had been real life boring ugly trees they would have been less boring than these.
- Little variation.
- Very static (a flag, some papers but not much more moves)
- Far to many trees if reality based...

Actually I think they use trees to cheat, not having to render buildings at very varied distances...

Related video
EazyDuz22  +   761d ago
Hmmm looks OK but its no Drive Club is it...

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