Eight new vehicles and two new tracks.
Undertaking CARS 2 writer Bandai Namco has announced the first expansion pack for Barely Mad Studio’s top-notch racing sim. Dubbed the Enjoyable Pack, the growth will characteristic eight new vehicles and two new circuits.
A lot of the content material is rallycross-themed for this pack, together with each of the brand new tracks. Count on a retro model of Model Hatch Rallycross (dwelling of the much-loved British Rallycross Grand Prix of the ’80s and ’90s) and Circuit De Barcelona-Catalunya Rallycross monitor (which can host the opening spherical of the 2018 FIA World Rallycross Championship).
As for vehicles, Matthias Ekstrom’s Audi S1 EKS RX quattro and Petter Solberg’s Citroën DS3 RX Supercar will be part of the fray alongside Undertaking CARS 2’s current roster of contemporary RX machines. We’re additionally getting three rallycross legends: the Ford RS200 Evolution, Renault R5 Maxi Turbo, and Audi Sport Quattro S1. After their exile from the World Rally Championship in 1987, these banned Group B monsters discovered a brand new dwelling in rallycross racing.
The three remaining vehicles coming within the pack are a trio of customized autos pushed by System Drift champion Vaughn Gittin Jr., together with his 1969 Ford Bronco, nicknamed “Brocky”, and two Mustangs (the 960bhp RTR Mustang and an RTR ready ’66 Mustang). Gittin was certainly one of many real-life skilled drivers who served as dealing with consultants on Undertaking CARS 2.
No particular launch date was confirmed however, in line with Bandai Namco, the Enjoyable Pack can be obtainable someday this winter for Northern Hemisphere gamers (or summer time, for these of us who stay under the equator).
Undertaking CARS 2 was launched again in September and it’s really rather good.
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