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Assetto Corsa Competizione finally gets high-def Bathurst DLC

By Alex Affat, 15 Feb 2020 News

Assetto Corsa Competizione Bathurst

Australia’s own Mount Panorama is amongst four iconic international circuits added to the popular sim

If you’re a fan of Assetto Corsa Competizione - the e-sports offshoot of Assetto Corsa - and have been wanting to bash wheels on Australia’s legendary Mount Panorama, the wait is finally over.

Assetto Corsa Competizione Bathurst

The recent addition of the Intercontinental GT Pack to Competizione expands the core game's offering by four new international circuits, 45 new liveries, 30 new teams and 50 new drivers – based on the real-life Intercontinental GT Challenge powered by Pirelli series.

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The racing series takes place in five different circuits across five different continents. The season’s opener takes place at the Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12-hour, then moves on to America, Europe, Asia before finishing in Africa at the end of the year.

Assetto Corsa Competizione Bathurst

The new DLC Intercontinental GT pack follows the bygone 2019 series: which saw the series pass through Laguna Seca, Spa-Francorchamps, Suzuka Circuit and South Africa’s Kyalami. 

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With Spa-Francorchamps already featured in the game, the Intercontinental GT pack adds:

  • Mount Panorama Circuit

  • Weathertech Raceway Laguna Seca

  • Suzuka Circuit

  • Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit

Each circuit is laser-scanned for its modelling in-game, ensuring the most accurate representation of the iconic international circuits. While Bathurst has been available as a community-developed downloadable track on Assetto Corsa, the high-def version of Mount Panorama in Assetto Corsa Competizione is the first time the iconic circuit has been officially offered in the AC franchise.

Assetto Corsa Competizione Kyalami

In addition to the new tracks, teams, liveries and drivers; there are also new games modes including IGTC Race Weekend modes which range from 8-12 hours, allowing players to fully recreate the real-life endurance series.

Assetto Corsa Competizione’s Intercontinental GT Pack is available to download now, for the price of US$14.99 (AU$21.95 on Steam).

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