At this point, I’m convinced that Project CARS isn’t actually a racing game. It’s a playable art installation that lets you take pretty pictures of cars. And things other than cars.
I mean, shit, look at this:
It’s grass. From a racing game. I’m looking at grass from the side of the road from a racing game and I want to weep with joy at how utterly beautiful it is. Or there’s this:
That’s not even part of the actual game, for heaven’s sake. It’s all the stuff on the sidelines that you’re supposed to ignore. Why does everything in this game look so good?!
The blog post announcing this new batch of screenshots boasts that they “show purely in-game footage that has not been made in any special photo mode, using no post-processing or filters that aren’t available during the actual gameplay.” I’m just having trouble imagining myself playing the actual game with all this eyecandy going on. Hopefully it all looks a lot worse in motion. Anyway, here’s some more shots:
CARS hits PC, Xbox One, PS4 and Wii U (yes, Wii U) late 2014.