Project CARS 2 Is Racing Its Way to Gamescom With New Trailer and Booth Details

Slightly Mad Studios is bringing Project CARS 2 for PS4, Xbox One and PC to Gamescom, and shows a new trailer and new screenshots.

on August 18, 2017 4:57 PM

To hype its presence at Gamescom next week, Slightly Mad Studios released a new trailer for its racing simulator Project CARS 2.

The trailer flaunts its gameplay with a variety of racing styles ranging from Rallycross to GoKarts.  It also features its gorgeous representations of authentic race tracks as well as the game’s various weather options.

The hundreds of people who travel to Cologne, Germany for Gamescom will have the opportunity to test drive Project CARS 2 for themselves at the game’s booth.  With 28 playable PlayStation 4 pods available, guests will be able to try three different cars and tracks that showcases the game’s various racing styles:

  • Ferrari LaFerrari at Nurburgring (Sprint layout);
  • Porsche 911 GT3 R at Red Bull Ring (National layout)
  • Formula Renault 3.5 at Circuit of The Americas (National layout)

Guests who visit the booth will also get the opportunity to watch live interviews with developers from Slightly Mad Studios, as well as professional drivers and esports players. A Tournament Area will also be accessible and free for anyone open to compete. Players who attain the best times of the day will be invited to compete at 7PM BST for prizes.

Here is what the Project CARS 2 booth will be partaking in throughout their week at Gamescom:

  • Giveaways – Exclusive Project CARS 2 gear.
  • Meet & Greet Pro-players and Pro-driver showcase: Meet 5 world-renowned racing drivers who were intimately involved in the development of Project CARS 2: Nicolas Hamilton, Ben Collins(Top Gear’s ex-“Stig”), Daytona, Spa 24 Hour winner René Rast, and rallycross stars Oliver Eriksson, and Mitchell deJong.
  • Meet & GreetThe Development Team:  Come meet the Slightly Mad Studios development team, who’ll be on-hand to answer your questions.
  • Project CARS eSports World Final @ ESL Arena: On Wednesday, 23rd of August, at 15:30 BST, the top 5 teams from the SMS-R Championship Series will be taking the stage for the World Final. A €5,000 prize pool is up for grabs, adding to the already secured €15,000 in prizes during the regular season.
  • DEVCOM Conference in Congress Hall, 4th Floor, CONGRESS CENTRE EAST: On Thursday, 24th of August at 15:00 (BST), join Nicolas HamiltonAndy Tudor (Slightly Mad Studio), and YouTube star PietSmiet as they host a DEVCOM Conference discussing the development of Project CARS 2 and games in general.

Project CARS 2 will launch on September 22 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.

 /  Staff Writer
Michael Ruiz is a staff writer at DualShockers. He enjoys most video games, but would be happy playing Galaga for the rest of his life. When he isn't playing games, he is probably watching professional wrestling or podcasting on Drop In/ Drop Out.