Assetto Corsa

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Assetto Corsa
Assetto Corsa cover
Developers
Kunos Simulazioni
Release dates
Windows December 19, 2014

Key points

Anisotropic filtering results in a significant FPS loss.[1]

General information

Official forum
Steam Community Discussions
Assetto Corsa Mods
German Assetto Corsa Forum

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Steam
All versions require Steam DRM.

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

Name Notes
Dream Pack 1
Dream Pack 2
Dream Pack 3
Japanese Pack
Red Pack
Tripl3 Pack
Porsche Pack I
Porsche Pack II
Porsche Pack III

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Assetto Corsa\cfg\
System configuration settings are stored in <path-to-game>\system\cfg\

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Assetto Corsa

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Video settings.
Video settings.
Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
10-120° range.
Windowed
Toggle by pressing F11.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Active in the launcher and in-game
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
2x, 4x, 8x, 16x. Higher settings cause significant FPS loss.[1]
Anti-aliasing (AA)
2x, 4x, 8x.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS
120+ FPS
Settings only apply when starting a race.

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings.
Audio settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
Local play
[2]
LAN play
Online play

Connection types

Type Native Notes
Matchmaking
Peer-to-peer
Dedicated
Self-hosting
Windows dedicated server available under Tools in the Steam client.
Direct IP

VR support[edit]

3D modes Native Notes
Native 3D
Nvidia 3D Vision
See Helix Mod: Assetto Corsa.
TriDef 3D
iZ3D
Headsets Native Notes
HTC Vive
HTC Vive support through OpenVR.[3]
Oculus Rift
Rendering issues.[4]
OSVR
Beta status since v1.13.[5]
Devices Native Notes
Tracked motion controllers
Keyboard/Mouse
TrackIR

Issues fixed[edit]

Gray screen hang after introduction[edit]

Exit fullscreen[6]
  1. Press F11. This switches the game to windowed mode.
Run as administrator[6]
  1. Go to the installation folder.
  2. Right-click on AssettoCorsa.exe and select Properties.
  3. Click the Compatibility tab and tick Run this program as administrator.
  4. Press Apply and OK to close the window.

The sim will not start after clicking on "start engine"[edit]

This is due to your main audio device being disabled.
Enable main audio device[6]
  1. Right-click on the volume icon in your system tray and click Playback devices.
  2. If there is nothing listed, right-click in the window and select Show Disabled Devices.
  3. Right-click on your primary audio device and select Enable.

Black or white screen in launcher[edit]

Add launch option[6]
  1. Right-click the game in your Steam library and click Properties.
  2. Click Set Launch Options... and enter /soft.
  3. Finally click OK to save your input.

Notes

The UI might be sluggish and some artifacts may appear.

Other information[edit]

Play on DirectX 10[edit]

Change value[7]
  1. Go to the user configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open dx11.ini.
  3. Change ALLOW_UNSUPPORTED_DX10=0 to ALLOW_UNSUPPORTED_DX10=1.
  4. Save and close the file.

Notes

Motion blur has to be disabled.
Trees and crowds will be rendered with huge non-transparent 2D boxes around them.[8]

Enable developer apps[edit]

Instructions[citation needed]
  1. Go to the system configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open assetto_corsa.ini.
  3. Change ENABLE_DEV_APPS=0 to ENABLE_DEV_APPS=1.
  4. Save the file, launch the game and start a game session.
  5. Once driving, move your mouse to right-hand section of the screen to access Apps.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Vista SP2, 7, 8, 8.1
Processor (CPU) AMD Athlon X2 2.8 GHz
Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4 GHz
AMD Six-Core
Intel Quad-Core
System memory (RAM) 2 GB 6 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 15 GB 30 GB
Video card (GPU) AMD Radeon HD 6450
Nvidia GeForce GT 460
DirectX 10.1 compatible
AMD Radeon HD 7870
Nvidia GeForce GTX 660
DirectX 11 compatible

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Why does 16X AF cut framerates by about 40-50%. - Official forum
  2. Local Multiplayer?? :: Assetto Corsa General Discussions
  3. Assetto Corsa on Twitter: "Yes, but later, we need some time. Thanks for the patience"
  4. Is comming Oculus Rift support? - Steam Community Discussions
  5. [1]
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 Some known issues and workarounds - Official forum
  7. How to Play Assetto Corsa on DirectX 10 - Steam Community Guides
  8. Assetto Corsa - DirectX 10(GTS 250) Gameplay - YouTube