It is a good time to be both a Porsche enthusiast and a gamer. A steady stream of Porsche models have been added to nearly every franchise. Beginning with Forza, Porsches have now been added to Project Cars 2, Gran Turismo and iRacing. iRacing's continually updated car list will include the mid-engined 911 RSR beginning June 5th. The car will be …Continue to the full article
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Nine New Porsche Models, Including two 917s, Join Project Cars 2
After an altogether too-long relationship with Need For Speed, I'm ecstatic to see Porsche throw themselves into the digital realm. Porsche models now appear in Gran Turismo, the Forza franchise, and Project Cars 2 . Nine new models are being introduced to Project Cars 2, bringing the total to twenty Porsches in-game. Unlike the Forza games, …Continue to the full article
Patrick Long Brings Porsches to Project Cars 2
Patrick Long's love of Porsches runs deep. He has 911s from nearly every decade of production. He's raced Porsches at Le Mans, and currently he's racing a 911 in the Pirelli World Challenge. When the time came for Project Cars 2 to bring Porsche into their game, the list of drivers to consult was probably pretty short. Not many people have both …Continue to the full article
Virtual Racers To Share Podium With Real World Drivers at Le Mans
The line between Esports and the real world motorsport events they're based off of is a murky one. Last week, Microsoft, Porsche and the Automobile Club de l'Ouest (ACO) made an announcement that blurred the line even further. Some might say it removed it altogether. The 24 Hours of Le Mans takes place this coming June 17/18. Simultaneous to …Continue to the full article
Could Porsche’s Next Factory Driver be “Virtual”?
Over the last few weeks and months we've heard a lot about Porsche and their relationship with the video game world. For years EA Sports held an exclusive license with Porsche. However, that all changed last year. Since then, we've seen a number of new options with regard to the inclusion of Porsche in various video games and simulators …Continue to the full article
Porsche and iRacing. Two of the World’s Best Together at Last!
If you've been following along here on FLATSIXES.com then you know that video game maker Electronic Arts lost their exclusive hold on Porsche at the end of 2016. Their loss is our gain. Assetto Corsa has already released three new Porsche packs covering some 20+ models (both production and racing). Now, for a New Year's treat, comes word that …Continue to the full article
CJ Wilson Racing Might Find Their Next Driver Through A Cayman GT4 Racing Series They’re Hosting on Forza
Late last week CJ Wilson Racing announced they were launching a Cayman Cup for Forza Motorsort 6. Sponsored by Logitech and produced in conjunction with The Online Racing Association (TORA) the CJ Wilson Cayman Cup will run from the 27th of April, 2016 to the 31st of August, 2016. Complete with a Driver Championship and Team Championship, …Continue to the full article
Video: XCAR Talks To Magnus Walker About His Porsches, His Way
This brief discussion with Magnus is actually pretty enlightening. Did you know, for example, that his design ideals are heavily influenced by Captain America, Evel Knievel, and 1950s SoCal Hot Rod culture? I mean, I guess you could have inferred that, but it's interesting to hear it come from the mouth of the man himself. You'll also find out …Continue to the full article
Fanatec’s Porsche GT2 Race Wheel Reviewed
Today’s post is written by frequent contributor Andrew Granieri. Andrew is a Techncial Writer who lives with his lovely wife in Ohio. His Porsche 944 pulls double-duty as a summer track car as well as a venerable winter weather vehicle. Coincidentally, those are his two favorite driving conditions. Andrew's Review of the Fanatec GT2 Race …Continue to the full article
Ever Wonder If Driving Games Can Improve Your Ability to Race Your Porsche?
It's no surprise that they can. In fact, many a driver we've spoken to discuss using various games on PlayStation and Xbox in order to familiarize themselves with a track they don't have a lot of time on. Just this week, in a press release from Porsche Motorsports, Toronto native Marco Cirone, who will participate in the upcoming IMSA GT3 Cup …Continue to the full article