505 Teams With ESA For Peek Behind The Curtains On Assetto Corsa Competizione Development
505 Games and Kunos Simulazioni will be hosting a virtual experience in partnership with the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) and its E3 digital channels, June 16th, to allow fans of Assetto Corsa Competizione a look at how intense the development process is. The team is, after all, aiming at recreating reality to a level of precision that will allow professional racers to use it as a legitimate training tool.
The session will include esports representatives Robbie Montinola and Anthony Comas, professional luxury sportscar champions and GT Rivals participants David Perel, Bryan Heitkotter, and pro racing coach Guy Cosmo – and
Here’s the press release:
Luxury GT series racing champions David Perel and Bryan Heitkotter explore simulation racing and esports with pro coach Guy Cosmo, SRO Motorsports Group and GT World Challenge® game developer Kunos Simulazioni
Motor sports groups and pro drivers are racing to integrate more simulation games like Assetto Corsa Competizione and esports into core training and live event programs as the global, multi-national sportscar spectacle drives in digital directions, presented by 505 Games and E3
WHAT: 505 Games and Italian developer Kunos Simulazioni will host a virtual preview experience with the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) and E3 digital channels to showcase how simulation racing game Assetto Corsa Competizione, the official GT World Challenge® game, recreates the international GT series racing event, including all cars, teams, tracks, and affiliated drivers, and achieves its hyper realistic simulation gameplay used by elite drivers and teams in professional training capacities. This virtual session will also highlight how pro racing organization SRO Motorsports Group is engaging with passionate fans and gamers by embracing esports to provide closeup contact free action in the SRO E-Sport GT Series and GT Rivals, across the globe bringing multi-national professional drivers, sim racers and invited fans together and competing behind the wheel of top GT3 racers of today from Acura, Aston Martin, Audi, Bentley, BMW, Ferrari, Lamborghini, McLaren, Mercedes-AMG, Porsche, and more.
Esports and games industry expert Imad Khan, host of the FTW with Imad Khan podcast,will lead a discussion with SRO Motorsports Group esports representatives Robbie Montinola and Anthony Comas, professional luxury sportscar champions and GT Rivals participants David Perel (Ferrari 488 GT3), Bryan Heitkotter (No. 05 Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3) and pro racing coach Guy Cosmo (K-PAX Racing and Bentley) for a heated discussion around Assetto Corsa Competizione, the explosive surge in esports popularity, and simulation racing games.
A live moderated press Q&A will conclude the virtual session, allowing for open questions and a continued discussion around of the benefits, challenges and opportunities simulation games are offering to professional racing groups, drivers and teams, and their dedicated fans.
WHO: Robbie Montinola and Anthony Comas (SRO Motorsports Group) and GT Rivals participants David Perel (Ferrari 488 GT3), Bryan Heitkotter (No. 05 Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3), along with pro coach and trainer Guy Cosmo of K-PAX Racing and Bentley. The event is presented by 505 Games and hosted online with E3.
WHEN: 8:00 a.m. PDT on Tuesday, June 16
Public access for live viewing available on YouTube and Twitch:
o Assetto Corsa YouTube: https://youtu.be/M8Qgs4G_aq0
o E3 YouTube: https://youtu.be/6rFnym1Hnks
o 505 Games YouTube: https://youtu.be/HZLePrmMKTI
o 505 Games Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/505games
o 505 Games Mixer: https://mixer.com/505Games
o 505 Games Bilibili: https://live.bilibili.com/5602222
o GT World Challenge YouTube: youtube.com/gtworld
o SRO Twitch: twitch.tv/sromotorsports