VIDEO | X360, PS3, PC Tuesday, June 24, 2014 | 3:00 PM

Our PC videos of GRID Autosport

Our PC videos of GRID Autosport

GRID: Autosport will be available in a few hours in North America but thanks to the kindness of Codemasters' Comunity Manager Ben Walke, we were able to get a review copy of the PC version of the game in advance. Unfortunately, since we had some unexpected technical problems, we couldn't write a full review, so you'll only have these beautiful 1080p/60fps videos to enjoy this time. The good news is that we worked like the devil to propose a whole lot of them in time. Just so you know, yesterday evening at 11, we still had nothing. Hopefully, you 'll forgive the careless driving from time to time as we didn't have much time to practice, especially Driftwood who was not supposed to help me with the game in the first place as he was busy with another one that's coming later today. Enjoy!

Videos capturedby Driftwood with a gamepad

All graphics options maxed out. Antialiasing: MSAA8x.

• Brands Hatch (Touring Car).

• Okutuma (Open Wheel - Formula A /Dallara Indycar).

• Spa (Open Wheel - Ariel Atom 500 V8).

• Paris (Street Racing - Hypercar / McLaren P1).

• Circuit of the Americas (Street Racing - Supercar / Mazda Furai).

• Chicago (Touring Car - Super Tourers / Holden VF Commodore).

• Mont Tremblant (Endurance - Endurance GT Groupe 1 / Nissan GT-R Nismo GT500) : Cockpit replay and TV replay.

Videos captured by Miguel with a G27 driving wheel

Graphics options maxed out except for advanced lighting, which had to be deactivated. Antialiasing: CSAA8x.

• Detroit (Demolition Derby) + replay

• Autosport Raceway (Tuner - C2 Drift / Nissan Silvia) + replay

• Washington (Street - Hypercar / McLaren P1) + replay

• Bathurst (Touring - V8 Supercars) + replay

• Mont Tremblant (Endurance - GT Group 2 / Audi R8) + replay

• Okutama (Tuner - JDM / Nissan Silvia) + replay

Note: All videos were captured with no driving aids. HD pack is not available at this time.

Brands Hatch (Touring Car)
Okutama (Open Wheel - Formula A)
Spa (Open Wheel - Ariel Atom)
Paris (Street Racing - Hypercar)
Circ. of the Americas (Street Racing)
Chicago (Touring Car - Super Tourers)
Mont Tremblant (Endurance - GT Gr 1)
Mont Tremblant (Replay)
Detroit (Demolition Derby)
Detroit (Demolition Derby) replay
Autosport Raceway (Tuner - C2 Drift)
Autosport Raceway (Tuner - C2 Drift) replay
Washington (Street - Hypercar)
Washington (Street - Hypercar) replay
Bathurst (Touring - V8 Supercars)
Bathurst (Touring - V8) replay
Mont Tremblant (Endu - GT Grp 2)
Mont Tremblant (Endu - Grp 2) replay
Okutama (Tuner - JDM / Nissan Silvia)
Okutama (Tuner - JDM) replay

All comments

Commented on 2014-06-24 15:02:10
these videos will make me decide between buying or not buying this game
Commented on 2014-06-24 19:04:29
Still using PS3 but not going to get this. Looks good on PC though
Commented on 2014-06-24 22:45:13
Graphics are good. I'm a huge Grid fan, ever since the original one went $8 on Steam, I've been loving this series. The gameplay is really good. I can only hope for this one to live up to the expectations.
Commented on 2014-06-25 00:48:33
Thanks for taking the time and effort to record and upload all the these videos. Looks pretty good to me. I wonder how much better it will look with the 4k texture pack.
Commented on 2014-06-25 01:53:28
Good work guys. Lots of vids for the time frame. Thanks for putting in the time.
Commented on 2014-06-25 10:43:49
Physics look terrible
Commented on 2014-06-26 16:10:43
Meh, will give it a miss. They better concentrate on next gen
Commented on 2014-06-26 17:13:02
There's no background music while racing? or is it off?
Commented on 2014-06-26 20:35:35 In reply to AnthonM2
Music is only menus and replays, in the settings can change the volume of each separately.
There is no music while racing.
Commented on 2014-06-26 20:37:47
Alt-tab, hit play in your MP3 player ;)
Commented on 2014-06-27 18:11:32 In reply to GriftGFX
No thanks, I like the soundtrack that the dev choose for the game, something like Cyberspeed, Motorhead, Forza 4, Ridge Racer Unbounded, Split Second, MotorStorm: Apocalypse etc.., it makes the game more interesting, sound effects only are boring.

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