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      05-02-2014, 12:20 AM   #1
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Game and console suggestions to learn Nurburgring?

Hey all,

I was wondering anyone could suggest a good game to learn the Nurburgring?

I may have an opportunity to drive on it (extended stay in Germany) and wanted to spend some time ahead of time to practice.

Not sure if there are any PS4 or Xbox One titles with the track yet, I haven't kept up at all so that's why I'm asking now.

Also, ideally the games won't require a ton of time to earn (via license or experience) to get to drive on it, either!

Thanks in advance
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The only experience I've had with that track recently is Forza 4 and Gran Turismo 6. I would suggest Gran Turismo if you're going more the simulator route, at least on consoles.
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forza 4! you have access to every car and track via quickplay.
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Great! Thanks for the tips. Much appreciated.
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The only experience I've had with that track recently is Forza 4 and Gran Turismo 6. I would suggest Gran Turismo if you're going more the simulator route, at least on consoles.
Nah gran turismo stop being after gran turismo 4. The leader and most realistic now it's either fm4 or fm5
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Nah gran turismo stop being after gran turismo 4. The leader and most realistic now it's either fm4 or fm5
Maybe on consoles. Overall, neither of them stand a chance against the PC.
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Nah gran turismo stop being after gran turismo 4. The leader and most realistic now it's either fm4 or fm5
Not true at all. I have both games, a pretty good setup (all fanatec clubsport gear), and have a fair amount of real world track experience and the GT series is more realistic when it comes to driving feel. The only place where you can say Forza does a better job is graphics (though debatable) and definitely the sounds.
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Forza 5 does not have the ring yet. Forza 4 does.
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Maybe on consoles. Overall, neither of them stand a chance against the PC.
Any suggestions for a PC game for learning the N-Ring? Nordschleife loop in particular? Thanks.
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Any suggestions for a PC game for learning the N-Ring? Nordschleife loop in particular? Thanks.
I can't say I have very much experience when it comes to PC simulators, but I do plan to get Project Cars when that's released. From what I've read, Gran Turismo 5 and rFactor/rFactor 2 [PC] are quoted the most when it comes to accuracy of the 'Ring, even including bumps in the road where it would normally be in real life.
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I've heard good things about rfactor for pc but never played it. I'd check it out.

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If we're talking console, Forza Motorsport 5 without a doubt. The Nurburgring was released as a free download earlier this summer. The Forza team literally spent months upon months designing the track to be the most realistic simulation of the 'Ring possible. Everything was laser scanned down to the cm. Definitely worth a try.
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Wait for Project Cars which will be released for PC, Xbox One and PS4. They are working on Nurburgring.
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As of right now, for PC I hear Assetto Corsa is good - more on simulation than arcade like. Otherwise I second Project Cars (even though game isn't out yet, its looking to be the base racer ever made).

Available now for cheap though, I strongly recommend Need for Speed Shift or Shift 2. The biggest seller NFS Shift provides over Gran Tursimo and Forza is the sensation of speed... and the fear that goes with it. The game is about 60% arcade, 40% simulation. This is the only game I know that made me scared going flat out even if I was using a controller.
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