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  PROJECT CARS 2 ESL GO4 CUP—BEGINS 22nd OCTOBER 2017
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10/12/2017
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

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Richmond, LONDON – 12th October, 2017 : BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe and Slightly Mad Studios are pleased to announce the return of the ESL Go4 Cup, scheduled to debut on the critically-acclaimed Project CARS 2 on 22nd October, 2017.

Coming off the back of a super successful season saw the Project CARS ESL Go4 Cup become the #1 racing esport on ESL culminating in the World Finals live at gamescom 2017. The Project CARS 2 ESL Go4 Cup will bring back the challenge and competition you’ve come to expect adding a whole new dimension with the realism and authenticity of Project CARS 2.

Starting from the 22nd of October, 2017, competitors from around Europe will begin a new season of close competition, battles and rivalries through 39 cups and 9 monthly finals across all three platforms (Playstation®4, Xbox One and PC).

Every week, ESL will run a weekly Project CARS 2 ESL Go4 Cup on the ESL Gaming Website that will award the best driver with €50.00 per platform.

In addition, the best 12 players each month will battle in a monthly final for the €100.00 prize, on each platform.

The pleasure of racing esport is not just about winning. The Project CARS 2 ESL Go4 Cup isn’t just for the elite racers from elite teams. It’s about getting out there, competing, racing, having fun and enjoying the friendships and camaraderie of motorsport and competition.

The Project CARS 2 ESL Go4 Cup is open for everyone on all three platforms.

Learn more and enter at the Project CARS 2 esports website

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Patch 2 has now been released for PS4 and PC. Patch 2’s release for Xbox One is imminent. For full patch details click here.

Key Patch 2 details include:

  •        Improved driving line assist.
  •  Various AI behavioral and race line improvements.
  •     Multiple improvements and enhancements to multiplayer, and lobby “handling”.
  •        USB keyboard support improved.
  •        Tweaks and fixes to setup UI and flow.
  •   Improved default assists for gamepad users.
  •  Fixes and improvements to ICM appearance and functionality.
  •   Improvements and enhancements to steering wheel support.
Project CARS 2 is rated PEGI 3 and is available for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. To keep up-to-date with Project CARS 2 and BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment visit the following websites:

The official Project Cars 2 website here

The Bandai Namco Entertainment website here

The Bandai Namco Entertainment Facebook here

The Bandai Namco Entertainment Twitter here

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For press related enquires please contact:

Ruby Rumjen

UK & Ire. PR Manager, Bandai Namco Entertainment UK

E : rrumjen@bandainamcoent.eu

About BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe S.A.S.

BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe S.A.S. part of BANDAI NAMCO Holdings Inc. is a leading global publisher and developer of interactive content for platforms including all major video game consoles, PC and mobile.  The company is known for creating and publishing many of the industry’s top video game franchises, including PAC-MAN™, TEKKEN™, SOULCALIBUR™, DARK SOULS™, NARUTO™, NARUTO SHIPPUDEN™, Dragon Ball, GALAGA™, RIDGE RACER™ and ACE COMBAT™. For more information please visit www.bandainamcoent.eu

ABOUT SLIGHTLY MAD STUDIOS

Slightly Mad Studios is the team behind the critically acclaimed GTR® series, Need For Speed® Shift™ & Shift 2 Unleashed®.  It has over 10 years of pedigree in racing games, and Project CARS represents the culmination of all that experience and heritage.

World Of Mass Development, Slightly Mad Studios, Project CARS, the WMD logo, the SMS logo, and the Project CARS logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Slightly Mad Studios Limited in the United Kingdom and/or other countries.

© 2017 Slightly Mad Studios.

“PlayStation” is a registered trademark of Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.

© 2017 Slightly Mad Studios Limited. Published and distributed by the BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Group. Slightly Mad Studios, Project CARS, the SMS logo, and the Project CARS logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Slightly Mad Studios Limited in the United Kingdom and/or other countries. The names, designs, and logos of all products are the property of their respective owners and used with permission.

Press Release © 2017 BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe S.A.S.

All other trademarks are properties of their respective owners.