Automobilista 2: Everything You Need To Know (2024)

Author Alessio Lorandi
Alessio Lorandi
February 28, 2022

With its recent release of 2020, AMS2 was praised by many sim racers for its ultra-realistic driving experience.

In case you were new to the game, or just need a refresher on the basics, here’s everything you need to know about AMS2!

What is Automobilista 2?

Automobilista 2 is a racing simulator game for PC that was released in early 2020. It is the sequel to Automobilista, which was released in February 2016.

The first thing we’d have to mention is that Automobilista 2 is all about realism.

Every detail has been painstakingly recreated in order to provide an authentic driving experience.

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The cars are realistically weighted, and the tracks have been accurately modeled after their real-life counterparts.

Most of its modern tracks are LIDAR scanned which makes them very similar in terms of precision from the more sophisticated laser-scanned ones.

This makes mastering the game a challenge – but also a lot of fun!

There are all sorts of different race modes to choose from in Automobilista 2. From standard races to endurance events, there’s something for everyone.

What engine Automobilsta 2 runs?

With its recent release, AMS2 runs on the MADNESS Engine which is known to be one of the best out there.

The level of immersion and graphics quality is insane and really takes the driving experience to a new level.

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The engine is also very scalable, so it can be run on a wide range of different hardware.

This makes it possible for everyone to enjoy the game, regardless of their PC specs.

What does Automobilista 2 come with?

Automobilista 2 comes with an impressive 114 cars and 50 tracks, most of which are included in the standard package.

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All the other cars & tracks can be purchased as an extra from other DLC packs that range between $9 to $39 each.

How realistic is Automobilista 2?

Being one of the latest racing games released in the market makes AMS2 one of the most realistic and advanced thanks to its developer’s technological innovation.

In fact, the game has often been praised for its attention to detail, realistic driving experience and stunning graphics.

automobilista 2 realism

As mentioned before, the game is built around realism, from car physics to track layouts.

This makes for a challenging but rewarding experience that is sure to please sim racing drivers.

Automobilista 2 device compatibility

Unfortunately for console users, AMS2 is compatible only for Windows-based PC’s.

As long as your OS is from Windows 10 you’ll then be able to download and install the game directly from Steam.

How much does Automobilista 2 cost?

The game standard package is available for purchase at a price of $39.99 through each additional DLC pack will cost between $9 and $39.

Automobilista 2 DLC packsThis means that if you wanted to purchase every single DLC pack the total price you would be paying is $329 which is quite a lot of money.

Where can you buy Automobilista 2?

You can only purchase AMS2 through the Steam official store.

is Automobilista 2 worth it?

Despite the expensive price tag of its DLCs, I’d say Automobilista 2 is really worth it.

In fact, it’s very difficult to find such a realistic simulator with such an advanced level of graphics and immersion.

The MADNESS engine does a great job at providing an unforgettable driving experience that is sure to please most sim racers.

Being one of the latest games on the market, Automobilista 2 is sure to set the bar high for other racing games to come.

So if you’re looking for an advanced racing simulator that offers great value for money, Automobilista 2 is the game for you!

Automobilista 2 FAQs

Is Automobilista 2 on PS4 or Xbox?

No, unfortunately Automobilista 2 is only available for Windows-based PC’s.

Does Automobilista 2 have career mode?

Yes, AMS2 career mode is actually one of the best I’ve ever tried. There’s a lot of content to keep you busy for a long time.

Is Automobilista 2 coming to console?

It doesn’t look like since the dev team has focused on the PC market and there is no news of a console release.

Can you play Automobilista 2 with controller?

In theory yes, but the game isn’t really designed with joysticks in mind.

You can still find a reasonable solution after setting up the controller properly, though I’d say that the best thing to do is to use a proper racing simulator with a steering wheel.

That will make the experience a whole lot better.

Is Automobilista 2 a good game?

Absolutely! Automobilista 2 is one of the best racing games on the market that offers an amazing driving experience together with iRacing and ACC.

Is Automobilista 2 a simulator?

Yes, it’s a racing game that is built around realistic simulation. This makes for a challenging but rewarding experience.

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About the autor

Alessio Lorandi

Alessio has been involved at the highest levels in racing since the age of 5 (2003). He won a CIK-FIA World Championship in 2013 and then raced in F3, F2, and finally GT3s before now dedicating himself to SOLOX. He’s now on a mission to help thousands of sim racers around the world achieve their fullest potential through his ACC setups.






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