NASCAR Heat 3 is Getting Dirty, Launching September 7

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  1. GTPNewsWire

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  2. ss3

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    I’m m down
     
  3. Casey

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    I'd definitely like to see the new Xtreme Dirt Tour have late models or cars like in Dirt to Daytona.
     
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    Interested in this game. Was Nascar heat 2 any good? Arcade, simcade? Handling physics comparable to?
     
  5. TheGeologist

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    I haven't played any of the NASCAR heat games. They haven't looked good. How have they been?
     
  6. Vert4848

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    Heat 2 was pretty good, a massive improvement over Heat Evolution. Better career mode and 5 new tracks for Xfinity Series and Trucks.
    Handling is simcade, as the games are targeted for casual players. Probably most comparable to the old NASCAR EA games.
     
  7. Auditore

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    Also launching on September 7

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    Too many games on September jesus christ
     
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    They’re dirt late models, there’s a trailer on YouTube.

    Didn’t bother with Heat 2 since the first one was garbage. When they can improve it beyond feeling like a PS2 game and looking like a PS3 game I’ll be interested. I’d forgive the graphics if it was fun to play. How long’s it been since there’s been a decent NASCAR video game now...15 years? Other than iRacing of course
     
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    It looks like one of the dirt tracks could be a road course.

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    I so want this game to be great at it seems they've finally gone all the way and made a spiritual successor to Dirt to Daytona (still my favorite NASCAR game), but after what I've seen from the last two I'll take a wait and see approach. There's far to many games releasing in this time span anyways so either way it will likely have to wait.
     
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    I haven’t play a Nascar game since 2004
     
  11. adam thompson

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    I like NASCAR in Forza should I pick this up, even wait for a sale as I need to save hard end of August once I buy a pro and a X for new tv ;)
     
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    I'm buying it only to race dirt late models. :sly:
     
  13. Elitekilla29

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    It seems like the career mode is actually gonna be deep this year. I haven't seen effort put into a career mode since NASCAR total team control 2006. Team ownership is huge and its been one of the main things i been wanting back in a NASCAR game. The big question is how deep did they go with it. I see that you can hire employees and can buy parts and stuff (finally). I wonder if you can hire a driver and can you upgrade to a better race shop? Its a lot of questions about that feature alone. Then there's the rest of the game. I don't know if you guys read it but operation sports got a hands on preview article up. Here's the link to that:https://www.operationsports.com/nascar-heat-3-preview/amp/

    Some things y'all probably don't know that I found from twitter (one of the devs answering questions) and a few other hands on preview articles:

    •You can name your driver in career mode

    •You can only own 1 car instead owning multiple cars

    •New camera angles, pre race and post race presentation, and 360° camera rotation is in the game.

    •A racing guide line to help new players.

    •You can own a team in any series.

    •The new phoenix layout will be in the game.

    •There's a lot a more options and features for online but they haven't talked about it just yet.

    That's all we know for now. Everything else is still a question mark. The career mode looks promising but I need everything to click so the game can be enjoyable. Smart AI pit strategy, challenging AI, better driving physics (both of these things are talked about in the operation sports article but take it with a grain of salt) working cautions and etc. Career mode is looking good though and these guys seem like they finally showing some promise.
     
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    I skipped the first two games but this one is peaking my interest. But it will all depend on how good it is with a wheel.

    Speaking of which, how good is Heat 2 on a wheel?