NASCAR Heat 5 Arrives July 7 on PS4, Xbox, and PC

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  1. GTPNewsWire

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  2. Kevstah2004

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    Why are the graphics so bad? I swear Nascar Thunder 2003 on the GameCube looked better.
     
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    Yeah but it's shiny hehe. Hope it's an improvement toward the sim side. Or I'll get a previous game instead maybe.
     
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    40 player lobbies? Thats nice.

    Other racing games should aspire to achieve that.
     
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    How are the sales of the heat franchise?

    Is really that profitable to have a game coming (every year?) no idea about if is comes every but is annual no?
     
  6. Nick Asselin

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    If you’re unfamiliar with the NASCAR Heat series don’t waste your time and money buying this one. Graphics, physics, and AI are all sub-par. You’re better off going on eBay and getting an older NASCAR game for the PS2 made by EA cuz it’s miles ahead of this one being released in 2020. It uses the Unity Engine so it’s kinda equivalent to a smartphone game. And don’t even get me started on the “eSports.” This game is years away from being an eSport ready game. Online lobbies are glitchy and consistently riddled with connection issues. This one just seems like a money grab to me for them to build up resources for their next gen console game in 2021
     
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    I’ll probably pass on NASCAR games until they switch to the new cars, NH4 is good enough to satiate my stock car needs.

    It’s a licensed sports game, yearly releases are a part of the deal.

    It’s an extremely small studio working on a limited budget, what exactly do you expect? :confused:
     
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    NH3 demo on ps4 is great fun and good with controller or g29 wheel set...
     
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  9. Nick Asselin

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    Compared to what EA produced in 2004-2009 era I expect something far better than what’s being produced right now in 2020. It’s been 5 years, I’m sick of the excuses of them being small and having a limited budget.
     
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    That's just how it is, not everything can be a big budget masterpiece. If that's not good enough than I don't know what to tell you.
     
  11. Nick Asselin

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    It’s just disappointing being a NASCAR fan and having NASCAR Heat as the only racing game with NASCAR content. NFL, NBA, NHL, FIFA, and F1 all have amazing games... and then there’s NASCAR...
     
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    Reality is often disappointing.

    Look at your own post. FIFA, NFL, NBA and F1... these are all famous sports across the whole world and their games are made by two big companies: EA and Codemasters. And amazing games is pretty subjective here. AFAIK, they all are the same games from 6 years ago with different skins and DLCs...

    And to be fair, i really don't know what the hell are you complaining about. NH4 has a pretty good career mode imo and it's pretty fun to play. Not a big evolution from NH3, but it's waaay better than the first NASCAR Heat, so the studio is at least trying to improve.

    Maybe it's is not a $60 game. That i can agree. But it's far from being a bad game.
     
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    The game can barely handle 40 ai. This won't be something to aspire to.
     
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    I've only gotten Nascar Heat 4 about a month ago and thoroughly enjoying it. I'm playing it on an average every day since mainly going through Career mode. That being said I'll probably pick up Nascar Heat 5 Gold Edition on release if not after.
     
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    with 40 player lobbies Graphics were offer as tribute to make that happen -_-
     
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    What?
     
  17. That's likely why.
     
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    I guess it's the first racing game without a car on cover
     
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    GT Sport doesn’t have a car nor does F1 2019. Probably more I’m missing.​
     
  20. artem9000

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    GT Sport has, F1 2019 hasn't, that's right
     
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    :lol::cheers: YOU are correct.
    They camo it very well.
    I have the steel case and no car except on the cardboard sleeve.
     
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    These games are very well done for such a small developer. I probably won't pick this one up considering I own 3 and 4 but never progressed past the truck series in career mode. I steer clear of online in this too, way too many simps.
     
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    In order for them to able to 40 player lobby in the current consoles(because of limitation) they have sacrifice graphics is what i mean
     
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    I have 3 but skipped 4. Looks like I might eat my words and buy this one with the leagues and online stuff.

    There are clean racers on these games, you just gotta wade through the dirty ones and team up with the clean drivers you meet.
     
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    Clutch support? Detailed cockpit view?
     
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    Clutch works on NH3 would think it still work.
     
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    Actually tempted by this :cool:
     
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    Its really good enough. Nh3. From the demo..
     
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    I've seen there is a démo indeed for NH3. Will try it out :tup:
     
  30. Jtheripper

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    Gameplay trailer, looks good, for a moment looked real on replay where 1 car slides at 15secs.

    Looking forward to it, might get 5 over 4 if really better.
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