iRacing is a popular eSports online racing simulation game from the developer studio iRacing Motorsport Simulations. The game is an online-only realistic racing game. iRacing uses a subscription service for its online operations. It is available on Microsoft Windows PC. It is one of the quintessential racing eSports games.
The game is a realistic racing simulation that attempts to replicate real-life racing as closely as possible. Likewise, iRacing aims at providing a life-like racing experience for the players. It features real tracks and also, real-life events. All the races in the game take place on the publisher’s host server.
The game has unique features that make it stand out from other racing simulation games. One of the unique features of iRacing is that the game allows only cockpit views during official racing and competition. The game has four 12-week seasons in a year, with all of the driving sessions in a series taking place on one track for each week during the 12-week seasons.
iRacing has partnered with the premiere names in motorsports – NASCAR, USAC, World of Outlaws, IndyCar, IMSA, and more.
The gameplay aims to mimic real auto racing in as much detail as possible. As the game uses a subscription service, the player has to pay after creating a user account. Once a player has a rookie account, he can try out the cars and tracks. In order to get the full iRacing experience, players have to pay a higher fee. iRacing has a ranking system of license ladders (A, B, C, D, or Rookie-level). iRacing includes NASCAR, dirt, rallycross, and more races.
iRacing Season 5 release date
Every three months, iRacing releases a brand new Build of the sim. Each iRacing Build is a comprehensive quarterly update of the sim that includes new and updated car and track content, adjustments to the driving experience, and additional features in the sim. Each calendar year features four seasons.
The Builds happen regularly every three months and are deployed on the first or second week of March, June, September, and December (typically on a Tuesday or Wednesday). Therefore, it is safe to assume that the Season 5 Update Build of iRacing arrives in December.
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