You love racing, you've had a passion for watching it for years! Then, you found iRacing, the absolute best racing simulator. As a result, you're now wondering, what do you need for iRacing? Look no further as here at RacingGames we've got you covered with everything you need!
Hardware you need for iRacing
As iRacing is not a console game, so it will require you have a computer. Any relatively modern computer will do the trick, however, as the requirements for the game to run are not that demanding at all. And so, it should be relatively easy to access!
So your PC can run iRacing; sweet, you need a tool to control your car now! Steering wheels are the best in order to get the full experience, but they're a bit pricey. Controllers are the most accessible and the cheapest, also nearly all USB controllers work for the game! Additionally, there is a complete list of all your peripheral options on the website!
Computer specs required
Furthermore, there's a compiled list of requirements for iRacing. Now it is important to note that you only need the required specs to run iRacing with minimal issues. Recommended and above is going to run your game smoothly, with spectacular graphics, and high fps.
Windows 8.1, 64-Bit, Windows 10 64-Bit
Windows 10, 64-Bit, Windows 10 64-Bit
4 Core CPU
6 Core CPU
16 GB RAM
32 GB RAM
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 or Radeon AMD RX 550 or better
Nvidia 2080Ti or AMD Radeon VII
DX version 11
DX version 11
And if you're still not sure whether your system can run it, there's a tool for you to check if your system can run the game!
Once you're sure that your system can run it, all you need to is to know how iRacing works. And an important part of that is understanding how the iRacing membership subscription works. Meanwhile, there is no one-time purchase for iRacing. Rather, you subscribe monthly for, $13.99 a month, on average. But thankfully iRacing does sales often and has plans for you to save on the subscription!
Although there are a lot more add-ons to the game you can get, and hardware updates to improve your experience. The accessibility to the game that nearly everyone has is really interesting for such a realistic simulator! Hats off to the developers for creating a game that caters for most audiences! For more iRacing news, make sure to tune in again to Racing Games!
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