KenRacing: How good are the improved AC Competizione AI?

Assetto Corsa Competizione V1.6.0 has the sim racing world buzzing with new cars and the addition of Autodromo Internazionale Enzo e Dino Ferrari – Imola – with KenRacing sampling the AI and establishing if they have improved or not.

The release notes say of the gameplay tweaks and AI improvements:

  • New and improved AI algorithms for racecraft and attack.
  • New skill-dependent AI driving error algorithm.
  • AI: removed throttle lift by low-skill opponents when global AI strength is set to 90 or higher.
  • Adjusted AI lines on several tracks.
  • Increased sensitivity for blue flag trigger if a GT3 is behind a lower-class car.
  • Brands Hatch marshal fix.
  • Misano marshal fix.
  • Nürburgring marshal fix.
  • Lumirank: added yellow colour for Silver class cars.
  • Marshal yellow sectors are now created based on centre position and not the starting point.
  • More accurate sector yellow flag alerts.
  • More sensitive yellow flag trigger for cars with stalled engines or facing the wrong direction, even at speed.