Lighting Up The Night


London, April 5, 2012:  Slightly Mad Studios have released nine new previews of their WMD-powered Project CARS title, showing off the continued evolution of the title’s graphics engine.

The new previews show off new features added to the title’s dynamic time of day system that allows players to race during any time of the day, featuring realistic dynamic lighting, and sun and moon rendering.

The system now features added spotlights that light up parts of the track while casting shadows on the environment. Also visible are additional light sources from neighboring towns and trackside objects like grandstands.

The improved lightiing engine will be available to WMD members with one of the upcoming new development builds of Project CARS.

WMD members can experience regular development versions of Project CARS for as little as a one-time-only payment of €10 to become a Junior member on the WMD forums. To join WMD and get busy racing in Project CARS today, simply follow these three easy steps:

  1. Register on the WMD Forums (
  2. Choose a Toolpack to become a member (starting at €10 for Junior Membership)
  3. Download the new Project CARS build on the downloads page


Membership entitles players to much more than just regular development builds as all members get access to our busy development forums where they can follow the development of Project CARS up close, talk to our developers and contribute to the development. So don’t wait any longer, join WMD today and experience the future of racing simulations yourself! Also, don’t forget to subscribe to the RSS feed and follow Project CARS & Slightly Mad Studios on Twitter.

About Slightly Mad Studios Ltd

Slightly Mad Studios is an independent, award-winning developer known most recently for its work on Electronic Arts’ Need For Speed franchise with the successful SHIFT series. The company has a core studio located near Tower Bridge, London but predominantly uses a unique distributed development system that allows the team to attract worldwide talent, be cost-effective and ultra-efficient.

For more information about Slightly Mad Studios, please visit our website: Follow us on Twitter @slightlymadteam.

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