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iRacing Is A Money Pit

iRacing is the front runner in the competitive sim racing genre. However, some look at its monetization as an endless money pit.

iRacing without a doubt is the primary competitive sim racing title. We see great real world motorsport racers such as Max Verstappen, Tony Kanaan and many more to mention. However, some see it as a title full of cheats, poor physics and a money pit with an endless continuous spending nature being a subscription and then purchasing content thereafter.

Ok, iracing is the sim that keeps on giving more content (that is great) but so do other sims. The big difference with most other sim racing titles is not having subscriptions. You buy the game and that is that, ok there would be DLC packages for optional purchase but the base game is already bought and paid for.

Here in this video, Ermin Hamidovic talks about how “iRacing is a sim racing game with very aggressive pricing methods.

What are your thoughts on iRacing? Would you prefer it without the subscription and be happy to pay a one off base purchase? Do you feel your money is well spent?


About iRacing

Drive officially licensed car replicas engineered from the ground up in cooperation with real-world race teams, applying accurate mechanical and dynamic models.

Go head to head with real drivers all over the world thanks to our skill-based matchmaking and license progression system ensuring competitive racing at all levels.

Race on your own or with a team featuring driver swaps in addition to crew chief and spotter positions!

Whether you want to experience a NASCAR Cup car, a World of Outlaws Sprint car, an open-wheel IndyCar, an Australian Supercar, an IMSA Prototype or Touring Car, or the ultimate: an FIA Grand Prix car, iRacing’s online racing simulations offer them all. All you need is a computer equipped with one or more USB ports, and a digital wheel/pedal, or gamepad backed by a high-speed Internet connection. iRacing does the work for you by organizing and managing more than 80 official racing series, or you can choose to race in more than 400 private leagues or launch your own hosted events.

Looking for top class iRacing Leagues to join? visit our League Partners: League Partners Archives – SimRace247


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Darren Buckner

Darren Buckner

Darren became a member of Simrace247 in January 2021 and has been a valuable addition to the platform ever since. He began his journey as an Editor and has progressed to the position of Editor in Chief, owing to his unwavering commitment and hard work. With his profound interest in motorsport and gaming, Darren is passionate about sharing news and exceptional content with like-minded people worldwide.View Author posts