With Pro Cycling Manager: Tour de France 2012, live an exceptional 2012 season and take the lead with one of the 80 teams of the professional circuit!
With the new season planner, register your team to one of the 180 official competitions, including the most prestigious ones like the Tour de France 2012, la Vuelta, or the Ardennes Classics. Real-time races, sponsors, rider contracts, training and equipment... show-off your manager skills and lead your team to victory!
The game benefits from brand new and more detailed rider models, as well as new scenery objects and environments. The AI has been overhauled, and opponents now react and use realistic strategies, both in a stage and during the full competition.
Exciting in solo, Pro Cycling Manager 2012 welcomes for the very first time a unique multiplayer system: face players from all around the world in a realistic universe with persistent race schedule. Create your dream-team with the card system, and battle hard to shine in the online rankings!
With a new multiplayer system, the 2012 edition of Pro Cycling Manager also comes with a load of other unique features that will please new players as much as the hard-core fans of Cyanide’s famous series. Pro Cycling Manager 2012 is more complete than ever, with the arrival of a new Pro division. 40 new races and 20 new official teams bring the number of total competitions to 180, and the number of teams to 80!
The management part is richer, with the new season planner that lets players efficiently plan their season. From rider registration to choosing competitions, to the planning of specific training, the season planner will prove a valuable tool. Training in Pro Cycling Manager will be more accurate and complete, with new specific training sessions (like preparing your riders for mountain stages). Benefiting from a revised interface, the team management is more interesting and offers enhanced possibilities!
The game's artificial intelligence system has been completely reworked. More than ever, opponents will react realistically to your every move. This year, the AI will now take into account the current shape of the riders, their fatigue, and even the current evolution of the rankings in the competition. The opponents are more reactive, and will be more careful when they encounter risky situations, taking into account their chances of success before following you in a breakaway, or before trying to arrive before they go all-out on a difficult mountain section!
The races are also more beautiful than ever! With enriched environments, new spectators and tons of new scenery, the roadsides are more varied and lively. The riders, their bikes, and all the equipment is more detailed than ever, with photorealistic riders, including some of the biggest champions in the sport!
In Pro Cycling Manager 2012, up to 20 players may challenge one other simultaneously, in races packed with intensity.
With the 2012 edition, multiplayer becomes even more exciting with a persistent universe and online competition schedule, in which players may register their team to participate in many events, as they seek the top of their season's rankings!
Rewards earned by racing and winning allow players to purchase collectible cards. These cards unlock gear that will enhance the team's performance, and exclusive rider contracts! It will be possible to create a real dream-team by hiring the biggest champions of the moment, and thanks to rarer cards, legendary champions of the past! Trade your cards with other players to create the ultimate team of your dreams that will race you to victory and climb up the official online rankings!
Game mode: single / multiplayer Multiplayer mode: Internet
Media type: 1 DVD
User score: 8,4 / 10 based on 143 votes.
Pre-release expectations: 8.8 / 10 based on 16 votes.
PEGI rating Pro Cycling Manager 2012
Tour de France 2012 System requirements
PC / Windows
- Core 2 Duo 2.2 GHz
- 1 GB RAM (2 GB RAM - Vista/7)
- graphic card 512 MB (GeForce 8800 GT or better)
- 7 GB HDD
- Windows XP(SP2)/Vista(SP1)/7