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Money spent on iRacing

Discussion in 'iRacing Forum' started by Kenadian, Apr 7, 2015.

  1. Jerad

    Jerad Hardcore

    Jul 7, 2015
    I know I need to try and dedicate mondays to PP. Also I find I fatigue pretty quick playing iracing. Not sure if it's my seat or what but much more than an hour and I am done trying.
  2. Kenadian

    Kenadian Staff Member Site Admin

    Dec 18, 2011
    The best way to wake up is to get up every 30 minutes or so. Get some water or something else and then get back to it.

    If I really want to wake up I'll sometimes rattle off some push ups.
  3. Jes_971

    Jes_971 Core

    Dec 21, 2015
    Time for some necromancy!!!!!

    I remember talking about this during the Bathurst 12hr so I thought I'd resurrect this thread and update my own stats.

    Without factoring in subscription fees and account re-loads, I tallied up my content only purchases. I'm sitting at $812.05 for content only. I'll update later with the recharges and subscription fees factored in.

    Content - $812.05
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  4. Deb

    Deb Moderator

    Jun 5, 2016
    I have no idea and would hate to tally it up, but when I compare it to other sims like RaceRoom or Asseto Corsa, there is no comparison for multiplayer racing. As much as we complain, iRacing just works :) Hey, and if wasn't iRacing, it would be something else, probably more insidious.
  5. John Navara

    John Navara Core

    Feb 24, 2017
    Thank but no thanks for bringing this back to the top @Jes_971

    Holy crap. $1113.22

    What have I done??? And that doesn't include hardware. I could buy my 9th grade son a nice car rather than driving his a$$ back and forth to school every day if I hadn't found iRacing.

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  6. SavreticD

    SavreticD Core

    May 31, 2017
    And everything is cheaper for you guys :( No I'm not sad because is cheaper for you,I'm sad because is more expensive for me :) 19.50$ is track for me
  7. Kelley G

    Kelley G Casual

    Dec 9, 2017
    Thanks for bringing this back up as I too remember talking about it during bathurst. I’m currently sitting at $1055.17 usd. Or $1321 Canadian . A friend asked me the other day what would happen if iracing just went belly up one day. Scary thought for me as I don’t play any other games making my wheel and pedals and rig pretty much useless too.
  8. Kinger

    Kinger Core

    Jan 14, 2017
    It is expensive no question about it. However, I try to rationalize it in cost of use and how many hours I've enjoyed the sim vs what I've paid.
  9. Skid_Marc_

    Skid_Marc_ Staff Member Admin

    Feb 19, 2015
    Current Breakdown of iRacing.com Expenses:

    Cart Orders: $1,095.19 (Cars/Tracks)
    Subscriptions: $158.23
    Acct Recharge: $434.00 (Hosted Sessions / Subs / Cart Orders)
    Total = $1687.42
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  10. Peeble

    Peeble Core

    Oct 10, 2014
    Total is $987.03 since 2014, so like $250 a year. Ouch. And I don't even have time to race anymore.

    Though comparing hours, I have 720 hours logged on Steam (I had probably a few hundred before iRacing got Steam support) so just using that it's a little over $1 per hour.
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  11. Brainling

    Brainling Core

    Jan 19, 2017
    928 total according to my order history. That counts a couple of 100 for 75 credit buys as well.

    I wouldn't worry about this too much. iRacing is profitable and and stable. It's still very unique in the space and offers something that no one to date has replicated: Online drop-in racing that isn't a complete and utter shit show (as much as we complain about it at times).
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