Winning Post 8 2018 is the latest in the detailed horse racing simulation Winning Post series, a series that has prospered for over 20 years. The game is based on Japanese horse-racing and players become an owner/breeder in a miniature horse racing world.
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Mostly Positive (15) - 73% of the 15 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Mar 14, 2018

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About This Game

"Winning Post 8 2018 is this year's definitive title in the detailed horse racing simulation Winning Post series. In this release, we have added new elements to give the game more depth and more drama to make life as a horse owner even more fulfilling. Not only will series fans find the play enjoyable, but new players, both to the series and to horse racing games in general, can enjoy it as well.

■Revamped horse training allows you to raise racehorses according to your vision
In this title, horse training has evolved. By simply configuring settings such as ""Course,"" ""Strength,"" and ""Whether to Ride Abreast,"" you can raise the ultimate horse. Also, special effects might result depending on a horse trainer's traits or on courses they specialize in, and you can train ""Compatible Jockeys"" to increase such effects, allowing you to enjoy gameplay that features the ""bond between jockey and horse"" that the ""Winning Post"" series is renowned for. In addition, the number of ability levels for racehorses has been increased from that of previous titles from 4 to 16, allowing the unique characteristics of your favorite horses you have nurtured to be expressed in more detail than ever before. Also, by training your horses, in addition to raising racing abilities such as speed and power, you can also cultivate your horses' optimum distance and the speeds at which they develop, giving you even more ways to enjoy your pursuit of making your mark in horseracing history.

■Race against famous racehorses with ""Dream Match"" mode!
In response to the fan-favorite ""Top 100 Horses of History"" ranking from "" Winning Post 8 2017,"" we've added a new ""Dream Match"" mode, allowing players to create their own dream races by hand. Hold race events on par with the Dubai Meeting or the Breeders' Cup World Championships, featuring a gathering of history's finest horses or any horses of your choice. Also, with the addition of all-new ""super horses"" and other powerful horses as your rivals, you can enjoy gameplay that will even test the mettle of advanced players.

■The adventure of inheriting a legacy! Expansive events that depict the ""bond between jockey and horse.""
Based on the concept of the ""Winning Post 8"" series, ""The adventure of inheriting a legacy,"" experience the drama of the bond between man and racehorse. For this title, we've prepared all-new characters to play leading roles in events, introduced farriers and veterinarians - jobs that are unique to training centers, added episodes that are based on events that actually occurred at training centers, and more. We've added numerous events that depict the image of how a racehorse's development depends on the people surrounding it.

■Overseas G1 Races that apply the latest Japanese horseracing data are included
Overseas G1 Races have been attracting even more attention in recent years with the participation of Japanese horses. We've prepared a special model of the Royal Randwick Racecourse, the site at which ""The Everest,"" the world's richest turf race is held, allowing you to re-create the world's most epic sprint battle.
Also, we've included the George Ryder Stakes, a race that Real Impact won. We've applied nationwide data, as well as content from JRA's spring programming, and we've also added the greatly anticipated Danon Premium, a star horse and champion from the age of 2. Achieve gameplay that uses the most recent Japanese horseracing data.

■Receive the new secretary ""Kuroba Nozomi.""
We are also including new outfits for each of the secretaries with the ""Secretaries in 4 Seasons 2018."""

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows® 7, Windows® 8.1, Windows® 10
    • Processor: Multi-core
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: VRAM 256MB over, 1280×720 pixel over
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 8 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows® 7, Windows® 8.1, Windows® 10
    • Processor: Multi-core
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: VRAM 512MB over, 1280×720 pixel over
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 8 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX 9.0c or over

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