Project Cars 3 Trophy Guide
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Welcome to the Project Cars 3 Trophy Guide.
Weekend Warrior to Racing Legend welcome to SlightyMad studios’ most recent entry into the Project Cars series.
Here we have the complete trophy guide with video full video support where necessary to help you through this sim turned arcade racer.
Below is a video helping you earn around 14,000 XP per minute which will help you get through the levels and earn cash a lot quicker in Project Cars 3:
Slightly Mad Racer
Earn all other trophies
Here’s The Keys
Purchase your first car.
After playing through the introductory invitational event you will then be given some credits and asked to buy a car, simply purchase any of the available cars to unlock your Trophy.
The Journey Begins
Complete the first Career race.
Cross the finish line in any career event to unlock your Trophy.
Complete all 3 Career Objectives in a single Career Event.
Each career event has 3 set objectives that you have can earn, for example in a hot lap event your objectives are all target lap times so exceed the fastest time to complete all objectives and unlock your Trophy.
New Challenger Approaching
Post a time or score for when a Rivals Event completes.
Rivals events are split into 3 categories and they are Daily, Weekly and Monthly so i recommend you enter the Daily challenge and set a valid time then log back into the game the next day after the daily challenge has expired.
When you enter the rivals menu after the event has expired you will get your reward and unlock your Trophy.
Earn your first Career Accolade.
The easiest accolade is for completing 10 events driving road cars, this can be the 10 different events or the same event 10 times, once you cross the finish line to complete your 10th event the Trophy will unlock.
Right On Time
Compete in a scheduled online race.
From the main menu choose Multiplayer followed by scheduled events, now select any of the scheduled events available and register your entry.
Let the timer expire and when it does you will automatically enter a matchmaking screen with other players who have registered for the event, now when the event starts participate and when you cross the finish line your Trophy will unlock.
Win in a 3+ Lap race in Thunderstorm conditions.
From the main menu choose custom event then choose a simple track like Monza short, in the settings tab choose weather and make sure the starting and finishing weather are set to Thunderstorm and the race is a minimum of 3 laps, all other settings are personal preference.
In thunderstorm weather your braking distances are greatly increased and the car is harder to handle so learn the circuit and restart as many times as is needed, once you cross the finish line to take the win your Trophy will unlock.
Apply multiple decals to one of your cars.
Choose Garage from the main menu then select any of your cars followed by choosing the option customise, now choose decals and apply decals to any 2 locations on the car and return back to the garage menu to unlock your Trophy.
Compete in 3 different Pace Setter events.
Pace setter events appear in career mode and they task you with setting 3 consecutive clean laps to score an overall average time of those 3 laps.
You have to unlock these events by progressing through career mode, the first 3 events you can reach are located in the road e specials and road d specials sub events.
Pace setter events in Rivals mode DO NOT count towards the total.
As soon as you have completed your third pace setter event, your Trophy will unlock.
Purchase a car from the Showroom that’s discounted in the ‘Daily Deal’.
Choose showroom from the main menu and the game will automatically bring up a random car at a discounted price, simply buy this car to unlock your Trophy.
A Smashing Time
Smash 100 targets in Breakout.
The first breakout event you can unlock is called Mustang Rally and is part of the Road E specials tab, when the event is unlocked you will need to purchase the 1966 Ford Mustang 2+2 fastback which costs 22,050 credits, if you’re short of credits complete championship events to gain more money.
With the event unlocked and car purchased enter the event and smash as many boxes as you can, after a couple of attempts you will exceed the 100 boxes and unlock your Trophy.
Apply upgrades to a road car to take it into the next road car class.
Choose garage from the main menu then choose any road car you have and choose upgrades from the vehicle tab and add a stage 3 turbocharger to that chosen vehicle and it will take it beyond the threshold for the next car class and unlock your Trophy.
Perfect over 100 corners.
Each corner in the game has 3 elements to it and they are the red braking point that signifies the entry point of a corner.
The yellow apex point which is the ideal place your car should be mid corner and finally the blue exit point shows you exactly where to place the car to leave the corner at the fastest possible speed, if done correctly the game will inform you that you have perfected a corner.
simply repeat this process until you perfect over 100 corners at which point your Trophy will unlock.
Alter the license plate on 3 or more of your vehicles.
You will need 3 cars in your garage which buying the 3 cheapest cars in the game will cost you around 70,000 credits, now choose any car and select custom followed by edit before finally selecting license plate.
Now alter the text or design and repeat the same steps for the final 2 cars to unlock your Trophy.
Unlock 5 Career Invitational Events.
Invitational events are unlocked by reaching certain goals in the game, these career goals can be found by pressing from any career mode menu.
Below is a list of all the career goals that unlock a invitational event:
- Win 50 career events.
- Complete 50 clean races.
- Complete 100 objectives.
- Complete 200 objectives.
- Win 30 race events.
- Win 30 championship events.
- Win 30 events driving Aston Martin cars.
- Win 30 events driving Ferrari cars.
- Win 30 events driving Ford cars.
- Win 30 events driving Lotus cars.
- Win 30 events driving Nissan cars.
- Win 30 events driving Porsche cars.
- Win 50 events driving cars from Germany.
- Win 50 events driving cars from the UK.
- Win 50 events driving cars from Italy.
- Win 30 events driving cars from Japan.
- Win 30 events driving cars from the USA.
- Win 15 events driving cars from France.
- Win road E World Series.
- Win road D World Series.
- Win road C World Series.
- Win road B World Series.
- Win road A World Series.
- Win Hypercar World Series.
- Win GT C World Series.
- Win GT B World Series.
- Win GT A World Series.
- Win GT Open World Series.
Simply complete any 5 of the above career goals to unlock your Trophy.
Rapid Fire Racer
Compete in 10 Multiplayer Quick Races.
Choose Multiplayer from the main menu then quick play to enter matchmaking, eventually you will join a lobby and when the timer expires the race will start, now all you need to do is cross the finish line in 10 of these races to unlock your Trophy.
Compete in 5 different Breakout events.
Breakout events appear as career events every so often, all you need to do is unlock 5 of these events then enter them to unlock your Trophy.
Under The Hood
Complete a race using either the ‘High Speed’ or ‘High Grip’ Tuning Presets in a race car.
Choose custom event from the main menu then select any track you wish and add any race car, now let the track load up and before you start the race choose tuning from the menu, in this tuning menu choose either High Speed or High Grip then enter the race, once you cross the finish line your Trophy will unlock.
Earn 20 Accolades.
Accolades are earned for actions on and off the track and they include tasks like:
- Podium Finishes.
- Fast Laps.
- Race Wins.
- Mastering Corners.
- Clean Laps.
Simply play the game and through natural progression of career mode you will obtain over 20 accolades and unlock your Trophy.
Stripped To The Bone
Upgrade a Road spec car to Race Spec with a ‘Race Conversion’.
Race Conversions can happen to most of the cars in the game, at only 75,000 the Ford Escort 1600 is the cheapest car to buy and then race convert.
To do this go to garage and select the car then choose the option upgrades and scroll all the way to the right until you reach the option race conversion then purchase this to unlock your Trophy.
Post a time or score in 10 unique Rivals Events.
Rivals event take the form of Daily, Weekly and Monthly so to post a time in 10 this means you will have to log into the game for 10 straight days and post a time in the daily event at which point your Trophy will unlock.
Upgrade a race car to its highest possible Performance Index Rating (PIR).
This can be done to any road car you have converted into a race car or to any race car directly, go to your garage and select your chosen race car then chose the upgrades options, if you followed my stripped to the bone guide you will already have a Ford Escort 1600 racing car in your garage, now upgrade every available option which will cost you about 70,000 coins on this race car to unlock your Trophy.
They Call Me The Track Master
Master 15 different tracks.
Project cars 3 features over 50 tracks and has over 100 variations of these tracks, some tracks like Monza Short has only 3 corners but on the flip side the Nurburgring 24H track has 55 corners so work your way through the tracks choosing the smaller and easier ones to master.
To master a track you need to drive each corner perfectly by braking at the red braking marker on the way into a corner then turn the corner at the ideal apex point shown on screen by a yellow marker before finally exiting a corner on the optimal racing line signified by a blue exit marker.
These tracks have to be mastered in one session and restarting or quitting to the menu will reset the counter so choose custom event from the main menu and set it up as a 10 lap practice session, with 15 tracks fully mastered your Trophy will unlock.
Win 5 different Championships in Career.
Each career car class has a total of 4 series, each series has 4 events for you to take part in compromising of 3 feeder events that with enough objectives complete will unlock a championship finals.
Winning this championship finals is what counts your your trophy but be wary that the basics championship final will be much easier than the majors championship final.
Just make sure you win 5 different championships to unlock your Trophy.
Overcome Your Rivals
Earn 300 Rival Points in a single season
Rivals is online only and you set times against other players, this is done over daily, weekly and monthly events, each season lasts for a calendar month, for each event you participate in you will score points based on your finishing position.
Thankfully you score a minimum of 10 points for finishing in the bottom bronze 3 tier in a daily event so taking part in every daily event for the entire season’s length should result in you scoring the 300 points to unlock your Trophy.
Complete 200 Career Objectives.
Each career event has 3 side objectives that you can complete so its just a matter of beating as many of these objectives as you can until you reach 200 and your Trophy will unlock.
Reach Player Level 3
Player level 3 is a total of 945,000 XP, this might seem a little daunting but the game rewards you for been a good driver, competing in career races making sure you perform clean overtakes and clean laps will result in you picking up around 20,000-30,000 XP per race.
This XP can be boosted by altering what settings you have turned on and off like steering assist and braking assist, this trophy will unlock during natural progression of career mode.