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Featured R3E important Steam news and European Track Pack released

Discussion in 'RaceRoom Racing Experience' started by Paul Jeffrey, Jun 5, 2016.

  1. Paul Jeffrey

    Paul Jeffrey
    Sim Racing News Editor Staff Premium Member

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    Sector3 Studios have released an updated European Track Pack for RaceRoom Racing Experience and announced some important news regarding the coming new patch and Steam integration.

    With the current European Track Pack missing a few recent additions Sector3 have made the move to update the pack and bring it up to an impressive 19 different locations. The updated pack contains the mighty Nordschliefe released recently and retails for 2999vRP. As will all purchaseable content within RaceRoom Racing Experience discounts will be applied for those players who already own some content and you will not be charged for content you already own.

    The European Track Pack contains 19 unique locations:
    1. Paul Ricard
    2. Spa-Francorchamps
    3. Hungaroring
    4. Salzburgring
    5. Nordschleife
    6. Sachsenring
    7. EuroSpeedway Lausitz
    8. Hockenheimring
    9. Nürburgring
    10. Norisring
    11. Circuit Zolder
    12. Moscow Raceway
    13. Slovakia Ring
    14. Motorsport Arena Oschersleben
    15. Circuit Park Zandvoort
    16. Monza Circuit
    17. Brands Hatch
    18. RaceRoom Hillclimb
    19. Red Bull Ring Spielberg

    In other news Sector3 have confirmed the next update will bring R3E full integration into the Steam platform, bringing changes to the way the game handles player accounts. Full details can be read in the official Sector3 statement below:

    "We are preparing for an update that will go live in just a few weeks. There is one important change that we need to notify you guys about.

    The upcoming update will change the way we handle player accounts. RaceRoom Racing Experience will fully integrate with Steam and players will no longer have to go through a registration form or have to use an email and password for login.

    After the update new players will get an account generated automatically with their Steam and existing players will login with Steam automatically instead of using email and password.

    This change requires that the existing accounts have logged in to the game at least once so that their account has been associated/linked to their Steam. Please note it is not enough to log in to our portal via a web browser.

    Another change due to this update is that the "Switch Account" option in the account settings will no longer be available. This option was allowing players to "de-associate" their accounts so they could use the same R3E account with another Steam account. This will no longer be possible. If you are a player who were using this option, please make sure you are associated with the account you want to keep by June 14th."

    Check out the RaceRoom Racing Experience forum for our popular no pressure Club Racing events and of course catch all the latest news and discussions regarding Sector3 Studios free to play racing simulator.

    How do you feel about the ever increasing use of Steam for many modern racing games? Do you enjoy R3E? How do you feel the title stacks up against its PC racing rivals? Let us know in the comments section below!
    Last edited: Jun 5, 2016
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  2. they are not fully intigrating with steam... they are just using steam's log in service. players will still have a separate raceroom name and the store will still remain as it was.
  3. they meant that the game will only be launched through Steam, the separate raceroom name you say has no meaning really.
  5. St3fan

    Stefan Zhang <- Just use this name for convenience Premium Member

    321 vRP for people like me who own everything except the Nords.
    Hmm... so tempting...
  6. Shawn Jacobs

    Shawn Jacobs
    Premium Member

    Much better price, just purchased it, I thought it was the only one I was missing, but I didn't have two others. Ended up been 572 for 3 tracks, well worth it.
  7. M D Gourley

    M D Gourley
    Premium Member

    ...unfortunately nothing here for me, own all of it...and I had my wallet at the ready to...lol
  8. MoerasGrizzly

    Premium Member

    Hmm. Having new players buy this + the GTR3 pack and you effectively have... well, GTR3.
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  9. What about the long version of Brands Hatch?? Why do we only have the Indy version? Please make the full track.
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  10. Lars Hansen

    Lars Hansen
    RDs Ion-Engine....0-60 in six days. Staff Premium Member

    Preaching to the choir.... :D
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  11. Is this the workaround for error 503 or sth like that? :) Or the way to increase login errors? :)
  12. James Cook

    James Cook
    Marcas fan

    You just know many more people will be annoyed to find they've bought half a track.

    A bit naughty of them not to make this clear.
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  13. Simon Fillingham

    Simon Fillingham
    Premium Member

    And Imola please!

    As for the game, I think its great. Especially now I've just added crew chief. Brilliant work.
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  14. Lars Hansen

    Lars Hansen
    RDs Ion-Engine....0-60 in six days. Staff Premium Member

    Oh dear god no.
    Imola has got to be the dullest track in Europe.
    IMO. :p
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  15. kamackeris

    Premium Member

    damn it just bought nords at full price !!
  16. Keith Dixon

    Keith Dixon
    Premium Member

    No that would have to be Silverstone
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  17. Lars Hansen

    Lars Hansen
    RDs Ion-Engine....0-60 in six days. Staff Premium Member

    Fair point. :D
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  18. Kurei

    Premium Member

    Account's been linked (bought DTM15 through Steam rather than 'Store' once), so no worries there. I don't mind the 'DRM ish teh evilel' mindset of others (don't even care honestly), I've had a hassle-free experience overall coming from consoles.

    I am kinda holding-out for a mini-sale or something, interested in getting the Nord', but seeing how $10-ish got me the track and 10 cars in AC, $10-ish for 1 track (of 4 layouts admittedly) in R3E is.... idunno. :speechless:
  19. They should make it possible to buy credit via Steam so we can use it in their store, would give them some more control on discounts and packages IMO.
  20. This would be great, but I doubt it'd happen. I'm happy they're updating these track packs though, an extra £5 for me to add Salzburgring, Nords and Spa is a solid deal. Surely there'd be an Asian track pack due sometime? Macau, Shanghai, Suzuka and Buriram would work rather nicely for that.
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