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Featured RaceRoom Racing Experience Update Released

Discussion in 'RaceRoom Racing Experience' started by Ryan Ogurek, Oct 8, 2014.

  1. Ryan Ogurek

    Ryan Ogurek
    Editor / Automotive News Staff

    R3E new.jpg
    Sector 3 Studios has released a much anticipated update for RaceRoom Racing Experience today, which includes the long awaited WTCC pack.


    Here's the details -

    New Features:
    - Test Drive. Test any car for free.
    - Time of Day. Choose different time of day settings from sunrise to sunset to change the mood of your session.
    - Wheel Range in Car Setup. The game now automatically detects and sets the ideal wheel range for a car based on your wheel and its settings in the driver. This can also be manually changed in car setup.

    New Content:
    - WTCC Seat Leon
    - WTCC Chevrolet Cruze
    - WTCC Lada Granta
    - WTCC BMW E90 320
    - WTCC Honda Civic


    Game
    - Fixed an issue where the grid positions were not based on qualifying performance of the drivers when doing Single Race without Qualifying.
    - Fixed an issue where the player would get stuck with an “Already in a competition” message when entering a competition, backing out of it from car/livery selection menu and then trying to enter another competition.
    - Fixed an issue where user could not change the value in brake vibration under FFB settings.
    - Fixed an issue where during rolling start on Zandvoort, AI would finish their first lap when crossing the start line.
    - Added code to automatically set wheel range and steering lock if the steering wheel supports it.
    - Added steering setup screen under Car setup.
    - Added so the user can override default wheel range and steering lock on a per car basis.
    - Enabled Car setup for everyone (goes directly to steering setup if in novice or amateur)
    - Removed steering lock from Control Set (Since it's now stored per car if the user override the default value).
    - Decreased font size on car setup steeppers if the text doesn't fit
    - Fixed issue with timing screen scroll position
    - Fixed issue with steering wheel spinning by itself in race monitor.
    - Updated localisation.
    - Fixed so that the default control sets now show up in the menus if 1 of the devices that it's using have been connected.


    Multiplayer
    - Added livery id checks when clients join MP servers as opposed to just checking whether the user owns the content or not.

    AI & Audio & Physics & Controllers & Camera
    - Increased AI type grip on all cars.
    - Tweaked AI speed in Hungaroring.
    - Tweaked Suzuka Get Real AI speed.
    - Corrected front right spring strength and spring rates of Audi R8 Lms Ultra GTM.

    Art
    - Updated Monza with new road shader, optimizations for performance and ffb.
    - Updated Hungaroring with new road shader, optimizations for performance and ffb.
    - Updated Suzuka with new road shader, optimizations for performance and ffb.


    Portal
    - Removed Dashboard.
    - Newsfeed is now under My Profile.
    - Changed the look and feel of the portal store page and portal menus.
    - Added News & deals section.
    - Implemented Test Drive.
    - Implemented Time of day support.
    - Various optimizations in the backend.
    - Fixed so that the big livery image is properly centered.
    - Made the default livery clickable again for a larger image.
    - Fixed a scaling issue on images that appeared in favourite cars.
    - Fixed alignment issues on popups about required content to join an event.
    - Added Resend Activation Email Functionality when user tries to login with an account that is not yet activated.

    Check back in a few days for our review!

    Get involved in our RaceRoom community by checking out our dedicated R3E forum, or by posting awesome videos and photos in our R3E gallery!
     
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  2. Shweeet!
     
  3. That's a heck of an update. I'll be trying this out tonight after work!
     
  4. Nice! :thumbsup: I'm trying to test drive some cars but cannot find this option....tried all sessions but no free test available...am I missing something? :O_o:
     
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    Last edited: Oct 8, 2014
  6. Georg Ortner

    Georg Ortner
    Sector3 Studios Premium Member

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  7. Peter Stokman

    Peter Stokman
    Premium Member

    just go to Cars where you see all cars also the ones u own and there below is the option
     
  8. budlix

    budlix
    Wheel Rotator Premium Member

    now another 43MB of load. Some better-betters?
     
  9. The last 2 months i was only on AC. but after these updates ,I have set Sunrise on Mount panorama with Capri , the FFB is amazing, they make auto degrees on every car. Now all is perfect .
    Long time ago i asked for AC physics and FFB, P.C. graphics and R3E sounds.
    happy to see that R3E is slowly geting all of these .
    Right now overall its the best for me. I will wait to see the next big AC update to.

    Thanks Sector 3
     
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  10. Phil Davies

    Phil Davies
    Fix it till it's broke,Then fix it some more. Premium Member

    I was an Avid AC fan,I am now also a RRE fan,It's great to find a sim you connect with,But to have two is awesome,For me this has been a great year for race sims,and things are still getting better and better.Great work Sector 3 and Thank you.
     
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