We’ve always enjoyed the feel of driving in RaceRoom Racing Experience, as the cars feel like they have some proper weight and mass. So as the latest RaceRoom update improves physics and tyre models on specific vehicles, we’re very intrigued to try out Sector 3 Studios latest work.
The release also includes some other fixes for controllers and AI behaviour. But the main interest is in how the the handling changes for the BMW M1 Procar, Group 4, Group C, Mercedes DTM 1995 and 2005, Porsche 911 Carrera Cup (964), and the Touring Classics.
Especially the classic Porsche and Touring Classics, as those are cars which already feel good to drive in RaceRoom (the BMW 635 CSI, BMW M3 E30 GR.A, Nissan Skyline GTR R32 and Volvo 240 Turbo). Along with the older DTM cars.
Here are the full details for the latest RaceRoom update:
RaceRoom Update May 6, 2020 Changelog
- Download size = 1.1 GB
- Client version = 0.9.0.944
- Client BuildID = 4989071
- Dedicated server version = 61.0.1120
- Dedicated server BuildID = 4989460
- Controllers – Updated default FFB settings for Logitech G27
- Controllers – Logitech wheels now have “sine” curb wave type and reduced minimum force value.
- Controllers – Sim-Plicity: set all wave types to sine
- Controllers – Thrustmaster: reduced minimum force value
- Multiplayer – Server list now shows which of the three possible race sessions is currently running (R, R2, R3)
- Fixed an issue with Fastest Lap notifications on the HUD that were not displaying properly
- Fixed some Default Controller Profiles that were showing up as customized in the menu
- Fixed player getting automatically DNF’d when they run out of fuel even though their vehicle is still moving. You can now crawl all the way to the finish line as long as your car moves.
- Fixed a game crash that would occur when entering instant replay while using the pitstop menu
- BMW M1 Procar – Updated physics and tyre model
- BMW M3 GT2 – Fixed weird noises heard on downshifts coming from opponent cars in multiplayer
- DTM 92 – Improved gearbox behaviour, updated drivetrain oscillations to give less in lower gears and more in high gears
- Group 4 – Updated physics and tyre model
- Group C – Updated physics and tyre model
- Mercedes DTM 1995 – Updated physics and tyre model
- Mercedes DTM 2005 – Updated physics and tyre model
- Porsche 911 Carrera (964) – Updated physics and tyre model
- Porsche 911 RSR 2019 – Various art tweaks to liveries
- Tatuus F4 – Fixed launch control for this car, updated its default gear ratios for each track
- Touring Classics – Improved gearbox behaviour, updated drivetrain oscillations to give less in lower gears and more in high gears
- AI – Formula RaceRoom US: general improvement to AI behaviour
- Dubai – Tweaks to AI behaviour
- Nordschleife – Tweaks to AI behaviour
- Norisring – Tweaks to AI behaviour
- Nurburgring Sprint – Tweaks to AI behaviour
- Oschersleben – Fixed an issue with invisible objects on the grass at the pit exit. Tweak to terrain textures.
- Sachsenring – Tweaks to AI behaviour
- Shanghai – Tweaks to AI behaviour
- Sonoma – Tweaks to AI behaviour. Fixed the dried grass surrounding the track that has always been wrongly assigned the gravel properties. It’s now proper dry grass when you drive on it.
- Spa-Francorchamps – Tweaks to AI behaviour
- Suzuka – Fixed a possible cut detection during pitstops
- Zhuhai – Tweaks to AI behaviour
If you want to check out all the cars, and their respective classes, then take a look at our RaceRoom Car List. We’ve also got a full RaceRoom Track List for you to browse, along with all of our coverage of the latest news, updates and eSports for RaceRoom.
If you want to try out RaceRoom from Sector 3 Studios, then you can download the free version from Steam, which includes a selection of cars and tracks for both single player and online multiplayer competition.
And then invest in the cars and tracks you want from the RaceRoom Store. It also lets you try new combinations of cars and circuits as they become available in free and paid entry competitions, often with some cool prizes or the chance to race against pro drivers.