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netKar Pro 1.3 Final – Released

netKar Pro 1.3 Final – Released

After months of careful beta testing and tweaking, Kunos Simulazioni has released the final 1.3 version of their netKar Pro simulation.

The final version of version 1.3 comes with improved multiplayer code, a better collision model and a brand new Vintage Replica GT car with semi-slick tires alongside the changes listed below.

Changelog

GUI
-New GUI icons and organization
-Password is now automatically recovered from last session

Gameplay/Graphics
-New setup behavior (use nkpro.ini USE_OLD_STYLE=1 to go back to the previous behavior)
-Keyboard and GamePad quick selection keys moved to SHIFT+K and SHIFT+P
-Added g meter readings on the control overlay
-Mirrors are now using full shading scene

Physics
-Added “non linear” brake settings for professional pedalboards
-Added hand brake on wheel button settings
-Improved tyre model slip model
-Improved differential math model
-New collision detection and response system

Multiplayer
-Improved collision detection
-Improved collision response
-Improved lobby protocol
-Added “Reset”, “Next”, “Restart” on vote
-Improved network protocol, packets are smaller and delivered with a different strategy
-New prediction system for remote cars’ rotation
-Added overlay to signal low quality in client-server connection
-New protocol for client to server lobby connection avoiding MTU block by some routers

Additional Contents
-GT Vintage “Replica”

Sim racers who haven’t tried netKar Pro yet can download a demo version on the netKar website, the full version is available for 14,90€. The update is of course free for existing netKar Pro customers.

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