rFactor 2 – Update 68 & Content Released
Image Space Incorporated has released an update for their rFactor 2 simulation that has been released as open beta in January.
The update weighs 46mbs and fixes various issues as listed below:
Some fixes to overlay/gauge rendering to make it more SLI friendly.
Fixed HDR problem for frame times greater than adapt ET.
Avoid flashing one frame of the options while driving in realtime (could happen if server went to next track).
Fixed up various HDR issues.
More complete tire heat from damping (currently optional but won’t be forever).
Improved tire damping heat application and made more configurable.
Improved thread stability.
Prevent display and system sleeping (ded servers will only prevent system sleeping).
Added new finish criteria “% Track Laps” and “% Track Time” in case you don’t want the percentage of both which is what “% Track Defaults” does.
Doubled the maximum number of sounds.
Added fix for AI not to avoid other cars in private session (since they’re invisible).
Improved terrain sampling so that AI physics handles painted lines correctly.
Added track IR plugin.
Fixed logical error that would have prevented some plugins from running properly.
Tweaked plugin message interface to allow chat commands.
Added chat commands to results stream.
Some other plugin additions.
Added new filters to mp lobby.
Fixed bug where one frame of mis-sized vehicle or track selection shows up on main menu coming back from switching RFMs.
Added a button action to force reload of car spinner. (so modders can update the loose skin dds and see it in game immediately.)
Increased camera mobility around ôReflected Floorö showroom.
Tracking power loss in tire tool.
Furthermore, new content for the beta has been released as the new World Endurance GT pack brings the Nissan 370Z & Nissan GT-R GT race cars alongside a brand-new track: Palm Beach.
The update and the new content can be downloaded below, check out the video below to see the brand new Nissan in action at Palm Beach.
Both the update and the World Endurance GT pack are available as torrent downloads, the update can be installed via the AutoUpdater feature as well.
To get access to the the rFactor 2 beta, a full retail purchase of rFactor 2 is required. rFactor 2 sells for $43.99, including 18 months of online account membership instead of the 12 months buyers of the final version will receive.