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Automobilista 2 0.9.3.1 – Out Now

Reize Studios have released version 0.9.3.1 of their Automobilista title, adding new content and plenty of fixes and improvements to the Early Access title.

Content-wise, version 0.9.3.1 introduces three different models from the historic Brazilian Hot Cars series as Reiza continues to explore the 80s racing scene of their native home of Brazil.

Also included ae plenty of FFB & physics changes as listed below. With the AI also having received some significant changes, Reiza advices players to lower their AI strength settings as the AI will be posting faster lap times after this update.

Automobilista is available on Steam the Early Access version will be available for 20% off until the 1.0 version release.

Automobilista 2 0.9.3.1 Changelog

CONTENT

  • Added Hot Cars (Early 80s Brazlian Touring Car Series with 3 models)

UI & HUD

  • Fixed missing Adelaide Historic loading screen
  • Fixed low-res AMS2 shortcut icon when generated by Steam
  • Show disabled text in lobby session info if practice/qual are disabled
  • Adjusted opacity of main HUD element containers
  • Fixed race over countdown
  • Added selected state to in-game chat text entry boxes
  • Fixed incorrect vehicle statistics for various touring car classics
  • Added missing F-Vee Fin statistic
  • Fixed track logos being retained from previous track selection when current doesn´t have one

FORCE FEEDBACK

  • Slightly refactored the way steering arm forces pass on to FFB (should provide a slightly “tighter” wheel around center)
  • Slightly reduced the filters that added in previous update,
  • Added soft lock for wheels that still didn´t have it (WIP).
  • Disabled Old Default FFB profil
  • FFB profiles with lockstops enabled and new exposed values in them.

PHYSICS

  • Globally reduced slick grip on wet tracks
  • Revised aero efficiency losses with yaw for various cars
  • Super V8: Fixed error in steer lock range; Adjusted default ARB & camber settings
  • Revised F-Classic front & rear wing for more consistent downfroce increments accross proportional changes of wing angles
  • Reduced bumpiness over grass & gravel to address collision issues while running off-track
  • Fixed rear brake cooling in various formula cars
  • Revised restitution values for crashing into walls and barriers
  • Moved default brake bias slightly to the front for FWD cars
  • Reduced brake efficiency when cold
  • Fixed missing 5th gear in Gol / Passat Classic B
  • F-V10: Fixed error in fast damper range
  • F-Classic Gen2: Disabled redundant engineboost function
  • F-Ultimate:Slightly increased carcass load stiffeness
  • Adjusted Roco Aero balance & default setup
  • Opala: Fixed rear brakes
  • MCR S2000: Fixed missing rear tyre warmers
  • Fixed Ultima gearbox RPM tolerance in manual shifts
  • Fixed F-V10 loud Traction control sound
  • Fixed V-10 AI bouncing
  • Fixed Opala 1986 redundant rear left damper setting

AI

  • AI performance multipliers for practice & qualifying sessions are now customized per car & proportional to their race performance
  • Improved AI skill when driving off the racing line & reduced range for factoring cars up ahead (improves their pace on initial laps & reduces hesitation while being passed)
  • Further boost to AI awareness when behind human players
  • Callibrated peak AI corner grip & grip multipliers resulting in better speed mid corner through slow / mid speed corners, more realistic speeds through fast corners
  • Improved AI skill when off the racing line (resulting in less 1st corner slowdowns and better pace over 1st lap)
  • Callibrated AI throttle application for all cars to better correspond with human ability
  • Reduced AI boost under braking during an overtake;
  • Reduced minimum straight lentgh for KERS / boost application
  • Improved AI ability through water puddles (less lifting off throttle)
  • Slightly bumped up AI speed under yellow & blue flags
  • Revised AI paths for Londrina (both layouts)

TRACKS

  • Updated TV cameras for Donington & Kansai
  • Kyalami: Updated curb textures
  • Jerez: Snap revised road noise; updated walls & barriers to latest standards; Add missing garage door collision; fixed garage door mapping/alignment
  • Montreal: Fixed bug causing cars to visually appear to float over track surface
  • VEHICLES
  • Added cockpit windscreen reflections to Super V8, Ultima GTR Race, Ultima GTR Road, Touring Car Classics
  • Adjusted visual brake glow ranges
  • Fixed F-Classic G3M3 RPM bar
  • Adjusted various Fusca textures
  • F_Ultimate 2019: Added rain light
  • F-Vee: Added rain light
  • MCR S2000 new liveries / updates / redesign #10 #13 #19 #20 #21 #23 #24 #14
  • F-Trainer: new community skins #21 #22 #23 #24
  • MRX P3 revised liveries