Monthly Archives: October 2018

DiRT Rally 2.0

The DiRT Rally 2.0 Dev Insight Series Part 2 -Why DiRT Rally 2.0?

Codemasters published the second video of a series taking us behind the scenes of the DiRT Rally 2.0 development. In part one, Codemasters introduced DiRT Rally 2.0 Chief Game Designer Ross Gowing and real-world rally driver/Codemasters rally consultant Jon Armstrong. In the latest (1 minute and 2 seconds?) episode of the Insight Series, Chief Games Designer Ross Gowing answers the big question: why did Codemasters decide to make DiRT Rally 2.0 now? DiRT Rally 2.0 will take you to six rally Read More...
Assetto Corsa

Assetto Corsa Competizione – Rating System Explained – Part 1

10 years ago, iRacing.com introduced a driver ranking system for their online racing platform which calculated the relative skill levels of players and with it granting them a (IR and SR) competence and safety rating. These parameters could then be used in a matchmaking system to ensure that the online competitors in a race matched your personal skill level in the best way possible. This rating system rapidly proved to be an integral part of the iRacing online competition Read More...
RaceRoom

RaceRoom October 2018 Update And DTM AMG-Mercedes Content Released

Sector3 Studios has deployed a new update for their RaceRoom Racing Experience title, and have also made the 2003 AMG-Mercedes CLK DTM and the 2005 AMG-Mercedes C-Klasse DTM cars available for purchase. The AMG-Mercedes C-Klasse DTM 2005 is the successor to the AMG-Mercedes CLK DTM and led Gary Paffett to become champion of the DTM 2005 season in a nail-biting duel for the driver’s crown. With a score of 5 : 3 race victories, the title went to Paffett, who Read More...
Assetto Corsa

Assetto Corsa Competizione – 2nd Release Available

Kunos Simulazioni has deployed the second part of the Assetto Corsa Competizione racing simulator Early Access version. This new major ACC update ads the Bentley Continental GT3 and the Misano World Circuit to the Assetto Corsa Competizione content list. Furthermore, new features are added including a Super Pole mode, basic pitstop features, performance, and safety rating, and the initial implementation of VR support. Check out the full changelog below for more details. Early adopters will have access to an initial limited Read More...
Dirt

The DiRT Show – The first look at DiRT Rally 2.0

A few weeks ago, Codemasters revealed that they are working on DiRT Rally 2.0 which will become available worldwide on PS4, Xbox One and PC on Tuesday 26th February 2019. Now the Codies published the first ever DiRT Show stream, featuring DiRT Rally 2.0. Codemasters community managers Aaron Rook and Christina McGrath fire the most asked DiRT Rally 2.0 community questions at Rally Consultant Jon Armstrong and Chief Games Designer Ross Gowing. DiRT Rally 2.0 will take you to six rally Read More...
iracing

iRacing’s Kevin Bobbitt Talks AI & New Damage Model

When last month, the nice people of Apex Racing visited the 2018 Sim Racing Expo at the German Nürburgring circuit, they took the time to interview some interesting people working in the Sim Racing industry. First up was iRacing’s Director of Marketing Kevin Bobbitt who talked about the upcoming new damage model, and the addition of a single player mode against AI. iRacing.com Motorsport Simulations, headquartered in Bedford, MA, was founded in September of 2004 by David Kaemmer, co-founder of Papyrus Read More...
rFactor

rFactor 2 – Roadmap Update September 2018

Studio 397 published the September 2018 Roadmap Update for rFactor 2. As usual, they are bringing us up to date with the latest progress and upcoming content for the rF2 racing simulator. Furthermore, community members who aspire a job in the sim racing industry should scroll to the bottom of this post. Studio 397 is looking to strengthen their track building team. So if you have a good knowledge of modeling tools, and you are an expert in building accurate Read More...
F1 2018

F1 2018 – Update Patch V1.10 Deployed

Codemasters have deployed Update patch V1.10 for the PC version of F1 2018, the official video game of the FIA Formula One World Championship. As with previous updates, the PlayStation 4 and Xbox version of the patch will be arriving in a few days time. With this new patch, Codemasters continues addressing some of the urgent issues with the game. Check out the changelog for more details. F1 2018 is available on the Steam platform for 54,99€. Patch V1.10 Release Notes: Players will Read More...