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rFactor 2 – 2019 Formula E And Extra Track Released

Studio 397 released the 2019 Formula E Gen2 car for the rFactor 2 racing simulator. From a simulation point of view, the 2019 Formula E racer significantly changed the racing experience, as the 250kW (335bhp) 2018/2019 spec Formula E car is faster than its predecessor and almost doubles the amount of energy storage capacity, meaning it can now complete a whole race without having to change cars. The car is available as payed content for a very modest 4,99€. “This release Read More...
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rFactor 2 – Reiza Bundle DLC Released

Reiza Studios has released the anticipated Reiza Bundle DLC for rFactor 2. The DLC pack contains 6 cars and 4 tracks which feature 10 different track layouts. Both the cars and tracks can be purchased as a bundle, but are also available as a separate car and track DLC. This Car pack includes the Metalmoro AJR in 4 different engine configurations, the Metalmoro MR18 in a 26-car field, the Formula Vee in a 24-car field, the MCR S2000 in a 20-car Read More...

rFactor 2 – Original GT3 Pack Cars Updated

Recently Studio 397 introduced a new material system and new car templates for rFactor 2. For the creative part of the rF2 community who are creating their own custom liveries for the cars, the updated shaders also introduce a totally new workflow when editing an rFactor 2 template. The new shader interface that gives you access to material presets, like Carbon Fiber, Chrome, Vinyl for decals and stickers, High Gloss paint, even with metallic flakes and where you can also Read More...
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rFactor 2 – Original GT3 Pack Cars Updated

STUDIO 397 released a new update for their original “GT3 Pack” for rFactor 2. Al the cars in the popular GT3 Power Pack DLC have been updated with new graphical materials, liveries, and templates. Currently, you can Purchase the rFactor 2 GT3 Pack at a 50% reduced price (€7.50). Changelog GT3 Pack Update ( 13/02/2019) Bentley Continental GT3 v2.39 Updated to new materials Updated liveries Added template fully set up for the new material editor Added extra parts templates (WCEXTRA07, windows) Callaway Corvette C7 GT3-R v2.37 Updated to Read More...
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rFactor 2 – 2019 Formula E In-Game Preview

Not so long ago, by means of mystery teaser screenshots, Studio 397 hinted that the second-generation Formula E racer was coming to rFactor 2. This indicated that Studio 397 had most likely extended its FIA Formula E content license. Now Studio 397 shared the first in-game screenshot of the new FIA Formula Electric racer and therefore seem to indicate that the release might be imminent. At the time of writing, it is not yet clear if this car will become Read More...
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rFactor 2 – Aston Martin Vantage GT3 Released

A few weeks ago, Studio 397 released the GT3 Challengers Pack DLC for rFactor 2. The pack is made up out of five exciting GT3 racing cars including a Porsche 911 GT3 R, BMW M6 GT3, Audi R8 LMS GT3, McLaren 720S GT3, and the Aston Martin Vantage GT3 2019. At release, Studio 397 was able to include four of them but had to postpone the release of the 2019 Aston Martin Vantage GT3 due to the fact that Aston Read More...
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Gen2 Formula E Coming to rFactor 2

Studio 397 has released a teaser image, showing a brand new open wheeler that has yet to be announced. The teaser shows off Formula E’s brand-new Gen2 car that will be used in the 2019/2020 FIA Formula E season. Capable of top speeds up to 280 kph, the Gen2 car is the first Formula E chassis that will allow drivers to complete a full race distance without having to swap cars in the middle of the race as in past seasons. Source: Read More...
The Interview – rFactor 2 and McLaren

The Interview – rFactor 2 and McLaren The Interview – rFactor 2 and McLaren

After Sundays rFactor 2 McLaren Shadow Grand Final Long-time sim racer, Team Manager of Team Redline, and Studio 397 chief CDO Dom Duhan visited the McLaren Technology Centre in Woking and sat down with Ben Payne who is the Head of Esports at Mclaren, to talk about McLaren’s motorsport history and Studio 397’s rFactor 2 relationship with McLaren. Source: Bsimracing Read More...
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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...
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rFactor 2 – Three Iconic McLaren Cars Available For Free

Last weekend, a team of Studio 397 staff members was present at the 2018 edition of the Sim Racing Expo held in the 8.800 m2 Ring Boulevard at the German Nürburgring racing circuit in Germany. During the event, Studio 397 made a number of announcements revealing various upcoming improvements and new content for their rFactor 2 racing simulator. One of the announcements revealed that Studio 397 was getting ready to release three legendary McLaren models for the rFactor 2 racing Read More...