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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...
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Sebring for rFactor 2 – Now Available for Purchase

As promised yesterday, Studio 397 has released the Sebring International Raceway for rFactor 2. The popular Floridian endurance racing venue marks a new milestone for rFactor 2 as Sebring is the first rF2 track to be created using laser-scan data to ensure an authentic replication of the track’s famous concrete racing surface that makes Sebring such a special challenge. With every track surface crack being replicated to resemble the real track just weeks before the annual Sebring 12 Hours race when Read More...
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New rFactor 2 Update Available

Studio 397 has released a new update for rFactor 2, bringing plenty of physics changes to the simulation. The new update brings plenty of physics changes to the GT3 and Endurance packs, including update tire models for the GT3 cars, added position lights and more. The GTE class has received Balance of Performance adjustments among other changes, VR users can look forward to fixes as well. You can find the full changelog below, the new updates are now available via Steam. Latest Update! Read More...