RaceRoom Patchnotes Thread

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    Content
    • Added ADAC GT Masters 2018 car class
    • Added Most Autodrom
    • Modifications to MK Motorsport liveries present in RaceRoom, to celebrate their 40th anniversary : BMW M1 Procar #105, #151, #152. BMW M235i #308

    Game
    • Traction Control now triggers over a minimum speed to improve standing starts
    • AI - Further mprovements to behavior while racing in a pack
    • Restarting a race session now lets you access to car setup menu.
    • Changed race results so they show each group's winner's laps instead of session's lap, since it can be lower for slower classes
    • Fixed an issue with "Rotate" pitstop order (ADAC rules preset) where left and right tyres wouldn't be swapped but instead replaced with fresh ones.
    • Fixed an issue with results in a Multiclass race event
    • Fixed a reported issue where the game could show a black screen during loading if the browser tab failed to load.
    Physics, Sounds, Cameras, AI
    • Audi 90Q GTO : Improved standing starts, tweaks to turbo boost.
    • GTR2 class: Physics and AI behavior improvements (smoothed out gearchanges, improved automatic gearbox behavior, reduced effective slip angle of rear tyres under load, reduced Downshift Prevention intervention, Increased blip on downshifts, tweaks to fuel estimates. Grip of soft tyres increased by 2%.
    • GTR3 class : further balance of performance tweaks, smoothed out gearshifts
    • GTR4 class : Made AI quicker, reduced Downshift Prevention intervention, tweaked gearshifts, automatic gearbox behavior improvement. Tweaks to default setup of the Lotus, increased KTM drag a bit.
    • Mercedes C-Class DTM 1995 : Smoothed out gearshifts, made AI a bit less careful.
    • Porsche 911 GT3 Cup : Fixed AI rear instability. Smoothed out gearshifts and reduced Downshift Prevention intervention
    • Porsche 911 GT3 R : Cockpit sounds tweaked
    • Porsche 934 RSR : Stiffer springs on default setup
    • Porsche Cayman CS + Porsche Cayman CS MR : Smoothed the drivetrain
    • Chang (full) : fixed a blocked TV cam view
    • Laguna Seca : new static TV cams
    • Lausitzring (all layouts) : new static TV cams
    • Macau : new Static TV cams
    • Mantorp (GP + Short) : new static TV cams
    • Mid-Ohio (all layouts) : new static TV cams
    • Monza (full + junior) : new static TV cams
    • Moscow (all layouts) : new static TV cams
    • Norisring : new static TV cams
    • Nürburgring (full + dtm + short ) : new static TV cams
     
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    Content
    • Added Group C car class with Porsche 962 C Team Joest and Nissan R90CK
    • Added Porsche Carrera Cup Classic car class with Porsche 911 Carrera Cup (964)
    • Modified parts of the Porsche 934 RSR to remove certain after-market elements such as the exhaust pipe.

    Game
    • Dedicated server - Added a list of currently connected players, with live counter of their incident points and a Kick button.
    • Dedicated server - Added a session information block with a "Next Session" functionality.
    • Dedicated server - Added a ban functionality.
    • Dedicated server - Color tweaks to the UI for better readability when server is running.
    • Dedicated server - The results json now includes the userID of the other player involved in a car to car collision.

    • Implemented a more discrete notification block on the HUD to replace the big and intrusive overlays that warn of penalties.
    • Added loads of new telemetry and various data to Shared Memory block, bringing it to v2.6 and breaking backward compatibility with 3rd party applications and drivers. See Sector3 Forums for shared memory block mapping.
    • Added r3e-data.json inside ..\Game\GameData\General\ for easier access by 3rd party applications
    • Introducing Tyre Pressure in car setup for the cars released today as well as a selection of older cars (see below)
    • Added support for in-gameplay overlays, allowing for custom HUD widgets using web. See Sector3 Forums and github for full details.
    • Multiplayer - Fixed the vibrating opponent cars in pitlane and grid
    • Player can now adjust the brake bias even in fixed car setup conditions
    • Spectator overlays - changed r3e.getVehicleInfo.drsLeft to use amount of drs activations left, instead of just true or false
    • Single Player - Grid Position selector now takes into account multiclass and will place the player in the selected position within the same car class or same performance index classes.


    • Fixed an issue on Sepang South when using VR
    • Fixed Brake assists showing up in the wrong order in the Gameplay Settings selector
    • Fixed sometimes incorrect lap counts or session timers when watching replays
    • Fixed a multiplayer issue on Timing screen where the player with the fastest lap would leave the server and would result in broken split time calculations
    • Fixed ADAC 2018 drivers not changing during pitstops

    • Oschersleben - New set of Static cameras ("Pg Down" key to switch to TV cameras, then "End" key to cycle through camera sets)
    • Paul Ricard - New set of Static cameras
    • Silverstone - New set of Static cameras
    • Slovakiaring - New set of Static cameras
    • Shanghai - New set of Static cameras
    • Stowe - New set of Static cameras
    • RaceRoom Raceway - New set of Static cameras
    • RedBull Ring - New set of Static cameras
    • Road America - New set of Static cameras
    • Sachsenring - New set of Static cameras
    • Salzburgring - New set of Static cameras
    • Suzuka - New set of Static cameras
    • GTR1 car class - Added set of action cameras ("Home" key to cycle)
    • Sounds - Replaced some suspension samples
    • Sounds - Implemented a new set of samples and triggers for sounds of pedals being pressed in Aquila, Audi 90 GTO, Audi R18, BMW 320 Turbo, Chevrolet Daytona Prototype, DMD P20, DMD P21, Fabcar 935, Mistral M530, Mistral M531, Nissan Silvia Turbo, Nissan Skyline 2000RS, Nissan 300ZX, Nissan R90CK, Nissan Skyline GTR R32, Porsche 934 RSR, Radical SR9 Turbo and V8, Ruf CTR3, Volvo 240 Turbo, Zakspeed Capri.
    • Sounds - Reduced volume of drones in aerial cameras
    • Sounds - Chevrolet Corvette C6 GT2 - Improved volume balance between external and internal sounds.
    • Sounds - Chevrolet Corvette Greenwood - Increased volume of the engine startup and engine idle (both interior and exterior)
    • Physics - Added Tyre pressure to Formula RaceRoom Junior
    • Physics - Added Tyre pressure to GTR2 cars
    • Physics - Added Tyre pressure to GTR4 cars
    • Physics - Added Tyre pressure to Mercedes DTM 1995, along with all-around handling improvements
    • Physics - Added Tyre pressure to Pagani Zonda R
    • Physics - Added Tyre pressure to Porsche 911 GT3 Cup
    • Physics - Added Tyre pressure to Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport, tweaks to transmission, gearshifts and dampers

    • Physics - BOP adjustments to GTR3 cars
    • Physics - BOP adjustments to GTO cars, Updated friction values, Updated oscillations, More accurate Mustang front suspension joints
    • Physics - BOP adjustments to Group 5 cars.
    • Physics - Aquila - Tweaked upshifts and behaviour on pit limiter
    • Physics - Audi TT RS VLN - Fixed some tyre marks left on tarmac when changing gears, updated engine and transmission rod stiffness, improved behaviour on pit limiter and the automatic gearbox logic.
    • Physics - Formula RaceRoom Junior - Imrpoved behaviour over bumps, curbs and crests. Improved dog box shifts behaviour. Adjustments to transmission oscillations.
    • Physics - NSU TTS - Fixed AI sometimes overshooting the pitbox, the car now also has its own set of pitstop timers
    • Physics - Porsche 934 RSR - Improved behaviour over bumps, curbs and crests. Adjustments to transmission oscillations.
     
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    • Dedicated server - Fixed various crashes introduced in the 4th April update.
     
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    Content
    • Added new layouts for Oschersleben.
    • Ruf RT12R (GTR2 car class) now has latest physics as it had slipped from previous patch.
    Known issue in this update
    • An icon on the Mini HUD display for suspension damage has found its way into this build. It's purely visual and no suspension damage is actually happening just yet. We'll get it removed asap.

    Game
    • Dedicated server - BETA - Added Car and User weight ballast. We couldn't fully test on full servers given the small size of the betatesting team, so please let us know of any bug you may encounter.
    • Menus - Reworked the track selection screen to show all the tracks on one page, along with a search box.
    • Improved slowdown penalty calculations
    • WebHUD - Added support for URL's that contain dashes.
    • Virtual Mirror can now be moved lower than 0.970370 in hud_options.xml



    • Fixed an issue with slowdown penalties not counting down when slowing down on the pitlane exit path. (Thanks to Jardier for experiencing this bug first hand)
    • Fixed a game crash on hillclimb tracks
    • Fixed the live delta timer that would break at the third restart of a hillclimb run.
    • Fixed spectator client not receiving all data when joining a race in progress.
    • Fixed some localization issues on the notification area of the HUD
    • Shared memory - Added thorough checks to "num vehicles" and whether or not a slot is valid in the "driver_data" array to limit occurence of duplicates.
    • Shared memory - Fixed engine_type that was never set.
    • Live Timings - Fixed a case where split times would be incorrect when a player left the server while being first within a given class.
    • Fixed a missing localization for "Delayed start in pitlane" message.
     
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    Content
    • Added Volkswagen ID.R "Long Tail".

    Game
    • Added support for electric engines with energy regeneration under braking
    • Fixed the suspension damage icon that had found its way into yesterday's update
     
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    Game
    • Player car select menu now displays all available car classes on one page, sorted by "owned / not owned" along with a search & filter tool allowing to search down to manufacturers and car models. (ie : type "Volkswagen" and it will show all the car classes containing a Volkswagen car.)
     
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    Dedi version = 52.0.945
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    New content
    • Added the Formula RaceRoom 90 V8, V10 and V12 cars.

    Game
    • Added a key assignement to Move&Scale HUD elements. Once pressed, the mouse cursor will appear. Left click will drag a HUD element around while a Right click will scale the size of the element up or down.
    • Added a key assignement to reset the HUD elements positions and scale.
    • Updated to Fanatec SDK 3.8
    • Added default profiles for Fanatec Podium DD1 and DD2.
    • Added support for the flag LED's on Fanatec rims
    • Added a key assignment to turn the displays and LED's on rims and wheelbases off.
    • Added Tyre loads to shared memory (using a reserved data holder to preserve backwards compatibility)
    • Added support in physics engine for different shift times depending on the gears being shifted.
    • Fixed an issue where brake disks were pre-heated to optimal temperatures when spawning the vehicle in sessions other than Time-Attack.
    • Fixed an issue where in-game web overlays settings would be lost with every game update.
    • Changed the amount of analog input required to register a key assignment from 50% to 25% of the axis range. (this is relevant when assigning an axis to an on/off toggle control)


    Content
    • AMG-Mercedes 190 E 2.5-16 Evolution II 1992 - Sounds improved
    • Porsche 911 Carrera Cup (964) - Tweaked some logos on livery #15
    • Volkswagen ID. R - Various visual upgrades to match the final design of the real car.
    • Circuit Zandvoort - Fix for a TV camera in the straight that was sitting a bit high.
    • Circuit Zolder - New static TV cameras
    • Moscow Raceway - Changed 3 trackside banner billboards so they show on both sides. Upgraded HUD track maps for FIM and Full layouts to higher resolutions.
    • Zhuhai - New static TV cameras
     
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    Addendum

    • Dedicated server - Fixed an issue where you could not kick a user and then press "next session" (and vice versa)
    • Dedicated server - Setting a user ballast weight to 0 Kg no longer clears that entry from the dedicated server interface


     
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    Dedi version = 53.0.964
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    New content
    • Added the WTCR 2019 car class with 7 cars and 26 liveries.

    Game
    • Now allows to bind up to 128 different button ID's on a controller.
    • Now allows to bind each traction control preset individually instead of only Next / Previous TC level controls.
    • The HUD notifications (aka "butterHUD") can now be moved around as well using the "move&scale HUD elements" binding.
    • Increased the rear view mirror y-resolution.
    • Prevented the HUD position bar from automatically scaling to gigantic sizes on ultrawide monitors by limiting its width to 1920px.
    • Changed the default steering lock value for Mouse controls from 8 degrees to 13 degrees
    • Slowdown penalties and giving back of the time illegally gained have been reworked. Added a progression where the more penalties you have received, the longer the penalty will get. Each clean lap will reduce the penalty count by one.
    • Change so the Pit stop menu elements such as Preset and Tyre Compound selectors no longer wrap around when trying to go beyond the last possible choice. (Meant to improve CrewChief's voice commands)
    • Possible improvement for players reporting issues on the game menus (cursor flickers, video freezes, etc)
    • Fixed a broken start procedure of a leaderboard challenge on Stowe layouts.
    • Fixed rev LED's that were not lighting up on Logitech steering wheels
    • Fixed a case where the messages about switching modes for LED displays were not always clearing
    • Fixed a case where the "delayed start from pitlane" message wasn't clearing when french localization was used.
    • Fixed so the MiniHUD can now be moved further on ultrawide monitors
    • Fixed broken bindings on the default Mouse control profile


    Content
    • WTCR 2019 has received new and improved physics. The 2018 car class will be updated to match in a later update (required BOP for the Peugeot)
    • WTCR 2019 features a new bodykit for the Alfa Romeo
    • WTCR 2019 features a new steering wheel for the CUPRA TCR.
    • Porsche 911 GT3 R - New cockpit sound recordings with separated transmission and engine channels.
    • Porsche 991.2 GT3 Cup - New cockpit sound recordings with separated transmission and engine channels. Improved external sounds.
    • Porsche 991.2 GT3 Cup - Updated physics and tuned dampers. Suspension geometry is now more accurate.
    • Saleen S7R - New sound recordings for both cockpit and exterior
    • Silhouette car class - Made cars a bit less tail happy under braking, improved FFB
    • Cadillac (GTR2 car class) - Fixed the default final drive being too long at Spa-Francorchamps
    • GTR1 car class - Implemented different shift times depending on the gears being shifted
    • GTR2 car class - Implemented different shift times depending on the gears being shifted
    • Aquila Cup - Implemented different shift times depending on the gears being shifted
    • Audi TT Cup - Implemented different shift times depending on the gears being shifted
    • Audi TT VLN - Implemented different shift times depending on the gears being shifted
    • Hillclimb Icons - Implemented different shift times depending on the gears being shifted
    • BMW M235i Cup - Implemented different shift times depending on the gears being shifted
    • WTCC 2013 - Implemented different shift times depending on the gears being shifted
    • WTCC 2014 - Implemented different shift times depending on the gears being shifted
    • WTCC 2015/16/17 - Implemented different shift times depending on the gears being shifted
    • Zonda Cup - Implemented different shift times depending on the gears being shifted
    • AMG-Mercedes C-Klasse DTM 1995 - Tuned dampers and Implemented different shift times depending on the gears being shifted

    • Paul Ricard - Added one additional TV camera in the start/finish straight as the elevation was hiding the cars at race starts.
    • Red Bull Ring - Resurfaced and made a higher resolution HUD track map for the GP layout.
     
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    Game
    • Fixed some elements being offset to the left on Ultrawide resolutions

    Content
    • The 2018 WTCR car class physics have now been brought equal to the freshly released 2019 cars, and the Peugeot has been balanced accordingly. The Alfa 2018 older bodykit suffers from a bit less downforce and increased drag but this was compensated in BOP (power and weight)
    • Formula RaceRoom Junior - default setup adjusted
    • Hillclimb Icons class - Smoothed gear changes
    • WTCR AI - Improved behaviour
    • Cupra TCR 2019 - Adjusted gearshift sounds
    • Formula RaceRoom 90 V8 - External sounds improved
    • Formula RaceRoom 90 V10 - External sounds improved. A bit more aggressive at high revs and removed an excessive oscillation in mid revs.
    • CUPRA TCR - Added a horizontal structural bar between the rearwing supporting arms.
     
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    Content
    • Fixed the Lada Vesta TCR (esport competition) that mistakenly had received WTCR 2019 physics in yesterday's update. The Lada Russia Round 4 competition will re-open shortly after this push. All my apologies for this terrible oversight! The leaderboard laptimes recorded during the period have been erased.
    • WTCR 18/19 - Further improvements to AI behavior. They should now be a tad quicker.
    • Porsche 991.2 GT3 Cup - improvements to AI behavior. Less rolling over from high sausage curbs, slight improvement on car to car collision detections. Reduced their tendency to overdrive the car.
    • Porsche Cayman CS - improvements to AI behavior. Less rolling over from high sausage curbs, slight improvement on car to car collision detections.
    • Mercedes AMG GT3 - Fixed the right side mirror
    • AMG-Mercedes C-Klasse DTM 1995 - Fixed the rearview mirrors that were showing a tilted world.
    • Spa-Francorchamps - Modified trackside advertisement banners for upcoming competitions
    • Nuerburgring GP - Modified trackside advertisement banners for upcoming competitions
    • Updated a set of banners for upcoming competitions
     
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    Content
    • WTCR 2018 / 2019 - Massively reduced the amount of smoke and skidmarks left behind the cars
    • Updated all the suspension sound samples with cleaner and more varied recordings
    • By popular demand from competitors, the Lada Vesta from the "Lada e-championship" competition has now received latest WTCR physics.
     
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