R3E-NEWS

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      RaceRoom has been updated!

      Porsche DLC#3, BMW M4 GT4, and plenty more!

      Update details:

      Download size = 4.5 GB

      Client version = 0.9.0.911

      Client BuildID = 4480845

      Dedicated server version = 56.0.1058

      Dedicated server BuildID = 4480917

      New content:

      GTR4 car class - Added BMW M4 GT4
      GTR4 car class - Added Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport
      GTR3 car class - Added Porsche 911 GT3 R (2019)
      Group 4 car class - Added BMW M1 Group 4
      Added a new car class - Porsche Motorsport GT2 Supersportscar, with the Porsche GT2 RS Clubsport
      Tracks - Added Ningbo International Speedpark with 5 layouts
      Tracks - Added new layout: Nürburgring Grand Prix Fast Chicane, free for all owners of the track.

      Features:

      Added a first iteration of daylight progression, from morning to evening. A multiplier is available to set progression from x0 (static sun), up to x25.
      Sun position is now astronomically accurate for each of our tracks as per a typical summer solstice day.
      Dedicated
      server - Added possibility to set a "Message of the Day" that all
      players will be presented with upon joining. The message can be
      dismissed by pressing the brake, or leaving the pitlane. The message can
      be formatted using very basic html tags.
      Damage overhaul - The old settings separating Visual and Mechanical damage have been merged into just one Damage setting which can have the following values:

      - Off (cars will not take any damage)

      - Limited (this is equivalent to having both mechanical and visual damage enabled before today's update)

      - Full (Suspension can get damaged, and tyres can have flat spots after lock-ups)
      Damage model - New deformations and systems for detachables parts, cracks in windshields, etc.
      Damage
      model - Tyres can now get punctured from collisions or from driving off
      track, and the probabilities of getting a puncture increase with the
      wear.
      Car Setup Menu - One of our goals is to modernize
      the user interface and the first menu that we decided to tackle is the
      car setup. It is reflecting the future look and feel of the RaceRoom
      interface as we head into 2020.

      It is divided in three areas, the left will display some telemetry data
      from your last laps, the center has all the possible changes sorted into
      tabs, and the right side is dedicated to display helper texts and the
      steering settings.
      Force Feedback - Added Pneumatic Trail to the physics engine, which results in self-centering forces on corner exits.
      Force Feedback - Added Stationary Friction effects
      Global AI behavioral improvements, with car specific tweaks using a self-learning algorithm.
      Sounds - Improvements to tyre sounds (skid and scrub).
      Added an option to display opponents of other classes in the HUD position bar
      Added an option to force the HUD track map to remain static and not rotate with the player's car orientation
      Added an option to show or hide the chat messages in Multiplayer
      Added extra bindigs for Shift Up and Shift Down, allowing to mix paddles and a sequential shifter

      Content updates:

      DTM 1992 - Updated physics ( Details @ Sector3 forums )
      Touring Classics - Updated physics ( Details @ Sector3 forums )
      GTR3 - Updated physics ( Details @ Sector3 forums )
      GTR4 - Updated physics ( Details @ Sector3 forums )
      Hillclimb Icons - Updated physics ( Details @ Sector3 forums )
      BMW M1 Procar - Updated physics ( Details @ Sector3 forums )
      Performance index values of all car classes have been readjusted (DTM 1992 and Touring Classics are no longer merged)
      Brands Hatch - Updated curbs, advertisement, vegetation
      Gelleråsen Arena - The last turn has been modified, but the starting grid is still located on the old stretch.
      Knutstorp - Updated with 2019 modifications
      Macau - Improved performance
      Mantorp - Updated with 2019 modifications

      Fixes:

      Dedicated server no longer loses its settings when the IP address of the hosting machine changes.
      Loads of bug fixes and improvements overall
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