Assetto Corsa Competizione update v1.1.0 patch notes : 6 new cars, Free Zandvoort Circuit & McLaren Shadow esports event

Vaibhav Chawla Vaibhav Chawla Oct 24, 2019 Gaming, News

Assetto Corsa Competizione is a racing simulator game that has been developed by Kunos Simulazioni. The game is a sequel to Assetto Corsa. It is an officially licensed simulation of the 2018 and 2019 Blancpain GT Series season Sprint and Endurance Cups and the Total 24 Hours of Spa.

Assetto Corsa Competizione features Free Practice, Hot Lap, Superpole, Hot Stint, Quick Race, Sprint Race Weekend, Endurance Race Weekend, and a top-ten Superpole. A new update for Assetto Corsa Competizione has gone live, and it has brought a variety of new elements to the game.

The game’s latest update 1.1 has made 2019 Blancpain GT series season’s vehicles, teams, and the Zandvoort Circuit free for all players. The update has also added six new car models to the game. The following list of new cars have been included in the game: Audi R8 LMS EVO, AMR V8 Vantage GT3, Honda NSX GT3 EVO, Porsche 991 II GT3 R, McLaren 720S GT3, Honda NSX GT3 EVO, Porsche 991 II GT3 R, and McLaren 720S GT3 ( under Bonus content)

Assetto Corsa Competizione update v1.1.0 -1

A revamped version of Zandvoort Circut is now available in the game for players. An updated version of the tarmac for Barcelona, Silverstone, and Spa Francorchamps are also incorporated, and the game selects the racetrack depending on the selected season.

Assetto Corsa Competizione update v1.1.0 -1

Some new features have also been implemented in the latest update of the game. Now, Assetto Corsa Competizione features a display of full scene pit crew operations, which includes refueling and tire replacements.

Assetto Corsa Competizione update v1.1.0 -1

Players can now zoom in and rotate cars in the new showroom, which is available on the vehicle selection page. The lead developer, Kunos Simulazioni, has also made some custom modifications to Unreal Engine 4, which allows the game to provide a better experience on triple monitor setups.

Assetto Corsa Competizione update v1.1.0 -1

Assetto Corsa Competizione is also collaborating with McLaren Racing to bring the McLaren Shadow esports project to the players and the game. Open qualifiers for the McLaren Shadow event will start on October 27 and will end on November 7, 2019. Players will receive the McLaren 720S GT3 as a permanent gift under this event. You can check the excerpt of patch notes for the game update 1.1 down below. For the full patch notes head here.

Assetto Corsa Competizione Update v1.1.0

GENERAL:

– Added Audi R8 LMS Evo.
– Added Lamborghini Huracán GT3 Evo.
– Added Honda NSX GT3 Evo.
– Added Aston Martin AMR V8 Vantage GT3.
– Added Porsche 911 GT3 R (991.2).
– Added McLaren 720S GT3 bonus content as part of the McLaren Shadow Project.
NOTE: the car has its BoP set based on the 2019 season tests and is playable with the rest of the content.
– Added Zandvoort Circuit.
– Added 2019 Blancpain GT Championship entries.
– First implementation of triple screen rendering.
NOTE: supports application with Surround mode on and off. Triple rendering properties can be adjusted in the View Settings ingame.
– Reduced FMod CPU occupation over time (mainly with external cameras and chasecam).
– Performance optimizations in cloudy, rainy and night conditions.
– Barcelona 2019 surface grip (slightly slower).
– Silverstone 2019 surface grip adjustments (around 2 seconds slower).
– Paul Ricard 2019 surface grip (around 1 second faster).
– Spa 2019 surface grip (small difference).
– Brake pressure added to shared memory.
– Fixed car model name in shared memory
– FuelEstimatedLaps added in shared memory.
– TrackStatus added to shared memory.
NOTE: shared memory/API documentation is updated, please see the relevant topic on the support forum.

GAMEPLAY

– Added 2019 Championship season.
– Added possibility to play with more AI opponents on tracks with large pitlanes (notably Spa).
NOTE: grid sizes still depend on the available pit slots for each track and the Cup type selected.
E.g.: Sprint Cup fields are still limited in size to their real-life counterpart.
– Fixed a bug when only the first session of a weekend had correct track wetness.
– Championship weekends now include 2 practice sessions.
– Fixed 3H race driver stint strategy bug.
– Fixed strategy bug for mandatory pit with irregular driver crew.
– Fixed automatic driver cycle in endurance races.
– Various fixes for replay tyre radius/wheel speed (smoke particles and disc glow were not visible in certain situations).
– Fixed valid mandatory pitstop if tyreset is not changed.
– Forced auto save replay after an MP race when the car is stopped.
– Fixed pit strategy selector update issues in the car setup page.
– Driver skills updated based on 2019 results and added skills for new drivers.
– Fixed old replay HUD shortcut overriding the new FFWD and slow motion system.
– Potential fix for SP replay autosave on quit game.
– Fixed autosave replay during the limbo page.
– Autosave replay shows a message before the saving itself.
– Potential fix for Custom Race limbo page crash.
– Pitstops are now enabled in Free Practice and Qualifying sessions.

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Vaibhav Chawla

An avid follower of the latest technology & gaming trends. Looks for positivity & happiness around. Follows the mantra "Work Hard & Play Hard." A sports enthusiast, and Federer fan. I believe in myself & currently enjoying the journey of life.