DriveClub Update 1.10 is Live: Adds New Tracks, New Online Game Mode & More (Update)

January 19, 2015 Written by Jason Dunning

Update:

Game Director Paul Rustchynsky added two more details about patch 1.10:

  • You can now rotate Photo Mode camera a full 90 degrees by swiping the touch pad.
  • The rain spray on the camera now dries out when you go through a tunnel or when it stops raining.

Original Story:

Taking up 3.33GB, and bringing the total size of all updates to 5.87GB, patch 1.10 for DriveClub is now available to download on PlayStation 4, giving you access to five new tracks (Nakasendo, Lake Shoji, Asagiri Highlands Racetrack) and the Multiplayer Time Trial game mode, while also adding DLC support and gameplay improvements.

Here’s everything you need to know about today’s DriveClub update:

New Features

  • Adds a new online game mode: Multiplayer Time Trial
  • Adds five new tracks in Japan, offering 11 variants in total: Nakasendo, Japan (2 variants), Lake Shoji, Japan (2 variants), Asagiri Hills Racetrack (3 variants), Takahagi Hills (2 variants), Goshodaira (2 variants)

Gameplay Improvements

  • Improvements to the weather visuals, including rainbows and heat haze!
  • Makes changes to Drift Mode, to prevent backing up to score more points.
  • Makes changes to AI drafting behaviour.
  • Makes changes to the impact of world collisions whilst driving on a straight, to reduce the amount of drag and speed lost from impact.
  • Adds a new option to Event Settings to race without crowd, track infrastructure and corner flags.
  • Adds the option to browse and register for Multiplayer events via the Social Hub.
  • Windscreen wiper speeds have been changed.
  • A bug causing AI car wing mirrors to show a flase reflection has now been fixed.
  • Disables overscan compensation when playing via Remote Play.
  • Adds a link to the PlayStation Store to the DriveClub Home menu.
  • Also includes a number of minor bug fixes, performance improvements and usability tweaks.

Photo Mode Improvements

  • Adds the option to reset damage and remove dirt when taking a photo.
  • Adds the option to permanently hide camera movement controls when accessing Photo Mode.
  • Players can now access Photo Mode while using a steering wheel via R3.
  • Players can now move the camera while OSD is disabled in photo mode.

Add-Ons (Releasing Next Week)

  • Adds support for the Icona Vulcano, coming to PlayStation Store as a free download later in January.
  • Adds support for the Apex Expansion Pack, coming to PlayStation Store as a premium download later in January. This Expansion Pack includes the Apex Car Pack and Apex Tour Pack.
  • The Apex Car Pack includes 5 new cars: Enzo Ferrari, Caterham R500 Superlight, Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Centennial Edition, McLaren 650S Coupe, and Jaguar C-X75 Prototype Edition.
  • The Apex Tour Pack includes 11 new Events and 5 new Trophies.
  • Adds support for the Sakura Tour Pack, coming to PlayStation┬«Store as a premium download later in January.
  • The Sakura Tour Pack includes 11 new Events and 5 new Trophies.
  • Adds support for 2 new livery packs, coming to PlayStation Store as a premium download later in January. Each Livery Pack contains 5 new livery patterns to customize your cars with.

Evolution Studios adds, “There’s more to come in the next game update, so please keep sharing your feedback about DriveClub with us to help the game continue to evolve around you.”

Despite being listed in the PS4’s Update History for DriveClub, this change isn’t actually coming until the February update:

  • Adds the option to choose from a collection of factory Paint Jobs (by pressing square) during vehicle selection prior to an Event.

What do you think of the new content for DriveClub?

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