Upcoming The Crew Update Changes Listed

June 1, 2015 Written by Alex Co

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For those playing Ubisoft racer, The Crew, there’s an update coming in June 3 which will bring with it a host of tweaks and balancing changes.

While the patch itself won’t be out until later this week, you can check out The Crew update changes below:

New features

  • Leagues
    • A new leaderboard system for PVP game modes has been added.
    • By earning points in PvP races, players will be able to progress in the Leagues.
    • There are 4 leagues: Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum with each league having 4 divisions.
    • The players will progress or be demoted in the leagues based on their activity in PVP game modes.
  • Faction system
    • The faction system has been rebalanced to give more chances to lesser populated factions in the monthly faction war.
    • The UI has also been modified and redesigned to help players track their progression inside their faction as well as the global activity on the map.
  • New car release
    • 2014 CHEVROLET CORVETTE STINGRAY: early access for Season Pass owners on June 3rd and to all players on June 10th.

UI

  • The scoreboard for missions, skills and PvP races has been slightly redesigned to be easier to read.
  • The filter tabs now only show the relevant information (eg: only Skills, Faction Missions, PvP events..).
  • The Car Tuners, HQs and Car Dealers are now visible only through the Default Tab.

Track IR

  • Track IR now also works with the third-person views.

PvP

  • New races
    • 3 new races have been added to the Eliminator mode
    • 3 new races have been added to the Blitz Brawl mode

Bug fixing

  • Fixed a bug where players could not fast travel to unlocked areas on the map from the “Challenges” menu.
  • The progression of several awards has been fixed.
  • Fixed a bug related to the daily salary and the ranking system in the faction war.
  • Improvements for the text chat feature.
  • Improvement of the navigation with the mouse on PC.
  • Several bug fixes related to AI behavior during missions.
  • Fixed the cockpit rear-view cam on Xbox One.
  • Fixed an issue linked to the network detection tool that was preventing some players from loading the game.
  • Fixed an issue related to the timer of certain faction missions when sending friends.

Changes applied to cars

  • Fixed wheel spin for ALFA ROMEO 8C Competizione FULL STOCK, PERF, RACING
  • Fixed wheel spin for HOTROD HuP ONE CIRCUIT
  • Fixed wheel spin on FERRARI 458 Speciale FULL STOCK, PERF
  • Fixed wheel spin issue on 2013 SRT Viper GTS FULL STOCK, PERF
  • Fixed wheel spin issue on 2015 FORD Mustang GT Fastback FULL STOCK, STREET, PERF
  • Improved downforce on LaFERRARI FULL STOCK and PERF

What other changes should Ubisoft do for The Crew? Are you happy with the changes made so far?

[Source: The Crew]