DriveClub Update 1.24 Is Live, Adds Multiplayer Lobbies & Support for Free DLC on November 17

November 2, 2015 Written by Jason Dunning

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Weighing in at roughly 400MB, and bringing the total combined size of all updates to 11.68GB, DriveClub update 1.24 is live, adding the long-awaited private lobbies, while also preparing the game for some free DLC on November 17.

Here’s the full list of patch notes for today’s DriveClub update:

General

  • Private Lobbies have been introduced to Multiplayer, to play custom games with your friends online competitively or for fun.
  • Private Lobbies include a wide range of customisable options and modifiers for things like; Grid Position, Penalties, Vehicle Collisions, Drafting, Gear Changes, Camera Perspective, and more.
  • Introduces a new Multiplayer Accolade. Earn fame rewards for playing online via the event browser or with your friends in Private Lobbies.
  • The Club Level cap has been raised from 50 to 55, with a new reward to unlock at level 55.
  • ELITE Driver Levels 76-80 have been added, with a new reward to unlock at each level.
  • ELITE Driver Level Challenges can now be played directly via a new option in your Driver Profile.
  • A new in-game store has been added to make finding add-ons for DriveClub much easier.
  • Adds a steering wheel profile for DriveClub Bikes, and reintroduces look left and right on the steering wheel d-pad for cars.
  • 2 new Sprint tracks for Glenmorgan (India) and Chungara Lake (Chile).
  • An adjustable ‘Braking Assist’ is now available to aid those less familiar with the tracks, generally helping make the game easier for novice drivers.
  • Includes general improvements for game performance, stability and usability.

Add-On Support for Content Releasing Worldwide on November 17

  • Adds support for the EBR Expansion (coming to PlayStation Store as a free expansion for DriveClub Bikes on Nov 17) – which includes the Erik Buell Racing 1190RX, Erik Buell Racing 1190SX and EBR Tour Pack.
  • The EBR Tour Pack includes 6 new Events and 3 new Trophies. Collect every star in the EBR Tour to earn a bonus Livery.
  • Adds support for the free All Stars Tour Pack (coming to PlayStation Store as a free add-on for DriveClub on Nov 17).
  • The All Stars Tour Pack includes 6 new Events and 3 new Trophies. Collect every star in the All Stars Tour to earn a bonus Livery.
  • Adds support for the EBR livery pack (coming to PlayStation Store on Nov 17). The pack contains 5 new livery patterns to customize your bikes or cars with.
  • Adds support for this months free bonus livery (coming to PlayStation Store on Nov 17).

Looking towards the future of DriveClub after 1.24, Evolution Studios is planning more Sprint tracks every week until Christmas; more cars, bikes, and tours; Easy difficulty for Tour; extra Accolade ranks up to Rank 10, to give you more to play for and much bigger Fame rewards for completing them; and extra customization slots, to help you change between your designs more easily. 

The next DriveClub update will arrive in December, containing even more changes based on your feedback.

[Source: DriveClub (Facebook)]