Major PS4 patch for Mantis Burn Racing improves online, adds new event - Team VVV

News Major PS4 patch for Mantis Burn Racing improves online, adds new event

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Kevin Dooley

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Game: Mantis Burn Racing

Platform: PC, PS4, Switch, XBox One

Publisher: VooFoo Studios

Release Date: 05/07/2016

Indie developer VooFoo Studios has released their first major patch for Mantis Burn Racing on the PlayStation 4 which brings with it improvements to the online experience along with a new “Spotlight” multiplayer event.

The version 1.02 update, available now for the PlayStation 4 version, introduces a new lobby system which also grants players the opportunity to race with AI drivers online. The update also sees the inclusion of the new “Spotlight” multiplayer event which will see players racing on a single-screen online.

Whether or not it is too little too late remains to be seen as Mantis Burn Racing launched over a month ago with a multiplayer mode that was plagued with problems. Despite this however, we found the single player campaign was very satisfying and the title became one of our favourite indie titles of the year.

The patch weighs in at 316MB and you can view the full patch notes below. Let us now in the comments what you make of Mantis Burn Racing we’d love to hear your thoughts.

Patch 1.02 notes in full:

AI drivers can now be selected to fill the grid of online races

Improved online lobby structure to allow players to race against AI while their lobby fills with human opponents

‘Punching above your weight’, ‘The bigger they are’ and ‘I’ll bring it back without a scratch’ trophies now never blocked from being unlocked

Players XP level now displayed in online lobbies

Online leader board now shown post-race

Mechanic tutorials added for Overtake and Hotlap events as well as x2 upgrades

Improved vehicle stat bar calculation

Ability to fast switch between career seasons

Time bonus for overtaking vehicles in the weekly Overtake challenge

Weekly Challenge distance units now change dynamically with players selection

Improved logic for vehicle overtaking

AI tweaks

General bug fixes and polish

Fixed a potential crash when changing screen resolution.
Minor cosmetic bug fixes.

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