Wreckfest is out now on consoles - Team VVV

News Wreckfest is out now on consoles

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Kevin Dooley

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Game: Wreckfest

Platform: PC, PS4, XBox One

Publisher: Bugbear Entertainment, THQ Nordic

Release Date: 27/08/2019 (PS4 & XONE)

Last June saw the release of the PC version of the demolition-derby style racer Wreckfest after almost five years in an early access state. Today is the turn of console gamers as the racer is now available across the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles, yay.

We’ve waited many years for this moment just as you have so we’re delighted that the title is finally available on the consoles – just in time too as the next generation of consoles will be coming next year!

To support the release of the destruction-based racer, a new trailer has been released and its a pretty good one, take a look at it below.

To coincide with the console release, the PC version will also receive a massive free update today, bringing the game in line with the console version. Furthermore, the new Season Pass is also available on PC for $ 18.39 | € 18.39 | £ 14.71 (The discount is valid until September 10th).

You can view the patch notes for the PC version below.

  • 4 new tracks + 1 new derby arena:
    • Clayridge Circuit
    • Deathloop
    • Northfolk Ring (with 2 routes)
    • Dirt Devil (Speedway)
    • Dirt Devil (Derby Arena)
  • 5 new vehicles:
    • Venom (Career reward vehicle)
    • Stretch Limousine
    • Couch Car
    • Motorhome
    • Semi Truck
  • New Career events:
    • Several new career events and challenges for all new tracks and vehicles
    • Check each Championship for new events – for example the first championship (Regional Juniors) now has the Couch Car challenge to unlock this vehicle
  • Game improvements:
    • New paint jobs for most vehicles
    • Matchmaking now features quick match for event types
    • Server browser UI improved
    • Server lobby UI overhauled
    • Garage usability improved for car and upgrade selections
    • New daytimes for many tracks
    • Career menu visually improved
    • Multiplayer: Bots now get auto-kicked also during races, if a human player takes their slot
    • New loading screens for every map
    • Improved collisions
    • More varied AI cars
    • Lobby auto-ready
    • Minimap
  • Performance improvements:
    • Overall game performance increased especially for older PCs
    • Multiplayer better optimized for poor connections and PCs
    • Drastically reduced loading times for all maps
    • Server side: hardware and bandwidth demands reduced
  • Bugfixes:
    • Various smaller bugfixes

 

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