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Alan Boiston

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Game: Wreckfest

Platform: PC, PS4, XBox One

Publisher: Bugbear Entertainment, THQ Nordic

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

Wreckfest is a great game, it may have taken years to finally get here and it may have taken a wrong turn or two along the way. But despite its wonky journey, good decisions were ultimately made that set the game back on course and it has since developed a decent following. Indeed, it is a game I haven’t had a whole lot of time to invest into, that will no doubt change in the future.

Today sees the launch of the Wreckfest Season 2 launch trailer, this introduces more free tracks, challenges, rewards, and DLC car packs. All four DLC car packs are included in the new season pass 2, which contains 12 cars in total and is available for $ / € 12.99 (digital only). The car packs will be released step by step.

Onto the details supplied and various links: PC/Steam only: Players who buy Season Pass 2 between September 15 and 22 will get a 10% launch discount.
Steam: http://n.thq.com/1OE730r9VCi
XB1: http://n.thq.com/UfGL30r9VCn
PS4 EU: http://n.thq.com/NlN930r9VCt
PS4 US: http://n.thq.com/PgoB30r9VCu
PS4 JP: http://n.thq.com/VbqA30r9VCL

Bugbear have also revealed details on the following modes:

September Tournament Update – GETAWAY HEAT
Get the ROCKET RX in the new free September Tournament! The scene is a city downtown, with high-rise buildings around the player between which the streets zig-zag. Expect an event in a classic New York style yellow taxi cab, traveling the streets at a leisurely pace.

Free for all
All players get free new tracks with every DLC release. Also, a new tournament will launch every couple of weeks until the end of season 2.

Price Reductions
The new Wreckfest Complete Edition replaces the previous Deluxe Edition in all digital stores. It contains the base game as well as season 1 & 2 and is available now for € / $ 49.99 (digital only).

Moreover the SKUs of the follwing products are reduced permanently:
Base game: €/$ 29.99 (was 39.99)
Season Pass 1: €/$ 14.99 (was 22.99)

New Patch
New content, tournament, bug fixes and more! Find the full patch notes below:
WRECKFEST Season 2 Update
September 15, 2020
CONTENT

Added support for the DLC pack “Getaway Car Pack” containing three new cars: Bullet, Razor and Cardinal.
Added a new free track: Hillstreet Circuit with both forward and reverse layouts.

TOURNAMENT MODE

New tournament season: Getaway Heat.
New free tournament reward car: Rocket RX.
New free tournament reward bundles and paint jobs.
Score Streak events now last the correct time instead of always three minutes.

SYSTEM

Fixed an issue in which save data was reset. Our apologies for anyone affected by this issue.
PC only: Fixed an issue in which the game failed to launch due to “assists.aids” being corrupted.
PC only: Fixed an issue in which the game crashed to “OUT OF MEMORY” during launch.
PC only: Title no longer crashes to “Out of Vertex Buffer Memory” in certain scenarios.

GAMEPLAY

Dynamic objects such as tires no longer throw the car off-path after hitting the wheel of the car.
AI is slightly less aggressive towards the player on Novice and Amateur difficulty.
AI now uses Firefly also in the Class A.

MULTIPLAYER

The server no longer incorrectly loads a tournament track when trying to change the track.

VEHICLES

In general, visual parts such as spoilers no longer detach from a slightest nudge.
Improved Big Rig handling and bottom collisions.
Added Class B and Class A engine upgrades for Motorhome, and made AI also use them.
Improved Sweeper suspension setups and bottom collisions.
Increased Sweeper suspension ride height and adjusted bottom collision.
Sweeper exhaust geometry no longer glitches out as easily after deforming.
Bumpers of Venom and Hunter Panther no longer detach too easily.
Improved Hunter Panther scoop hood texturing.
Improved Hunter Panther grille upgrades.
Fixed Hunter Panther fender flares clipping.
The front bumper of El Matador longer floats in the air.
The roll cages of Raiden RS no longer cut through the interior window.
Improved Hellvester visual damage. Also, the exhaust pipe no longer detaches too easily.
Missing side protectors for Speedbird are now available again.
Wildking exhaust stacks no longer clip with the sway bars.
Improved Rocket DLC rear wing positioning.

USER INTERFACE

PC only: In Server Browser, a server can now be added as a favorite. Favorites are always shown on top and sorted according to the selected sorting method.
PC only: In Server Browser, special characters and spaces are now disregarded when sorting the servers alphabetically.
In Car Selection (Garage, Custom Event, Lobby), cars can now be sorted according to their class and performance, type or region as well as alphabetically.
In Car Selection, a car can now be marked as a favorite. Favorites are always shown first in the list and sorted according to the selected sorting method.
In Custom Event creation, game now remembers the AI Set selected by the player, instead of always reverting to “Same As Player” set.
In Elimination Race, elimination notification is now easier to see.

AUDIO

Dragslayer: New engine sounds.
Gatecrasher: Fixed engine pitch (tuning) misconfiguration.
Killerbee & Boomer (all player models): Raised engine volume in overall mix to counter sound masking in races with 23 AI & dense start grid layout, and esp. on integrated flat-screen loudspeakers.
Surround sound: Player engine sounds are now mixed to surround center channel only when using chase camera views.
Surround sound: Fixed player car panning issues in bumper camera view.
Surround sound: Fixed emitter position tracking of collision sounds belonging to player car object, to not have sounds fall behind/past the car at high speeds.
In-Game: Fixed tire surface detection to not play sounds for incorrect material when loss of wheel contact occurs at slower rate (low speed, gentle slopes etc.).
In-Game: Added unique tire sounds for wood surface.
In-Game: Adjusted vehicle position tracking for less erratic audio panning when rotating chase camera around player vehicle.
In-Game: AI cars are mixed louder when in close proximity of camera (distance <15 meters), to improve spatial placement and separation when overtaking or being overtaken by.

Car Pack #7 aka the Getaway Car Pack is out today

The first DLC of Season 2 expands your garage with a unique car chase pack!
Bullet: This classic American muscle car oozes with pure power and strength, and is a perfect getaway car
Razor: One of the finest tuner cars, very agile and super fast on twisty tracks.
Cardinal: This former state official car with a reinforced body is ideal for the toughest car chases!
The Getaway Car Pack is the seventh Car Pack and part of Season Pass 2, which includes 12 new cars, spread across four DLCs. This new content will be released step by step. This Car Pack will be sold for: €/$ 3.99

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