Project CARS patch 2.0 was detailed a couple of weeks ago by developer Slightly Mad Studios, and is now available to download. The patch brings a plethora of changes and improvements to the racer.
Among the patch notes, the most notable part is probably the improvements made to controls on PC, Xbox One and PS4. Highlights from the patch notes are posted below, for full details visit here.
Controls – All platforms
- Adjustments made to the gears system, to prevent gears being skipped under certain conditions. This addresses an issue where gears would at times jump straight down to 1st, potentially causing engine blowouts.
- Steering wheels – reduced the centering rate of the steering spring. This improves the feel of steering wheels at very low speeds.
- Added support for the use of all active controllers for menu input. You can for example now use a steering wheel to race, and a gamepad to control the menus and photo mode.
- Gear shifters – when using an H-shifter on a car that has a sequential gearbox, the gearbox will now switch through the gears until the gear selected on the H-shifter is reached.
- Fixed an issue in Force Feedback calibration that would prevent a player from setting “Soft Clipping (Half Input)” back to 0 after modifying it from the original value.
Controls – PS4
- Thrustmaster T100 Force Feedback improvements.
- Fixed the Force Feedback dynamics for wheels with physical steering locks which were less than the steering lock of the vehicle in-game. This fixes the Force Feedback on the Thrustmaster T100 and similar wheels.
- Added a Motion Sensor controller profile.
- Fixed a crash issue when disconnecting and reconnecting Fanatec wheels.
- Enable support for USB keyboards to be used for in-game controls.
Controls – Xbox One
- Built in protection to prevent unsupported controller devices from crashing the game.
- Gear shifters – fixed an issue that prevented the selection of neutral when using an H-gate shifter add-on with a car that has an H-gate shifter in-game.
- Implemented accelerator vibration on the gamepad right trigger to indicate when and how much the tyres slip under acceleration.
- Madcatz wheel – fixed an issue where the switch on the wheel to change between 270 to 900 degree mode stopped functioning.
Project CARS is available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC.