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GRID Legends v1.09 update improves steering wheel compatibility

GRID Legends v1.09 update improves steering wheel compatibility

The v1.09 patch for GRID Legends released on 21st April adds further support for Thrustmaster and Fanatec, along with other improvements.

Version 1.09 for GRID Legends was released on Thursday (21st April) with further improvements for the latest game in the GRID franchise.

One of the biggest additions in the patch includes further wheel support for GRID players using the Thrustmaster T248 and the Fanatec CSL DD.

Aston Martin Vantage GT4 GRID Legends

Particularly for the T248, both the PlayStation and Xbox editions of the wheel have been given native presets. With the CSL DD, well now the wheel is properly recognized for racers on PC and on Xbox too.

Another refinement is enabling the ability to capture screenshots, record footage and stream when HDR is switched on. The Nemesis performance of your rivals should now also be more logical, with them not becoming in that state for now clear reason.

As it stands, some users are still reporting issues with Sponsor Objectives, a strange quirk that has been present since launch.

The previous patch, v1.08, which was released just a few days ago on 19th April 2022, included the option to purchase the Seneca and Ravenwest Double Pack, which was a pre-order bonus when the game was initially released. The pack includes:

  • Aston Martin Vantage GT4
  • Porsche 962C
  • Ginetta G55 GT4
  • Koenigsegg Jesko
  • Exclusive Ravenwest-focused career events
  • Exclusive Seneca and Ravenwest team icons, liveries and banners

Check out the full patch notes below:

GRID Legends – v1.09 changelog

General

  • Flickering under vehicles in the garage has been addressed
  • Vehicle upgrade icons no longer appear as black squares in Multi-Class races
  • All in-game store tiles are now working correctly
  • Presets have been added for the Thrustmaster T248-PS & T248-X wheels
  • The Fanatec CSL DD is now recognised on PC & Xbox
  • Distance travelled is now being tracked correctly
  • Vehicle shift lights are no longer invisible or too dim
  • The RPM dial on the Dumont T36 Brawler Sport now displays correctly in rain conditions
  • AI drivers that lose the Nemesis state no longer become Nemesis for no reason
  • Lens flares for rear lights have been adjusted
  • The InstaLod logo has been added to the credits and splash screen
  • Other minor bug fixes have been made throughout the game

Online

  • AI can no longer generate impossibly fast lap times on Time Attack
  • Flashback upgrades are now applied for Online races where relevant
  • An issue causing players to show as Offline when they are Online has been fixed
  • Players are now able to join via invite after just finishing an event
  • Cars no longer show as ghosted when spectating
  • An issue with rolling starts when joining in-progress Time Attack races has been fixed
  • The game no longers asks the player to change privacy to Public when already set to Public
  • An empty Race Results screen is now longer shown in Team races if the AI is switched off
  • Changes to sessions are now displayed correctly
  • Disconnecting Ethernet now triggers the privacy to change to Offline
  • Consecutive host migrations no longer make the session disappear from the session list

Driven to Glory & Career

  • It’s now possible to return to the main menu during a Story event
  • An issue causing some vehicles to go out of world on Into the Fray has been resolved
  • Pro – Drift – Finale – The time of day and weather conditions are now correct
  • Fireworks are correctly triggered towards the beginning of the story
  • The Trafalgar Square Off cutscene now displays correctly
  • Semi Pro Multi-Class Event 1 – Event is now winnable when selecting the Porsche 911 RSR or Porsche 911 GT1.

Performance/System

  • Various reasons that would cause the game to Crash have been resolved across all platforms

Xbox

  • Performance improvements have been made when playing on Xbox One or Xbox Series X
  • The ability to capture screenshots, capture video, and stream has been restored when HDR is enabled

Origin/EA Desktop

  • The game now boots correctly on Windows 11
  • The game now updates correctly

Text

  • Debug text no longer displays in certain instances
  • Minor translation fixes have been made throughout the game

Audio

  • Main Menu music no longer plays over Credits music
  • There have been several other audio fixes made throughout the game
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