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Huge bug-squashing WRC Generations update hits PC, PS5 and Xbox today 

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KT Racing’s WRC Generations receives an update featuring numerous bug fixes across PlayStation, Xbox and PC formats today.

KT Racing has announced a raft of improvements for its recently released rally game WRC Generations today (2nd December 2022). 

The French developer has released updates for Xbox, PlayStation and PC, bringing Sony and Microsoft console iterations up to v1.3.24.3 and the PC version to v1.3.24.2. 

Headlining the patch is a fix for throttle issues experienced by many of WRC Generations’ players. Often cars remained stationary until the gas pedal was applied to near maximum levels – an issue with roots in the game’s predecessor WRC 10. 

WRC Generations new Rally Sweden stages

Car set-up options have also been optimised, with incorrect set-up restrictions amended. Wet tyres now also enjoy a bigger advantage over dries in inclement conditions, adding a more realistic element of strategy to proceedings. Tool tips have also been added to help provide car set-up guidance, a handy feature for the inexperienced sim racer. 

PC users will also be glad to know they will receive fixes for Fanatec GT DD Pro wheel FFB issues, with improved implementation of Nvidia’s DLSS graphics-enhancing technology. PlayStation users also receive minor updates to the game’s sounds and pace note management systems. 

WRC Generation’s new update is out now for all versions of WRC Generations barring the newly released Nintendo Switch edition

What’s your early impressions of KT Racing’s final WRC-licenced game? Let us know in the comments below. 

WRC Generations v1.3.24.3 and v1.3.24.2 changelog

Leagues 

  • Fixed an issue where the timing was set to 00’00” when the player was DNF. 
  • In Amateur leagues, players that didn’t participate are not displayed anymore. 
  • Point attribution system as been changed for daily and weekly challenges. 
  • Allowed users to display the rankings for previous weeks. 
  • Optimized tooltips. 
  • Fixed the display of some groups being wrong. 
  • For Weekly Challenges, Car Setup and Tyre Choice are now taken into account for the whole rally instead of the first special only. 
  • Added tooltips in Car Setup. 

Clubs 

  • Added saving the car deformation depending on collisions. 
  • Fixed saving the car deformation after a DNF. 
  • The car deformation save is now online. 
  • Fixed an issue occuring when using a custom livery in a realistic rally. The fix implies that it is no longer possible to use custom liveries in this mode. 
  • For rallies, Car Setup and Tyre Choice are now taken into account for the whole rally instead of the first special only. 
  • Added tooltips in Car Setup. 

Cars & Physics 

  • Fixed a throttle issue where it was only effective when pressed at near maximum. 
  • Fixed an issue where it was possible to accelerate even with the clutch engaged when using a peripheral. 
  • Fixed an issue where the car was going backwards after pressing the throttle briefly. 
  • Fixed several issues linked to the Car Setup and restrictions depending on the type of car. 
  • Fixed some car setup modifications being incompatible with semi-auto, virtually changing to manual. 
  • Fixed an animation problem when using a steering wheel peripheral. 
  • Optimized using rain tyres on wet roads, they should now give more of an advantage compared to dry tyres. 
  • Fixed the display of a Licensing Rallye sticker on custom liveries of the Yaris WRC. 

Environments 

  • Fixed the presence of an invisible obstacle in Turkey SSS Marmaris. 
  • Fixed several collision & respawn problems on multiple stages. 

UI 

  • Fixed an issue when navigating in the camera choice interface. 
  • Optimised the display of DLC liveries and stickers, by adding DLC icon on content tiles in: Livery Catalog, vitrine-showroom, stickers editing list, stickers catalog. 

Audio 

  • Fixed an issue when choosing the female co-pilot voice in Career and other modes, now the global setting in the Game Settings menu will be used instead. 
  • Fixed a sound issue on Audi Quattro and Skode Fabia 
  • Other minor interface and environment sound fixes. 

PC Only 

  • Fixed an FFB issue when disconnecting and reconnecting the Fanatec GT DD Pro. 
  • Added information linked to RT and LT buttons for Logitech Pro wheel. 
  • Fixed some Nvidia DLSS option interdependencies. 
  • Fixed crash when changing Thrustmaster API setting. 

PS4|5 only 

  • Fixed users with system language set to Japanese not being able to create a new team or save a new livery. 
  • Game Credits updated 
  • Fixed the wrong car displayed in Catalog vitrine-showroom if the user doesn’t have the DLC 
  • Fixed an issue related to waiting for terrain loading when we start a custom race 
  • Fix rendering mode not applying when we change it (requiring a game restart) 
  • Solo league hub ranking display fixed 
  • Fixed a penalty issue on starting race too early after countdow 
  • Fixed possible default textures on drivercards 
  • Fixed an issue with slider options related to pad vibration 
  • Compute number of players/teams going down in leagues  
  • Fixed Teams league history period number 
  • Fix sponsors objectives won’t trigger anymore in shakedowns 
  • Prevent crash in PaceNoteManager when trying to go to next pacenote 
  • Fixed female audio pacenotes during onboarding tuto 
  • Mute all meaningless sounds during the loading 
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