EA SPORTS™ WRC - Version 1.6.0 Patch Notes

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EA SPORTS™ WRC - Version 1.6.0 Patch Notes

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The latest update for EA SPORTS™ WRC is available to download from March 12, 11:00 UTC, and includes several improvements and bug fixes across many areas of the game. 

 

This update is primarily focused on bug fixes, and preparatory work for future game updates.

 

For a full summary of the update, check out the patch notes below.

 

 

 

Key Fixes

 

  • Added Andreas Mikkelsen as an AI driver in Events using WRC2 cars.
  • Fixed an issue on PC in which the game would crash when driving at Monte Carlo, while using some Ultra graphics settings.
  • Addressed a number of areas in which framerate would drop significantly at Japan, Monte Carlo, Portugal, Sweden and Kenya.
  • Added support for the Turtle Beach VelocityOne Race Wheel & Pedal System on PC (Inputs & Force-Feedback only)
  • Added support for the Turtle Beach VelocityOne Race Wheel & Pedal System on Xbox (Inputs & Force-Feedback only)
  • Fixed an issue on PlayStation in which the DualSense controller would continue to vibrate after the Vibration & Feedback setting was disabled.
  • Improved the performance potential of the Ford Puma Rally1 HYBRID and the Hyundai i20 Rally1 HYBRID, to more fairly compete for top times in their vehicle class.

 

Crash Fixes

 

  • Fixed an issue in which changing the livery on the Škoda Fabia RS Rally2 (WRC2) would cause the game to crash.
  • Fixed an issue in which the game would crash after completing a Regularity Rally while finishing on the Championship Podium.
  • Fixed an issue in which the game would crash after completing Lesson 2 in Rally School.
  • Fixed an issue on PC in which the game would crash when driving at Monte Carlo, while using some Ultra graphics settings.

 


 

 

Achievements & Trophies

 

  • Driver's Alliance - Updated Achievement description, highlighting that players must complete an event, instead of merely starting one.
  • Driver's Alliance - Updated Achievement description ahead of upcoming esports activity, which will be revealed later this year.

 

AI

 

  • Added Andreas Mikkelsen as an AI driver in Events using WRC2 cars.

 

Audio

 

  • Made some minor audio improvements to roadside replay cameras.
  • Made some minor changes to reverb audio while driving.
  • Made some minor changes to surface kickup audio while driving.

 

Career

 

  • Fixed an issue in which the Benefactor Debrief screen was missing the summary of the most recent activities.
  • Fixed an issue in which the Benefactor Relationship status appeared to drop twice after failing a Marquee Target.

 

Cars 

 

  • Citroën Saxo Super 1600 - Addressed an issue in which the in-car RPM was incorrect relative to that experienced while driving.
  • Ford Puma Rally1 HYBRID: Improved vehicle performance potential so that the car can more fairly compete against others in its class.
  • Hyundai i20 Rally1 HYBRID: Improved vehicle performance potential so that the car can more fairly compete against others in its class.
  • Opel Adam R2 - Addressed an issue in which the in-car RPM was incorrect relative to that experienced while driving.
  • Peugeot 208 Rally4 - Addressed an issue in which the in-car RPM was incorrect relative to that experienced while driving.
  • Renault Twingo II - Addressed an issue in which the in-car RPM was incorrect relative to that experienced while driving.
  • Škoda Fabia RS Rally2 (WRC2) - Fixed an issue in which Andreas Mikkelsen's livery (#10) did not have any event plates applied.
  • Škoda Fabia RS Rally2 (WRC2) - Fixed an issue in which Andreas Mikkelsen's livery (#10) had the incorrect driver number.

 

Clubs

 

  • Fixed a UI issue in which the player would sometimes appear in 1st place after retiring from an event, while in the Service Area.
  • Fixed an issue in which punctures would not get repaired after a Shakedown.
  • Fixed an issue in which the Next Stage button would appear after receiving Terminal Damage, causing a Clubs Error.
  • Fixed an issue in which the player could change Assist settings while competing in a Club where Assists were disabled.
  • Fixed an issue in which the player would see a Clubs Error screen after getting disqualified during a Shakedown.

 

Co-Driver 

 

  • Croatia - Bliznec - Fixed an issue in which some co-driver calls would play in the incorrect order.
  • Croatia - Vrbno - Fixed an issue in which some co-driver calls would play in the incorrect order.
  • Croatia - Hartje - Fixed an issue in which some co-driver calls would play in the incorrect order.

 

Graphics & Performance

 

  • Japan - Addressed a number of areas in which framerate would drop significantly.
  • Monte Carlo - Addressed a number of areas in which framerate would drop significantly.
  • Portugal - Addressed a number of areas in which framerate would drop significantly.
  • Sweden - Addressed a number of areas in which framerate would drop significantly.
  • Kenya - Addressed a number of areas in which framerate would drop significantly.

 

Input Devices

 

  • Added support for the Turtle Beach VelocityOne Race Wheel & Pedal System on PC (Inputs & Force-Feedback only)
  • Added support for the Turtle Beach VelocityOne Race Wheel & Pedal System on Xbox (Inputs & Force-Feedback only)
  • Fixed an issue in which Wheel Calibration is reset whenever the player selects Reset to Default on any other wheel related screens.
  • Fixed an issue in which Degrees of Rotation is set to 0 whenever the player selects Reset to Default on any other wheel related screens.
  • Fixed an issue on PlayStation in which the DualSense controller would continue to vibrate after the Vibration & Feedback setting was disabled.

 

Locations 

 

  • Finland - Lahdenkyla - Resolved a corner-cutting exploit.
  • Finland - Maahi - Resolved a corner-cutting exploit.
  • Monte Carlo - Fixed an issue in which players would not get Terminal Damage after driving off of some cliffside edges.
  • Pacifico - Talao - Resolved a corner-cutting exploit.
  • Pacifico - SungaiKunit - Resolved a corner-cutting exploit.
  • Pacifico - Abai - Resolved a corner-cutting exploit.

 

Quick Play

 

  • Fixed an issue in Quick Play Multiplayer in which tyre compound information would not be present for players who join mid-session. 

 

UDP & Telemetry

 

  • Added new UDP telemetry field - VehicleId
  • Added new UDP telemetry field - VehicleClassId
  • Added new UDP telemetry field - VehicleManufacturerId
  • Added new UDP telemetry field - LocationId
  • Added new UDP telemetry field - RouteId

 

User Interface & HUD

 

  • Updated a number of staff names and roles in the Credits.

 

Miscellaneous

 

  • Fixed an issue in which the car would fall through the game world after restarting an Event.

 


 

 

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This update is available now on all platforms.

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