EA SPORTS™ WRC - Version 1.2.0 Patch Notes

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EA SPORTS™ WRC - Version 1.2.0 Patch Notes

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The latest update for EA SPORTS™ WRC is available to download from November 8, 11:00 UTC, and includes several improvements and bug fixes across many areas of the game. 

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

 

 

New Feature

 

 

Key Fixes

 

  • Added support for Unreal PSO Caching (shader pre-compiling) to address and reduce the amount of shader stuttering experienced on PC. 
  • Made several improvements to framerate in key areas of gameplay on all platforms. 
  • Made a number of graphical fixes and improvements across the game on all platforms. 
  • Resolved multiple issues that would cause the game to crash or soft lock during gameplay on all platforms. 
  • EA SPORTS™ WRC can now be launched on Steam Deck. 

 

Accessibility

 

  • Made a number of Speech to Text fixes across the game.

 

Animation

 

  • Resolved an issue where the co-driver was t-posing in the Ford Escort RS Cosworth.
  • Resolved an issue where in the Ford Fiesta WRC 2019 the driver would pull the handbrake instead of the paddles to shift gears.

 

Audio

 

  • Improved the doppler pitch speed shifting in replays.
  • Made a number of corrections to voiceover across the game.
  • Made several minor audio adjustments and improvements across the game.

 

Boot Flow

 

  • Game should no longer boot in Full-Screen Mode when Windowed Mode is selected on EA App. 

 

Builder

 

  • Made a number of User Interface improvements to Builder.
  • Made a number of minor adjustments to Builder.

 

Career

 

  • Made a number of corrections to voiceovers within Career.
  • Made a number of text tweaks in Career.
  • Resolved a number of User Interface issues in Career.

 

Cars 

 

  • Resolved a number of vehicle art and model issues with the Alpine Renault A110 1600 S.
  • Resolved a number of vehicle art and model issues with the Ford Puma Rally1 HYBRID.
  • Resolved a number of vehicle art and model issues with the Ford RS200.
  • Resolved a number of vehicle art and model issues with the Ford Sierra Cosworth RS500.
  • Resolved a number of vehicle art and model issues with the Lancia Stratos.
  • Resolved a number of vehicle art and model issues with the Peugeot 205 T16 Evo 2.
  • Resolved a number of vehicle art and model issues with the Peugeot 309 GTI.
  • Resolved a number of vehicle art and model issues with the SEAT Córdoba WRC.
  • Resolved a number of vehicle art and model issues with the SEAT Ibiza Kit Car.
  • Resolved a number of vehicle art and model issues with the ŠKODA Fabia Rally2 Evo.
  • Resolved a number of vehicle art and model issues with the SUBARU Impreza 1995.
  • Resolved a number of vehicle art and model issues with the SUBARU Impreza 1998.
  • Resolved a number of vehicle art and model issues with the Toyota GR Yaris Rally1 HYBRID.
  • Resolved a number of vehicle art and model issues with the Volkswagen Golf GTI.
  • Resolved a number of vehicle art and model issues with the Volkswagen Polo 2017.
  • Made improvements to vehicle damage on the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X.
  • Made improvements to vehicle damage on the ŠKODA Fabia Rally2 Evo.
  • Made a number of lighting improvements to the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X.
  • Made a number of lighting improvements to the SUBARU Impreza 1995.
  • Made a number of lighting improvements to the SUBARU Impreza 1998.
  • Made a number of physics fixes to the Lancia Delta S4. 
  • Made a number of hybrid regen calibration fixes to the Ford Puma Rally1 HYBRID. 
  • Made a number of hybrid regen calibration fixes to the Hyundai i20 Rally1 HYBRID. 
  • Made a number of hybrid regen calibration fixes to the Toyota GR Yaris Rally1 HYBRID. 
  • Fixed a number of HUD and dashboard issues on the Alpine Renault A110 1600 S.
  • Fixed a number of HUD and dashboard issues on the Audi Sport quattro S1 (E2).
  • Fixed a number of HUD and dashboard issues on the BMW M1 Procar Rally.
  • Fixed a number of HUD and dashboard issues on the Citroën Saxo Super 1600.
  • Fixed a number of HUD and dashboard issues on the Ford Escort Mk 6 Maxi.
  • Fixed a number of HUD and dashboard issues on the Ford Escort MK2 McRae Motorsport.
  • Fixed a number of HUD and dashboard issues on the Ford Escort RS Cosworth.
  • Fixed a number of HUD and dashboard issues on the Ford RS200.
  • Fixed a number of HUD and dashboard issues on the Lancia Fulvia HF.
  • Fixed a number of HUD and dashboard issues on the Lancia Stratos.
  • Fixed a number of HUD and dashboard issues on the MG Metro 6R4.
  • Fixed a number of HUD and dashboard issues on the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X.
  • Fixed a number of HUD and dashboard issues on the Porsche 911 SC RS.
  • Fixed a number of HUD and dashboard issues on the Volkswagen Golf GTI.

 

Championship Mode

 

  • Made a number of text tweaks across Championship Mode.
  • Resolved a number of User Interface issues across Championship Mode.

 

Clubs

 

  • Made a number of stability and performance improvements across Clubs.
  • Resolved a number of User Interface issues across Clubs.

 

Co-Driver 

 

  • Made a number of fixes to specific co-driver calls at Portugal - Baião.
  • Made a number of fixes to specific co-driver calls at Japan - Lake Mikawa.
  • Made a number of fixes to specific co-driver calls at Japan - Nenoue Plateau.
  • Made a number of fixes to specific co-driver calls at Iberia - Santes Creus.
  • Made a number of fixes to specific co-driver calls at Sardinia - Rena Majore.
  • Made a number of fixes to specific co-driver calls at Sweden - Vargasen.

 

Input Devices

 

  • Added support for User Datagram protocol (UDP) on PC.
  • Added handbrake axis binding for the Logitech Pro. 
  • Added throttle and brake vibration functionality to Fanatec pedals on PlayStation and PC. 
  • Made some balancing changes to pedal and wheelbase vibration for a more consistent experience. 
  • Made a number of fixes to button bindings.
  • Added a warning message for when a player resets bindings due to an actionmap update.

 

Livery Editor 

 

  • Fixed a number of issues with specific decals.
  • Made a number of usability improvements to the livery editor.
  • Added ability to paint the window strip on the MINI Cooper S.
  • Fixed an issue where decals could not be correctly placed on the rear of Junior WRC cars.
  • Fixed an issue where Builder Cars could not have paintable mirrors.
  • Fixed an issue where decals applied to the rear bodywork Style #2 and Style #5 on Builder would not apply correctly.
  • Fixed an issue where inputting a long name for a livery file would overflow the available on-screen space.
  • Resolved an issue regarding empty pop-ups while using the livery editor.
  • Improved transition effect that occurs when exiting the Paint Hub menu.
  • Improved transition effect that occurs when saving liveries.
  • Made a number of stability and performance improvements to the livery editor.
  • Resolved a number of User Interface issues with the livery editor.

 

Localisation

 

  • Made a number of localisation corrections across the game.

 

Locations 

 

  • Made a number of collision fixes to various locations and stages. 
  • Made a number of stability fixes to various locations and stages. 
  • Made a number of visual improvements to various locations and stages. 
  • Made a number of performance improvements to various locations and stages.
  • Made a number of gameplay improvements to various locations and stages.

 

Moments 

 

  • Made a number of gameplay fixes to The Flying Finn of Monte-Carlo.
  • Made a number of gameplay fixes to The Successor.
  • Made a number of gameplay fixes to First Hybrid Win.
  • Made a number of stability improvements to Moments.
  • Resolved a number of User Interface issues with Moments.

 

Options & Settings

 

  • Corrected a number of User Interface errors within the Options & Settings menus.
  • Made a number of User Interface improvements within the Options & Settings menus.

 

Quick Play

 

  • Made several stability and performance improvements to Quick Play Solo.
  • Made several stability and performance improvements to Quick Play Multiplayer.
  • Made a number of User Interface improvements to Quick Play Solo.
  • Made a number of User Interface improvements to Quick Play Multiplayer.
  • Made a number of collision fixes in Quick Play Solo.
  • Implemented several network and connectivity improvements to Quick Play Multiplayer. 

 

Rally School 

 

  • Made several stability and performance improvements to Rally School lessons.
  • Made a number of User Interface improvements to Rally School lessons.
  • Resolved an issue where interrupting the starting countdown would cancel out the instructor’s voiceover.
  • Made improvements to the gravel zone detection on Rally School Lesson 3 (Gravel).
  • Fixed an issue that occurred after several restarts of Rally School Lesson 3 (Gravel).
  • Fixed an issue with the handbrake restriction on Rally School Lesson 6 (Gravel).
  • Fixed an issue with the handbrake detection on Rally School Lesson 9.

 

Regularity Rally

 

  • Made a number of stability improvements to Regularity Rally.
  • Made a number of gameplay improvements to Regularity Rally.

 

Replays

 

  • Made a number of visual improvements to replays.
  • Made a number of stability improvements to replays.
  • Fixed an issue where the driver would not appear during replays.
  • Fixed an issue where collision effects would constantly be re-played during replays.
  • Added the ability to change camera angle when a replay is paused.
  • Smoothened the transition effect when vehicle parts are loosened from the car.
  • Removed foliage obstructions from certain replay camera angles.

 

Time Trial

 

  • Added missing collision detection to Rally Estonia.
  • Made a number of stability improvements to Time Trial.
  • Resolved a number of User Interface issues with Time Trial.

 

Ultrawide Monitors

 

  • Resolved an issue where some background textures appeared stretched within various menu screens.
  • Resolved an issue where trees on the edge of ultrawide displays appeared in low resolution.
  • Resolved an issue where the resolution option was greyed out when launching the game with AMD Eyefinity disabled. 

 

Thank you for providing feedback and bug reports on EA SPORTS™ WRC

 

If you wish to submit a bug report please visit our forum on EA Answers HQ.

 

For all of the latest information and news about future updates to EA SPORTS™ WRC, bookmark our Linktree page and follow us across social media by searching for @EASPORTSWRC.

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This update was released on November 8, 11:00 UTC on all platforms.

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