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Rob Prange
30-04-2013, 12:56
Lots of important very big & small things have been going on at WMD during the past week! You weren't around for all of it? Then make sure to catch up on the most important topics below!


Development News

Nine Mercedes Benz cars will be included in Project CARS as revealed on the frontpage - Click Here (http://www.wmdportal.com/projectnews/project-cars-welcomes-mercedes-benz/)

Big changes will be coming to WMD soon as members will be able to invest into the development of the Playstation 4 & Durango (Xbox 720) versions of Project CARS - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?1727-Press-Articles-on-Project-CARS-WMD&p=445928&viewfull=1#post445928)

WMD comes with a money-back offer, please see here for details - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?14089-Money-back-offer.)

Our physics guru Andrew Weber has unleashed a new version of the tire model, coming with plenty of stunning new features as outlined in his posting - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?4868-A.J.-s-Thread-)&p=445839&viewfull=1#post445839)

Andrew has also outlined a very interesting proposal regarding a customizable cars feature - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?4868-A.J.-s-Thread-)&p=447962&viewfull=1#post447962)

Lots of new improvements have recently been done to the user interface as outlined by our Creative Director Andy Tudor - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?303-UI-Engineering-Report&p=449786&viewfull=1#post449786)

Our code guys continue to make great progress on the WiiU version of Project CARS - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?13976-WiiU-Updates-Progress-Thread&p=448749&viewfull=1#post448749)

Functionality to save replays along with a new replay view screen has recently been added - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?68-Project-CARS.-Daily-Code-Changes&p=450730&viewfull=1#post450730)

The five winning liveries from the Zakspeed Capri Group 5 Livery Contest have been added in to the game - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?13517-Zakspeed-Ford-Capri-Livery-Contest-Rules-amp-Discussion&p=445630&viewfull=1#post445630)

Content Previews

Lakeville Raceway has received some new trackside objects - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?13875-Lakeville-Raceway&p=450277&viewfull=1#post450277)

A rough draft model of the 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 has been added to start physics testing - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?14233-2012-Mercedes-Benz-SLS-AMG-GT3-(PreAlpha))

Ralph Hummerich has made some excellent texturing progress on the 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X FQ-400 - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?5568-2012-Mitsubishi-Lancer-Evolution-X-FQ-400-Progress-(WIP)&p=449901&viewfull=1#post449901)

Luis Barata has checked in a new version of the historical Solitude Rennstrecke track - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?12109-Solitude-Rennstrecke-Discussion&p=450909#post450909)

Fixes & Updates

An improved version of the Project CARS launcher has been released - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?7551-New-Launcher-System&p=447417#post447417)

A crashing bug related to the new Fanatec SDK has been fixed - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?68-Project-CARS.-Daily-Code-Changes&p=443978#post443978)

A new RaceCalendar feature has been added - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?68-Project-CARS.-Daily-Code-Changes&p=447380&viewfull=1#post447380)

The race screens have been updated - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?68-Project-CARS.-Daily-Code-Changes&p=448252&viewfull=1#post448252)

Different tire compounds can now be chosen from the GUI - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?68-Project-CARS.-Daily-Code-Changes&p=449508&viewfull=1#post449508)

Some runtime warnings for missing files have been fixed - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?68-Project-CARS.-Daily-Code-Changes&p=453115&viewfull=1#post453115)

Code support for external gear sounds has been added - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?68-Project-CARS.-Daily-Code-Changes&p=453675&viewfull=1#post453675)

First pass physics for the 2012 Mercedes Benz SLS AMG GT3 have been checked in - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?11751-Physics-Releases&p=453415#post453415)

Test & Report Feedback

Help us collect all current graphic bugs that need fixing - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?12643-Graphics-bugs-overview-please-help)

Help test us test the physics of various cars and report your feedback in the testing forum - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/forumdisplay.php?95-pCARS-Physics-Testing)

Which DirectX version are you using when running pCARS? Click Here to Vote (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?14156-Which-DirectX-version-do-you-play-pCARS-with-dx9-or-dx11)

Other

We have added a new lounge for all our members with Manager level - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/forumdisplay.php?98-pCARS-Managers-Lounge)

Looking for an event to race in? The check out the Weekly Events list (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?12233-List-with-weekly-Events) and the Multiplayer Race Calendar (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?12513-Project-C.A.R.S.-Multiplayer-Race-Calendar)

Did you create an application for pCARS using the new API? Make sure to post it in our gallery - Click Here (http://forum.wmdportal.com/showthread.php?13835-Shown-here-photos-and-videos-of-your-applications-hardware-for-Pcars)


That's it for this time, have fun checking out all the material and make sure to join the discussions yourself!

Denis Martinez
30-04-2013, 15:19
Thank you Rob. Very useful this thread as usual

Past monday was as a Christmas Day. Plenty stuff. Thanks SMS.:)