Driveclub 1.14 Update Coming Tomorrow; April DLC Cars Bring Some American Muscle to the Game

on April 20, 2015 12:29 PM

Today Evolution Studios announced that Driveclub‘s update 1.14 will come tomorrow, adding the Ferrari LaFerrari, multiplayer replays, a brand new free tour and more.

Finally muscle cars lovers will also get their due in the game, with two cars within the five offered by the  Turbocharged Expansion Pack, coming between April 28th and 30th to the PSN.

The pack includes the Ferrari F40, the Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, the Dodge Charger SRT8, the Jaguar XKR-S Coupé and the Volkswagen Design Vision GTI. The Rimac Automobili Concept_One will be this month’s free car.

Below you can read the full patch notes:

» Adds the Ferrari LaFerrari to your Garage! Complete Rank 5 of the “Ferrari Owners Club” Driver Accolade to earn access to this car for use in all areas of the game.
» Adds the Startline Tour. All new players will now jump into a brand new Tour when they first play the game called Startline.
» The Startline Tour is available for free and features 11 events and 45 objectives. This Tour mainly serve as a varied and well balanced introduction to DRIVECLUB and is based on some of the most popular and entertaining events from elsewhere in the game.
» Adds Multiplayer Race Replays to the game. You can now save a Replay at the end of any Multiplayer Race and view it later from the Replays menu.
» Adds a new Audio Settings option to change the acoustic settings for all cockpit cameras, so that you can change between internally recorded sound or externally recorded sound.
» Adds a new Single Event option to set “Time Of Day” for a Single Event to half past every hour as well as on the hour.
» Adds a new Single Event option to change the number of laps in a Race to any number from 1 to 25 laps.
» Adds a new Controller Settings option to allow adjustment of the steering lock rotation angle on all supported steering wheels.
» Includes general improvements to the game for better performance, stability and usability.

Update 1.14 Add-ons (coming to PlayStation®Store April 28-30):

» The Rimac Automobili Concept_One, coming to PlayStation®Store as a free download.
» The Turbocharged Expansion Pack, coming to PlayStation®Store as a Season Pass add-on (and also available to buy separately).
» The Turbocharged Car Pack includes: Ferrari F40, Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, Dodge Charger SRT8, Jaguar XKR-S Coupé and Volkswagen Design Vision GTI.
» The Turbocharged Tour Pack includes 11 new Events and 5 new Trophies.
» The Turbocharged Tour Pack includes a special bonus Livery, awarded when you collect 45/45 stars.
» The Evolution Tour Pack, coming to PlayStation®Store as a Season Pass add-on (and also available to buy separately).
» The Evolution Tour Pack includes 12 new Events and 5 new Trophies.
» The Evolution Tour Pack includes a special bonus Livery, awarded when you collect 45/45 stars.
» 2 new livery packs, coming to PlayStation®Store as a premium/Season Pass add-on. Each Livery Pack contains 5 new livery patterns to customise your cars with.

Important developments to be aware of (coming after 1.14):

» More server upgrades: We are continuing to make the server changes required to improve online performance and enable the release of the PS+ Edition and the DRIVECLUB companion app. We will have more news on this soon.
» Extra ranks and rewards are coming (beyond Level 50): We are planning to bring more on a monthly basis.
» There’s a new SHAREfactory™ Theme for DRIVECLUB which you can download for free from PlayStation®Store. It’s out today in Europe and coming on Apr 23rd in Asia & Apr 27th in America.
» More Game Updates! Please keep sharing your feedback about DRIVECLUB with us to help the game continue to evolve around you.

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 /  Executive News Editor
Hailing from sunny (not as much as people think) Italy and long standing gamer since the age of Mattel Intellivision and Sinclair ZX Spectrum. Definitely a multi-platform gamer, he still holds the old dear PC nearest to his heart, while not disregarding any console on the market. RPGs (of any nationality) and MMORPGs are his daily bread, but he enjoys almost every other genre, prominently racing simulators, action and sandbox games. He is also one of the few surviving fans of the flight simulator genre on Earth.
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