Driveclub’s Patch 1.24 Released: Adds Private Lobbies; Free Expansion for Bikes Coming

on November 2, 2015 11:49 AM

Driveclub just got a new patch today, numbered 1.24. It includes several improvements, including the much awaited private multiplayer lobbies.

The patch notes, that you can see below, also reveal a free upcoming expansion for Driveclub Bikes and a tour for the base game, coming on November17th.

Full Details of Game Update 1.24:

  • Private Lobbies have been introduced to Multiplayer, to play custom games with your friends online competitively or for fun.
  • Private Lobbies include a wide range of customisable options and modifiers for things like; Grid Position, Penalties, Vehicle Collisions, Drafting, Gear Changes, Camera Perspective, and more.
  • Introduces a new Multiplayer Accolade. Earn fame rewards for playing online via the event browser or with your friends in Private Lobbies.
  • The Club Level cap has been raised from 50 to 55, with a new reward to unlock at level 55.
  • ELITE Driver Levels 76-80 have been added, with a new reward to unlock at each level.
  • ELITE Driver Level Challenges can now be played directly via a new option in your Driver Profile.
  • A new in-game store has been added to make finding add-ons for DRIVECLUB much easier.
  • Adds a steering wheel profile for DRIVECLUB Bikes, and reintroduces look left and right on the steering wheel d-pad for cars.
  • 2 new Sprint tracks for Glenmorgan (India) and Chungara Lake (Chile).
  • An adjustable ‘Braking Assist’ is now available to aid those less familiar with the tracks, generally helping make the game easier for novice drivers.
  • Includes general improvements for game performance, stability and usability.

Update 1.24 Add-ons will be available for download from PlayStation®Store on Nov 17 (worldwide):

  • Adds support for the EBR Expansion (coming to PlayStation®Store as a free expansion for DRIVECLUB BIKES on Nov 17) – which includes the Erik Buell Racing 1190RX, Erik Buell Racing 1190SX and EBR Tour Pack.
  • The EBR Tour Pack includes 6 new Events and 3 new Trophies. Collect every star in the EBR Tour to earn a bonus Livery.
  • Adds support for the free All Stars Tour Pack (coming to PlayStation®Store as a free add-on for DRIVECLUB on Nov 17).
  • The All Stars Tour Pack includes 6 new Events and 3 new Trophies. Collect every star in the All Stars Tour to earn a bonus Livery.
  • Adds support for the EBR livery pack (coming to PlayStation®Store on Nov 17). The pack contains 5 new livery patterns to customise your bikes or cars with.
  • Adds support for this months free bonus livery (coming to PlayStation®Store on Nov 17).

Important developments to be aware of (coming after 1.24):

  • More Sprint tracks, every week until Christmas this year!
  • More cars, bikes and tours… wink emoticon
  • Easy difficulty for Tour.
  • Extra Accolade ranks up to Rank 10, to give you more to play for and much bigger Fame rewards for completing them.
  • Extra customisation slots, to help you change between your designs more easily.
  • Lots more based on your feedback! Please keep sharing your thoughts with us to help shape the game’s next update in December!
 /  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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