Test Drive Unlimited 2 DLC 2 Detailed. Bikes are in.

on December 7, 2011 3:30 PM

Test Drive Unlimited 2 didn’t have what you’d define a stellar launch, but many (me included) still play it because it’s free-driving online sandbox environment is almost unique in the gaming market. Looks like Atari and Eden Games are still working on updating it, as today they detailed the contents of the second DLC package that will be released somewhere around February.

The most exciting feature is definitely the addition of bikes, that were already present in Test Drive Unlimited, and will finally make a comeback in the sequel. They will come with 16 challenges dedicated to two-wheels riding.

You can check the full patch note beyond the cut. It might be a good time to check the game out if you like sandbox experiences and driving, as it’s sold dirt cheap during basically every Steam sale. The Christmas one shouldn’t be too far.

Features:

3 Bikes
• Ducati Desmosedici RR (mA1)
• Ducati Diavel Carbon (mA1)
• Harley Davidson Fatboy Lo (mA2)

The Official Racing Center (O.R.C.) is available and gives you access to 3 new challenges every week.

New Spots:
• 1 new Bike Dealer
• Updated The Community Racing Center (C.R.C.) spot
• Clothes Shop for Brands

6 Cars
• Corvette ZR1
• F599XX
• Dodge Viper SRT10 ACR
• Ferrari 250 GTO
• Ferrari F40
• Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG Black Series

Items:

New sets of Clothes
• Fashion
• High Life
• StreetsWear
• Sportswear
• Atari
• Privilege
• Pacha

14 Sets of Furniture
• Pop-balls
• Videogames
• Barroco
• Tetramino
• Carmania
• Yacht
• Etnik
• Vintage
• Tortilla
• Ossikle
• Waive
• Travel
• Origami
• Flower Power

Enhancements:

Additional Enhancements
• Player can change vehicles position in house/garage
• Map: Instant Island change
• Headlight Control
• Session management
• Tuning update
• Force Feedback – Enhanced Force Feedback Management
• Support Thrustmaster Wheels
• Support D-Box Device

UPDATE: while it was mentioned in the forum a long time ago that the DLC should be free, the lack of recent confirmation actually puts that in doubt. The post has been edited to reflect that, and we reached out to Atari to receive further information directly from the horse’s mouth. We will update further if we receive a clarification.

 /  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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