Driveclub's free Japan DLC available now via 3.33GB update

Also includes improvements to rainbows.

Driveclub owners can now gain access to five new tracks set in Japan, via today's 3.33GB game update.

1

The free download also includes a multiplayer time trial mode and improvements to the game's AI and weather visuals - yes, including improved rainbows.

The five new tracks (and 11 variants) are Nakasendo, Lake Shoji, Asagiri Hills Racetrack, Takahagi Hills and Goshodaira.

Another set of changes has been included for the game's popular photo mode, including the options to hide damage and dirt, and even control the mode via a steering wheel.

The full list of patch notes, courtesy of the game's official Facebook, lies below:

Gameplay Improvements:

  • Improvements to the weather visuals, including rainbows and heat haze!
  • Makes changes to Drift Mode, to prevent backing up to score more points.
  • Makes changes to AI drafting behaviour.
  • Makes changes to the impact of world collisions whilst driving on a straight, to reduce the amount of drag and speed lost from impact.
  • Adds a new option to Event Settings to race without crowd, track infrastructure and corner flags.
  • Adds the option to browse and register for Multiplayer events via the Social Hub.
  • Windscreen wiper speeds have been changed.
  • A bug causing AI car wing mirrors to show a flase reflection has now been fixed.
  • Disables overscan compensation when playing via Remote Play.
  • Adds a link to the PlayStationŽStore to the DRIVECLUB Home menu.
  • Also includes a number of minor bug fixes, performance improvements and usability tweaks.

Photomode Improvements:

  • Adds the option to reset damage and remove dirt when taking a photo.
  • Adds the option to permanently hide camera movement controls when accessing Photo Mode.
  • Players can now access Photo Mode while using a steering wheel via R3.
  • Players can now move the camera while OSD is disabled in photo mode.

Add-ons (coming January 27-29):

  • Adds support for the Icona Vulcano, coming to PlayStationŽStore as a free download later in January.
  • Adds support for the Apex Expansion Pack, coming to PlayStationŽStore as a premium download later in January. This Expansion Pack includes the Apex Car Pack and Apex Tour Pack.
  • The Apex Car Pack includes 5 new cars: Enzo Ferrari, Caterham R500 Superlight, Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Centennial Edition, McLaren 650S Coupe, and Jaguar C-X75 Prototype Edition.
  • The Apex Tour Pack includes 11 new Events and 5 new Trophies.
  • Adds support for the Sakura Tour Pack, coming to PlayStationŽStore as a premium download later in January.
  • The Sakura Tour Pack includes 11 new Events and 5 new Trophies.
  • Adds support for 2 new livery packs, coming to PlayStationŽStore as a premium download later in January. Each Livery Pack contains 5 new livery patterns to customise your cars with.

Sometimes we include links to online retail stores. If you click on one and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. For more information, go here.

Jump to comments (107)

About the author

Tom Phillips

Tom Phillips

News Editor

Tom is Eurogamer's news editor. He writes lots of news, some of the puns and all the stealth Destiny articles.

Related

You may also enjoy...

Comments (107)

Comments for this article are now closed. Thanks for taking part!

Hide low-scoring comments
Order
Threading