Driveclub receives free private lobbies update

driveclub updateLast week, Driveclub received a new premium Bike expansion pack, rumoured for weeks then announced at the Paris Games Week show. This week, it received a free update, in the form of a highly requested feature from the fans; private lobbies. This allows you to set up various racing events with friends, locking out any strangers. Here are the full details, courtesy of the Driveclub Facebook page.

This game update makes lots of extra improvements to the game and also paves the way for new PlayStation Store updates coming November 17. Read on for full details.

Download & installation:

The update will happen automatically when you fire up the game.
The update size is 0.4GB which brings the total size of all updates combined so far to 11.682GB.

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…  😉
» 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.

[Source: Driveclub Facebook page]

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