Massive Race Pro fix released

Atari updates ultra-realistic racing sim via XBL download

SimBin and Atari has released a fix for Race Pro, which they say is full of feedback from the player community. That's you, that is.

The main enhancements and issues addressed are:

Multiplayer Update

  • Fixed bug causing the game to crash when 12 players have joined and left a multiplayer game
  • Disallow connections to host if they are not waiting for players
  • Fixed the "fast forward" / speed bug currently generating some unrealistic race times in leaderboards
  • Fixed problem with lap times being reported to the wrong leaderboard when moving on to the next track in multiplayer
  • Fixed problem of a player joining during session activation causing the client to get stuck in the loading screen
  • Fixed issue when creating a session with downloaded car and inviting a player that doesn't have the car
  • Fixed name of tracks on servers list when players do several sessions in a row
  • Fixed incorrect race length value seen in game list screen
  • Fixed transparent car that appears after un-pausing in multiplayer qualification
  • Fixed the incorrect message that appears when attempting to access multiplayer without a gamer profile signed-in and if selecting Multiplayer with an offline gamer profile
  • Set default host option of qualification to NO in multiplayer for players that have never hosted a game in Race Pro before
  • New messages: Display some session info in-game so players can recognize where in the game they are
  • New messages: Add a specific multiplayer loading tip showing 50% of loading time in player match only

General Update

  • Fixed performance drop while driving over curb
  • Improved deformation of cars
  • Fixed hot seat start position problems
  • Removed dangerous driving dialogues when entering loading screen
  • Fixed crash when the player tries to enter the end pit driving backwards and wants to restart the race after the losing message
  • Fixed some localization bugs
  • Locked F3000 car #12 and unlocked the Corvette C5R since there is no contract for it in Career mode
  • Fixed validation for replay files to allow replay files saved between year 2000 and 2099
  • Fixed sound bug making Doppler effect of other cars sound corrupt in swing cam
  • Fixed force feedback detection for wheels and slightly improved strength of force
  • Adjusted the Seat Leon Extreme Tryout time
  • Fixed sound bug making the rev sounds on some cars not transition smoothly (including Mini Cooper and BMW M3 GTR)
  • Fixed sound bug with the force calculation of picking the correct collision sound

There you go.