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Simulated racing video game Driveclub gets a new game update 1.18 from its developer Evolution Studios. The new update is currently available to players.

The new update brings new features, fixes and improvements to the game that was released on 7 October, 2014.

Evolution Studios has said that the update will be introducing all new Accolades, increase in Driver Level to 60, and will also bring the much needed fix for Hoon-a-Tic, brings improvements to Photo-mode, Challenge, Car and more.

The update 1.18 weighs 0.42GB and this will bring all the updates till now to 10.57GB. This update will download automatically as players start up the game.

This update will be making way for the free Peugeot EX1 Concept car download and new PlayStation Store updates, which are releasing on 30 June.

The studio has also alerted fans on the features coming to the game following this updates.

Below are the details of the update 1.18 (Evolution Studios):

  • Adds new Driver Levels: You can now reach Level 60 and every new level has a reward!
  • Adds new Accolades: All Cars and locations have a full set of Accolades.
  • Adds support for the new Logitech G29 Driving wheel.
  • Hoon-a-Tic fix: We've fixed the Drift stat issue some of you have seen that affects the Hoon-a-tic Trophy - please complete one more event to unlock your Trophy!
  • Adds an option to toggle Ghosts by using Left on the D-Pad.
  • Photo-mode improvements: You can now apply auto-focus by using R3 (and while it will be on by default you can still choose to set the focus manually).
  • Challenge improvements: Adds a convenient preview of your current score and standing in every Challenge (so that you don't have to go into every Leaderboard to see if you played and what your current position is).
  • Challenge improvements: Increases the Fame reward for all places in a Challenge.
  • Car improvements: We've fixed an audio bug affecting the quality of the Lamborghini Murcielago engine sound.
  • Car improvements: We've fixed a visual bug with the Koenigsegg One: 1 gear change animation.
  • Adds a new loading image to show off one of our favourite ‪#‎PS4share pictures.
  • Includes general improvements for game performance, stability and usability.

Update 1.18 Add-ons for 30 June:

  • Adds support for the Peugeot EX1 Concept (download from PlayStation Store).
  • Adds support for the RPM Expansion Pack (download from PlayStation Store) - which includes the RPM Car Pack and RPM Tour Pack.
  • The RPM Car Pack includes: Nissan GT-R, Nissan 370Z Nismo, McLaren 570S, Chevrolet Corvette Z06 2015 and the Dodge Challenger SRT8 392.
  • The RPM includes 11 new Events and 5 new Trophies.
  • Collect every star in the RPM Tour to earn a bonus Livery.
  • Adds support for the Velocity Tour Pack (download from PlayStation Store).
  • The Velocity Tour Pack includes 11 new Events and 5 new Trophies.
  • Collect every star in the Velocity Tour to earn a bonus Livery.
  • Adds support for two new livery packs coming to PlayStation Store. Each Livery Pack contains 5 new livery patterns to customise your cars with.

Features coming after update 1.18:

  • More server upgrades and optimsations: We continue to improve server performance for all players as we prepare to launch the PS Plus Edition of Driveclub and then subsequently launch the Driveclub companion app.
  • Private lobbies: Development of Private Lobbies for Multiplayer is ongoing alongside the server upgrades, integration and optimisation. This feature will follow on from the launch of the PlayStation Plus Edition of Driveclub.
  • Club Challenge improvements: After the recent Challenge server upgrades we are working on bigger rewards for Club Challenges along with improved Leaderboard presentation.
  • Elite Driver levels: More will be added each month with new rewards for every level.
  • More Cars and Tours: There's still more packs coming for the Season Pass and we're excited to show you more of what's coming in June & July!

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