Studio 397 rFactor 2 Announcements At The Sim Racing Expo
This weekend, a team of Studio 397 staff members was present at the 2018 edition of the Sim Racing Expo held in the 8.800 m2 Ring Boulevard at the German Nürburgring racing circuit in Germany. During the event, Studio 397 made a number of announcements revealing various upcoming improvements and new content for their rFactor 2 racing simulator.
Studio 397’s Managing Director Marcel Offermans and Business manager Rene Buttler bring us up to date with the latest goings-on.
Three Iconic Mclaren Cars
The first big announcement made revealed that three legends from McLaren will be coming to the title in the form of the McLaren M23, the McLaren MP4/8, and the McLaren MP4/13. As you can witness in the included video, al these iconic Mclaren’s are recreated in the highest fidelity, bringing these prestigious Mclaren models to your home cockpit. And there is more good news. As an integral part of McLaren Shadow project, all three cars will be released this Monday as free content for all rFactor 2 owners.
Laser-scanned version of the 2018 Nordschleife and Nürburgring GP track
The second announcement brought us some more exciting news. Studio 397 confirmed that they are working on a laser-scanned version of the Nordschleife and Nürburgring GP track utilizing 2018 data. The track is still in development, and does not yet has an official release date. However, Marcel Offermans hinted that they are targeting Quarter 1 of 2019.
New shaders, materials and a whole lot more rFactor 2
For the last four months, Studio 397 has been developing brand new shaders, new materials and a whole lot more game-engine features bringing the rFactor 2 racing simulator graphically up to date with some of the more current simulations.
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