Assetto Corsa Competizione 1.6.0 is now available on Steam with a host of new cars while adding Autodromo Internazionale Enzo e Dino Ferrari, Imola, to the platform and simultaneously rolling-out a host of improvements across the game.
This is what the had to say on release date:
The 2020 GT WORLD CHALLENGE PACK DLC adds a new track, two new cars, more than 60 new liveries and the 2020 GT World Challenge season to Assetto Corsa Competizione. The DLC pack features:
- Autodromo Internazionale Enzo e Dino Ferrari – Imola
- Ferrari 488 GT3 EVO 2020
- Mercedes-AMG GT3 EVO (2020)
- 60+ new car liveries
- All 2020 GT WORLD CHALLENGE drivers and team entries
- New 2020 Pirelli “DHE” Tyre Model
- New 2020 GT WORLD CHALLENGE Season BoP
- The 2020 GT WORLD CHALLENGE pack also comes with the version 1.6 game update that brings an improved AI algorithm and physics, in addition to some UI and performance improvements.
- Get ready for the best Assetto Corsa Competizione action ever experienced.
- Added 2020 season with all entries, teams and drivers.
- Bonus liveries that were previously added in the 2019 season now form part of the new 2020 season.
- 2020 championship, Mercedes-AMG GT3 2020 and Ferrari 488 GT3 Evo 2020 available as DLC.
- Imola circuit available as DLC.
- New and improved AI algorithms for racecraft and attack.
- New skill-dependent AI driving error algorithm.
- AI: removed throttle lift by low-skill opponents when global AI strength is set to 90 or higher.
- Adjusted AI lines on several tracks.
- Increased sensitivity for blue flag trigger if a GT3 is behind a lower-class car.
- Brands Hatch marshal fix.
- Misano marshal fix.
- Nürburgring marshal fix.
- Lumirank: added yellow colour for Silver class cars.
- Marshal yellow sectors are now created based on centre position and not the starting point.
- More accurate sector yellow flag alerts.
- More sensitive yellow flag trigger for cars with stalled engines or facing the wrong direction, even at speed.
- DHE tyres available for applicable tyre dimensions for the 2020 GTWCH season.
- Provides better feedback and more traction with less overheating.
- Available when playing 2020 season. Older seasons retain their corresponding BoP and tyre versions!
- Wet tyre compound tweaks and fine tuning.
- Revised BoP system (backend) and added support for 2020 season BoP.
- Added camber limitations for BOP 2020 as per regulations.
- Global tyre model improvements in realignment forces based on new data.
- Improvements in the simulation of pressure dependency and its effects on the tyre footprint and related tyre dynamics.
- Aero yaw simulation improvements.
- Old setups might need revision and it is generally recommended to run safer setups.
- Further improvements to the global weather model and dynamic track.
- Fixed Porsche 991II GT3 R Laguna Seca wet preset.
- Improved Ferrari 488 GT3 aero simulation
- Fixed rear brake pads in the BMW M6 GT3 Monza wet preset.
- Minor revision of collider meshes for certain cars.
- Adjustments to brake disc consumption (less).
- User commands to increase/decrease master audio volume in session (default NUM+/-, remappable).
- Spotter message added alerting for faster car approaching.
- Improved spotter message system.
- New spotter messages for race pre-session countdown.
- FMod Studio: fixed continuous play/stop events.
- Thunder sound is now played already when heavy rain is on the forecast.
USER INTERFACE (UI)
- Replay HUD: added results table overlay and button to toggle it. (sector times not available for lap-per-lap breakdown).
- Special Events page minor styling adjustments.
- Leaderboard: minor styling adjustment.
- Revised manufacturer logos for the UI and leaderboards.
- MFD: checkboxes toggle using left-right UI binding and ignore the enter/forward UI binding.
- Freed up the “enter/forward” button for all controllers – so you can bind that to some other driving function as well on the wheel, the pitmenu checkboxes will only toggle with left/right – and in MP the forward/enter button (when pressed on a directinput controller) won’t pop up the chat window (with electronics or pitmenu active).
- MFD: now always visible even when HUD is hidden (using HUD cycle long press), can be hidden by cycling to empty page or long pressing MFD input.
- Now allows driving with MFD only with the HUD hidden, cycling MFD no longer unhides the HUD.
- Server list: track season tag is now always explicitly shown.
- Loading screens revised and removed obsolete track status information.
- Bindable inputs to increase/decrease FFB gain per car in session.
- Bindable inputs to increase/decrease master audio volume in session.
- Global UI styling refresh.
- Fixed mouse scroll function on the TV Session Time overlay.
- Localization update.
- Improved delta and predicted laptime accuracy.
- User setting in the hud.json added to disable automatic MFD page swap on pit entry/exit: “autoSwitchPitMFD”: true/false
- Mirror refresh rate settings in Video Options.
- Option to set a fixed fps cap, a fixed rate cut based on current fps or “Auto”, which is a dynamic setting.
- Global performance optimizations.
- Potential fix for virtual mirror clipping with geometry in some car cockpits.
- Added stop marker in the regular pitstop animation to help with car positioning.
- Revised pedal animation system and fixed an issue where the throttle pedal would occasionally remain stuck in pressed position.
- Optimized secondary animations in replay and spectator mode.
- Fixed National class sticker visibility.
- Added Lumirank SAS driver info device showing track/car status.
- Added FFB per car setting (default keys are NUM8 and NUM2 to increase/decrease, remappable).
- Values are stored in a file called “ffbUserSettings.json”, it is a multiplier on the global gain you set in the controls settings.
- Added gamepad rumble effect type enhanced/legacy options, legacy being the rumble implementation used to date.