Build 1121 introduces changes to UI and Overlay as well as new modding tools.
Photo credit: Studio 397
rFactor 2 developer Studio 397 has released a new build for their game. The update, which hit the servers on Friday, fixes several bugs and implements other improvements to its code base. The overhauled overlay and UI are more visible changes that make observing races much easier. With these changes, rFactor 2 is now potentially more viewer-friendly. Besides these quality of life changes, Studio 397 made slight updates to the graphics.
It’s time for a fresh rFactor 2 build! We’ve worked on many UI, Modding Support, Graphics, Multiplayer and Broadcast Overlays changes and improvements. The full changelog can be found here: https://t.co/VmQDLgJCBC pic.twitter.com/OqxlfGUX22— rFactor 2 (@rFactor2) September 4, 2020
Also modders may rejoice: Studio 397 revisited the modding documentation to accomodate the needs that come with new features. The patch introduces 3ds Max 2021 Plugins, a Material Editor and a Maps Converter tool. With these means at hand, rFactor 2 offers more opportunities to modders than ever before. The developer released a list with all changes on their website.
rFactor 2 was released in 2013 and has been one of the most popular racing sims ever since. If you want to know what the developers have in store for the game in the future, check out their monthly roadmap, in which they talk about upcoming changes and patches.