Gran Turismo 7 Update 1.19 Adds 3 New Cars, 22 F1 Management Changes & More

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Gran Turismo 7 update 1.19 adds 3 new cars

This week saw the release of a major update to Gran Turismo 7 with a host of new content. Update 1.19 adds three legendary cars, including the Porsche 918 Spyder ’13, Maserati A6GCS/53 Spyder, and Nissan Skyline Super Silhouette. New menu books are also added along with new events to expand the single player campaign. But the real highlight is a new Scape that lets you place your car in a Tomica toy town.

There are also a ton of changes you might have missed in the 1.19 update that make some much-needed quality of life improvements.

F1 Management Changes 22

Codemasters has released a new update for F1 22. Unfortunately, update 1.06 doesn’t fix the AI ​​straight line speed issues that are frustrating the community, but it does change Kevin Magnussen’s eye color.

Most notably, the 1.06 update brings some changes to the car handling of F1 22. The engines have less low-end torque, the gear ratios are longer, and tire temperatures have been changed. These changes make F1 22 cars more fun to drive.

In the meantime, Codemasters is still investigating AI straight-line speed issues.

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Booster Course Pass Wave 2 Announced

With July ending this week, we were starting to wonder when the second wave of the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Booster Course Pass DLC will arrive. Nintendo broke their silence this week, revealing the tracks featured in Wave 2 and a release date.

Wave 2 will be available next week, bringing eight fan-favorite tracks to Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, from the Kalimari Desert to Waluigi Pinball. Sky-High Sundae is also making its Booster Course Pass debut as an all-new Mario Kart track. It is the second of eight DLC waves planned to be released by the end of 2023.

With Nintendo supporting Mario Kart 8 Deluxe until then, don’t expect Mario Kart 9 to arrive anytime soon.

In other news…

In other racing game news, just a month away from the release of F1 Manager 2022, Frontier Developments has released a new video that takes a deep dive into the game’s car development options.

iRacing 2022 Season 3 Patch 3 added an updated laser scan of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course and we got our first look at World of Outlaws: Dirt Racing in a trailer. This is the first time a console racing game will use iRacing resources. True to hardcore PC racing sims, Donington Park is also now available in RaceRoom Racing Experience.

For fans of bike racing games, the latest MotoGP 22 update adds multiplayer support for the first time in a Milestone game and the MotoE support class. The latest MX vs ATV Legends update also brought handling improvements and bug fixes.

Three new cars were also added to The Crew 2 this week, including the Bugatti Chiron Super Speed ​​300+, a leaked new NASCAR Nintendo Switch game, and new WWE-themed decals inspired by John Cena and Roman Reigns. been released for Rocket League. .

Finally, RaceLeague has entered Steam Early Access after four years of development. With its track builder, realistic physics, and damage modeling, this ambitious indie racer looks promising.

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