World Racing Series Beta 6 Released

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Ten days ago, PiBoSo released a preview video for World Racing Series, showing off dynamic terrain deformation on a rallycross stage. Now, we have a new update for World Racing Series, bringing it to Beta 6. This new update brings the aforementioned dynamic terrain deformation to the sim, as well as something exciting for the community. World Racing Series now officially supports car modding!

Note that, while World Racing Series does support the dynamic terrain deformation, the dirt track featured in the preview video is NOT included with this update. The extent of the terrain deformation as of right now will likely include the grass getting torn up if you run off-track. Another interesting addition is the “Wet Terrain”. since wet track is already implemented, I’d assume this means that the dirt and grass can get wet, which can provide a challenge in itself. EDIT: The dirt track looks to be coming in Beta 7!

Another major addition to the World Racing Series is official support for the Oculus Rift DK2, which is bound to create an immersive experience from the cockpit. For the full list of other enhancements, check out the changelog below. Have you given this sim a try? Let us know in the comments!

Changelog:

fix: suspensions geometry
fix: FR2000 and FR3000 differential
fix: improved force feedback
fix: race length different for each category
fix: reference lap time
fix: race classification
fix: categories setup
fix: server location setup
fix: data mismatch info
fix: URL spaces
fix: free-roam camera start position
fix: dynamic track surface optimizations
fix: track animations
fix: lighting
new: MacPherson suspension geometry
new: car modding support
new: dynamic terrain deformation
new: wet terrain
new: replay laps list
new: analog speed gauge support
new: helmet cameras support
new: ideal lap time
new: laps race length option
new: server info in browser
new: clients list in web server browser
new: live timing track length
new: “photo” page
new: gearbox graph
new: improved 2D pitboard
new: plugins wheel material
new: oculus rift dk2 support