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The Crew Getting Major Patch Feb. 12

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Ubisoft  has announced The Crew will get a significant patch Feb. 12 adding some new content and some big bugfixes to the game.

Most significant, we’ll see a new elimination race mode with 10 new tracks. Four new faction missions are also coming in the update.

The update also includes a number of bugfixes including a fix to statistics tracking that will stop a problem with the data being displayed incorrectly or erased.

You can check out the full patch notes below:

New Content

• New PvP mode
The new PvP mode is an elimination race with 10 new tracks available.

• New faction missions
Four new faction missions will be released with the patch on Thursday, February 12.

Fixes and Updates

Online

• The quick co-op feature has been improved, and several bugs related to joining sessions have been fixed.
• PvP lobby improvements
• Enabled browsing of players after selecting cars.
• PvP session improvements
• Matchmaking should now allow players to find more players quicker.

Statistics

• Fixed the issue that was causing statistics to display incorrect data and/or simply reset the data.
Previous data will not be restored, but new statistics should not be lost anymore.

Awards

• Fixed an issue related to unlocking and tracking the progress of certain awards.

Challenges

• Fixed an issue related to progression on challenges.

Frame rate

• Improved frame rate in cockpit view.

UI
• Fixed an issue when applying certain parts.

Friends

• Fixed an issue related to a friend’s presence in game – their status will be set to offline when they quit the game.

Cars

• Improvements and tweaking of several cars’ handling and speed.
• Buggy’s grip has been improved in order for it to be able to climb hills as other Raid cars.
• Fixed a bug where some cars were able to reach an extreme off-road top speed in reverse gear for:
• Bentley Continental GT
• Cadillac Escalade
• Abarth 500
• Alfa Romeo 4C
• Hummer H1 Alpha
• MINI Cooper S:
• Toned down the nitro and grip for MINI Cooper S

Lamborghini Murcielago:
Grip slightly improved when using nitro.

Missions

• AI behavior in some missions improved.
• AI and police car behavior in chase missions improved:
• Opponent cars are now less aggressive, and they try more to follow players instead of taking them down.

Gameplay

• Modifications applied to the friction on side barriers in order to avoid wall-riding exploit.

Streaming

• The game will no longer use 100% of the CPU at the launch on PC. This was preventing players from streaming in smooth conditions.

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