Kartkraft Update Available – Customizations

Kartkraft Update Available – Customizations

Studio Black Delta deployed a new update for their KartKraft karting simulator focusing on customizations.

Besides the usual list of fixes and improvements, this update brings you the first batch of parts and apparel from AIM, Arai, Alpinestars, KG, and Oryx. You can start showcasing your style, by going to the pits, select your kart, choose your setup, and then browse the parts menu to select a new component. Black Delta promised even more updates with gear from Sparco, Momo, OMP, Freem and more. We will keep you posted.

The early access version of KartKraft is available on Steam for 17,99€.

New Features:

AI

  • Improved AMSP flying lap start
  • AI drivers now have their correct race numbers

Audio

  • Added audio for gear shifts
  • Improved tyre scrub sounds under braking
  • Fixed crossfade settings for blending on/off throttle audio for the KZ
  • Fixed incorrect non-stereo samples being used for on throttle audio for the KZ
  • Prevented IAME KZ Screamer idle sound from playing when stalled

Assists

  • Auto-clutch assist is now much smoother
  • Removed KZ throttle lift aid. The throttle must now be lifted when performing a shift

Controls

  • Added presets for Fanatec CSL Elite PS4 Wheel and Fanatec Clubsport V3 Pedals
  • Increased controller vibration from tyre sliding
  • Generic wheel presets now auto-assign Respawn to Spacebar by default

Gameplay

  • You can now set your race number in the profile screen
  • Added customizable leaderboard tag lines in the profile screen
  • Fixed problem of navigation looping around incorrectly in some cases
  • Protected against a possible crash when selecting race again after a Quick Race

Graphics/Animation

  • Reduced head movement under longitudinal acceleration
  • The driver no longer clips through the seat when subject to large vertical accelerations
  • Added option to enable HDR output to the settings for HDR-compatible displays
  • Fixed inverted animation on clutch paddles for KZ chassis

HUD/UI

  • Fixed a crash when showing/hiding vehicle radar while in-game
  • Camera cycle button no longer causes the camera to jump in the main menu
  • Race winner notification moved away from the centre of the screen
  • Sector times are now displayed on HUD in Practice and Time Trial
  • Fixed live timing HUD widget first-place showing up as red delta time.
  • The invalid lap HUD widget now displays correctly in minimal leaderboard mode

Optimization

  • Improved GPU performance in races with a large number of AI

Physics

  • Fixed bug in chain simulation to cause engine angular velocity to increase in large step sizes after long runs
  • Reduced clutch spring stiffness in the IAME KZ Screamer
  • Exposed front torsion bar stiffness as a setup parameter
  • Reduced chassis stiffness

Replay

  • Gear shifts and the gear number is now visible in the replay
  • Improved replay camera target tracking
  • Fixed problem of FFB occurring while viewing a replay

VR

  • VR spectator screen now draws HUD and menus as 2D overlays
  • Improved VR loading screen
  • VR HUD appears incorrect position in both SteamVR and Oculus
  • Menus are now drawn via compositor, so they are more crisp and unaffected by post-processing

 
Official Webpage – kartkraftgame.com

 

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