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Mantis Burn Racing PS4 Update 1.02 Out Now, Brings Massive Online Improvements and General Fixes

There’s a new update out today for VooFoo Studios’ Mantis Burn Racing on PS4. The latest update, version 1.02, brings a whole host of fixes and improvements to the game.

In a press release received by Pure PlayStation, VooFoo Studios’ Mark Williams, Technology Director, stated the following:

“We’re committed to supporting Mantis Burn Racing long-term and we want to encourage and support the multiplayer community, so we’re really pleased that today’s update brings some notable improvements to the online experience for our players.”

Long-term support? We’ll take that. We actually reviewed Mantis Burn Racing quite favourably when it released not too long ago, so go and give our review a read if you’re still unsure about the game.

Patch 1.02 is available now and will run you around 316MB of hard drive space. Not too big then.

  • New ‘Spotlight’ event added – Play single-screen multiplayer in a battle to remain within the spotlight and be the final racer standing!
  • AI drivers can now be selected to fill the grid of online races
  • Extensive online stability improvements
  • Improved online lobby structure to allow players to race against AI while their lobby fills with human opponents
  • PlayStation Activity feeds added
  • ‘Punching above your weight’, ‘The bigger they are’ and ‘I’ll bring it back without a scratch’ trophies now never blocked from being unlocked
  • New ‘Far’ camera option
  • Players XP level now displayed in online lobbies
  • Gear reward summary now shown post-race
  • Online leader board now shown post-race
  • Improved car-to-car collision physics
  • Mechanic tutorials added for Overtake and Hotlap events as well as x2 upgrades
  • Boost colour now shown dynamically in the garage
  • Improved vehicle stat bar calculation
  • Option to permanently show players online IDs above their vehicle
  • Ability to fast switch between career seasons
  • Highlighted career events now auto-scroll when joystick held in any direction
  • Time bonus for overtaking vehicles in the weekly Overtake challenge
  • XP line UI graphic tweaks
  • Weekly Challenge distance units now change dynamically with players selection
  • Overtake bug fixed that could cause the event to end prematurely
  • Improved logic for vehicle overtaking
  • Frame rate performance enhancements
  • AI tweaks
  • Audio tweaks
  • General bug fixes and polish
  • Fixed an issue where certain trophies would be unlocked at the wrong times
  • Fixed a potential crash when changing screen resolution.
  • Minor cosmetic bug fixes.

If you’re not a PS4 owner and play Mantis Burn Racing on other platforms (hey, we love other platforms, too!) then you’ll get your update “soon.”

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