Game Update Update Notes - May 14th 2024 (rivet Games Add-ons)

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  1. DTG Alex

    DTG Alex Community Manager Staff Member

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    Good afternoon everyone,

    Today we have an update to Train Sim World 4 that focuses on improvements for Rivet Games add-ons, including a large update to Fife Circle, bringing new services, route improvements and key fixes for issues raised by the community from launch. There will also be a range of improvements for Edinburgh Glasgow, including for the EDG Engineering Express pack, Bernina Line, Isle of Wight 2022, Luzern – Sursee and some minor localisation changes on West Cornwall Local.

    This update should be available on all platforms from 13:00 UTC / 14:00 BST, please allow up to 24 hours for updates to come through.

    Headliners
    Fife Circle

    • General route optimisations and performance improvements
    • Added 33 services to the base layer. These are the Cowdenbeath services
    • Added 6 Flying Scotsman railtour services*
    • Added 2 Jubilee railtour services*
    • Added 2 Class 40 services going to and from Dunfermline City.*
    • Added procedural foliage system (as seen in the Overground Line)
    • Fixed 'pop in' issue of the Forth bridge on Xbox One
    *Additional Timetable Layers require you to own a specific combination add-ons. For layer requirements, please see the Fife Circle Line Gameplay Guide.

    Bernina Line
    • Fixed various AI gridlocking issues around Tirano when spawning into services

    Luzern - Sursee
    Feedback from the licensor on providing a safer interpretation of the route, the team at Rivet Games have made some small changes to the RABe 523.

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    Fife Circle

    • Added 33 services to the base layer. These are the Cowdenbeath services
    • Added 6 Flying Scotsman railtour services
    • Added 2 Jubilee railtour services
    • Added 2 Class 40 services going to and from Dunfermline City.
    • Added procedural foliage system (as seen in the Overground Line)
    • Added additional passenger spawn volumes at stations to help with missing NPCs and boarding issues during Scenarios
    • Added more details to the Edinburgh airport area
    • Added functional level crossing to Kingseat Crossing
    • General route optimisations and performance improvements
    • Coupling between two 170s, or a 170 and a 158 should now be possible
    • GSMR radio should now display correct headcode for service
    • Adjusted passenger spawning and movement behaviours at various stations
    • Adjusted draw distance on various objects around stations
    • Adjusted draw distance on signs and improved visibility at night.
    • Adjusted Ballast colour to have more red in it
    • Removed grass in places it shouldn’t be
    • Fixed 'pop in' issue of the Forth bridge on Xbox One
    • Fixed an issue so Scenarios should have working auto-announcements (1 and 4 will not, due to the type of scenario)
    • Fixed an issue on Scenario 2 to correctly hear an announcement that will play as soon as you arrive at Markinch
    • Fixed spelling error on auto announcer magnets, "Cardenen" -> "Cardenden"
    • Fixes houses that had floating chimneys
    • Minor localisation changes.
    Class 170
    • Various adjustments to engine audio, affecting attenuation distance and motor sounds fading as deceleration occurs. (Sound should fade out as the train reaches a slower pace.)
    • Reduced silence time between announcements
    • Fixed an issue where you could walk through the closed passenger doors

    Edinburgh Glasgow
    • Adjusted uncouple task to appropriately set automatic couplers and prevent trains that cannot be coupled to.
    • Fixed spelling mistake on Glasgow Central in destination controller
    Class 385
    • Added audio value transition for power

    EDG - Engineering Express Pack
    Class 66
    • Ensured Safety system score is awarded correctly when AWS/TPWS are enabled.
    • Added AI uncoupler tasks for delner coupler

    Bernina Line
    • Journey Mode chapters should be playable
    • Fixed various AI gridlocking issues around Tirano when spawning into services
    • Cars are no longer buried in the platform at Ospizio-Bernina Station
    • Players will no longer be able to get inside staircases at Cadera Station
    • Removed snow from Cavaglia platform at ticket machine and triangle on platform
    • Fixed an issue with passengers getting stuck in walls at Campascio Station
    • Fixed issues with ballast textures being a lower resolution
    RhB ABE 8/12
    • Fixed cab textures to ensure it is correct during both day and night lighting
    • Adjusted audio for Throttle and Cab buttons

    Isle of Wight 2022
    • Class 484 should now have emissive light materials and working lights on ToD 4 routes.
    • AI services should now have a driver model.
    • Adjusted audio for Throttle, Power Handle, cab levers and cab buttons

    Luzern - Sursee
    Based on feedback from the licensor on providing a safer interpretation of the route, the team at Rivet Games have made some small changes to the RABe 523
    • Change cruise control dot from purple to yellow
    • Make pantograph lever change when master key is turned
    • Door release indicator will only blink once when coming on
    • Door close indicator will blink 3 times when door state changes

    West Cornwall Local
    • Minor localisation changes.
     
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    Requirements for the new timetable layers added to the Fife Circle Line are available on the Dovetail Support knowledge base: Fife Circle Line Gameplay Guide
     
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