Product Release - Valve
Two New DLC's are Now Available for NASCAR The Game: 2013 on Steam!

The All Star Pack adds 14 new paint schemes from Richmond through the All-Star Race!

The Now We're Runnin'! Pack adds 13 new paint schemes from Auto Club through Kansas!



Announcement - Valve
Save 50% on NASCAR The Game: 2013 during this week's Midweek Madness*!

NASCAR The Game 2013 is the 1st title in the series available on Steam and PC, featuring all the official drivers, teams and tracks from the official NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship. Delve into the most authentic NASCAR experience with eye-opening graphics, competitive AI and the most robust multiplayer support system yet. Work towards the ultimate prize, being crowned the Sprint Cup Series Champion and for the first time, experience the intense, thrilling action from behind the wheel of a Gen 6 model stock car.

*Offer ends Thursday at 4PM Pacific Time
Community Announcements - Toothless
General

- Added new highlights.
- Several crash to desktop fixes.
- Fixed occasional crash on game boot.
- Crash fix when returning to the team shop.
- Valve Anti-Cheat turned on.
- Fixed estimated laps of fuel occasionally being wrong under caution.
- Fixed taking screenshots resulting in a soft lock.
- Taking screenshots in photo mode no longer shows the details dialogue twice.
- Improvements to rear view mirror.
- Mouse input correct when running full screen.
- Cautions now show more footage from the start of the incident.
- Fixed highlights and Head to Head events.
- Re-balanced highlights.
- When applying a setup, the interface defaults to the currently applied set up.
- Laps lead is displayed on the results screen.
- Skill rating now displays correctly on the results screen.
- Reduced full lap amount on Phoenix.
- Moving or resizing the window no longer stalls the game.

Damage

- Improved tyre damage model.
- Improved damage area calculation.
- Overall damage system re-balanced.

Artificial Intelligence

- AI will now DNF.
- Improvements to AI tire wear on all tracks.
- AI practice and Qualifying times improved.
- AI improvements across all tracks.
- Improved AI cornering on road courses.
- AI balancing on all tracks.
- AI improvements on pit entry and exit on most tracks, better entry and exit awareness.
- AI overtaking fixes, more movement should be seen in pack racing, cars detect and pass those that are pitting and can trigger a faster overtake mid corner where necessary.
- Fix for the entire AI field pitting on tracks using high fuel or tire wear rates with back to back cautions.
- Improvements to AI lap times with reduced brake checking in Turns.

Multiplayer

- Added No Collision races.
- Fixed crash when the host left the race.
- Fixed track detail card in the lobby not always showing correct data when first entering.
- Improvements to sync on pace lap under caution when online.
- Steam server list support.
- Fixed opponent drivers using the wrong suits in multiplayer.
- Fix for ghosting occurring incorrectly on pace lap under caution when online.
- Display a message in the lobby interface when synchronising is occurring.
- General improvements to car motions on the track & racing at a close distance.
- Vote to Ghost in multiplayer games, excluding private.
- Fixed issues with host migration.
- Fixed DNF's appearing at the top of the results table.
- Invites can be accepted when in single player game.
- Fixed lap amounts on Atlanta Night, Charlotte Day, Darlington Day, Kentucky Day and Richmond Day.
- Improvements to single file cautions in mulitplayer.
- Improved rolling starts in multiplayer

Controllers

- Fixed occasional strange button names when using multiple devices.
- Steering sensitivity working as expected, may need user to change to get preferred feel.
- Fixed force feedback issues when using multiple devices.
- Added steering linearity option for all controller types.
- ECCI wheel support.
- Added clutch deadzone settings.

Paint Shop

- Fixed missing layer images in the paint shop.
- Hang changing focus while in paint shop fixed.
- Camera controls correct after saving in paint shop.
- Ctrl+S will quick save the paint scheme you are currently editing in the paint shop.
Product Update - Valve
Patch Notes: 31/07/13

Fixes
- Crash fixes in paint booth.
- Crash fix on booting the game.
- Crash fix on host losing connection in a lobby.

AI
- AI will give the player more space to race.
- When the player makes contact with the AI, the AI will get loose.
- General speed improvements, especially on road courses.

Jul 31, 2013
Community Announcements - Toothless
Fixes
- Crash fixes in paint booth.
- Crash fix on booting the game.
- Crash fix on host losing connection in a lobby.

AI
- AI will give the player more space to race.
- When the player makes contact with the AI, the AI will get loose.
- General speed improvements, especially on road courses.
Product Update - Valve
Added
- 3 new highlights packages. Daytona, Kentucky and New Hampshire.
- Player name now appears on windscreen of career car.

Updated
- Paint booth interface.
- Fuel and Tyre wear can now be set independently.
- Laps led added to results screen.
- Ghosting of cars now takes into consideration distance from player.
- Voice chat now has a default key assigned.
- High Texture quality now only gives the player high resolution liveries, Ultra gives all cars high resolution liveries.
- Audio mix for speech changed.

Fixed
- Changes to sponsors that require consecutive wins.
- Tutorial fix to use 2013 cars.
- Invalid lap time penalties on Sonoma.
- Tyre blowouts have an increased detrimental effect to handling.
- Pitstop repairs now actually repair.
- Headlight and taillight numbers fixed across all texture qualities.
- Able to join a multiplayer game from an invite before pressing start.

Controllers
- CSR wheel and CSPv2 pedals working.
- Allow gears to be assigned, allowing separate shifters to be used.
- Fix for Microsoft Sidewinder FFB causing a drop in frame rate.

AI
- AI balancing across all tracks.
- Fix for AI weakening as a race progresses.

Multiplayer
- Improved the collisions in the caution replays.

Crashes
- Fixed occasional crash on returning to race shop.
- Fixed specific crash on swapping controllers and reassigning buttons.
- Fix for game crashing after press start screen.
- Crash fix for the vinyl shop.
- Fix for crash in online lobby related to custom liveries.
- Fix for crash in cautions.
- Fix for crash when exiting the game.
- Misc crash fixes

Community Announcements - Toothless
Get behind the wheel of the most powerful stock cars in the world as NASCAR® The Game™: 2013 has fully launched on Windows PC.

Leading independent racing game developer Eutechnyx today announced that NASCAR® The Game™: 2013 has fully launched on Windows PC. NASCAR® The Game™: 2013 allows players and diehard NASCAR fans everywhere, to take to the track and race against the world’s most elite competition. The game features the top drivers, teams, and Gen 6 cars from the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.

See more at the official NASCAR® The Game™ website.
Jul 24, 2013
Community Announcements - Toothless
Added
- VAC anti cheat system.
- 3 new highlights packages. Daytona, Kentucky and New Hampshire.
- Player name now appears on windscreen of career car.

Updated
- Paint booth interface.
- Fuel and Tyre wear can now be set independently.
- Laps led added to results screen.
- Ghosting of cars now takes into consideration distance from player.
- Voice chat now has a default key assigned.
- High Texture quality now only gives the player high resolution liveries, Ultra gives all cars high resolution liveries.
- Audio mix for speech changed.

Fixed
- Changes to sponsors that require consecutive wins.
- Tutorial fix to use 2013 cars.
- Invalid lap time penalties on Sonoma.
- Tyre blowouts have an increased detrimental effect to handling.
- Pitstop repairs now actually repair.
- Headlight and taillight numbers fixed across all texture qualities.
- Able to join a multiplayer game from an invite before pressing start.

Controllers
- CSR wheel and CSPv2 pedals working.
- Allow gears to be assigned, allowing separate shifters to be used.
- Fix for Microsoft Sidewinder FFB causing a drop in framerate.

AI
- AI balancing across all tracks.
- Fix for AI weakening as a race progresses.

Multiplayer
- Improved the collisions in the caution replays.

Crashes
- Fixed occasional crash on returning to race shop.
- Fixed specific crash on swapping controllers and reassigning buttons.
Product Release - Valve
NASCAR The Game: 2013 is Now Available on Steam!

NASCAR The Game 2013 is the 1st title in the series available on Steam and PC, featuring all the official drivers, teams and tracks from the official NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship. Delve into the most authentic NASCAR experience with eye-opening graphics, competitive AI and the most robust multiplayer support system yet. Work towards the ultimate prize, being crowned the Sprint Cup Series Champion and for the first time, experience the intense, thrilling action from behind the wheel of a Gen 6 model stock car.

Product Update - Valve
Patch Notes:

Fixes
- Fixed crash in sound and renderer.
- Several community related issues fixed.
- Black flag for speeding in pit lane.

Controls
- Updated and added more controller types, including bodnar cables.

AI
- Speed increases for Non-plate tracks.
- Draft improvements for plate tracks.
- Improved brake checking.

Multiplayer
- Updates to surging at the start line.
- Ghosting of cars due to packet loss.

General
- Visual damage turned back on

Click here for all previous Patch Notes.

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