The DRL Simulator is the premier FPV racing game and simulator. The DRL Sim offers a robust, evolving feature set, including high-intensity drone racing. It packs tracks that DRL's real world pilots compete on, with more added every season. And, it's the only place to fly DRL's exclusive drone, the Racer3!
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Very Positive (10) - 80% of the 10 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
All Reviews:
Mixed (185) - 69% of the 185 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Jun 16, 2017

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June 18

DRL SIM 3.1 Update Announcement



Hello Pilots,

We are excited to bring you the DRL Sim's latest update. As we continue to strive to make the DRL Sim as realistic as possible, this update includes a number of physics enhancements. We also finished validating most parts and part combinations in order to get the garage fully stocked up again. You will also notice 3 brand new frames.

This update includes a number of new features including one of the more popular community requests - directional gates in map editor. Beyond that, this update includes a transparent chat system and a new global notification system to invite players to a Multiplayer race.

You will also find many new 2019 MultiGP tracks. We also went through and added simple tracks to most of DRL's maps.

Lastly, the update includes a number of UI/UX improvements including an improved map selection screen as well as a number of bug fixes.

We always welcome feedback from the community and thank you for your on-going support of the Sim.


Release Notes:

Social Features
- Created global notification invite system to notify players of open matches;
- Improved chat visibility with transparency.

Map Editor
- Directional gates added;
- UI/UX improvements including autosave toggle for manual saving and and save button;
- Added smart selection of objects in field of view only.

Single player
- Added Quick Race Restart feature.

Multiplayer
- Added ghost drones/bots to Multiplayer;
- Included “Featured” maps as a voting option in MP lobbies.

Maps
- Added MultiGP tracks;
- Created simple tracks for most DRL maps.

Garage
- Added back most parts including Frames, Motors and Props;
- Updated drone naming scheme to require drone names to be entered upon modification versus creating duplicates;
- Updated antennas;
- Rendered front props in FPV;
- Added Dolphin1, SuperG, and Ghost v2 frames.

Physics
- Additional refinement to physics model and incorporation of bench test data to bring back parts.

UI/UX
- Added ability to toggle on/off crosshair in game;
- Added new map selection screen;
- Swapped position of Physics card and Training card.

Bugs
- Corrected issue with prop rotation;
- Updated antennas on a number of drones;
- Resolved issue with cameras clipping batteries;
- Corrected issue with prop rotation;
- Fixed issues with physics panel UI/UX;
- Resolved issue with players being respawned in the air;
- Corrected issue with drones briefly getting stuck on podium;
- Fixed issue with connected res-wan points.

Note: We are aware there is a known issue with directional mode on dive gates, the fix for this will be coming at a later time. Thank you for your understanding.

If you want to join the community, please feel free to join our Discord server or Facebook Group via the links on the bottom bar of the Sim.
If you have any issues or just need some help, feel free to reach out via the Steam Discussion Boards or on our Zendesk.
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March 15

DRL Sim Hotfix for Update 3.0

Hello Pilots,
This hotfix has been released to address an issue with spectator mode performance.

Thanks for all of your feedback and continued support of the Sim.
If you find any other issues, please let us know in the comments, discussion forums, or by submitting a ticket.
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About This Game

WIN A PRO PILOT CONTRACT
The 2019 Swatch DRL Tryouts are now open.
Enter the global competition for a chance to become a pro pilot in the 2019 DRL Season.

FLY THE WORLDS FASTEST DRONES
Home to the fastest drones on the planet, the Drone Racing League is proud to offer players the most electrifying FPV drone racing experience ever: the DRL Simulator!

RACE KILLER TRACKS
Race on supercharged tracks, designed by the pros, for the pros, and master the skills that could take you to the big leagues! That's right! The best DRL Simulator pilots compete for a chance to take on and stun real world champions, in real life Drone Racing League events!

FEATURES
• Customize and optimize your drones in the garage
• Real-time multiplayer
• Freestyle mode
• Race real-life DRL courses based on current and previous seasons
• Learn new skills and practice them using the training mode
• Explore original maps
• Compare your times against your rivals on our leaderboards
• Face your opponent's ghost drones
• Watch your performance with our advanced replay system

Do you have what it takes? There's only one way to find out...

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 8x64 or greater
    • Processor: Intel Core i5-4460 (2.70 GHz) or better
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650 (2GB) or better
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 4 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: For best experience a controller or radio controller are needed. Specs can change over time and with optimizations.
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 10x64 or greater
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Additional Notes: For best experience a controller or radio controller are needed. Specs can change over time and with optimizations.
    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: MacOS Sierra version 10.12 or newer
    • Processor: 3.7 GHz or faster
    • Memory: 12 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 2x2048MB VRAM
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 5 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: For best experience a controller or radio controller are needed. Specs can change over time and with optimizations.
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: MacOS Sierra version 10.12 or newer
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Additional Notes: For best experience a controller or radio controller are needed. Specs can change over time and with optimizations.

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