Hot Wheels Unleashed Update 1.08 Races Out for Improvements This Jan. 13

Hot Wheels Unleashed Update 1.08

Milestone has released the Hot Wheels Unleashed update 1.08 patch this January 13, and this is for a host of improvements, bug fixes and more! Curious what they are? Read on for the full patch notes.

Hot Wheels Unleashed Update 1.08 Patch Notes | Hot Wheels Unleashed January 13 Update Patch Notes:

Update: More details regarding the patch via Milestone:

Community liveries:

  1. Fixed cached liveries not correctly displayed for some users.
    Previously downloaded community liveries should now appear correctly for everyone.

Multiplayer:

  1. Improved the UI of the multiplayer main page.
    We added some information about the currently equipped vehicle and the player profile.
  2. Improved track selection logics for multiplayer races.
    In the Track Voting page, we added one slot for the community  tracks and retuned the randomization logic to increase the variety of available tracks.
  3. Fixed Rare cars showing up as Secrets in lobby.

Other UI / UX:

  1. Added prices to the DLC page.
    Now each DLC will show the price taken from its corresponding platform store.
  2. Split Screen: fixed the controller selection menu to correctly display available options.
  3. Added Player’s Profile customizations (icon, background and tag) to the leaderboards and UGC pages.
  4. Added an indicator in the HUD of point-to-point races to show the percentage of the track completed. 
  5. In track selection, added an icon to distinguish point-to-point and circuits tracks.

Various:

  1. Numerous bug fixes and stability improvements. 

PC Version only:

  1. Added support for less common resolution monitors 

Here’s what’s new per the PS4 update history:

  • Added an indicator in the HUD of point-to-point races to show the percentage of the track completed.
  • Fixed Rare cars showing up as Secrets in lobby.
  • In track selection, added an icon to distinguish point-to-point and circuits tracks.
  • Split Screen: fixed the controller selection menu to correctly display available options.
  • Added Player’s Profile customizations (icon, background and tag) to the leaderboards and UGC pages.
  • Community Liveries: fixed cached liveries not correctly displayed for some users.
  • Improved the UI of the multiplayer main page.
  • Added prices to the DLC page.
  • Improved track selection logics for multiplayer races.
  • Numerous bug fixes and stability improvements.

Not bad for the first patch of the year for the racing game. Don’t forget, there’s more new content planned for the game which should be released this year given the game did sell over a million units.

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