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Update 5.3.0 / UPD43 Discussion

Tue Sep 08, 2020 12:05 pm
Just appeared on iOS.

Time to start taking screenshots.

7th Anniversary Update

 - New track: Terra-9 (magnetic roads and floating vehicles)
 - New festival: Mazzanti Evantra Millicavelli
 - Car to unlock: Chevrolet Corvette Stingray
 - 60 FPS: iOS on iPhone 6s, iPad Air 2 and higher and tvOS devices.
  - Cross-save and Cross-play: use the same account on different platforms.

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Mod Addition: "Official" Patch Notes:
7th-ANNIVERSARY UPDATE

EXPLORE A NEW WORLD
Race on our most intense and innovative racetrack to date: Terra-9! Make good use of the magnetic roads and beware of the floating vehicles.

NEW FESTIVAL
Experience new levels of speed and race to unlock the powerful Mazzanti Evantra Millecavalli.

NEW RACING GEMS
Unlock the Chevrolet Corvette Stingray and a lot more speed machines!

60 FPS FOR MORE DEVICES!
The 60 FPS feature is now unlocked on iPhone 6s, iPad Air 2 or higher devices and on tvOS devices.

CROSS-SAVE & CROSS-PLAY
Progress in the game using the same player account on different devices and operating systems.
Also, on facebook, they also mentioned about SOME android devices coming on 60FPS as well

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Mod notes (updated):
Through the grapevines I hear the following:
1) Claim ALL rewards before updating, or they will be lost.
2) Sync with cloud before updating
3) If you want to sync across different platforms, facebook is *required*, if necessary, setup a fake account just for A8
4) Facebook should not be required for single-device or same-platform play
5) There will be no new events until you update (Festival starts Wed, Drivetrain Cup Thu)

IOS is out (Sep 8), as stated by OP.
Android is out (Sep 11)
Windows is out (Sep 15)
Kindle/Fire is out - (Sep 21).
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Re: Update 5.3.0 is here

Tue Sep 08, 2020 12:09 pm
Great! Nothing can go wrong, right? Right...
In Gameloft we trust! 😂
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Re: Update 5.3.0 is here

Tue Sep 08, 2020 12:17 pm
I’ll be taking screenshots for a while and then update later today.
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Re: Update 5.3.0 is here

Tue Sep 08, 2020 12:24 pm
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Re: Update 5.3.0 is here

Tue Sep 08, 2020 1:04 pm
Not going to be a guinea pig for this one.
Did we really need another futuristic/fantasy/space track?
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Re: Update 5.3.0 is here

Tue Sep 08, 2020 1:08 pm
Woowww ! My first run in Metal Garden and I didn't crash at all !! It's still free racing.
Update went fine I haven't lost anything (on the contrary I claimed again 19 tires 🤫)
Glad new track is shorter than Orbital Loop.

EDIT: On Cloudtop Avenue I crashed twice on first lap, second lap no problem. It's quite easy to learn the tracks, paths are clearer than on Orbital Loop. First time just follow the map to see the tight curves.
Gearshift Greenway next, waiting for oponents, room fill fast (of course, it's free racing everything runs smooth). Sh!t stop voting Nevada lol.
So Gearshift Greenway is basically Cloudtop Avenue Reverse. I won by crashing multiple times :D
Fourth track is Neon Pursuit.
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Re: Update 5.3.0 is here

Tue Sep 08, 2020 1:27 pm
What is the size of this update🤔

I think it's time these game developers starts consulting medical teams for their views on these tracks. I am finding these new tracks a bit stressful.
We can't change the direction of the wind, but we can adjust the sails.

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Re: Update 5.3.0 is here

Tue Sep 08, 2020 1:31 pm
SmoothOperator wrote:
What is the size of this update🤔

2.7 GB (on iOS)
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Re: Update 5.3.0 is here

Tue Sep 08, 2020 1:36 pm
No hope to see a TLE before Thursday.
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Re: Update 5.3.0 is here

Tue Sep 08, 2020 1:38 pm
2.7 GB ? are these developer's on dope or found something else to sniff😂. In the name of update they should not make us download the entire game over and over all the time. They should instead release a patch for whatever changes are being incorporated.
We can't change the direction of the wind, but we can adjust the sails.

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