Grid Legends Update V1.09: Release Date and Patch Notes

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Update V1.09 is coming to racing game Grid Legends and the patch notes for this downloadable update have been revealed.

The game, which is developed by Codemasters and published by Electronic Arts is the fifth instalment in the Grid franchise and is very popular within the gaming community.

Those new to the franchise will be happy to hear that the game is available on Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X/S.

Updates are crucial in the game as they fix buys, change the game, and also bring new content to the game.

Here’s everything you need to know about Grid Legends update v1.09:

Release Date

Racing gamers will be happy to hear that the update went live yesterday on Thursday 21st April 2022 and is available to download on all platforms.

Patch Notes

All the patch notes have been gathered from the official EA website. Here they are in full:

General

  • Flickering under vehicles in the garage has been addressed
  • Vehicle upgrade icons no longer appear as black squares in Multi-Class races
  • All in-game store tiles are now working correctly
  • Presets have been added for the Thrustmaster T248-PS & T248-X wheels
  • The Fanatec CSL DD is now recognised on PC & Xbox
  • Distance travelled is now being tracked correctly
  • Vehicle shift lights are no longer invisible or too dim
  • The RPM dial on the Dumont T36 Brawler Sport now displays correctly in rain conditions
  • AI drivers that lose the Nemesis state no longer become Nemesis for no reason
  • Lens flares for rear lights have been adjusted
  • The InstaLod logo has been added to the credits and splash screen
  • Other minor bug fixes have been made throughout the game

Online

  • AI can no longer generate impossibly fast lap times on Time Attack
  • Flashback upgrades are now applied for Online races where relevant
  • An issue causing players to show as Offline when they are Online has been fixed
  • Players are now able to join via invite after just finishing an event
  • Cars no longer show as ghosted when spectating
  • An issue with rolling starts when joining in-progress Time Attack races has been fixed
  • The game no longers asks the player to change privacy to Public when already set to Public
  • An empty Race Results screen is now longer shown in Team races if the AI is switched off
  • Changes to sessions are now displayed correctly
  • Disconnecting Ethernet now triggers the privacy to change to Offline
  • Consecutive host migrations no longer make the session disappear from the session list
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Driven to Glory & Career

  • It’s now possible to return to the main menu during a Story event
  • An issue causing some vehicles to go out of world on Into the Fray has been resolved
  • Pro – Drift – Finale – The time of day and weather conditions are now correct
  • Fireworks are correctly triggered towards the beginning of the story
  • The Trafalgar Square Off cutscene now displays correctly
  • Semi Pro Multi-Class Event 1 – Event is now winnable when selecting the Porsche 911 RSR or Porsche 911 GT1.

Performance/System

  • Various reasons that would cause the game to Crash have been resolved across all platforms

Xbox

  • Performance improvements have been made when playing on Xbox One or Xbox Series X
  • The ability to capture screenshots, capture video, and stream has been restored when HDR is enabled has been restored

Origin/EA Desktop

  • The game now boots correctly on Windows 11
  • The game now updates correctly

Text

  • Debug text no longer displays in certain instances
  • Minor translation fixes have been made throughout the game

Audio

  • Main Menu music no longer plays over Credits music
  • There have been several other audio fixes made throughout the game

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