A handful of nagging issues disrupted the launch of the otherwise excellent F1 2017 at the end of last week. Multiplayer races would often result in all players being disqualified in a quirk that had seemingly appeared after or escaped the watchful eyes of the closed beta testing. This and a handful of other issues have now been fixed with the release of version 1.04 on Tuesday (for PS4 and PC) and now with 1.05 today (for PS4, Xbox One and PC).
The patch notes are as follows.
- The McLaren MP4/4 is now available for selection in Multiplayer modes for players with the Special Edition.
- Players will no longer be incorrectly disqualified from Multiplayer sessions.
- A missing gear fault will always be fixed after swapping out a worn gearbox for a new one.
- Fixed a crash seen loading in to any Multiplayer session.
- Reduced the amount of gearbox and engine wear when playing 25% distance races.
There are still a number of other bugs that the community are complaining about on the Codemasters forums, and it’s not known what further issues Codies have identifies and are working on fixing. Hopefully they can update fans on that soon.
In the meantime, at least multiplayer won’t be afflicted by randomised results pages anymore!