The Crew 2 Summer in Hollywood update arrives through patch 1.7.0

Ubisoft has released a new update for The Crew 2 titled Summer in Hollywood, and this update adds 24 cars and 48 new vanity items. Those cars include the Koenigsegg One:1 (2014), Porsche 911 Carrera 4S (2020), Volkswagen Beetle (1967), and the Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Rift (2017). There will also be 17 new live summit events, with different themes over each week. The first week is Roll Out. Patch 1.7.0 releases today across all platforms, and the notes can be read below.

The Crew 2 Summer in Hollywood 1.7.0 update patch notes

FEATURES

VANITY ITEMS

• [Add] 48 new vanity items – to be released on a weekly basis through the shop or as LIVE Summit rewards.

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  •  9 Custom Nitros
  • 2 Horns
  •  8 Window Tints
  •  6 2D Emotes
  •  6 Smokes
  •  10 Tires=
  •  7 Underglows

SUMMIT

• [Add] 17 New LIVE Summits with their associated activities & rewards.

MAIN MENU

• [Add] New main menu look, themed for Summer in Hollywood.
• [Add] New boot menu video for Summer in Hollywood.

HOBBIES

• [Fixed] Action names & descriptions are broken when accessing Hobbies from the Summit menu.
• [Fixed] Incorrect vehicle type listed when language changed to Arabic.
• [Fixed] A to B Actions can be completed by using the Photo Mode timeline.
• [Fixed] Number of Stars displayed in animation when first accessing the Hobbies menu, is not the same as the Total Stars Earned number.
• [Improved] Visual Parts Actions now require fewer parts, and are easier to complete.

For players who have already progressed in these Actions, they will be updated accordingly upon the acquisition of any new visual parts (incl. default parts from the acquisition of any vehicle, and parts won in events/LIVE Summits).

• [Improved] The “LIVE Battle Influencer” Action has been changed to “LIVE Battle Money”, and now requires the player to earn Bucks to progress rather than Followers to make it fairer to those at ICON 9999.

Any previously unlocked Stars from this Action will be kept, but progress will be completely reset. Tiers unlocked for a second time will still award new Stars.

VEHICLES

VEHICLES

• [Add] 24 New Vehicles, including:

Shop additions

• Koenigsegg One:1 (2014) – Hypercar (available July 8)
• Porsche 911 Carrera 4S (2020) – Street Race (available July 8)
• Volkswagen Beetle (1967) – Street Race (available July 15)
• Volkswagen Kombi 21 Window Bus (1966) – Street Race (available July 15)

Elite Bundle 5 (available July 15)

• Porsche 935 2.0 Coupé “Baby” (1977) – Touring Car
• Nissan R390 GT1 Road Version (1998) – Hypercar
• Ducati draXter (2016) – Street Race Bike

LIVE Summit rewards

• Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Rift (2017) – Street Race (Summit beg. July 8)

More to be revealed on a regular basis!

• [Fixed] Incorrect power gauge animation on Bugatti Veyron.
• [Fixed] Maserati MC12 tachometer & speedometer needles transparent/barely visible.
• [Fixed] Yellow neon underglow cannot be applied to Mazda RX 7 Drift Edition.

PHYSICS

• [Fixed] Wheelie is detected after fast fav from Motocross to Monster Truck.
• [Fixed] Ground vehicles can move forwards and accelerate to 719 km/h in reverse gear.

3C/HANDLING

• [Improved] Reduced Air Nitro acceleration on all disciplines by 50%, except MT & MX which have a smaller reduction of 15%.
• [Improved] Enhanced MX handling featuring new tire-model, improved suspensions and rider animations. New follow cameras have also been implemented, for a smoother feel and better track readability.
• [Fixed] A water glitch can be seen in underwater tunnels while driving hovercrafts and boats.

WORLD (VISUAL & AUDIO)

EVENTS

• [Add] 7 brand-new events, to be released in PvE progressively alongside the corresponding special themed LIVE Summits.
• [Fixed] Players are able to hop over walls with TC Bikes on Miami Race Track and on The Giants Chaebung Cup.
• [Fixed] MT event Wreck and Havoc lists “Get -1 Points” as objective.

EVENTS

• [Fixed] Some bridges have Off-Road physics.
• [Fixed] Floating objects near Little Eagle.

MISC

• [Add] New themed weathers available in Photo Mode.

TECHNICAL

TECH

• [Fixed] Actvities tab UI overlaps with other tabs, when skipping over it in the Main Menu.
• [Fixed] Black dot appears after using Photo Mode or LIVE Replay.

AUDIO

• [Improved] In the audio options, sliders sound changes in volume for each channel.

Source: Ubisoft

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