The wait is over!

By Jack Basford
Last updated: Sat, 02 Mar 2019 20:48

As some have speculated from our recent posts on Twitter and Instagram, a new and revised 2019 layout for Britain is coming to iGP Manager next week.The circuit will only change in league calendars generated after the track is released next week.

We will be creating new circuits throughout 2019, and as part of this process, some legacy circuits will lose their place on the league calendar (e.g. the old Britain layout making way for the new one).

Older circuits leaving the calendar will not be lost forever, though. In a few months they will make a return, as once we have developed enough tracks we will make custom league calendars possible. At that time, likely late 2019, we will allow hosts to redesign their league calendar as they wish, choosing from all available circuits.

For now though we are happy to finally be adding new tracks to iGP Manager!

Where have we been?

It’s been a while since the last blog (‘A busy week’) and contrary to the lack of posts since, we have remained very busy! Personally, I spent a lot of that time working on iGP Games, the company behind iGP Manager, ensuring we have a bright future for years to come. I also attended the F1 Esports Final, Autosport Show, Pocket Gamer Connects London 2019 (a mobile games expo) and more recently did an interview with Autosport.com, all while maintaining iGP Manager development alongside the team.

It was partly a conscious decision to remain quiet, so we could all focus on getting things done, without the distractions and constraints that documenting the process can create. We have made great use of that time to finish many long-term objectives and start some others. We’re reaching a point where many of these features can be brought to light. As a result, going forward, we can be lot more transparent about what we are working on and there will be a lot of activity on the blog over the next few weeks.

Big in Japan

One of the most exciting developments for us in recent weeks has been the release of the Japanese version of iGP Manager, which continues the global expansion of the iGP Manager community.

Recent updates roundup

The most recent updates to iGP Manager (3.36 and 3.37) were mostly stability and fixes, notably correcting the glitch on mobiles whereby the wrong tyre could appear on live timing. They also included many improvements to how cars move in the race viewer to stop cars ‘warping’ or ‘teleporting’ during lag. Car movements are now smoother and more controlled, and we continue to work on many small improvements like this alongside the larger updates.

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Dave Benton 1 year 161 days ago
Would be nice to have 'offs' and to have SCs and VSCs. Also changing weather conditions. Biggest thing is the durability gap between SS and S...it is far bigger than the other gaps...annoying.
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Siamo In crescita 1 year 161 days ago
put hypersoft tires, ultrasoft
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Fynn Schramm 1 year 161 days ago
That's sounds nice thanks for the new circuits now we can finally have Canada and Mexico... in the calendar
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Mattia Binotto 1 year 161 days ago
Then Malaysian goes in order to leave the calendar, update all the tracks please, update the tires, SS tire does not last one turn, Tire medio and fartes than all the others, in some cases the Tire H and bad fast that everyone too, outside the music of the game that looks like funeral music. put a more lively song that generates adrenaline. please
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Loren León López 1 year 161 days ago
Fantastic

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Scott Kilner 1 year 161 days ago
Sort the tyre compounds out, there’s absolutely zero point using anything other than soft
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Nicholas Pressey 1 year 161 days ago
Perhaps the next step after calendar updates could be adjusting certain tracks for multiple DRS zones
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Joao Friezas 1 year 161 days ago
Would love to race some old school circuits, definitely Canada, but also San Marino, Estoril, Paul Ricard, South Africa, or the American Street Circuits from the 80's...
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Edwin Tomo 1 year 161 days ago
gooood
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Steve Oh 1 year 161 days ago
Definitely should have Canada. Awesome track
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