Dangerous Driving

Dangerous Driving – FAQ

By 27th February 2020 May 13th, 2020 No Comments

Do you have any questions about our latest game, Dangerous Driving? Then you’re in the right place!

“FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS”

What DLC and update plans are there?

We have, to date, released 6 major updates on all platforms with a 7th update coming shortly:

“NO CLAIMS BONUS” – focused on Priority fixes

“THIRD PARTY, FIRE & THEFT” – added online play

“FULLY COMP” – focused on Priority fixes, ability to raise the camera on the right stick and much improved collision

“VOLUNTARY EXCESS” – added ability to choose any car/any track in online, made it easy to find games online and more

“HIGH STAKES” – added Elo online ranking system and Vertical Takedowns, multiple bug fixes

“ROAD RAGE” – added new online game mode, Road Rage, as well as HDR support and bug fixes.

“MINIMUM LIABILITY” – fixes in world direction arrows, adjusts difficulty, adds Cloud saves on PC. (Not Yet Released)

 

We have also released a 7th update on PlayStation 4 – Online games can no longer be launched with only 1 player: VoIP icons more reliable during loading; Fix rare bug where the 2nd part of a Point 2 Point would fail to load. And a 7th update on PC which added steering wheel support.

How do I submit a bug report?

If you have found an issue with Dangerous Driving we want to know! Please fill out the form HERE.

However please do check whether it is already listed in the Known Issues list to the right.

What Known Issues are there?

The following issues have been reported in the game but are not currently in our roadmap to fix either because they are very rare, are not bugs or because it is not possible to fix them:

[Road Rage AI stops spawning] – this appears to happen very rarely. It remains on our backlog until we can reliably recreate it.

[Tunnel stutter]Players may experience brief 1 second stutters in the connecting tunnels on the 9 Point to Point tracks on all platforms. This occurs because a new level is being loaded in. 

[Disk installation] The first pressing of the Xbox One Disk Version auto installs Danger Zone 2 to begin with, not Dangerous Driving – This appears to have been a problem incurred during the manufacturing process of the disk so unfortunately we have no control over it. Status: Fixed for later Disks. The workaround for those affected is you must pause the Danger Zone 2 install & then you will be able to install Dangerous Driving.

[PlayStation4 Leaderboards not updating] Players have reported that their Leaderboards are not updating on PS4. Status: This has not been verified as a bug. It can take Sony’s servers around 10-20 minutes to update. Check back again later and you should see it has updated.

If you have found a new issue with Dangerous Driving we want to know! Please fill out the form HERE.

What versions of the game are available and where can I buy?

Digital Version

The digital version is available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC (via the Epic Games store).

RRP: £24.99 | $29.99 | €29.99

Check out our BUY page for more details

 

Boxed Version

Available on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One distributed by Maximum Games. RRP £29.99 | $39.99 | €39.99

What is the VIP Sedan and how do I get it?

The VIP Sedan was a special car we created for digital pre order customers.

It is no longer available.

Can I buy it on PC anywhere other than the Epic Store

We are selling the game via the Humble Store and the store is now live.

We do not have any plans to release the game on Steam or any other store at this time.

Is there a single player progression?

…. Yes there is a fully featured single player progression featuring 9 different game modes including Race, Road Rage, Eliminator, Shakedown (Time Trial), Face Off, Grand Prixs and Pursuit.

Which events have Platinum medals

The non race events are the ones that have Platinum medals.

These are Survival, Road Rage, Pursuit and Shakedown.

How many cars are there in the game?

There are 27 (28 with the VIP Sedan from the digital pre order).

One (the base Sedan) is open at the start (unless you have a digital pre order in which case you also will have the VIP Sedan at the start) and the rest you unlock through play.

Certain car types are tuned to specific events which you can read about HERE.

Is there multiplayer?

…. Yes and it is live now on all platforms and includes both Race and Road Rage.

There is no local i.e. split screen multiplayer.

Does the game run at 30fps or 60 fps on console?

On the PlayStation4 Pro Dangerous Driving runs at 1080p 60 fps. The base PlayStation runs at 1080p 30 fps

On the Xbox One X Dangerous Driving runs at 1440p 60 fps. The base Xbox One runs at 1080p 30 fps

Is there a platinum trophy?

…. Yes and you can check out the Trophies and Achievements on our blog now.

Which cars count towards the 'Tyre Kicker' and 'Delivery Miles' Trophies/Achievements?

All of the vehicles (excluding the VIP Sedan) count towards the Trophy/Achievement – including the pursuit vehicles.

However we added the supercar cop very late in the development (after we had implemented all the Trophies/Achievements)… as a result you can get the Achievement/Trophy by driving the miles in all but one car (it doesn’t matter which one it is).

What Music is in the Game?

The music in Dangerous Driving is delivered via Spotify. Follow ‘Three Fields’ to see our dream playlist.

We have long believed that racing games shouldn’t have just one soundtrack. Music, especially the music you drive to, is incredibly personal – and changes based on your mood. It would be hard to have just one soundtrack that suited all players in all those moments. (Even if it was possible it would be beyond the budget of an independent developer.)

That’s why we love things like Spotify’s ‘Songs to listen to in the car’, a smart playlist which picks music for you based on the music you already like to listen to – its personal for everybody.

Whilst Spotify has existed on console for a while not everyone remembers to go set it up and also you have to either control it from another device or keep exiting the game to change track etc. Its not integrated.  You’ll be able to authorise it from within the Audio Menu and from then on you’ll be able to control your music from within the game. And the current implementation is, we hope, just the start of a fully featured integration which includes gameplay triggered music!

Currently you’ll need to go out to the Spotify app on the device you’re playing on e.g. PlayStation4 or Xbox / PC to choose the playlist but this is something that we hope to integrate even further in the future. Once the playlist is selected then you can skip tracks forward and back and pause the music in game.

You will need a Spotify Premium account to access this but you can get a 1 month free trial so we highly recommend you check it out.

Follow ‘Three Fields’ to see our dream playlist.

I can't authorize Spotify/Spotify not working

We have created a blog post explaining the steps. Please check it out HERE.

Is there Steering Wheel Support?

We provide support on PC for the following steering wheels:

Logitech G29
Logitech G920
Logitech G27

Thrustmaster TS-PC RACER NORMAL MODE
Thrustmaster TS-PC RACER ADVANCED MODE
Thrustmaster T300RS
Thrustmaster T150
Thrustmaster T-GT
Thrustmaster TX
Thrustmaster TMX
Thrustmaster TS-XW RACER

How do I do well in Heatwave events?

Our advice is to be sure you are using a Tuned car which you will need to unlock by doing other events (the ticker tells you which).

Tuned cars are best for Heatwave as they earn, burn and chain boost quicker and you get a 2mph speed increase for every successful chain.

See our blog post about the Vehicles for more info on this.

Is Traffic Checking in the game?

Traffic checking is not a feature in the game. Traffic is fatal.

Where is 'Crash``?

We already made two games in this genre – Danger Zone and Danger Zone 2. Check out the other pages of this web site for more info.

Why haven't you replied to my email?

We are a tiny team and due to the volume of emails we are receiving its just not possible for us to answer them all personally. However rest assured that we ARE reading them all.

To those of you writing to say how much you love the game – thank you! We really appreciate all these messages and have been overwhelmed by your support.

If you have a bug to report please use the form HERE

Dangerous Driving Bug Report
Dangerous Driving Bug Report

Thanks for stopping by – if you have found an issue with the game not listed below please complete a bug report using the link above.

 

In February 2020 we have announced that we are working on a sequel to Dangerous Driving (see what we have announced so far here). We also confirmed a new update for the existing game.

This update was released early in March 2020 and included the following changes:

Adjust difficulty based on player feedback – we made some of the events, in particular the Shakedown and Face Off events and the Formula DD Eliminator slightly easier.

Fix for in-world/real life road accessories causing confusion when the arrows point the wrong way for the race – all arrows are now double sided so always point the player in the right direction for the current race. 

Fix bug when pausing the game while using the look back camera – camera behaves as expected

Add Cloud saves on PC

Update the front end and HUD styling and language – to be consistent with how we are taking the game forward

Other small bug fixes – including unlock text for Prototype Hypercar being misleading.

 

We do not currently have any further updates planned. However we regularly check the bug database (link above) for any significant issues that require fixing. If you have any questions at all don’t hesitate to drop us an email – details on the Contact page.

Finally why not sign up to our Dangerous Driving Club for all our news first – every month we award a brand new subscriber a digital Three Fields game of their choice.

If you’re seeing an issue not on this list please submit a bug report HERE and we will take a look. Thank you.