Popular racing title Project CARS has seen its latest PC patch go live on Steam, adding support for the HTC Vive. As part of this full support for the Vive, Project CARS also supports SteamVR's room customization option, which shows you the SteamVR room whenever you're in a game menu. The game also now includes VR mouse support.
The 11.0 patch for Project CARS contains a number of other virtual reality-related updates:
- HTC Vive support
- Gaze control implemented, providing hands-free interaction with the User Interface
- Mouse pointer control in HMD view implemented
- Photo mode is now fully functional
- Depth of Field effects now work correctly
- The game will now retain controller focus when the player removes the HMD
- Improved rendering system for Crepuscular rays and Sun flares
- Improved rendering of dirt and rain drops on Helmet visor
- Improved the default seat position
- Improved the default HUD position
- Improved default camera settings to prevent the car tilting independently from the player at steep inclines
- Fixed a refresh issue on the UI when returning from a race to the main menu
There are also a number of other bug fixes and performance improvements with this update. In addition to the HTC Vive, Project CARS recently added support for the Oculus Rift.