Dakar Desert Rally’s New “Classics Vehicle Pack” DLC Is Out Now, Featuring the Legendary Porsche 959 & Tatra 815
The latest update for Dakar Desert Rally, the largest open-world rally racing game from Saber Interactive, introduces legendary classic vehicles from the Paris-Dakar Rally today in the new “Classics Vehicle Pack #1” DLC, available as a free download on all platforms for owners of the Dakar Desert Rally Season Pass. It is also available to purchase standalone for $9.99.
Race across the desert with both the all-wheel-drive Porsche 959 as well as the powerful six-wheel Tatra 815 truck. Today also marks the release of Patch 1.9, which adds an overall performance boost for the game, as well as new voice-over support for a variety of languages. Here are the complete patch notes:
Classics Vehicle Pack #1
- Paris-Dakar classics arrive to Dakar Desert Rally!
- Get ready for the new off-road rally experience with the classic champions from Paris-Dakar 1986!
- Porsche 959 (1986):
Drive the powerful all-wheel-drive Porsche 959, as René Metge + Dominique Lemoyne and Jacky Ickx + Claude Brasseur did in the 1986 Paris-Dakar Rally!
- Tatra 815 (1986):
Experience the amazing 6-wheel Tatra 815, with Karel Loprais, Krpec, and Stachura as in the original Paris-Dakar Rally.
- Porsche 959 (1986):
- Performance Improvements:
- Improved overall framerate performance and stability across all platforms.
- Performance mode added to Xbox One X and Xbox Series S.
- Quality improvements:
- Multiple visual improvements and tweaks, including headlight shadows, increased terrain texture resolution, improved cockpit mirror quality on next-gen consoles and PC, enhanced shadow quality and resolution scaling on consoles.
- New Language Packs: This includes voice-overs for the following languages:
- Fuel consumption has been adjusted in Trucks to give them a wider range of travel.
- Resolved the issue of crashing in the garage.
- Resolved issues with cloud save issues.
- Improved Steering Wheel Wizard’s compatibility for brands without official support.
- Trophies “We all stand together” and “Sheikh’en not stirred” can now be unlocked.