Version 2020.01 released

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After three years and five release candidates, version 0.4.8.0 2020.01 has been released!

Highlights:

Game:

  • ✨ New version format - Versions will now be labeled <year>.<month>
  • ✨ New Windows user directory - Documents\My Games\Rigs of Rods
  • ✨ Redesigned chat box and player list:
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  • ✨ New loading backgrounds
  • ✨ New setting to enable classic 0.38-era material shaders, available at Settings -> Graphics tab
  • ✨ New object format (.odef) option to disable shadow casting
  • ✨Added Discord Rich Presence:
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  • 🐛 Fixed race submission with a user token set
  • 🐛 Fixed double cursor when using Dynamic/None input grabbing
  • 🐛 Fixed placement of pre-spawned vehicles/loads
Multiplayer server:
  • 🔧 Updated protocol version to 2.42
  • ✨ Added persistent bans
For more information about the version format and directory changes, please see the FAQ.
Full changelog: https://github.com/RigsOfRods/rigs-of-rods/releases/tag/2020.01

End of 32 bit support

Starting with version 2020.01, Rigs of Rods will be for 64-bit systems only. We're sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

Future plans

Download:

  • Windows
    Simply download & run the installer from our homepage: https://www.rigsofrods.org/
    Alternatively, you can also install the game through Itch.io by following the instructions below

  • Linux
    Linux build coming soon.
    Linux users can also install the game through Itch.io by following the below instructions
    Alternatively, you can compile RoR by following this page (advanced users only)
Installing with the itch.io desktop app:

With the desktop app, the latest build will be automatically downloaded and installed
Also, only the changed files will be downloaded instead of the complete game.
If you already have installed previous versions though Itch it will automatically update, no need to (re)install RoR

  1. Download and install the itch.io desktop app: itch - Download and play indie games - itch.io
  2. Login into the itch.io app.
  3. Restart your PC after you have successfully logged in
  4. Click this link to install RoR
  5. When you launch the game for the first time, it will first install some dependencies
If you have any issues, create a thread in game support or join our Discord server and ask your question in the #support channel.

Enjoy!
 
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