The Crew 2 Official Game Discussion Thread

Discussion in 'The Crew 2' started by dice1998, May 16, 2017.

  1. Snake55wildcat

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    Yes but also not really, those were already normal ingame cars, done to show off the vanities and how they coulsd be used for 'themes' with already previously sold vanities - which they then re-used as actual themed store vanity packs, but im probably also being a bit pedantic :p

    In the case of the previously CC only cars, they will still be unique models, it'll just be the vanity items that were previously tied to them being made seperate.
     
  2. MUSC4EVER

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    You can tell I'm new to this game when I've read the last messages on here and I have no idea what the hell you guys are talking about! :lol:
     
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  3. RazorSharkz

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    I decided to try Jetsprint today.... And it's a blast. This is ridiculous fun
     
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  4. FOG-Smokebeer

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    hehe its very annoying thank god I have a wheel but it does hurt my thumb holding the front up and there are a lot of ways to straight line some sections but my brain farts and I can never do them all in one event to get a great time but a did find one race easier to beat I think its called against the flow if you have to grind for parts I found it the best one to try I was beating ace with 20lvls to spare
     
  5. sirjim73

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    I tried to run a couple of New York hypercar races to accumulate enough credits for the 5 car bundle of Chevys etc for the latest Summit.

    But I'm afraid half way through the first one I was (yet again) gnashing my teeth with the woolly boaty feeling of the McLaren and couldn't face a second run... :ouch:

    Whilst I feel the Street racers and Tuning cars handle intuitively and are enjoyable enough to drive with the recommended wheel settings found here previously, the hypercars just become too hypersensitive past 150mph for me to enjoy driving them in a race lasting around 30 minutes.

    Every time I try, I end up 20+ seconds behind after 35% , then the rubber band kicks in and I catch up and keep my nose in front for the last third of the race before a comfortable win at the end (I should say this is on ace difficulty but the handling doesn't change so the problem would apply at any difficulty).

    If it wasn't for knowing the rubber band kicks in, I'd never get past 35% at all.

    So, I'm in a quandary right now. I want to accumulate more cars and there is only one real race for "farming", but it's the one race I find the least enjoyable.

    Does anyone else feel the same way?

    Does anyone have a tip for setting up the hypercars to handle better? Do I need to change the wheel settings every time I want to run that race (but then have to change them back afterwards every time as I like the handling with Street races and Tuning cars)?

    On a lighter note, I was pleased to see that the various wings were free with the Beetle, so obviously I went with the humongous one that you can see from a million miles away :lol:

    And yes I did notice as with @GTvsForza that every other car on the map is a Beetle currently :lol:
     
  6. MUSC4EVER

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    Got to Icon tonight, mostly doing the road based stuff like the street races and drift, will try things like hovercraft and motocross tomorrow night, will give Summit a go too.
     
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  7. GTvsForza

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    A little late to try for this week, but you can still go for it to get the feeling of what you need to do.
     
  8. inCloud

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    New York isnt best, Uber Dam is.
     
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  9. FOG-Smokebeer

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    Aye the 2 boat races are pretty quick to do just remember to move your icon points around to max your efforts.
     
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  10. NotThePrez

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    Sooo, I play with a controller rather than a wheel, so what I say here may not be applicable.

    Firstly, New York isn't actually the best cash grinding event. That honor goes to the Uber Dam event. Main Highlands Cave is also a solid event to grind cash. If your JetSprint boat is at max rank and you run the race at ACE difficulty, you can potentially make a minimum of $18.9k every 90 seconds.

    Secondly, The Crew 2 subreddit/Discord server has put together this spreadsheet of user-made vehicle tunes. It has some solid Hypercar tunes (as well as tunes for almost every other vehicle) so I'd recommend starting there. Generally speaking, I prefer to use the tunes created by Akorr, as his tunes tend to focus on overall maneuverability, but lack some stability depending on the car. I've found that most cars in TC2 tend to be biased towards understeer, so his tunes help a lot.

    For Hypercars, My general rule was one of "the faster I go, the slower my steering has to be." Once you get past 240 mph or so, you really need to be somewhat slow and deliberate with your steering inputs. Trying to change direction too many times at speed can unsettle the car and cause it to fishtail. You also want to make an effort to look ahead into the horizon as well. The game will generally spawn traffic cars far enough ahead to where you should be able to see them coming on a flat road, so try and watch the traffic patterns. Instead of trying to dart between traffic cars, get on the shoulder when possible, etc. Hypercars can also get on two wheels rather easily, so be mindful of that. In those scenarios, try to lower throttle a bit. Sometimes it helps, sometimes you'll still go for a ride.

    As far as dealing with the New York race (I'm assuming you're still on the Normal difficulty?), what I did was complete every other race get my Hypercar to 320 before giving that event a real go. Because of the performance discrepancy between yourself and the AI, chances are that on Normal and Hard difficulty you'll pull away rather quickly from the opposition. This may result in a bit of a boring race, but at the very least you'll be able to get a hang of the route without too much chance of the AI catching up to you. Give it a run or two, and once you get a hang for it try it on a higher difficulty. If you're able to get your speed up quickly, keep it clean and build some space, you'll eventually get to a point where the game stops rubber-banding the AI. Whenever I do New York on ACE, I usually finish at least 2 minutes ahead of the next car.

    What car(s) are you using and what's their performance rating? If you're at least Icon 1 and can put the cash and cars together, I recommend giving this weeks Live Summit a go. The platinum prize is a full set of Hypercar parts with affixes to get double loot that's also of higher quality. Car parts from Live Summit prizes (not the individual races in the Summit) will be at max rank for their category. When using the full set, any loot parts from events will be doubled in quantity, and have the best-possible chance of being higher-quality parts (Depending on the difficulty). These loot parts will also be at rank 320, making it easier to build up any other Hypercars you own. Since there isn't a car up for grabs this week, chances are that the competition will be a lot less intense, too.

    Hope my wall of text helped!
     
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  11. FoRiZon

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    FYI most of the new cars are now buyable.

    In the past, we must wait for a long time for them to be buyable. Seems it's not for now. Some of them are still not yet though like the DeLorean and Mach 1.
     
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  12. p78

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    I like Rally Raid Great Sand dunes too, to grind for Legendary parts. Maybe not the quickest, but defo the easiest.
    And for Touring Car, Jersey Chaebung cup on a bike is peanuts too.

    i need 1.6 million, so heavy grind lol

    @NotThePrez that spread sheet is nice tnx
     
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  13. MOPARbarrett5

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    I went to the PS4 menu to check if the VW Bus was out yet and instead saw this
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    I hope this was translated from another language because I assume it is common knowledge that bees are not known for biting. Though it is debatable that Chevrolet is popular.
     
  14. p78

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    Ivory tower is French, but in French bees also sting (pique)

    There are only 3 brands right in US? (chevy, ford, mopar) so obviously it's one of the most popular.
    also server is down again.
     
  15. sirjim73

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    Thanks a lot :cheers: for the tips, the spreadsheet, and the wall of text :lol:

    That tunes link is also going to be handy, thanks.

    I guess I was tending towards New York rather than the quick events as repeating quick events will get tedious for me quickly. If I can get the hang of New York, it's only repeated twice an hour rather than 30 jumps over a dam :irked:.

    But it looks like, once I get the various vehicle modes completed, there is a good farming race in each mode, so therefore no real issues with variety or boredom :tup:

    The only downside I've picked up, is it does sound like i need to change the vehicle tunes to suit different handling vehicles. A bit disappointing as I was hoping there was a "happy medium" that would work well enough to use for all the vehicles, but I guess it's not particularly surprising and not really something I can complain about, except to say its maybe an indication of "too many cooks" in the game.

    Anyway, I'm off to pootle around in my level 10 Beetle for a while :D

    Thanks again :cheers:
     
  16. GTvsForza

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    Well, some bees can bite. So, it's kinda accurate.
     
  17. FoRiZon

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    My Bus looks like a rocket :lol: Also liked that squeak sound effects when run over the pedestrian walk and occasional exhaust pop.

    Wish the game has engine swap though. It lack traction even after upgrading.



     
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  18. FOG-Smokebeer

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    There is kinda for cars. I always drop aero 1/drop gears 1/ susp rebound +3/camber far left/arb far right
     
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  19. p78

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    I put some of the tunes on my vehicles and they actually work for me. So good post that.

    Also that Akorrr dude is quite friendly, hit him with a q about jeyboat and hovercraft and he replied within 15m.
     
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  20. FoRiZon

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    Anybody feel that the Porsche 935 is oddly underpowered? The stats in game is only around 350 hp when in real life is at around 600-700 hp.
     
  21. MUSC4EVER

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    Got from Icon 1 to Icon 7 after a little session tonight, I noticed you get Icon points for leveling up that you can spend, what's the best way to spend them?
     
  22. TS050

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    I mostly throw my icon points into increased followers and bucks (currently around Icon 210).

    Since you’ve hit Icon, try entering a summit. You don’t even have to do well, simply doing one event will gain you 300k+ followers after the summit ends - quick and easy icon points
     
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  23. curtis 1-8-7

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    It’s supposed to be underpowered because the car was designed to compete in the 2 litre DRM category and is less powerful than a regular 935/77, That’s why its called “Baby”.
     
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  24. GTvsForza

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    It's a 935 "Baby", so of course it'll have less power.
     
  25. FOG-Smokebeer

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    It will depend on the events your doing until all the ones you can spend 25 on are maxed drifting and aerobatics need to be used while doing them type of events
     
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  26. GTvsForza

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    To level up, you need at least 20k Followers IIRC. However, it bumps up to 40k once you pass Icon 1000.
     
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  27. FoRiZon

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    The latest Neon Battle event specifically the new Electric City race is perhaps the best graphical showcase Crew 2 has to offer. I mean look at that aesthetic and general atmosphere. I hope Ivory can make other kind of this themed races in the future.

    And side note: The Ninja H2 Neon edition has a custom speedometer/interior. Not sure about the trail effect, must be on those vanities somewhere.


    Very Cyberpunk-ish.
     
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  28. sirjim73

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    Thanks. Looks soooooo cool... :drool: Will have a go tonight.

    Kind of a cross between Tron and Streethawk for those with long memories :D
     
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  29. p78

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    It reminds me of the tron bike out of gta
     
  30. CVPI93

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    Anyone else experiencing issues with loading HQs on PC? I just get an endless loading screen. Can't do Live Battle, Summit, pick up loot from HQ, nothing! :grumpy: