Motorstorm receives rumble update

If you enter your Motorstorm disc and head online, you’ll get an update for the game, which includes the long awaited rumble, plus a hefty list of other features and fixes. Here’s the full list of changes included in this update:

  • Added vibration support for the DUALSHOCK 3 controller with adjustable settings
  • Grid order has been randomised for first race in any online lobby
  • Finishing positions in your last race now determine your starting grid position in the next race within the same online lobby.
  • On-screen indicator has been added to show whether voice comms are issuing from TV or headset – As before, press and hold L1 (R1 if using control scheme ‘B’) to toggle headset output through TV or Headset.
  • Sensitivity Settings for SIXAXIS™ Motion Sensor control have been added.
  • Gloating Index’ has been added to the Stats card – The Gloating index gives guidance as to a racer’s online prowess. It takes into account the number of people you’ve beaten in each race and the number of people that have beaten you. Use the gloating index to spot the players to beat in each race! Try and rank your Gloating Index up to the perfect ’10’!
  • Several causes for an occasional snagging issue, which would destroy vehicles on suspension impact, have been addressed.
  • Further fixes to prevent the occasional statistics reset issue have been applied.
  • Fixed an occasional issue with inaccuracies in Eliminator finishing results.
  • Fixed an issue where winners leaving Eliminator before race completed could cause issues for other players in lobby.

Too bad the DualShock3 controllers themselves won’t become available until next spring in the US and EU. Sony is taking care of gamers in their homeland however – gamers in Japan will get to enjoy some rumble as soon as this November.