Test Drive Unlimited Solar Crown – Gameplay FAQ (Getting Started and Technical Questions)

Frequently Asked Questions

Getting Started

What content will be available during TDUSC Demo?

TDUSC Demo will feature 16 cars from the Daily Driver and Cross Country as well as a selection of 22 Supercars available for Test Drive in the car dealers. Five districts in the South of the Island will remain closed and progression will be limited to Level 15. The Solar Hotel and Clans HeadQuarters will be open as well as 7 car dealers. A total of 27 races will already be available in all kinds of type, together with 25 secondary missions.

What is the Solar Hotel?

The Solar Hotel is the main competition area and also where the players live, like their own HQ. Built by the organisers of the Solar Crown, this enormous tower houses a huge luxury hotel complex. Visible from much of the island, its interior design is a perfect blend of technology and the finest materials. The Solar Hotel was designed to be a flagship building for the ultra-high-end market and one that meets the lofty expectations of its wealthiest clients. Note: access to the most luxurious suites is reserved for the most prestigious clients. These guests can enjoy the Solar Hotel’s exclusive services.

What is the Sharps Clan?

The Sharps consider themselves an elite class and are characterised by a distinct love of sophistication and classic luxury. As traditionalists, they scorn the extravagance of the Streets and their perceived lack of maturity. The Sharps represent this “high society” in an elegant and contemporary style.

What is the Streets Clan?

The Streets do not want to blend in with the crowd and are certainly not shy about proving it. For them, success is synonymous with making an impression and going against the grain. Provocative and sometimes extremely so, they mock the Sharps’ traditional and conservative ways. The Streets are driven by a much more underground and extravagant street culture.

General Presentation

What game is Test Drive Unlimited Solar Crown?

Test Drive Unlimited Solar Crown is above all about love of cars, especially luxury cars. Cars that signify a certain status but also cars that win races! Your garage will be home to Lamborghini, Aston Martin, Audi, Mercedes, BMW, Ferrari, Porsche, Range Rover, Koenigsegg, Apollo, Bugatti and many others. However, you’ll need to demonstrate your commitment to the Solar Crown and the clan you represent to gain access to all these exclusive models!

The organisers of the Solar Crown selected Hong Kong, a city with many faces, to host the next competition. As both an urban jungle and natural jungle, Hong Kong is the ideal playground to settle the disputes between the Sharps and the Streets. The modern and technology-leading city of Hong Kong is also one of Asia’s symbols of luxury where the world’s most incredible street racing cars can be found! But Street or Sharp, the city will only remember one name: the winner of the Solar Crown!

Do I need to have played TDU and TDU 2 to enjoy TDUSC?

While TDUSC is the third game in the franchise’s Unlimited reboot there’s no lore requirement to understand what TDUSC is and enjoy the game in first stance.

When the full version of TDUSC will be released?

We will announce the official release date later this year.

On which platform TDUSC will be launched?

TDUSC full game release will include PS5, Xbox and PC (Steam).

Please note that Steam Deck will not be supported.

What languages will be supported with TDUSC?

TDUSC will support the following languages with UI, Subtitles and Audio: English, Italian, French, German, Spanish and Simplified Chinese. And the following languages with UI and Subtitles: Korean, Polish, Russian, Portuguese, Turkish, Vietnamese, Japanese and Traditional Chinese.

Known Issues

Please find below game issues that have already been identified and are currently being working on by the dev team:

  • In-game traffic is not final yet, we are still fine tunning car spawn and despawn (like Taxi volume)
  • If you join friend party via Steam while being on freeride you will have to enter and leave any lobby (Solar Hotel, Workshop, …) to refresh your status and see your friend.
  • Automatic graphic settings are voluntary low. Please do not hesitate to set them higher if your hardware is compatible (see “Technical Requierements” FAQ).
  • Sound issue when the opponent vehicle is ‘Alfa Romeo Mito Quadrifoglio verde 2010’
  • Traffic vehicles are present in the Race Lobby / Preparation Phase / Clan Races and Challenger Races
  • The Porsche 918 Spyder (2013) is missing from the German Cars dealership (District 8)
  • The Koenigsegg Agera RS (2015) is missing in the Luxury Cars Dealership (District 2)

If you are experiencing any issue to download TDU Demo on Steam (may happen if you pre ordered the game) you can open Steam console (use steam://open/console on your web browser) and use this command:

app_install 2870020

Technical Requirements

Can I play TDSC offline?

No, TDUSC is a Massive Multiplayer Online game (MMO). An online connection is required to play it.

Can I play with players from different platforms?

During Steam Fest Demo only PC players will be able to access TDUSC and play together.

What are the system requirements?

Recommended Specifications (Medium 1080p 60FPS)

  • Operating system: Windows 10
  • Processor: Intel Core i7-10700K or AMD Ryzen 7 5800x
  • Memory: 12 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080, 8GB or AMD Radeon RX 6700, 10GB
  • Network: High-speed Internet connection
  • DirectX: 12
  • Disk space: 50gb

High Specifications (High 1440 @ 60 FPS)

  • Operating System: Windows 10
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-12600K or AMD Ryzen 5 7600X
  • Memory: 16 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070, 12GB or AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT, 16GB
  • Network: High-speed Internet connection
  • DirectX: 12
  • Disk space: 50gb

Performance Specifications (Ultra 2160 @ 60 FPS)

  • Operating System: Windows 10
  • Processor: Intel Core i9-14900K or AMD Ryzen 9 7900X
  • Memory: 32 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4090, 24 GB
  • Network: High-speed Internet connection
  • DirectX: 12
  • Disk space: 50gb

What controllers can I use to play TDUSC Demo?

TDUSC can be played with any controller supported by Steam.

Supported Wheels

Please find below wheels currently supported by TDUSC:

  • Fanatec – ClubSport Wheel Base
  • Fanatec – ClubSport Wheel Base v2
  • Fanatec – ClubSport Wheel Base v2.5
  • Fanatec – CSL DD (5Nm)
  • Fanatec – CSL DD (8Nm)
  • Fanatec – CSL Elite Wheel Base
  • Fanatec – CSL Elite Wheel Base+
  • Fanatec – Gran Turismo DD Pro (5 Nm)
  • Fanatec – Gran Turismo DD Pro (8 Nm)
  • Fanatec – Podium Racing Wheel F1
  • Fanatec – Podium Wheel Base DD1
  • Fanatec – Podium Wheel Base DD2
  • Logitech – G29
  • Logitech – G920
  • Logitech – G923 PS
  • Logitech – G923 Xbox
  • Logitech – Pro Racing Wheel PS
  • Logitech – Pro Racing Wheel Xbox
  • Simucube – Simucube 2 Pro
  • Simucube – Simucube 2 Sport
  • Simucube – Simucube 2 Ultimate
  • Thrustmaster – T-GT II
  • Thrustmaster – T-GT II Pack
  • Thrustmaster – T128 PS
  • Thrustmaster – T128 Xbox
  • Thrustmaster – T150 Ferrari Wheel Force Feedback
  • Thrustmaster – T248 PS
  • Thrustmaster – T248 Xbox
  • Thrustmaster – T300 Ferrari Integral Racing Wheel Alacantara Edition
  • Thrustmaster – T300 RS
  • Thrustmaster – T300 RS GT Edition
  • Thrustmaster – T80
  • Thrustmaster – T80 Ferrari 488 GTB Edition
  • Thrustmaster – TMX Force Feedback
  • Thrustmaster – TS-PC Racer Ferrari 488 Challenge Edition
  • Thrustmaster – TS-XW Racer Sparco P310 Competition MOD
  • Thrustmaster – TX Racing Wheel Leather Edition
  • Thrustmaster – T-GT
  • Thrustmaster – T-GT II Servo Base
  • Thrustmaster – T300 Racing Wheel
  • Thrustmaster – T818
  • Thrustmaster – TS-PC Racer
  • Thrustmaster – TS-XW
  • Thrustmaster – TX Racing Wheel
  • Thrustmaster – TH8A Shifter
  • Thrustmaster – TSS Handbrake Sparco Mod+
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Egor Opleuha, also known as Juzzzie, is the Editor-in-Chief of Gameplay Tips. He is a writer with more than 12 years of experience in writing and editing online content. His favorite game was and still is the third part of the legendary Heroes of Might and Magic saga. He prefers to spend all his free time playing retro games and new indie games.

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