TOCA Race Driver 2

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TOCA Race Driver 2
TOCA Race Driver 2 cover
Developers
Codemasters
Release dates
Windows April 15, 2004
Reception
Metacritic 81
Taxonomy
Microtransactions None
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Controls Direct control
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives First-person, Third-person
Genres Racing
Art styles Realistic
Vehicles Automobile, Track racing
Series TOCA
TOCA Race Driver 2 on HowLongToBeat
TOCA Race Driver 2 on IGDB
TOCA Race Driver 2 on MobyGames
TOCA Race Driver 2 on Wikipedia
TOCA
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TOCA Race Driver 3 2006
Race Driver: Grid 2008
GRID 2 2013
GRID Autosport 2014
GRID (2019) 2019
GRID Legends 2022

Warnings

StarForce DRM for this game does not work on some versions of Windows (see Availability for affected versions).
GameSpy online services have been shut down (see Network for solutions).
This game is not playable in English (see Localizations for supported languages).

Key points

Also known as V8 Supercars 2 (Australia) and DTM Race Driver 2 (Germany).
Has problems running on modern machines.

Availability

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
StarForce 3.3.36.01 DRM[Note 1]
Windows
StarForce DRM for this game does not work on some versions of Windows (see above for affected versions).

Essential improvements

Patches

Patch 1.2 is the latest version.

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\pchardwareconfig.ini[Note 2]

Save game data location

System Location
Windows

Video settings

Widescreen resolution

Fix aspect ratio[3]
  1. Launch the game at least once.
  2. Edit pchardwareconfig.ini in the installation folder.
  3. Change FullscreenHeight and FullscreenWidth values to match your resolution.
  4. Download AuToMaNiAk005's widescreen.
  5. Copy the desired RD2.exe to the installation folder.

Notes

16:10 is the widest aspect ratio which doesn't crop menus.

Input settings

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
No mouse support.
Mouse sensitivity
No mouse support.
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
No mouse support.
Controller
Controller support
Full controller support
Controllers are only supported during races.
Controller remapping
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Possible by using remapping.
Controller types
XInput-compatible controllers
Xbox button prompts
Impulse Trigger vibration
DualShock 4 controllers
Generic/other controllers
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Supported for XInput Controllers.
Haptic feedback
Not supported for XInput Controllers.
Simultaneous controller+KB/M
e.g. Controller for races, keyboard for menus.

Audio settings

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Effects, Engine, Voices and Music.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
German

Network

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
2 Versus
LAN play
12 Versus
Online play
12 Versus
GameSpy services have been shut down;[4] see GameSpy for workarounds.

Connection types

VR support

Devices Native Notes
TrackIR
Supports: Yaw, Pitch, Roll, X, Y, Z.

Other information

API

Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware

Middleware Notes
Multiplayer GameSpy

System requirements

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 98, 2000, ME, XP
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium III or AMD Athlon 800 MHz or equivalent
System memory (RAM) 256 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1.2 GB
Video card (GPU) 32 MB of VRAM

Notes

  1. This version of StarForce DRM does not work on Windows 8.1 or Windows 10.[1][2] For supported versions of Windows the StarForce driver may need to be updated manually using SFUPDATE.
  2. When running this game without elevated privileges (Run as administrator option), write operations against a location below %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMDATA%, or %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore on Windows Vista and later (more details).

References