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    Can't renew contract in DRIVER CAREER MODE

    Just as title says, I can't get to negotiate my contracts in DRIVER CAREER MODE when they are about to expire. I played a full 22-race season and both times (mid-season and end of season) Emma just said after the race "here's your new contract terms" (did not even get an option to negotiate about my contract)... So unable to negotiate and even change teams. Does anyone else have this issue when playing DRIVER CAREER MODE? So far this game's been amazing, this is the only issue I have with it so far but it's pretty annoying cause I can't change teams or even negotiate better terms when the time comes..
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    Can't renew contract in DRIVER CAREER MODE

    Yes I have driver moves turned off at the moment. This might indeed be the reason why it is happening. Will try for a new season with driver moves turned on, thanks.
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    Contract/Driver Market bugs

    I am playing normal Career Mode and I can't renew my contract either... What happened at mid-season (first renewal) and then at the end of the season (the 2nd renewal after 22nd race in Abu Dhabi) was that the game renewed my contract automatically. I did not even get to a screen where I could see any negotiation options, wanted to change teams now at the end of the season but it is not possible. The game just automatically renewed my contract. It was only Emma saying after the race "ah we have renewed your contract, here are the terms". The game looks to proceed normally into season 2 otherwise but really sucks that I can't negotiate my contracts and change team either. What a weird bug, please try to fix this.
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    Fed up— rain and AI in the rain

    It is pretty obvious if you watch a lot of real F1 onboard footage (and/or telemetry) and compare it to your game. For example watch Valtteri Bottas' 2019 British GP pole lap, you can't even take Luffield in this game with 3rd gear and get as much acceleration with absolutely no rear slip whatsoever. And you have to wait for so long to go full throttle in this game compared to real life. And even still the rear just doesn't stick in this game, especially in the long corners.
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    Fed up— rain and AI in the rain

    I am using medium TC cause it is more realistic than TC off compared to real Formula 1. The lack of grip is huge in these Codemasters F1 games, I don't personally like it. But anyway if medium or full TC make you much slower, to a point that you can't compete with the AI at all in the wet so you need to lower the difficulty from dry by like -15 points, that's just ridiculous. And surely that's not how it is supposed to be. People should be able to use some assists and still be competitive against the AI in all conditions.
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    How has R&D been changed?

    Sorry with this off topic talk but I would want to see in person when someone using default setup will beat 100+ AI in full wet conditions. If it really is not hard like some people here say. My dry AI level is 101 atm and has been around 100 for years but in F1 2019 the wet conditions make me drop the AI to something like 85 in order to have a chance in the race. And don't tell me that I don't know how to drive, all the previous Codemasters F1 games I played did not have any issues with AI being suddenly tremendously op when conditions change.
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    Patch Notes for 1.09 – Discussion Thread

    Even Alonso would say that the "AI in the wet is a YOKE. A YOKE.". I mean it is a joke how fast they are, please look at it and try to play against them yourself Codies team and you might see. I am still not sure if it is only in career mode though or is it in every game mode.
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    AI in the wet - all circuits

    Not useless at all, then we could see the real numbers whether it's just a "few people complaining" like someone said before or if it is really an issue most are having. Would give good info indeed.
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    AI in the wet - all circuits

    Is it possible to create a poll on this website about whether the AI pace is much too strong in the wet or not? I would like to see the percentages for "Yes" and "No". I bet most would indeed say the AI are too op in the wet because they are.
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    AI difficulty in wet and dry

    XD I think I know who you are referring to XD. But anyways this is a terrible problem at the moment and I hope these wet pace topics get as much daylight as possible so we can play and enjoy playing in all conditions in career mode in the future just like it was meant to be (you can't modify the weather in career of course).
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    Why F1 2019 career sucks

    Yeah I agree driver transfers probably have a big negative effect in the R&D and is likely the reason why Haas is so op in my career already in season 2 as they got 2 new drivers in Perez and Verstappen, probably giving them thousands of extra resource points...And the chart looks like this: (Alfa Romeo as well got Pierre Gasly moving in) And the real top teams Mercedes and Ferrari do not bother to even upgrade. Lol they are both soon dead last which is so stupid in my opinion.
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    My Career Mode Summery: Season 3

    Every season always at the same points (like someone said 4 race intervals): 1) After Azerbaijan - before Spain 2) After France - before Austria 3) After Hungary - before Belgium 4) After Russia - before Japan 5) After Abu Dhabi - before the next season starts.
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    Bring back retired newish F1 tracks?

    Yea good topic, I would like these kind of track variations too in career mode. And what comes to the actual circuits...I really miss Buddh International Circuit (India) and Yeongam Circuit (South Korea), they were both excellent circuits! And we do have some REAL borefests today in Melbourne, AU and Monaco for example...How about a replacement lol. Would work a treat in real life too, would give us GREAT ENTERTAINMENT (India, S. Korea) in exchange of NO OVERTAKES FOR ALL RACE LONG (Melbourne and Monaco). But I think we do know why they won't change the calendar in real life. Money, money, money, it's a rich man's world. Melbourne and Monaco bring so much more money to Formula 1 than India and S. Korea ever would, sadly.
  14. I don't know but I am laughing at that message LOL And people say "there's nothing wrong with the AI in wet"... I don't know what game they are playing then, not F1 2019 at least. But yeah what comes to the subject, at least in a vanilla game it is not possible to modify weather settings in Championship Season mode or Career mode.
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    Career mode is now broken!

    I am at season 2 round 14 Italy and Haas is very much in a league of their own, Alfa Romeo a solid 2nd for me too. Not fun that backmarkers turn into dominant powerhouse teams in less than 20 races. Something's a bit off indeed. + Mercedes and Ferrari, the originally best teams don't even improve and they keep falling down the order more and more, unless the player is in one of those teams... It is so frustrating. Would never go like this in real life, not much fun in the game either. In the real life big performance changes do not happen so suddenly, they take time.
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    Why F1 2019 career sucks

    HAHA! Exactly same for me. I am a very experienced driver and I still can't come even close to matching the ridiculous wet pace of the AI in career when using difficulty level 100. In the dry, no problem at all. Medium traction.
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    AI in the wet - all circuits

    The biggest thing is that the AI are SUPER-overpowered in the wet atm and it is completely pointless to even try wet sessions in career mode. Better to just save the car and move on when it is gonna be dry again.. I am using medium traction, too, though but I doubt it would make any difference turning it completely off (needs to be tested by an elite racer in my opinion maybe) as the AI drive perfect laps after perfect laps in the wet and perfect braking + perfect corner entries and perfect corner exits...No way any decent player can match that unless you are some kind of Esports god or something. Another solid point I have is: This kind of AI wet weather SUPER pace issue did not exist in previous Codies F1 titles (2018, 2017, 2016...etc). I know the AI were slow in the wet before v1.05 but meh c'mon this is absolutely overkill now. I have lost motivation to play career mode somewhat because of this. Personally I would not care much if the AI are a bit slower in the wet. If we only have 2 options A) a bit too slow or B) impossible (like now), which one would you choose...Of course the balanced possibility would be the best and I hope Codemasters can achieve that in the coming weeks. Edit: I am driving with 97-103 AI level (usually 100+).
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    AI in the wet - all circuits

    Please test career mode AI level 100+ and you should see what we are talking about.
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    AI in the wet - all circuits

    Don't worry bro, it's on every track... I don't know if the AI wet pace is ok in single races, championship modes etc. other than career mode, I have not tested that but career mode is absolutely unplayable at the moment after v1.05 came out. I am a decent player with lots of Codemasters F1 game experience since 2010 (racing on 100 AI atm) and I am 1...3 seconds off the AI when it is intermediate (1-2 seconds off the pace) or wet (2-3 seconds off the pace) conditions... Unplayable and this needs to get fixed as soon as possible, please @Faya hear us now, would you! Would still like to edit: I have played previous Codies F1 titles a lot too without any issues with AI wet weather pace. This game is the only exception since v1.05.
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    AI in the wet - all circuits

    I am using a pad and medium traction, all other assists are off. I don't see how it could get any better if at all with turning traction control fully off lol. Plus I wanna say that the AI level in wet conditions has been pretty fine in all previous Codemasters' F1 games so it's pretty weird why it is not alright now.
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    AI in the wet - all circuits

    Yes exactly this! I am glad that other people have this issue too, it is ridiculous atm. I am racing with 101 AI and I have 8 wins this season (I am racing for Mercedes in season 1) before Abu Dhabi but after the 1.05 patch I am constantly 1-3 seconds slower than my team mate now in wet conditions. And I have years and years of experience in Codemasters' F1 games so I know how to drive in all conditions, it's not about that. In Brazil we had intermediate conditions for the whole race and even though I drove pretty well all race, I was constantly at least 1 second slower than the rest of the top runners, even Kimi Räikkönen in an Alfa Romeo beat me to the finish by a couple of seconds. I think that tells enough, Alfa Romeo beating Mercedes in a full race (50% distance) when it's wet...Absolutely unplayable, this needs to get fixed as soon as possible. + I think the situation is even worse when it's full wet conditions...The AI are OP as hell, no way any player can match that pace unless you drop the AI level to something like 90-...