1.3 News

Monday

25May

So i've promoised a feature list for version 1.3 so I must now deliver! The following is in the game and just being tested. There might be some smaller features that sneak in later on.


Headline features


Speed improvements
- 1.3 is dramatically faster than 1.2 even though it processes nearly double the amount of data!

Complete rewrite of sales code
- Some of the oldest code was destroyed and rewritten improving process speed and results.

Streaming services
- This is the main feature of 1.3 and was one hell of a challenge to get this in because what people dont remember is this game has individual charts for 138 countries across all continents. It does not do what other games do, its not a random number generator. This generates tones of data and it needs to be processed fast.

With streaming comes 20 streaming providers and their own terms for payment.


Pride shows
- Pride shows around the world give artists a way to promote themselves. You won't find gangsta rappers here though.

Big events added
- Big events such as a song for the World cup have been added. Events can also be added in the editor.

Band members can go solo for period of time
- Yes finally adding it.

Add end of year run down report
- The end of year report sums up the year across sales etc

New Genres EDM (Dance renamed), Grime

Writing update - Mix sessions
- For EDM, Trance etc artists you can now complete mix sessions to develope new tracks to get ready before production.

Legends
- Through points earned now unlock legends if you wish such as the Beatles or Led Zepplin.

Rewrite of retirements
- New and improved, this is a complete rewrite hopefully fixing all the issues seen before!

Instagram added
- Long with Facebook and Twitter Instagram has been added, this does influence popularity.

Saving auto backup added
- When you save it takes a snapshot you can restore to if there any problems.

Fan meet ups
- You can now book some fan meetups to help promote the artist

Most things have been rewritten
- You wont maybe notice but I can promise I have altered most of pretty much everything in the games code to get it faster and more efficent.



Smaller changes

Game date in title bar

Awards and festivals increased to 50

Increase frequency of hiatuses

Artists can be banned from radio

For video cast allow filter by own label

User will now be notified about collabs

Bands can now have up to 10 members

Award show Elements increased to max of 300

Ethnicity added to Artist data

Award show element catatory ethnicity and country

Added Transsexual to sexuality list

Shows can now have upto 20 segments

Added shows - Mobo Awards & BET Awards

Lip sink option for tours

Labels increased to 50 from 40

Added new artist/band stat - City/Town

Area for all time selling releases

Department head now influence staff leaving

Top earner lists added

Improvements to release schedules

Top release sales list

Improved social media numbers

Pride performances will be invites and user can decline

Added Filter to Staff hiring/Firing

New Artist stat - Ambition

MySpace and Google+ removed from Promotion, replaced with Tik Tok and QQ

Artists can now be from any country in the world

Scouting now renamed A&R

R2S Online removed



The following labels/artists/bands have been added to the game.


Labels

Gold Typhoon

Warner Bros. Records

Epic Records

Top Dawg Entertainment

Asphalt Tango Records

Rebel Records

EMI Music Japan Inc

Pure Substance Records

Loud Records

QC Records

Big Hit Entertainment


Artists

Billie Eilish

Lil Pump

Halsey - Increase in stats

Lil Nas X

Marshmello - Increase

Ava Max

Khalid

Dua Lipa

Bebe Rexha

Kim Seok-jin

Suga

J-Hope

Kim Nam-joon

Park Ji-min

Kim Tae-hyung

Jeon Jung-kook

BTS

Shawn Mendes - Increase

Anne-Marie

ariana grande - Increase

Marshmello - INcrease

Cheryl Cole - Decrease

Camila Cabello - INcrease

Lady Gaga - Increase and update

Katy Perry - Decrease in rep

Blake Shelton

Post Malone -Rep increase

TXT

Troye Sivan - Increase

Luke Bryan

Tom Walker

George Ezra

Jess Glynne

IU

Chungha

Fish Leong

Skepta

Wiley

Jme

Giggs

Bugzy Malone

21 Savage

Hozier

Imagine Dragons

Kacey Musgraves

Hailee Steinfeld

Zara Larsson

Lily Allen updated - Bisexual

Jason Mraz updated - Bisexual

Sigrid

Nick Jonas - increase in rep

Nicole Scherzinger - Decrease in rep

Pink - Increase in rep

Psy - Decrease in rep

Justin bieber - Tweak of stats

Carly Rae Jepsen - Increase in rep

Cardi B - Big increase in rep

Post Malone - Increase in rep

The 1975

The Beatles (Legend)

Led Zepplin (Legend)

Whiteney Houston (Legend)

Michael Jackson (Legend)

Tupac Shakur (Legend)

The Notorious B.I.G (Legend)

Lizzo

Machine Gun Kelly

Travis Scott

Billy Ray Cyrus

Lewis Capaldi

Bruce Springsteen (Legend)

Sheryl Crow

Swae Lee

Rick Ross

Camila Cabello (increase stats)

Fifth Harmony (Broken up)

Grace VanderWaal

Cher

Shreya Ghoshal

Lil Skies

Lil Tracy

Young Thug

Ferry Corsten

Cheryl

Gryffin

Oliver Smith

Seven Lions




I hope you like

Mark (Admin)

Hi I'm Mark the developer of The Road 2 Success. I have always played simulation games and when Chart wars ended I thought it was about time someone else made one.

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