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GT Sport News Thread

Discussion in 'Gran Turismo Sport' started by Wicksy, Oct 29, 2015.

By Wicksy on Oct 29, 2015 at 9:37 AM
  1. Gran Turismo Sport announced at Paris Games Week
    Kazunori Yamauchi reveals the first GT title for PS4, coming 2016
    Racing fans, brace yourselves – this afternoon at the Paris Games Week PlayStation Press Conference, Kazunori Yamauchi, along with SCEE CEO & President Jim Ryan, unveiled on stage the latest Gran Turismo iteration: GT Sport, coming to PS4 in 2016.



    On stage, the Polyphony team talked about the advances that the PS4 offers to allow them to continue to improve the graphics, physics and sound to deliver the most realistic driving simulator to date. But with GT Sport they’re looking to deliver more than that; to deliver a revolution in the way that people experience driving games, a figurative “rebirth” of motorsports.

    FIA Gran Turismo Championships
    In Gran Turismo Sport, there will be two online championships officially sanctioned by the FIA (Federation Internationale de l’Automobile) running simultaneously. In the Nations Cup, players will be able represent their home country. Whilst in the Manufacturers Cup, players will be driving on behalf of their favorite car manufacturer.

    Players will not only be able to race as drivers themselves, they’ll also be able to root for their home country or their favorite manufacturers teams.

    The winner of the championship will be awarded at the FIA prize giving ceremony, alongside real life motorsports champions. This will be a historic moment, the first time a video game will officially be recognised as part of the real motoring world.

    FIA Partnership
    Working alongside the historic FIA, to develop a game that continues to be more realistic and authentic, the online racing championships promise to offer something new for players.

    But it’s not just about online racing; the GT teams have continued to build on the games legacy of accessibility to ensure that the game is open to all to enjoy.

    With the beta expected to begin in Spring 2016, it won’t be long before players can experience all GT has to offer on the power of the PS4.
     
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Discussion in 'Gran Turismo Sport' started by Wicksy, Oct 29, 2015.

    1. :laugh: no way man! he totally cut you up...
       
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    2. Did the first 8 'beginner' driving school in campaign last night, not too bad. Then tried the first 8 missions... with varying success. Had to do the speedway oval circuit one to hit 155mph sooo many times. Hard but not utterly unforgiving with the sides of the circuit haha.

      Need a bit longer at it tonight to see whether it's a launch purchase or not. Found the cornering a bit sticky and overly switchy but need to try out a few more cars first i reckon. Graphics look lush even on a 2k setting :clap:
       
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    3. I found with the speedway race, sports hard tyres where making it difficult for me to turn.

      I changed to racing softs for the race in the video and gave me much more movement when turning... Probably how I crashed so early in the race more slack with my moves :rolleyes:
       
    4. Anyone else tried the Beta? I'm not sure what i think. Tried a few races vs AI last night and even on Begineer setting they race faultlessly! Tried some MP lobbies after that and was very hit and miss to even find anything decent.
       
    5. Following the release of the limited time demo, we’re excited to share more exciting news with everyone; Gran Turismo and Lewis Hamilton will be joining forces in the latest iteration of the franchise, GT Sport. Lewis will be appearing in game as a mentor to share his racing wisdom with players from around the world to help them improve their driving technique.

      Take a look at the video below to hear from Lewis in his own words.




      “I have been playing Gran Turismo since I was a child, so to actually be part of the gameplay design has been an incredible experience.” – Lewis Hamilton

      Lewis will reveal his driving philosophy and techniques through driving images and interviews for players of Gran Turismo Sport, providing valuable advice to many players who strive to be as fast and strong as Lewis himself.

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      The team at PDI are really excited to have Lewis as part of the team:

      “From watching Lewis drive on TV all these years, I had an idea of how he might drive, but the experience of watching him drive in person was well beyond my wildest expectations. And I’m really glad to be able to share his driving and philosophy with the players in Gran Turismo.” – Kazunori Yamauchi

      Source playstation blog
       
    6. Tried only the sp mate, I tried creating a lobby but it cancelled me out so couldn't get to see any options.
       
    7. Demo is pretty limited unsurprisingly. There does seem to be very little offline/campaign content - driving licence stuff, missions, challenges etc... but most of it should be in online racing. Competitive through "Sport" which i tried and gave up on - it only offered 3 races 20 mins apart each hour and they needed the right cars + qualifying... meh. Tried the "lobby" area which is the normal MP bit but with no one on my friends list on to test that out i tried lobbies with randoms... as fugly an experience as you'd expect. It doesn't feel very pick up and play to me.
       
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    8. Don't think it's a day one purchase for me, just didn't feel fun enough. Will probably hang on 3-4 weeks for NFS Payback instead.
       
    9. Built from the ground up for PS4, GT Sport is Polyphony‘s most ambitious undertaking yet, utilising the latest technologies to deliver “The Real Driving Simulator” experience the franchise has come to be known for.


      Focusing on what the franchise does best, GT Sport doubles down on the energy, performance, and adrenaline of motorsport racing. GT Sport is the culmination of Polyphony’s career, with the acclaimed studio and their team of engineers-cum-developers fine-tuning the best motorsport vehicles, along with their most interesting and race-worthy tracks.

      Taking GT3: A-Spec’s love for only the best, GT5’s ground-breaking online mode, and GT6’s industry accreditation, GT Sport races onto the PlayStation 4 with the full weight of one of the industry’s most celebrated and experienced developers behind it.

      Not only does the PlayStation 4 allow for unparalleled photo-realistic graphics and physics simulation never seen before, but GT Sport’s mechanics were designed not just for the professional driver, but to align with human intuition.

      GT Sport is optimised for the very beginner with accessibility features, and right up to the seasoned professionals and core Gran Turismo racers.


      Transferring your save
      For those that participated in the GT Sport Limited Time Demo, it gave our fans a chance to experience a taste of Sport, Campaign, and Arcade mode. New features to the series including Scapes Photography and Custom Livery Editor were also available for the very first time.

      You’ll also be able to transfer your hard earned in-game credits (up to 1,000,000 in-game credit) and unlocked vehicles from the demo to the full game starting today!

      To transfer your demo save data to the full game, simply follow the instructions below:

      1. Upon PS4 power up, on the main menu, select GT Sport to load the game (note – you must be logged in as the User Profile used for the limited time demo)
      2. On the GT Sport main menu, an on-screen message will appear asking you to confirm save transfer of the limited time demo to full game:


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      3. Select Yes, and a second confirmation of carry over data will appear
      4. Transfer successful!

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      Source playstation blog
       
    10. Did somebody say Daytona?

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    11. Coming up hard and fast from the rear to take pole :rofl:
       
    12. You wish! [emoji23]

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    13. Today sees the launch of Patch 1.09 for GT Sport and with it the introduction of the exciting new GT League mode and 12 brand new cars, all in time for the holiday season. There are plenty of exciting plans being finalised for 2018, so be sure to stay tuned to PlayStation Blog to see what’s in store for GT Sport.

      For now check out the video below for a tour of all the new content that you’ll be able to play right now.





      GT League
      GT League is a single player game mode including several series of races that appeared in past GT titles, including fan favourites such as the ‘Sunday Cup’, ‘Clubman Cup’ and ‘FF Challenge’, in which you’ll be able to tune and race a wide variety of cars.

      New cars
      Take to the track in 12 brand new cars, including new additions to the Ferrari and Lamborghini line-up, as well as a brand new manufacturer in KTM and the introduction of the 2013 SEMA award-winning concept car from Chris Holstrom.

      • Mazda RX-7 Spirit R Type A (FD)
      • Nissan Skyline GT-R V・spec II (R32)
      • Nissan Skyline GT-R V・spec II Nür (R34)
      • Ford F-150 SVT Raptor
      • Lamborghini Countach LP400
      • Ferrari F40
      • Ferrari Enzo Ferrari
      • KTM X-BOW R
      • Suzuki Swift Sport
      • Volkswagen Samba Bus Type 2 (T1)
      • Chris Holstrom Concepts 1967 Chevy Nova
      • Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Convertible (C3)
      We look forward to seeing everyone out on track in this new selection of cars, as well as getting stuck in to the new GT League mode.

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      Lewis Hamilton vs. the Nürburgring
      Also dropping today, we’re excited to introduce the first of our Lewis Hamilton mentor videos, as Lewis goes head to head with the infamous Nürburgring circuit.

      With two videos, one aimed at beginners and one for the more seasoned racer, the four-time world champion offers guidance and tips on how to navigate this notoriously challenging circuit.

      Both videos provide a real insight into how Lewis races – from how he selects his racing lines and braking points, to his general racing philosophy that guides how he tackles every circuit.



      Both the beginner and expert videos can be found in the Lewis Hamilton section of the Brand Central area. Rarely has Lewis provided this level of insight into what makes him one of the best racers in the world, so be sure to check them out before you take to the track.

      Take a sneak peek below at what you can look forward to seeing in-game.





      Remember to stay tuned to Gran Turismo and PlayStation channels to ensure you’re up-to-date with the latest news.

      For now though, from everyone at Polyphony Digital, Happy Holidays and a Happy New Year!
       
    14. Sony’s flagship racer Gran Turismo Sport will be getting 10 new cars in a free update this week.


      The news comes by way of a cryptic tweet from series producer Kaz Yamauchi, who posted the silhouettes of 10 cars at the weekend.



      Thankfully, helpful petrolheads and Gran Turismo fans were quick to jump in to identify the mystery vehicles.

      Models like the Toyota Supra – which has appeared in every numbered Gran Turismo up to now – drew the most hype, along with cult classics like the Lamborghini Diablo, Dodge Viper and McLaren F1.

      The most common predictions for cars coming to the game with this new update are as follows:

      • Toyota Supra
      • Lamborghini Diablo
      • Dodge Viper
      • McLaren F1
      • Toyota 2000GT
      • Toyota FT1
      • Jaguar XJ
      • Ford GT
      • Ferrari 330
      • And another Ferrari – opinions are pretty split between the GTO and 308.
      Source vg 24/7
       

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