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Gran Turismo 5 Prologue New Update

Gran Turismo Writes:

Starting on Tuesday, April 15th, we have provided an update for "Gran Turismo 5 Prologue Spec II".
The main contents of this update are as follows:

Online play
- The award of race credits are now allocated at a fixed rate regardless of the number of race participants.
- The High Speed Ring course diagram has been fixed.
- Some online ID's were appearing in grey in the entry list, this has been amended.
- Some online opponents appeared to "blur", this has been amended.

Rankings
- Country and area information now appears next to the online ID in the ranking boards.
- Unusually high scores had been recorded in some Drift Trials, this has been rectified.
- When Drift Trial replays were saved, occasionally these appeared in the "Load as Ghost" option of Time Trials.
This has now been rectified.

Performance Points (PP)
- The method of calculating Performance Points has been revised, to balance vehicles in events with PP upper limits.

Miscellaneous
- LCD display has been added in the F2007 interior view.
- Some interiors and exteriors of some vehicle models have been revised.
- On occasion the Quick Tune gear ratio became impossible to reset in some cars, this has been amended.
- The manual has been updated.

Caution
- The button assignments will be reset when the update is applied.
- In line with the application of the update, all ranking data will also be reset.

* To update, you will need a Playstation 3 connected to the internet with a broadband connection, and "Gran Turismo 5 Prologue" (Either the Blu-ray disc version or downloaded version).

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Fishy Fingers3445d ago

"- In line with the application of the update, all ranking data will also be reset. "

As long as my cash is safe I'm all good. I've got 1,965,000'ish in the bank, if I lost that I'm not sure me and GT would would be getting along to well.

The Closing3445d ago (Edited 3445d ago )

Wait...what? Are we talkin like theoretical internet dollars or what?

Not really something I would divulge. You might have to fight chocolate rain guy for it.

Fishy Fingers3445d ago (Edited 3445d ago )

LOL... No, I've got that in GT5p. Saving up for the F1.

Oh, and South Park FTW. "what what... in the butt!"

sonarus3445d ago (Edited 3445d ago )

Anyways can't wait to download the bastard tomorrow as well as the new warhawk pack:D so i too can get to saving. It still sucks there is no organized structure for friend invites and its really impressive they managed to add a whole lcd screen on the F1 car via update. That means cars could theoretically continue to look better. Polyphony better not be stingy with the updates keep em coming

j4gs143445d ago

dat car is unreal! got it a week ago.... to my dissapointment i found out i cudnt use it online :(. but it ai stoppin me from winning ;) lol

thor3445d ago

Is there any way to change the controls for 2p in prologue? This seems to be a very basic feature and yet I couldn't find it anywhere :( My friends all seem to want to use L2/R2 to accelerate/break. But they should seriously have fixed the penalty system :/

Meus Renaissance3445d ago

Is so smooth to drive, its like using an Arcade racer. I need to stop driving and practice more on the other cars that you can race online.

Fishy Fingers3445d ago

It noticed a few of you saying you cant use it online. A little disappointing. Hopefully once more of us unlock it they might update the online to include an "F1 only" race.

I'm sure if its requested, they will supply. Or they could just say "Go play F1 2007 you pu**y!" but I doubt it :)

j4gs143445d ago

right you are bubbles 4 youu! that would b wicked. mind you how many ppl will b nudging you around on the track? they need to sort those cun7s out.. mind you its kinda funny lol

Meus Renaissance3445d ago

As you know the online races are actually a mirror of the single player events, and there are no events that focus solely on the Ferrari 2007. If Sony enabled the car to be used online, it would basically mean you've won the race from the moment you're on the grid because nothing will get near you. You could go down and make yourself some tea, come back up and still race circles around people. That's how fast it is.

But Polyphony did say they'll add new events and hopefully one of them will be F12007 cars only, allowing only those who have the car to race it online. It's just not enabled yet because its unfair to those who've yet to unlock it

Fishy Fingers3445d ago

Yeah thats understandable. Personally I would only want to race other F1 players. Whats the point if theres no challenge, I like to let me driving do the talking, not just the speed of my car.

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Chris_GTR13445d ago

i guess voice chat wasnt important enough for them to include in this update.. :(

j4gs143445d ago

ppl chat too much sh!t. lol and all you will hear is ppl laughin at each other when they nudge em.

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