One thing out of the blue, Polyphony Digital has introduced that there might be a brand new replace Gran Turismo Sport coming this week.
The event of the PS4 title has appeared to be in regards to the finish for some time now. Thus far within the calendar yr, there have been 4 updates, with two deal with adjustments in Sport Mode, one which provides assist for the Olympic Digital Collection, and one in July that added the Toyota GR86 forward of a GR Toyota GT Cup spherical with the automotive. It’s certainly one of solely seven new automobiles added in 2020 and 2021.
Nonetheless, it’s clear that whereas Polyphony Digital might be very busy getting ready the PS4 and PS5 variations of Gran Turismo 7, GT Sport tweaks are nonetheless on the developer’s radar.
There isn’t a extra data within the announcement proper now about what the content material of the replace could also be. We solely know that it arrives at consoles at about the identical time as an unplanned upkeep interval, scheduled for 0800-1000 UTC on September ninth.
Which means it GT Sport might be up to date simply earlier than the PlayStation Showcase, which we anticipate to disclose extra data on the upcoming GT7. This may occasionally point out that the replace will embody media which can be timed to unlock on the acceptable time on Thursday, though this will likely simply be a coincidence of timing.
Within the absence of extra advertising from the standard sources – resembling Kazunori Yamauchi’s common silhouette teaser pictures – the almost certainly results of this replace is changes to Sport Mode.
In latest weeks, common on-line gamers could have seen that the penalties for driving have loosened, which may make them look unhealthy, with time penalties and even Sportsmanship Scores apparently barely affected by unfriendly contact. The replace might resolve this, or usher in new BOP calculations.
We’ll maintain you up to date with the standing of the replace, and can present extra data when we now have it.
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