Any change GT1 will be Freeware one day?

Discussion in 'Gran Turismo 1' started by PSN:And-War, May 15, 2019.

  1. PSN:And-War

    PSN:And-War

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    GT One is a old Classic title, do you think we will ever see the code relesed like Doom and some of the other classics?
     
  2. pez2k

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    Sadly it's very unlikely to see a source release - Doom is the exception rather than the rule as John Carmack pushed for open-source releases of all of the engines that he developed at id Software.

    Going freeware is even less likely as not even Doom is freeware, GTA1 and 2 are the only examples I can think of, and they're no longer available anyway.

    The problem with a source release too is that there would be no legitimate way to make any use of it - the compilers used are part of confidential Sony SDKs, it would be impossible to boot a recompiled disc on an unmodified console, and private sale of development hardware that could run it is not allowed either.