Gran Turismo 2 CD BONUS - what is it?

Discussion in 'Gran Turismo 2' started by submaniac93, May 14, 2017.

  1. submaniac93

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    Hello!

    since i've seen people wondering what in the world the bonus CD that was included with the french release of GT2 was and did, i'll make a thread right here with all the info you'll need (and that'll be short, trust me).

    So, what is it?
    This:
    jeu-ps1-gran-turismo-2-double-boitier-avec-cd-bonus-complet-avec-notice-jeu-playstation-ps1.jpg


    What does it do?

    Creates a save on your memory card that contains:
    - A completed B license (with kiddie prizes)
    - 100 000cr.
    - 15 Race Cars:
    Toyota GT-One Race Car '98
    Toyota GT-One Race Car '99
    Nissan R390 GT1 '97
    Nissan R390 GT1 '98
    Ford GT40
    Shelby Cobra Daytona
    Castrol Supra GT
    Lister Storm V12 [R]
    Jaguar XJ220 [R]
    Dodge Viper GTS-R
    Dodge Viper Team Oreca Race Car
    Venturi Atlantique 600LM
    Lotus Esprit GT1
    Lotus Elise GT1 [R]
    Nissan NISMO GTR LM [R]


    Here's video footage of it:


    If you're interested in the save, here's a link:
    http://www.mediafire.com/file/o92zrydkmseycfa/GT2_BONUS_DISC_TEST.GME

    And finally, if anyone's interested in it, PM me ;)

    Hope that answers any questions!
     
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  2. Stephan

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    So this is like Gran Turismo 2 Le Mans Edition then? Judging from the cars you get are Le Mans related.
     
  3. submaniac93

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    @Stephan Yeah, you could call it that x)
    The data transfer talks about "15 cars that made endurance races legendary".
     
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  4. submaniac93

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    Update: I added a link to download the created save, if anyone's interested.
     
  5. MMRivit

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    Since I've always found this curious and now we have an actual file containing the savegame (thanks again @submaniac93), I decided to "convert" it (or better, remake it) for use with the other two versions of GT2 (NTSC-J and NTSC-U/C). I also provided another version of the PAL save file because, for reasons unknown, Port & Polish is labeled as purchased for the Nismo GT-R LM and Lister Storm V12 but not actually applied (and since you've already "purchased" it, you can't purchase it again or install it from the settings menu), this new version fixes this issue.
     

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  6. watertank

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    what a waste of CD this is :)
     
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  7. Naveek Darkroom

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    Meanwhile, my "starter" save has all licenses done with all gold on I-A and I-B. But this is more interesting.
     
  8. submaniac93

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    On IA and IB? o.O that's a strange save you have there
     
  9. Naveek Darkroom

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    Somehow, I managed to pull off all golds on I-B. Then I could get all gold on most of the I-A tests, with the NSX at Apricot Hill being a major pain to gold, until I got gold on it somehow. I got all golds mostly for the prize cars you get. For all golds on I-B, you get the Honda del Sol LM, and for I-A, you get the Mitsubishi FTO LM.
     
  10. submaniac93

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    Oh i see. I misunderstood you saying that you have a similar "free save" that had IA and IB golded xD
     
  11. Naveek Darkroom

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    I do. I can upload it later if you're interested.
     
  12. submaniac93

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    Ho? Yeah i'm interested. It sounds like a strange gift save lol
     
  13. GTPVenomZombie

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    I have this.

    42AE144B-1EA8-4C47-858D-2E3F5340FAEB.jpeg A12CF340-3B22-4B47-8182-B3E478C33F20.jpeg 997120F3-1923-4A96-83A3-94B10E902866.jpeg
     
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  14. submaniac93

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    Nice that's exactly it. I so wish I still had the box.... but sadly don't. There's this legend about the red/blue discs having some kind of rubbery/tire scent if you scratch it a little. I wonder if that's true? Can't test it myself currently..
     
  15. GTPVenomZombie

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    I can confirm that it is indeed true. :)
     
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  16. submaniac93

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    Wow. Now I wanna try and smell my discs one day xD
     
  17. KybernetCZ

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    Hello,

    I'm a Deaf :) I need something to recommend converting the image you have downloaded a GT2 Bonus CD so I need to find the programs I want to do ISO image, could not find this programs over the Internet :(

    Thank you very much :)

    I'll answer you first :)
     
  18. submaniac93

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    @KybernetCZ

    Hey!
    The file I provided is not an image of the bonus CD, it is the save data that the CD creates. You can use it as a memory card in an emulator such as ePSXe. There is no conversion required.
     
  19. KybernetCZ

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    Hi,

    I do not know where to get this CD image GT2 bonus cd over image ISO, really please I need to get it :) It is necessary to negotiate! :)

    I already know to donate a Christmas gift CD original game Gran Turismo 2 CD1-2 and bonus cd ?? :) I can send a shipment on the way to the Czech Republic contact to the post office :) only exceptionally chance :) OK ??
     
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  20. GTPVenomZombie

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    Do you have it yet?
     
  21. PSN:And-War

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    Will this work on the PAL version only?
     
  22. MMRivit

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    Nope, that's precisely why I made the other two save files - so you can use the bonus save with the US and JP versions of the game. The PAL save included is just so you may have a fully upgraded GT-R LM and Storm, which you can't have with just the save the disc generates.
     
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  23. submaniac93

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    Nothing in the file is exclusive to it. It's only a starting boost. Every car you get with it you can win/buy. Overall it's completely optional.
     
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