The 20 Million Credit Glitch Question?

Discussion in 'Kazunori Yamauchi Q&A' started by VBR, May 28, 2014.

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Was the 20 million credit glitch an actual glitch, or an unofficial Easter egg?

  1. It was a genuine Glitch

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  2. It was an unofficial Easter Egg

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  1. VBR

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    Dear Kazunori Yamauchi San,

    was the 20 million credit glitch really a glitch, or was it intentionally put in the game by a "mysterious Polyphony Digital worker" as an Easter egg in rebellion to Sony's microtransaction model?

    Either way, I'm sure there are many players who would like to thank you for all the extra credits! :cheers:



    Yours cheekily,

    VBR.







     
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  2. Conquerer

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    As if they would insert an easter egg when they introduced microtransactions... Obviously a glitch/bug that circumnavigates the normal system.
     
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  3. oqvist

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    I was one day late to take advantage :(
     
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  4. cjr3559

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    I kind of view it as a 'gift' to all those who purchased GT6 at release. :)
     
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  5. MerleApAmber

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    Harumph... it sucked because others took it and ran while us clueless types figured the point of the game was to earn it.... I guess I have nothing to complain about, I got what I expected. On the other hand, and considering no adverse result has appeared to those lucky enough to have been clued in, I wish I had received all the multi million cars too. It's a long time from here to there. I could have been driving them, not believing they are some form of negative reinforcement of class society.
     
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  6. cjr3559

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    If it's any consolation, I wish I had fully exploited the glitch to the extent of the non-law. Only did it once and basically have the Muira to show for it.
     
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  7. BMWcrazy

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    Yup. An "early bird" special. :D
     
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  8. MerleApAmber

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    Huh, I took the anniversary pre-orders as such... anyway - spilt milk.
     
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  9. VBR

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    Why do you assume that PD introduced microtransactions themselves? It might have been Sony's idea, they might have forced PD into it, & a rogue PD worker may have deliberately put the glitch into the game as an easter egg to frustrate Sony's greedy plans.

    The truth is we don't know either way. So it's not obvious that it was a glitch.
     
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  10. NICKname

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    Yeah no.
     
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  11. BrunoI_SRE

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    does it work on the BMW M4?
    and does it still work if you delete your patches and updates?
     
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  12. nickg07

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    Not sure this should even come up in passing conversation with kaz tbh.
     
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  13. VBR

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    No, it doesn't work at all anymore.
     
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  14. BrunoI_SRE

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    How did they block it? Because isn't the only way they can block it is using hotfixes, patches and updates which you can all delete as far as I know.
     
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  15. VBR

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    They blocked it by not allowing you to download the update that enabled you to do the glitch.
     
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  16. BrunoI_SRE

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    I'm sorry for the hassle of all my posts, but one last another question: What was in the update?
    thanks!
     
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  17. VBR

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    It was the 1.02 update I think, can't remember what the content was.
     
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  18. BrunoI_SRE

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    I know I said 'one last question' but can't you delete update 1.2 which blocked the hack
     
  19. Sick Lenny

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    It is/was neither, and once it was discovered it became an exploit.

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    The 1.02 update made the exploit possible, so removing that update and forcing you to go from 1.01 to 1.03, exploit is no long possible. There is extensive explanations in the forums here, please look it up if you still don't understand.
     
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  20. VBR

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    Yes, technically it's an "exploit". However, it was named the 20 million credit glitch & the name stuck, so for the purpose of communicating understanding I'll happily use it. You cannot state that it was "neither", unless you have conclusive proof that no PD worker deliberately added the ability to "exploit" the game in this manner to the original code. Can you provide such proof?


    @BrunoI_SRE - What he said. You'll find more info here.


    :tup:
     
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