Gran Turismo 5 Update 2.04 Fixes Many Issues, Available Now

The latest version of Gran Turismo 5, version 2.04, is now available. Weighing in at 79MB in size, the update focuses on fixing a wide range of software issues and bugs. Here’s the complete list of changes as announced by Polyphony Digital:

  • Improved the performance of online races to provide a better racing experience. However, please note that using voice chat with 12 or more players can reduce screen refresh intervals.
  • Reduced wobbling of the screen when using the Chase view (The Chase view is when the car is viewed from the rear during races and replays, selected by using the SELECT button).
  • Electric cars (opponent cars and your cars in B-Spec) will now pit-in automatically to recharge the battery.
  • Reduced the amount of steering pull when using force feedback steering wheel controllers in banks on courses such as the Special Stage Route X Oval.
  • When driving formula cars using the Logitech steering wheel controllers, the initial force feedback amount has been lessened and adjusted to make it easier to drive in a straight line.
  • Fixed an issue where speedometer, race position and best lap time info are sometimes not displayed on the 2nd player side in 2P Battle Mode.
  • Fixed an issue where exhaust sound is heard even after switching from a combustion engine car to an electric car within the same online race.
  • Fixed an issue where if the game is started without signing in online and then saved, the cars and courses included in the Racing Car Pack and Course Pack would become unusable.
  • Fixed an issue where electric cars would not recharge in the pit and become immobile.
  • Fixed an issue where when the oil of the Toyota Prius was changed in GT Auto, the motor ceased to function correctly.
  • Improved the force feedback of the Guillemot Thrustmaster T500 RS, where the 10 level force feedback adjustment (especially when using the X2010 and X2011) was not working effectively. Also improved a condition where it was difficult to drive in the intended path.

UPDATE: Polyphony Digital has already acknowledged a known issues with 2.04. Thanks to all of you who sent this in!

A problem has been found in the 2.04 update released on February 7, where players sometimes do not receive experience and rewards after an online race in the open lobby or the lounge. We are currently investigating the issue and are working to correct the problem. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and ask for your understanding.

Thanks to Robert for the quick tip!

GT5 Photomode image by StrayShadow.

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  1. basand12

    They should work on the graphics a bit more I mean I am a big fan of Gran Turismo 5 and the graphics are good enough to impress millions of people but them Forza 4 came out and the graphics look more real then ever

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  2. BHalpen

    …How could they switch back the chase camera, without doing another update first. Isn’t that not possible?

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    1. SaintSaiya

      I meant with update 2.04 the chase cam is not dynamic anymore, its like it was from release, that was my favorite view when drifting ;(

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  3. sytfu

    ever since this latest update, my GT5 experience has been heartbreaking. first time i thought it was a fluke, but now i think this has something to do with the download. i went to purchase a car in used car lot, and the game frose on me during “saving data”, so you know what that means… after hoping that it would soon recover and waiting around for 30 minutes, i was forced to quit the game… but the ps3 system was affected, i had to turn it off, then back on. “data corrupted”… from level 40 aspec and bspec with 940 unique cars, i am now left with level 0. well no biggie right, i saved my files. altho that was 50 cars ago and 20 very good tunes earlier, but atleast all was not lost. i reload, play again, go buy another used car… bang. AGAIN?! now it says hard drive files corrupted, i have lost everything for GT5 now…. this is unacceptable.

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  4. BHalpen

    I have a possible solution to better hide the invisible pit crew at Tsukuba. Why not go back (for this track only) to how the pit stop view was when the game was first released? With a motionless cockpit view, instead of the now cinematic outside the car rotating camera. Still I have no suggestion for the missing trolly. Wonder how it only got visibly removed, when you can still actually hear the audio… lol.

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  5. HKSBro92

    Are racing transmissions really supposed to be as loud as they are in GT5? It gets annoying at times.

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  6. BHalpen

    Speaking of next update… wouldn’t it be nice if we could actually change the paint colour of the formula gran turismo cars. That way when racing online each other would have a more individiual style.

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  7. 88Brent88

    I wonder if the next update or dlc would be for the new nascars and maybe new daytona or some new tracks.

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    1. Factor41

      Not enough NASCARs already?! Reckon a DLC pack of the new Audi, BMW and Merc DTM cars would go down a treat. I think the packs should be themed like that, rather than a mish mash like the last Aventador/Vantage/Leaf pack!

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  8. bmore

    we need the bmw x6 the mecedes cl series and the bentley continetal gt how did we not have them in the game smh!!!!!!!! Especially the coupes wow

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    1. Factor41

      Not entirely convinced of a need for the BMW X6 in real life, let alone in GT!

      There’s a non-premium Conti GT in there, isn’t there? Agree, would be nice to have a premium of it though, so we can enjoy the luxo interior in all its glory!

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  9. bmore

    We need that continetal gt that x6 the mercedes cl series I don’t now how they were over looked come on gt world we need them

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  10. Lambob

    my Conspiracy Theory on why GT5 updates , offer undocumented changes, and introduce new bugs:

    Perhaps Sony and PD are at odds with each other, Sony hates allowing devs to patch and fix things, so Kaz, having wanted another 2 years to finish, is releasing them a bit at a time, while forcing future updates with always current bugs. Just a thought.

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  11. teth75

    All the whining and complaining is completely boring, i use cockpit view and to me the game has got better with every update! Every glitch i’ve experienced has been covered in updates. You’ve been told that more than twelve with headsets is gonna bring down refresh rates and it’s RIGHT. I saw loads a lobbies last night with 16 players/mic, went in 1 and it was running about 30 fps. Whats the bet that most of the ppl complaining about stuff are these.

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    1. TokoTurismo

      Am I able to do +1 without nobody putting my name in their sentence. I’m a star now you know.

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    2. TokoTurismo

      Yes my dear GTP user. ^-^ The lovely Kia cee’d and Suzuki SWIFT Sport ’07 GTP Editions awaits me, bye bye everyone I best be going to practice my driving skills. Us stars dislike having our “reasonably priced cars” waiting. ;) *Goes to the Top Gear Test Track*

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    3. granddriver

      And I am absolutely 100% tired of people whining about people whining. The only way PD will know if there’s a problem is if we tell them. IF YOU DON’T HAVE A PROBLEM HOORAY FOR YOU! I agree people complain over stupid stuff, but there are reasonable complaints!

      I’ll play GT5 at least 20 hours a week, so I know what I’m talking about. Every single bit of that is online.

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    4. Lambob

      I’m starting to enjoy driving in cockpit view, except for the black silhouette standard car view, that is too small on the 26″ LCD. shame. Ah well, there are more than enough premiums to enjoy. Besides, they drive with more character than generic standard ones.

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  12. stoogie13

    Jesus Christ, just stop moaning about stuff that ain’t worth moaning about, if you don’t like it go and play something else you whining little girls.

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  13. carfanatic45

    Now they need to fix a arcade race prob….when i drive my Caterham 7 Fireblade it puts me up against Veyrons, Mclaren MP4-12C & F1’s.It even happens on beginner level races as well.

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    1. Lambob

      If you are driving Seasonals against “AI”, you should have no problem lapping those cars in the Caterham.

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  14. TokoTurismo

    I may need to shut up now, because like Dekropttiv, I too don’t really feel affected by all these bugs people are having and booooy am I glad I’m not affected. Time to stop praising comments and worry about my own… No, seriously I need too. My name is beginning to get noticed in others comments now hahaha. ^-^ I feel like a *star*. Thank you thank you you’re all to kind my dear GTPlanet users.

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  15. RayRocks

    Electric cars will pit to recharge??? They are aware that electric cars take FOREVER to charge, right??? So – pit stops will be overnight…???

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  16. Dekropttiv

    I don’t understand why people complain this much about bugs. Honestly, I don’t even notice or get effected by these bugs. I think they need to focus on making all of the cars premium or as close to premium as possible. I mean, really, who even uses the electric cars anyway? I, for one, barely ever use them. More customization options, looks and performance, would be awesome, too, but let’s keep it realistic. As long as they get the tire wear working properly, PD should start focusing on what they should’ve done from the start – make all cars premium.

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  17. 70hemi

    I think I may have found something else that could be an Issue…. The Torque Sensing Center Differential can only be changed by Increments of 5 now? Is it just me or everyone?

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  18. Smitz

    I sent a tweet about the non existent trolley in GT Auto. Still baffled as to how he can arch his body so well!!

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  19. BHalpen

    I agree about PD and bug fixes. Meaning I thiink there wasn’t a need for another update right now, unless it was to add DLC. But without any feedback from us they found bugs (which I personally think are being brought on by the new DLC). Instead of just leaving the game alone (almost perfect, like it was)! and spend time focus on DLC or GT6.

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  20. patriotzero

    In my opinion The people who playing GT5 should stop to find bug errors things.
    PD must focus on gt6. GT6 won’t come untill 2015 cuz of bug fixes.If feedback stops Pd dont need to fix these problems and focus on their next project. No feedback No delay for the next project.Bug subject is unlimited issue in software.

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    1. ohnoitsmeagain

      if they leave it as it is no one will b playing GT in a months time, no online rewards, more grip again! & more tyre wear, & black screen is back so u have play the dc gig again, who will care for GT6 & sony then, i mainly brought PS3 for GT, it started good but with bugs, now it just tiresome with bugs, half my friends no longer play online cos it got worse to play :((((((, who are PD listening too?

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  21. Doober

    I really want the camera in the 3rd person angle to move like it did before. I would prefer an option to allow to pick if you want it to move or not. The stationary camera is a bad when drafting on a high back turn. its not impossible but the camera moving with the car on the bank it makes it easier to draft because the car is right in front of you, where as with the other it appears to be slightly off to the side. I really want the old camera angle back, especially for the nurburgring. All of the shaking of the camera must have have been what it was like on the real thing!

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  22. FlyingDoc

    When are they going to do something about the steering angle option, that was in GT5 Prologue?
    So we can have the option to adjust the sensitivity of the wheel…

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  23. togismo

    i wish steering sensity from 7 to 10, and better forcefeedback for G27… i don´t like steering a bobby car….

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  24. BHalpen

    What get’s me most is just the lack of common sense. Follow the logic. They do not allow us to select cars in arcade unless they have the required tires for the dirty or snow tracks (makes perfect sense so far right)? Then when it comes to selecting nascar or formula 1 we are allowed to choose tracks with day to night transitions with out any working headlights. hmmm. Not to mention all of the standard cars interior views with no working wipers when driving in rain or snow! But we cannot select carts during aracde weather change tracks. hmmm. I do not understand their logic!

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  25. TokoTurismo

    Maybe overall. The 7th wasn’t the best day then. :'( Anyhow. Ohh Kobooi, come at me bro. >:) The star’s right here. Hahaha!

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  26. NascarCraig38

    When racing at Daytona with Nascar Cup cars, in a full car view, going through the turns; the camera does not pan with the car. This gives the image that the camera is offset to the right of the vehicle. All other views work when in the turn expect the full car view. Also cars are .220 to .227 slower, that is a lot at 220mph. This update has ruined the game for me and many others, especially those who do mostly NASCAR. They also took away some force feedback in my wheel. I am giving them a month to fix the camera angle at Daytona and fix car speeds, or this game is 1, going in the trash or 2, being sent to polyPHONY back in Japan.

    I do not understand how this keeps happening. They really need a 3rd party to come in and help them fix the game before releasing an update. People would be losing their jobs if it were my company. You test, test and test. You don’t just say here, we fixed what we wanted to and those things work but we won’t bother checking anything else. Because it is very visible that they did no testing once they okay’d the new update to go live. First thing is check times at tracks with rigorous attention before update and after. Second, change oil, now there is a complete image missing. Dude just slides on his back.

    I do not care if you are with me or against me, but everyone must agree that the new 2.04 UPDATE just was not ready to go live, and it was sent out anyways.

    GET
    IT
    RIGHT!

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    1. Johnie12inch

      You are a baboon, check you spitting the dummy out because of one minor thing, when pure and simply they have been resolving problems and improving the driving experience since it’s release.

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  27. SavageEvil

    There is still the issue of random hanging while the game is loading arcade races and now it has seeped into A Spec as well. You will see the track loading and then the racer list at the top of the screen will continually judder as it scrolls across and the track never loads, just hangs. Needs to get that fixed, I can’t have my gaming hanging while I am trying to gain more money and test cars.

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    1. researchALLwars

      agreed- happens in B-spec too. Exactly as you describe. And it’s not the ps3 as I just quit the game and start it again with no need to power down the ps3.

      Something is getting hung up when loading for a race. Happens about every 20-30 races or so, to me.

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    2. SavageEvil

      Funny thing is this was here before 2.04, I think 2.03 caused it. My game never hung before, only twice and that was the black screen loading mess online. But this new crap is incredibly annoying, must be hitting a RAM limit somewhere, lol. Hey PD this one needs a definite looking at, it really annoys me to have to quit then wait for this game to load all over again. Thank goodness it happens rarely, but still unwanted. Not sure if anything else really annoys me as much, well the fact that the second to last transmission doesn’t allow final ratio adjustment(did they fix that, i haven’t touched it since 2.00).

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  28. Kobooi

    Ask for my understanding… yeah right. I totally do not understand how PD can screw up with each update, and nobody in the QA team raises some flags and questions how they (don’t) do serious verification and regressing testing. They can’t seriously be thinking that all their current customers are Tokoturismo-alike.

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    1. TokoTurismo

      GRRR stop targeting only me the hell dude it’s a annoying. >:( Leave me alone bully… I bet you’re that same guy HATER!

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    2. Montpelier

      You are assuming there is a QA team. Sounds like PD allows the developers to run the shop and they do their own unit testing.

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  29. BHalpen

    I guess at least there was a trolly before. Unlike a track like Tsukuba (which is used for 9hrs. in A and B spec.) yet has no pit crew. I can’t believe they still haven’t added one. Is it like the pit lane is too narrow or what?

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    1. hairystig

      I’d like that sp1 ferrari mongrel thing, I want it but can’t justify 1.5 mil for it, so would be great as a freebie.

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  30. blue_thunder

    **CAUTION – POSSIBLE ERROR***

    Just a heads up…

    I installed PS3 firmware 4.10 today, and then proceeded to update GT5 to 2.04. Now I get the error “Insufficient free space on Hard Disk Drive (HDD). At least 32MB required. Please exit the game and free up some space. 0x00000001 [252]” when lauching GT5.

    Probably screwed up the game save and such – (I tried deleting the save and relaunching with no save – still get the error).

    So proceed with caution.

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    1. Nuck81

      That just means you’re hardrive is full. Delete some old games, or any music/movies you have on your PS3

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    2. blue_thunder

      @Nuck81

      I’m not an idiot. 320GB hard drive, 208GB free.

      I fixed the issue anyway. Deleted all game data, redownloaded all patches, transferred save back over.

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  31. 7945GT57945

    after i downloaded this update i found a majer glitch in aspec mode when i pit my car is invisible after it leaves the pit kind of cool but it would be nice to see my Aventador on Lesarth -_-

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  32. hairystig

    I wonder if PD will give us all a new car or something by way of compensation when they sort this out…

    Probably just wishful thinking on my part.

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  33. BHalpen

    Just to be completely clear by Audi R8 I mean the race car versions and not the street cars. One other very minor thing which I find funny. Anyone notice in arcade when the CURSOR is placed on a track with weather and time. It is written like this “weather change/change time”. But where the cursor is NOT displaying the pop up message it is written as “change weather/change time”, which to me looks a lot better on the eyes!

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  34. BHalpen

    I finally just registered… Let me start by saying I did not buy a PS3 until GT5 came out. There are 2 things I would like to see added or fixed. It’s nice we have simplified interiors of standard vehicles, but try racing in the rain! That view is unusable until we have windshields wipers. I think this is a bigger request than rims for standard cars! Plus has nobody noticed that comparing the same cockpit of the Audi R8 ’01 (blurry out of focus) to the Audi R8 ’05 (sharp and in focus) isn’t the same???

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  35. TokoTurismo

    I’ll laugh if the next the update gets jumped on because didn’t get what they wanted. Seriously, those who are complaining and calling this update stupid, pipe down. You think all these updates for GT5 is easy to do? I don’t make games but I know for sure it’s hard as heck. If not, go do something that isn’t gaming thaaaanksssss…

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    1. Tvensky

      It is hard, cuz PD dont have 1 000 000 people to test it..

      we test it, we find bug, they fix it, sometimes screw something up, we test again, we find bug, they fix it, screw something else up a little bit, we test, we dont like, PD fix it… lol :D endless cycle….

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    2. tube chaser

      You nailed it Tvensky – biggest beta-test in console history. Gotta mean that the code for GT6 will be faultless. In the mean time, back to work fellas!

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  36. Taunto_Svt

    Tired of people complaining about every small thing on the game. Be happy that pd is fixing properties of the game and not doing anything at all. I’m glad when I see these updates, shows that they still pay much attention to the game and care about some of us gt veterans that have been playing since gt1

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  37. Mohamu

    Congrat PD.. Please stop updating GT5 while you’re making the game worse and worse, and try working on a much much better GT6… Nothing helps on this half-finished GT5 now :(

    Oh, I almost forget, you can still earn a lot of money with DLC’s for GT5.. so forget what I said and keep workin’, maybe a few Smart or a few GT-R vehicles would be nice in the next DLC.. Can’t wait for it

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  38. Blood*Specter

    Ian away from my console now, but I don’t expect this
    update to stand. I think PD kicks a fix right away.
    No grip? Gotta fix that ASAP PD/Kaz

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  39. classicpark

    1.Why is there no update made ​​to the online rooms to get stable again with less than 12 players it is still a mess
    2. there is nothing done to the life timing delay
    3.The tire wear makes no sense soft 4a5 laps is this normal??
    4.less feedback for steering wheels why is that done for young kids?
    Previously, I like to play GT5 but now the fun is off

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    1. Tvensky

      you can mess tyres up in 2 minutes in real life, you know that dont you.. :)

      everything else if its true, I agree!

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  40. HeXoSKEL3t0n

    It’d be nice if they could add more search options for when we want to search for a decent online lobby, like:

    -PP specifications
    -HP and weight specifications
    -Ability to select multiple stuff (eg we can choose to search for trial mountain and deep forest lobbies at the same time instead of searching track by track)
    -Any other options that i haven’t pointed out here

    or perhaps an option to join a PSN friend’s game lobby or invite a fellow PSN friend to your lobby instead of using room numbers, it’s a bit troublesome.

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    1. SEIDO463

      The option to join a friend’s lobby has always been there. Just go to coffee cup of the friend you want to join and if the yellow circle icon is there, it means the room is active. You can join right there.
      You can also join any friends lounge even when no one is in it!

      Hope that helps :)

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    2. HeXoSKEL3t0n

      SEIDO463:
      No what I meant was that we could have the option to invite or join a friend at a public online lobby, instead of using tediously long room numbers. Just like in COD where you could just join or invite a friend to an public lobby directly from the XMB friends menu

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    3. HeXoSKEL3t0n

      SEIDO463: I was talking abt public lobbies not private lounges. Hope you get what I mean :)

      But adding an invite friends option for lounges too would be nice, instead of having to type out a message by yourself asking your friend to join your lounge

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    4. BrosifDuder

      @HeXo – The yellow circle icon appears next to a person’s coffee cup when they are in an online session. An online session can be either a private lounge or a public lobby. Let’s say I was in a public lobby (an online room with a long number), if you went to my profile in GT5 and selected the yellow icon next to my coffee cup a screen would pop up with the information of the room I was currently in. You would then have the option of joining that room if you so desired.

      As for joining the same online session as a friend from the XMB bar, no that isn’t possible, nor is inviting a friend to your current online session a la COD.

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    5. HeXoSKEL3t0n

      @brosifduder oh so that means you can join your friend’s public lobby session from there? cool i’ll try it later thanks :D

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    6. BrosifDuder

      Yes, that is correct. I can’t remember the last time I joined a public lobby by typing in the room number and I race in multiple weekly online series that use public lobbies. I simple use the method previously described.

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    7. Tvensky

      its nice you sort it out!

      But, PD do need to create more specifications to find better room, and longer descripcion for the room is very needed, sometimes its immposible to describe the purpose of the room.. and thats not difficult to make. since its just a text in a box.

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    8. HeXoSKEL3t0n

      Lol sorry seido… I thought you were just mentioning about the private lounge :s

      And yeah I agree tvensky, they need to let us add longer descriptions for the lobby , especially good if hosts want to state some rules and info about their lobby. These would make it much easier to find a decent lobby

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  41. AngelPlayStar

    What happen to GT5 driving physic? After 2.04,  I have no grip, no tires sound, worse physic. 2.03 physic was just perfect.

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  42. numanair

    “Fixed an issue where when the oil of the Toyota Prius was changed in GT Auto, the motor ceased to function correctly.”
    Does anyone else find this oddly amusing?

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    1. HeXoSKEL3t0n

      PlainBlandMan the prius is a HYBRID, means that it has a perfectly normal PETROL ENGINE with which you can change OIL and an electric engine working together to form a hybrid.

      Anyways even with 2 engines this car still sucks though so oh well :p

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  43. AJVH

    I really wish they would allow 2player to race on created courses again. I don’t understand why they would take that away.

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  44. bprred6

    ALL I WANT IS AN UPDATE THAT ALLOWS ME TO CHOOSE THE ‘PP’ FOR AI DRIVERS I RACE AGAINST IN ARCADE.

    GT5 Prologue had this feature and it made Arcade races so much more fun. We really need this feature in GT5. Seriously PD.

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  45. tpark103

    You know what people complain about everything. I say all unhappy people get an education in software, higher a team, develope a relationship with manufacturers, then put together a product that will satisfy a bunch of whiney little boys. Soon as its done we can start complaining about every little thing we don’t like about your game. Get to work.

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    1. NA

      And that officially goes in the books has the 100,000,000,000,000,000th time some variation of that very remark has been posted on this site.

      Sadly it also marks the 100,000,000,000,000,000th time posting it had absolutely no effect.

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    2. Forza Mclaren

      @bprred6
      AMEN to that, and can we also have the ability to create custom championships in Arcade mode coz because I find Arcade mode is more fun than GT mode

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    3. granddriver

      You’re absolutely right, we should be happy with the mistakes done to this game. We should be thrilled that they keep give us UNTESTED updates.

      I love this game but it does have problems. A lot of people complain about stupid stuff but there are reasonable complaints. How would PD know what’s wrong unless some one tells them.

      I love GT and hope they get online problems(Black screens, no tire sound, inconsistent lap times, connection issues, not being able to run full rooms) fixed soon.

      Thanks PD for constantly working on the game. It truly is awesome.

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    4. FueledbyStriker

      Yeah I see where you coming from, but when the 2.04 update froze my game on the startup gt5 logo, or at home screen and on the gt life screen I can’t even play the game. No matter how many times I restart the game or ps3.

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  46. Quakebass

    So can you now roll your car over online? I’m not by my PS3 right now, so I can’t check… It quotes “Improved the performance of online races to provide a better racing experience” – I would like to know what exactly WAS changed either way.

    I’ll be one happy driver if you can.

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  47. BWX

    What the hell happened to GTP Forums? I get this error now:

    503 Service Unavailable
    No server is available to handle this request

    Huh? No server? GTP Forums Server is gone?

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  48. SEIDO463

    Thanks again PD for the update, glad to see the support of the game.

    It’s a shame the chase camera was changed back. I really liked the more dynamic effect. Can there be an option in-game for this please? either an on/off setting or a custom setting including position of the camera and so on? that would be great.

    Ganbare!

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  49. A_Higher_Place

    Coming out of the pits in Cockpit view the rear view and side view mirrors are now blurry and glitchy.

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  50. A_Higher_Place

    I’m sick of the linear racing by the AI. In arcade if I set up my own endurance race I can tell before the race begins which car is going to come in what position. Whats the point in racing if there’s no variability? I’ve tried adding more laps to force more pit stops but its still the same thing.

    MAKE THE AI MORE DYNAMIC PLEASE

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  51. velly

    Raced last night online with clio cup cars, 11 of us in the room with headsets. Lag was worse than ever!
    It seemed that the people with REALLY FAST internet connections seemed to have the worse lag!

    Sorry but I feel this update has not fixed anything for us online racers :(

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    1. velly

      I forgot to add that after the first race all players did not receive experience and rewards after it :(

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  52. TokoTurismo

    Soon or later, Kaz and PD may need to skip GT5 if this keeps happing to some people, but I really don’t want that to happen because GT6 is in the works. This must be really difficult for them to solve. :( But don’t worry Kaz and PD, you’re doing a fantastic job of updating your game for everyone, even yourselves. :) Don’t lose hope. *Thumbs up if you agree*

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  53. AngelPlayStar

    Did you notice that driving in gt5 after this update is worse than ever, no tire sound , no grip .. Something is wrong.

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  54. leeson65

    Man for everything they fix, another bug is found. Seems like some things (online) may need to be rebuilt from the ground up.

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    1. TokoTurismo

      It looks like it’ll need too after all. :( So much issues coming back over and over from each update…

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    2. A_Higher_Place

      Amazing that they don’t test these before releasing them to us. Never final projects anymores, all games are just Demos.

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  55. recca

    Anyone notice that you can go faster on the test track when cornering around the bend..? That shouldn’t be right

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  56. daman

    ok im using a logitech g27 and have noticed that cars with standard transmission dont have any neutral, not happy with this update, would be ok if the transmission upgrades didnt make the cars sound like crap . its a little change but it has ruined the game for me :(. please gt5 give me back neutral on standars transmission.

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    1. Sime1810

      That doesn’t sound good. How does the clutch work then? Does it not go into neutral when you push the clutch in?

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  57. moon_knight24

    Only Bug I saw was in GTAuto, during the oil change, the Dude that’s always there does it now without a creeper. Im almost positive there was a creeper before.

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  58. uneaq27

    can we get the Hyundai genesis coupe?? i know there’s a 4cylinders., 6cylinders, and a turbo version so is a race Mod. so…??? the 4 door m3, the ’11 bmw 1 M, ’89 M3
    with its nice n sexy wide fenders, race Mod n street version!!! the 2009 ford focus
    rs 300whp!!! and wtcc btcc Dtm and fia gt
    champ, race Mod Aston Martin, datsun 510, 1st gen rx7 1983-85, the cadillac cts coupe ’12, srt8 charger, a race Mod ford mustang, and Ferraris, 360 modena race Mod. those are godmother of racing, i mean why don’t we get the race Mod of those cars??? amg sl 65 black series Benz!!! wth??? I’ll keep posting about these til i get them!! or about you hire me as an adviser??? ill be glad to give you guys my input for free. hire me!!

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    1. ps3finest

      Im sorry, I can not understand your post. There are to many punctuation marks, numbers, misspellings, and way to much complaining.

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  59. GTPmrpotsworth

    This update sucks !!! its got more holes in the game than 2.03 NO MONEY FOR RACES !!!???!!!

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    1. TokoTurismo

      Didn’t you read @Eric W’s comment? Guess you didn’t…

      @Eric W

      I just saw this message posted by PD:

      Regarding an Issue Found in Online Races

      Feb 07, 2012

      A problem has been found in the 2.04 update released on February 7, where players sometimes do not receive experience and rewards after an online race in the open lobby or the lounge.

      We are currently investigating the issue and are working to correct the problem. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and ask for your understanding.

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  60. BubbleBelly542

    I was about to complain. But then I realized though I didn’t have any bugs affecting me, other people did. So now they can enjoy the game as much as I!

    :) thanks PD

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  61. Eric W

    I just saw this message posted by PD:

    Regarding an Issue Found in Online Races

    Feb 07, 2012

    A problem has been found in the 2.04 update released on February 7, where players sometimes do not receive experience and rewards after an online race in the open lobby or the lounge.

    We are currently investigating the issue and are working to correct the problem. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and ask for your understanding.

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  62. Lambob

    “…one minor bug relating to drift trial replays that will be corrected.”

    erm, was this fixed?

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  63. bxgungrave81

    Haven’t try the new update but any update for the ffb wheels r welcome … Cause I notice having trouble wit the faster cars

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    1. roska

      maybe this update comes bit late or is just coincidence
      as my DFGT burned it motor and some of the circuit board already,

      on top of that my personal best drift score at suzuka east was ruined..

      DNF – electrical failure

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  64. Cobra527

    Why cant I use Ferrari F1 online WHILE idiots can use their Red Bulls X1 during online races or Veyrons.

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    1. L4nc3r

      That’s the same with the PDI Kart…
      I also think it sucks that you can use the Formula GT, but not the Ferrari F2007 or Ferrari F10 -.-

      You have to join the special servers to use it :\

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    2. WangansGodHand

      You can’t use Ferrari F1 cars with other cars, period. On or offline. I think it was one of the agreements between Ferrari and PD.

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  65. i have a flat

    They also fixed the issue where you couldn’t sell the DLC cars.now you can purchase the DLC cars if you just want there paint chip and get rid of them after.THANK YOU PD !!!!!!!

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    1. L4nc3r

      It’s easy to drive with the Chasecam, on my PS One I always used to drive like that, but I personally think the Chasecam shouldn’t be used in GT5 ;)
      Racing, drifting,… I do everything in First Person :)

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    2. L4nc3r

      ² Cobra :)
      That’s why I love it how a lot of Standard Cars have been modified with a First Person View :D

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    3. TokoTurismo

      Oh no camparing both chase cam and first person view??? YOU GOT TO BE KIDDING. D:

      Note: I like seeing my cars you bullies, I sometimes use first person view but ughhh rather see my cars…

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    4. BladeRunner4000

      It’s a matter of taste of course. The cockpit view does give you different timing when taking a curve, and that alone makes it “more realistic”. not to mention its the closest thing to real life driving.

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    5. GRAFX21

      Llike I said. I can drive in either view. Yes, I like seeing my car when I drive. And yes I can drive in 1st-person. Get me folks. I love ass view.

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    6. montecarlo87

      Considering that the cockpit view is still extremely limited compared to real life. On a real car you have full view of everything around you. And in the case of those of us with poor vision can hardly see out of a tiny screen of say the Peugeot 908. Cockpit view is great with most cars but for some the chase is still preferable.

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    7. Groovysomethin

      I find chase cam very helpful for drifting as cockpit view doesn’t turn with the road. When you’re really drifting you turn your head, sometimes you look out the side windows. In chase cam at least you can see more road, and the whole car.

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  66. CBPFG2

    “Fixed an issue where when the oil of the Toyota Prius was changed in GT Auto, the motor ceased to function correctly.”

    Wait, people actually use the Prius?!

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  67. SAVoxleitner

    Finally, we can actually recharge the batteries for electric cars! Maybe now I can get some use out of that GT by Citroen Concept.

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    1. L4nc3r

      Omg… I’ve been playing this game since the release, and never realised the Citroen GT Concept was an electric car :|
      I always use the Citroen GT Race Car, never tried the Concept xD

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  68. BrazilianGTFan

    “When driving formula cars using the Logitech steering wheel controllers, the initial force feedback amount has been lessened and adjusted to make it easier to drive in a straight line.”

    Uff.. I tough it was a problem with my G27.. the wheel keep turning left and right, left and right too much when in a straight line, specially at higher speeds.

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    1. Dragonwhisky

      I found the way to keep cars from doing the left/right bounce on straights to be as still as possible. In the case of the x2010 the tiniest input to the wheel would start the bounce. Found out while running the car at Indy that remaining still with a relaxed grip settled it right down and it would run smooth all the way. This took a lot of “work” out of driving the car. I still think it is the hardest car to drive to full potential, but this at least provided a little “downtime” to how intense that car is to drive.

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  69. DaftMav

    Some of the bugs with the electric cars sound hilarious. They should have done a electric car endurance race as seasonal event. Who is the most economical driver and made the largest distance? :)

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  70. dmz_bean

    They fixed the biggest issue I’ve been having… The ridiculous wobble on the chase cam. It gave me motion sickness hahahaha. It’s certainly a lot better now.

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    1. TokoTurismo

      *Sniff* I actually liked the wobble chase cam. :( Was it a bug or something? Kaz and PD? Will there be an option to either switch to Normal and Wobble chase cams for players? :)

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    2. Tweetman_277

      I liked the new way that it stayed rigid in relation to the car. It would rotate more with it as you went over kerbs and stuff!!! That was good…
      But by the wobble do they actually mean that or the odd little ‘Jumps’ it would sometimes do if you changed direction? THEY were awful!!!

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    3. NJ72

      I agree with toko, i liked it… hopefully they will give us the option for ‘dynamic chase cam’ or something… or make it another camera choice that cycles with the select button

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  71. MOV Games

    got no idea why people are complaining about a free update, its like complaining about your own free will. Anyway, im not sure if this was fixed in 2.03 (i spotted it in 2.02) . I was playing a split screen race against my little brother, when i noticed that if player 1 selected any of the car pack 2 cars or gt86, you would have no speed bar etc on the screen (except in the 2011 mini). player 2 does, its just player 1.

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  72. Lambob

    Thank you team PD, for your continued efforts to patch this excellent sim.
    I enjoy your game as a passionate hobby, and will remain a loyal customer to your evolving product.
    I look forward to Major A-Spec expansion, and more online racing updates (penalties, regulations, etc)
    Bless Japan! Long live Kaz & GT.
    Lovers gonna love.

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    1. BWX

      ” Major A-Spec expansion”

      …. Yup, thst should have happened in Spec II or at least in DLC. I’d PAY FOR a big off-line A-Spec expansion! Not lame, boring, stale, unimaginative, short, repetitive, easy Seasonals! I’m talking off-line A-Spec career mode and XP limit being raised from 40 to 80, or ditching XP and going back to licence rests qualification and cr. being the only barrier for advanced race entry.

      Why has Kaz/PD given up on A-Spec? Why do we get B-Spec seasonals without A-Spec? Every lame race sim has online multiplayer, that doesn’t make GT5 special. A-Spec and a good long and challenging career mode does. That’s what made previous GT games so good. Don’t Kaz/PD get that?

      Finally GT has great physics and gfx, way better than any GT- but now there’s nothing to do! I finished A-Spec in first month except long endurance. It’s a damn shame, and frustrating as hell for real loyal GT fans. Why Kaz/PD don’t fix or expand on A-Spec is beyond me, but I wish they would before I die of old age. This is a general comment not necessarily about this particular update..

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    2. TokoTurismo

      @BMX Maybe they’re still working on it. Hell, it’ll even come with the “GT Classic Track Pack” for all we know…

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  73. fitftw

    Please note they also fixed the front/rear torque split on 4WD torque sensing center differentials to increments of 5%. It used to be 1%.

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  74. uneaq27

    you guys remember “animatrix”? well, 1 thing for sure is that no matter what the updates are for, its never gonna be a 100% perfect. in 1 of the episodes it explained showed it n gt5 updates proved it. anyway they’re doing the best they can for its “US”!!! we should appreciate it and thank them and stop whining. as for the next dlc, lets just hope we don’t get to pay for one more electric car or another skyline or another car that we’ll never use. lets hope we get something worth our money. no more concepts either. they should either sell them cars by themselves or make a list so that we can choose which one we want them to bring to the game. cuz i think its ridiculous n after all its OUR MONEY!!

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  75. ElGreco

    If you hate it , why you pay it ????

    and if you like better the “Forza” just start and play only the “Forza”

    I am and i will always be big fan of the REAL DRIVING SIMULATOR !!!!!!

    All the updates are welcome and necesary ! ! !

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  76. ketiux

    I hope they fixed the free run laps because for the race the game will place you in a random spot regardless of the setting (fastest/slowest first). Also, weather is broken now, will not rain on tracks like Suzuka (50% start, 5 change in value) even after 13 laps.

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  77. SpookyVenom1

    To all you complaining about no DLC. Sure DLC is nice, but making sure the game works properly is a higher priority. Besides, we got DLC 2 months in a row (December & January), when they clearly said they would do DLC every 2 months.

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  78. Eric W

    With this update you are no longer able to race DLC tracks online if you haven’t purchased the track. So if you like racing on Route X online you’ll need to buy it like the rest of us.

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    1. Uppmas

      That is because they actually put some time into developing the DLC. *cough*Turn 10*cough* LoL just trolling.

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  79. iamjajo

    The Red Bulls still shake too much when using a G27. I’ll just leave them in the garge where they’ve been since the game was released

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    1. Lambob

      soften front and rear antiroll, make downforce on front less, get rid of that nasty default toe setting (make them, -.10 / +.10 example), soften the front spring a tad, lessen the cambers, put some racing hards, and enjoy the new and improved X1.

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  80. ChromeBallz

    It’s been over a year and there still haven’t been any significant improvements, or even DLC…

    One wonders.

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    1. crcn11

      Guess you started playing yesterday? There needs to be a noob test before joining this website lol.

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  81. Tvensky

    Bug fixes are always welcome and needed!

    anyway Im missing something new, just hope to see more options and features that fans are requesting more often.

    Thanks anyway!

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  82. classicpark

    This update to my idea is completely worthless and proves once again that Gran Turismo does not respond to its users.
    So again a big disappointment

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    1. TokoTurismo

      Oh brother, again with the “disappointment” word again. Why is there so much bad attitude in here today I mean, seriously? Then why update it if you think it’s “worthless” then…

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    2. crcn11

      How about we all update, and you disconnect your PS3 from the internet and don’t update, ever again? Sounds good to me so I won’t see you online.

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  83. GReeK_W1ZaRd

    “Fixed a problem when, if LMP restrictions are on in Online Mode, the Jaguar XJR-9 ’88 is not available for players”.
    I was hoping to see that since I payed for it.

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    1. hairystig

      Yeah, about 6 months ago with spec2.0 update, although wheels still can’t be changed on some standard racing cars.

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    2. BanditRa101801

      hairystig, he was talking about the message in white text in GT Auto that states Standard cars cannot change wheels.

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  84. PR1VATEJ0KER

    I STILL CANNOT USE KART SPACE!!!!!!!!
    ARRGHGHHHHHHHHHHHGHGHGHG!!!!!!!
    I PAID FOR IT, I CAN ONLY USE SPA!!!!
    FUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU

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    1. Rallywagon

      Glad to see them starting g to fix the online physics and room issues. Maybe they will realize how jacked their tuning is and start fixing that soon too.

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  85. SuBMWaru

    I wonder if these differences willbe notable with my driving force. I guess we will find out. Thanks for the post.

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  86. Normalaatsra

    “Fixed an issue where when the oil of the Toyota Prius was changed in GT Auto, the motor ceased to function correctly.”

    Lol, dysfunctional oil is available in GT5?

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  87. NJ72

    one change that hasnt been noted is the new ‘GT5 copyright 2012’ in the top left corner of the first menu screen :) not really massive, but sexy all the same :P

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  88. OneManRiot

    Glad they fixed the issues around the FF wheels. At least now I can drive the X2011 without my arms being shaken loose at the shoulders…

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  89. TokoTurismo

    Lovely picture, I like it. :) And thank you PD for this awesome update. ;) To bad the new chase cam is gone though. :( But I’m not complaining period, because it’s a lot of work to do updates so I’m all cool. Thumbs up Kazunori and PD.

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  90. Zamado75

    “yawn”
    My thoughts exactly.
    Another update that fixes (mostly) irrelevant rubbish.

    PD try fixing the ludicrous crashing everytime you try to anything online.
    Not focusing on a Bloody Prius!

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    1. TokoTurismo

      WHOA! What attitude you have, hope your not grumpy for waking up to early for this update. >:)

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    2. NJ72

      it does state “Improved the performance of online races to provide a better racing experience.” have you tried online racing since the update?

      if not then stop whining as it may well be fixed.

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  91. colj00

    good they fixed 2 player races, i rely on the spedo alot. i was hoping they would add a new feture though.

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  92. NewCadillac

    I’m still waiting for the Cadillac CTS-V’s, and I will take the 2013 ATS too. Also, they need to put the SSC Ultimate Areo in the game too because the veron needs some competition. Where are the new British and German touring cars at too?

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  93. DA6righthand

    Awesome picture by the way. I really like that shot.

    On a side note, some of those issues they fixed I didn’t even know were issues.

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    1. CJSpencer77

      So many people are complining about no DLC, whereas the truth is the last thing we needed was more content that just made the functionality worse again, its good to see a patch fixing some issues that needed fixing. Hopefully they will stay on top of problems that arise instead of just adding more to the pile from now on

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    1. TokoTurismo

      Alright, this one’s a good one. Hey tika, we can sell our DLC cars now. Your wish came true. :D

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  94. PIGBOY

    1 thing that bugs me is chase cams wind noise now!!.Chase cam had some of the best engine notes,especially with semi racing mufflers,now its mainly wind

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    1. fureddo

      Perception of sound varies from one to another. PD has to chose between speed impression and engine rendering. As per our own driving experience, which matters most? I donorefer the sound of a strong engine. If you drive a convertible at high speed, the wind can be pretty noisy, so PD stance is very “realistic”. But one thing for sure, when youget in a F430, the sound of the engine roars and the speed impresses so much that your brain wouldn’t pay attention to any other sound.
      As for me, I’d raher have PD programmed ear blowing sound engines for sports and race cars and mid tone sounds for K and average sedan. Because in reality, when I sit in a M3, my brain focuses on the roughtness of the engine, not the surrounding sounds, though I may hear them if I paid attention. On the other end, when I drive my Nissan Note (stop laughing), I focus more on my music or the scooter that overtakes me by the left.

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  95. fureddo

    If anyone is in 3D programming, could you tell me how different it is to fix sound compared to graphics? My point is PD fixed (for free!!!) so many game glitches, cranked up the engine sounds, but still, the shadows and climate effects are pixelated and/or flickering. Can’t PD do something to reprogram anti-aliasing? For instance Route X is so gorgeous but the shadows flicker around the antennas whereas the shadows in the tunnel are razor blade sharp.
    Probably easier said than done, but after all MSAA are just few lines to add in the program right?
    The PS3 seems to have enough mineral to break our jaws for many years to come, quite surprising PD couldn’t optimize such raw power…

    http://gamer.blorge.com/2010/01/05/ps3-smoothing-beyond-that-of-high-end-pc-graphics-card/

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    1. BlindZenDriver

      Much easier said than done.

      I’m pretty sure PD would like the issues you mention to not be there but that they are results of some hard optimization choices so we have to live with them or suffer something else.

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    2. hairystig

      Yep it pains me to say it but I think we’re stuck with blocky shadows, they’ve been there since day one and its always the first bad thing anyone notices when playing the game, PD Haven’t corrected it in the year and a half or so that the game has been out now so we can really only assume they can’t or won’t

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  96. DA6righthand

    Better, closer, warmer…

    Much better update PD. Still some things with online racing that need tweaked but I won’t complain. Thanks for the good work all y’all do!

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  97. redreevos

    I hope the “improved performance for online races,” allows us to go back to racing with full rooms again. I have missed that!

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    1. NJ72

      it clearly states that you shouldn’t have 12 or more with voice chat. I assume it is fixed without voice however. Although it says nothing about USB peripherals, which was the main issue

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    2. redreevos

      All the racing series that I race in always have voice chat off. Hearing other drivers in a race has never made any sense to me. Plus it is crazy distracting when other racers have conversations with people in their own household etc.. during a race.

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    3. NJ72

      i know that, same for me in the WSGTC, but the point my reply was making is, that may well have now been fixed. read the first point and it says that, other than voice enabled rooms, there should be no screen-refresh issues which, in themselves would cause time differences. so it may well have been fixed.

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    1. ANNIHILATOR90

      All these fixes are welcome, once you’ve played CoD you realize how annoying it can be when things don’t get fixed.

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  98. eightlives

    It also completely screwed up the speed tests so that now all of the cars are slower. Thanks for fixing a bunch of stuff, and then screwing up something else. Typical.

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  99. PIGBOY

    The strength of the force feedback on my G25 for the FGT is greatly reduced.Power steering on and FF on 5 @daytona road course felt like a honda road car,and i really struggled with the strength even at FF 1 PS on.
    I LOVE IT

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