Gran Turismo 7 promised that there will be major changes to their in-game economy and other fix other issues. Have they delivered? Let’s find out.
The biggest changes to the game involve the in-game credit rewards through regular races. This small, yet significant change does a lot to alleviate the grind. Especially now that the maximum credit cap has been raised to 100 million.
The new ‘The Human Comedy’ has been added to Missions. These 1-hour endurance races will be available when the player’s Collector’s Level is at least 23. Each endurance race event will award up to 1.2 million Cr. per event.
Check out the following list of improvements and adjustments:
Gran Turismo 7 Improvements and Adjustments
The number of rewards for events in the latter half of the World Circuit has been increased.
New races have been added to the World Circuit. The new events are as follows:
World Touring Car 600 Tokyo Expressway East Clockwise
World Touring Car 700 24 Heures du Mans Racing Circuit
World Touring 800 Sardegna Road Track A
Adjusted the rewards for Arcades races and Custom Races
Rewards are now provided when clearing all layouts of circuits in Gold or Bronze results. If you have already achieved these results, going into the sector selection screen and exiting with the Exit button will award the prize.
The amount of rewards in Lobbies and Daily Races has been increased.
Corrected an issue where spectating while entered in a race in the Lobby did not allow you to switch to the spectator camera.
Changed the Nations Cup and Manufacturer Cup so that the Helmet thumbnail specific to the championship is displayed.
When the room is set to ‘Practice/Endurance Race’, adjusted the finish timing when the course setting is set to ‘Time Limit’.
Changed the camera movements before races start in Daily Races when the starting method is set in Formation.
Added ‘Human Comedy’ to Missions, containing 1-hour endurance races. ‘The Human Comedy’ will become playable when the player’s Collector’s Level is 23. Each endurance race event will award up to 1.2 million Cr. per event.
Race information such as Starting Grid, number of laps or time limit, starting method, etc. are now displayed in the Race event Quick Menu of Missions.
Beest records for time limit and Friend Ranking Records are now saved and displayed in the format of [Ranking/Number of Laps]
Rankings have been reset for the following Time Limit events*
Gone With the Wind – High-Speed Ring 30 min.
The Sun Also Rises – Le Mans 24 min.
The Sun Also Rises – Bathurst Gr. 3 Battle
Raised the maximum cap for earned credits to 100 million Cr.
New ‘Invitations’ received hereafter will have a time limit of 30 days, instead of 14 days.
Used Cars / Legendary Cars
The number of cars listed in the lineup at the same time is now increased.
Mazda RX-7 GT-X (FC) ’90: Corrected the position and shape of the roll cage installed in ‘GT Auto’.
Toyota Sprinter Trueno 1600GT APEX (S.Shigeno Version): Corrected a part of the rear wheel design.
Corrected livery display issues for the following cars. If the car you are currently using is subject to this, it will be fixed when you go to [GT Auto] -> [Car Customization] -> [Save Style]
Subaru WRX Gr.B Road Car
Ferrari F430 ’06
Ferrari F8 Tributo ’19
Car Physics Simulation
Improved physics when landing from a jump, mainly on dirt tracks
Corrected an issue where the value of the vehicle speed displayed on the speedometer of other players in online races sometimes differed from the actual vehicle speed.
Corrected an issue where after-fire would not stop during certain operations after tuning the muffler of a Toyota Prius G ’09 and Toyota Aqua S ’11.
Changed the anti-lag system from ON/OFF to 3 settings, OFF/Weak/Strong.
Corrected an issue where if you open the car settings after selecting a part in the Tuning Shop but canceling without purchasing it, it would blank out the created setting sheet name and the settings would be reset.
Corrected an issue where time penalties were not being issued properly when short distance shorts cuts were made or successive short cuts were made.
Corrected an issue where a penalty would always be issued for cutting the white line a Goodwood.
Adjusted the pit stop starting position for the Daytona International Speedway tri-oval.
Changed so that the Balance of Performance (BoP) setting can be turned on/off when the player’s cars are Gr. 1, Gr. 2, Gr. 3, Gr. 4, and Gr. B categories.
Rival Cars (AI)
Corrected an issue where rival cards changed to rain tires in wet condition races after a pit stop would have slow acceleration coming out of the pits.
In online races, applied measures for some cars starting earlier or later during a rolling start due to network issues.
Improved the image quality of smoke in Race Photos.
Corrected an issue where debris during crashes while in cockpit view would enter inside the car.
Corrected the graphics drawing of smoke when seen through car windows.
Until now, the control menu appeared using any button on the controller, but this has been changed so that it will now only appear when using the confirm and cancel buttons.
Music will now be played back in Surround Sound when the audio output mode is set to ‘7.1 ch Surround’ output.
On PlayStation®4, this playback will apply when the connected device is 5.1 ch or 7.1 ch compatible and the ‘Audio Output Mode’ in ‘Options’ is set to ‘7.1 Surround’.
On PlayStation®5 this playback will apply when the connected device is 5.1 h or 7.1 ch compatible and the ‘HDMI Device Type’ on the console is set to ‘AV Amplifier’, and the ‘Number of Channels’ is set to ‘5.1 ch’ or ‘7.1 ch’.
Added [Music Replay Volume Balance] and [Music Replay Master Volume] options to the Sound Volume and the replay options for the Music Replay Playback.
The Music Replay Options can now be closed with the cancel button.
Changed so that [Display Demonstration Ghost] setting inside [Ghost Settings] is displayed only in Licenses and the Circuit Experience.
Added a [Temporary Exposure Setting] to the Quick Menu settings. The [Temporary Exposure Settings] allows you to temporarily adjust the brightness of the screen in races. Exiting the quick menu will return the game to the original exposure setting.
Added 3 new features for moving the cursor.
The [Triangle] button will now move the cursor to your current car.
The L2 or R2 button will move the cursor to the next car already acquired.
The [Square] button will move the cursor to cars with ‘NEW’ labels.
Unified the brightness of replacement light bulbs under [GT Auto] > [Customize Cars] > [Other Parts] > [Lightbulb]
Corrected the text for the trophy ‘Wheely Good Fun’ to ‘Bought 10 sets of wheels at GT AUTO’
Divided the thumbnail image and title text of news so that they are displayed separately.
Allocated features to extra buttons that become available when attaching replacement wheels such as the Fanatec Club Sport Steering Wheel Formula V2 on the Fanatec GT DD Pro*.
Assigned the upper right/left paddles on the Fanatec Podium Advanced Paddle Module to turn signals
Assigned the left/right toggle switch to MFD toggle and changed features
Assigned the analog stick to head-turning
*Extra button assignment is only available when the compatible steering wheel is attached.
When attaching a replacement steering wheel such as the Fanatec ClubSport Steering Wheel Formula V2 on the Fanatec CSL Elite and Fanatec Podium, changed the ‘MFD Change’ function assigned on both left and right toggle switches so that the left switch is assigned to the ‘Switch MFD’ feature.