Following the discharge of the model 1.07 patch, servers of the not too long ago launched Gran Turismo 7, a well-liked sim racing sport for PlayStation 4 (PS4) and PlayStation 5 (PS5), suffered outage for greater than 24 hours earlier than it resumed on-line.
Within the early hours of Thursday, the sport developer Polyphony Digital had pushed out an replace to deal with a bug that was stopping Gran Turismo 7 from beginning correctly on PS5 and PS4. Nevertheless, it turned out to be a botched replace and the sport was taken offline for emergency upkeep.
Whereas the server upkeep was initially scheduled to happen on March seventeenth, with two hours of downtime between 6 am and eight am UTC, it prolonged to nearly 30 hours forcing the followers of the sport to resort to social media to specific their anger and disappointment.
The sport is now again on-line with a 1.08 correctional replace and an apology publish from the developer. “Instantly earlier than the discharge of the 1.07 replace, we found a difficulty the place the sport wouldn’t begin correctly in some circumstances on product variations for the PS4 and PS5,” Kazunori Yamauchi, sport designer and Polyphony Digital CEO wrote in a weblog publish.
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Apart from apologizing for the downtime, Yamauchi additionally addressed complaints about Gran Turismo 7 microtransactions and defined a number of the adjustments coming to the sport in its newest replace. This contains changes to some occasion rewards on the finish of occasions and races.
The builders mentioned it is going to let gamers know the replace plans for extra content material, race occasions and options that might be revealed sooner or later.
“It pains me that I can’t clarify the small print concerning this at this second, however we plan on persevering with to revise GT7 in order that as many gamers as doable can benefit from the sport. We’d actually recognize it if everybody might watch over the expansion of Gran Turismo 7 from a considerably long run standpoint,” Yamuchi concluded.