With the Silverstone GT6 event a mere hours away and a press embargo already broken, the first real GT6 news has emerged:
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It has long been suspected that Polyphony Digital were working on including the Australian 'Bathurst' track in either an update to Gran Turismo 5 or perhaps included in Gran Turismo 6. New evidence has emerged of what is said to be workers mapping out the Mt Panorama track for inclusion into what they say will be Gran Turismo 6.
Along with the video (linked to above) two images have been posted by GTP member .
While everything must be taken with a grain of salt at this stage hopes are certainly at a high.
There are few things more frustrating in racing than knowing your are racing well and still being beaten. The best driver does not always win. Being a fast driver is a great, but you will lose every time to another fast driver who also has knowledge on their side. GT5's Performance Points (PP) system tires to even out the performance of each car by assigning a value to the performance aspects of each car. The more power a car has the higher the PP. The more weight, the lower the PP etc. It is a complex and imperfect system. Here I am going to share a few PP exploiting pro tips that are essential to competing with the best in GT5 online.
Power vs Torque
The power of a car is measured in two separate ways, horsepower (HP or KW, PS depending on what part of the world you are in) and torque. What exactly these two terms mean is a long discussion however lets just basically say that torque is what causes a car to move, horsepower determines how fast t...
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..That is according to an anonymous source over at GTP. Reportedly along side the expected 2.03 update will come a new car pack and a single new track. The highlight among the cars is the new Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 pictured to the right.
It is all meant to happen on the 18th, lets wait and see. Full details below:
Special Stage Route X Oval
Nissan – Leaf G 2011
Aston Martin – V12 Vantage 2010
Volkswagen – Volkswagen 1200 1966
Jaguar – XJR-9 LM Racecar 1988
Lamborghini – Aventador LP700-4 2011
Mini – Mini Cooper S Country man (R60) 2011
New themes for My Home in GT Mode.
An option for tire wearing in Pit Strategy(B-spec).
Simulates regenerative braking on electric cars.
Chaparral 2J Race Car '70: Fan down force option.
Fixed unintended pit stop error in the final lap of a B-spec race.
The game developer who just has to be the most generous on the planet, Polyphony Digital is dishing out the presents again this Christmas (20th of December to be exact).
First up is the Car Pack 2 DLC. For a quite reasonable $3.99 you get the following shiny new cars added to your garage:
2011 Mini Cooper S
2010 Volkswagen Golf VI R
2010 Volkswagen Scirocco R
Nissan GT-R Black R35
To sweeten the deal update 2.02 is also thrown in:
- Users can now change wheels on Standard cars
- The settings sheets will include a new ‘copy’ feature
- In GT Auto, players will be able to see how the oil changes, aerodynamic parts, engine overhauls, and racing modifications will affect performance points and engine power, before and after their application
- Free coupons have been added that allow you to wash cars, change oil, overhaul your engine, or refresh the car body in GT Auto (10 coupons will be distributed for free...
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