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Gran Turismo 5 1.01 Patch Lands


Anyone that’s lucky enough to have snared a copy of Gran Turismo 5 before its official release date of – yes – tomorrow, would have no doubt been slightly confused as to the lack of any semblance of an online mode and lots of error messages saying that whatever you’re trying to do can’t be done with ‘this version of the game’.

Well, that’s because the version on the disk doesn’t have an online portion at all, until now.  This morning the much anticipated (at least amongst those of us trying to write up some kind of ‘review’) patch was released, which takes GT5 up to version 1.01 and adds lots of new features mainly revolving around the internet community.

So, when you get your game tomorrow look out for a more in your face install pop-up, the ability to trade car cards with friends, a comprehensive (and highly collectable) meta game in the form of the Museum and the option to create lobbies.  Oh, and of course, the chance to take the racing simulation online rather than just battling the AI.

If you want to know what we think of Gran Turismo 5 be here tomorrow, at 8am…

  1. E8_BALL_
    Since: Jul 2010

    patch nice & quick
    30min 8gb install frooze at 40secs remaining
    if like gt5Pro, it will have installed to that point

    Comment posted on 24/11/2010 at 01:43.
  2. gernboes
    Since: Oct 2008

    dont mind me… im just sitting here, looking at my watch… ;)

    Comment posted on 24/11/2010 at 08:00.
  3. discharge
    Since: Forever

    Ive been home since 5.15pm, put my copy in at 5.45pm, its now 6.39pm and its been stuck at 3 seconds for about 8mins, ive had dinner, had a shower, made a 3 phone calls, downed a very large Vodka n Tonic and now im here tellin you guys, I know it’ll be worth it…….hmmm could watch some porn while i wait, ahh oh wait ‘installation complete’, here we go….

    Comment posted on 24/11/2010 at 18:40.
    • discharge
      Since: Forever

      hmm, found another installation setting where it installs further tracks, photo’s and other things, which takes around 14mins, im liking this more n more

      Comment posted on 24/11/2010 at 19:39.
  4. discharge
    Since: Forever

    Its just after 3.40am on saturday, Another patch just landed for GT5….

    Comment posted on 27/11/2010 at 03:44.

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