Polyphony Digital has released a major update for this year’s release of Gran Turismo Sport, the high-end racing game that came out for the PlayStation 4 and the PlayStation VR headset. The new 1.10 update carries with it a ton of new content for the racing sim.
As detailed on the PlayStation Blog, the biggest new addition (or rather, additions with an ‘s’) happens to be the dozen brand new cars that gamers will be able to drive in the game. Accompanying the cars is an all-new mode as well that players will be able to engage in.
The 12 new cars include everything from the classic Stingray to the Volkswagen Samba Bus. That’s no joke. You can check out the full list of the new vehicles added to Gran Turismo Sport below.
• Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Convertible (C3)
• Chris Holstrom Concepts 1967 Chevy Nova
• Ferrari Enzo Ferrari
• Ferrari F40
• Ford F-150 SVT Raptor
• KTM X-BOW R
• Lamborghini Countach LP400
• Mazda RX-7 Spirit R Type A (FD)
• Nissan Skyline GT-R V Spec II (R32)
• Nissan Skyline GT-R V Spec II Nür (R34)
• Suzuki Swift Sport
• Volkswagen Samba Bus Type 2 (T1)
It’s great to see the Nissan Skyline GT-R V Spec R32 and R34 in the list because both cars (mostly the R34) won me so many races in past Gran Turismo games. It’s a solid car with high-end top speed and great scaling for a wide variety of different race types.
The other vehicles are no pushover, either. So whether you’re aiming to rekindle your past childhood memories of Miami Vice or Joshua Tree or you’re willing to tear up the road in the KTM X-BOW R.
But what good are new cars if you don’t have anywhere to race them? Well, as pointed out in the changelog, there’s an all-new GT League for Gran Turismo Sport players looking for something apart and away from the multiplayer. This includes various classic race types, including the old-school Sunday Cup, Clubman Cup, and FF Challenge. The GT League is designed to give gamers who enjoy single-player content plenty to sink their teeth into.
You can even take the brand new cars from the car pack onto the track and complete the GT League events with the 12 new roadsters.
Additionally, Polyphony Digital seems to be taking the eSports avenue very seriously and have acquired the services of Lewis Hamilton for the Gran Turismo Sport mentor series, where he walks gamers through a series of tactics and techniques in order to complete the Nurburgring GP Circuit.
There are a couple of videos available where Lewis explains his philosophy behind racing, as well as some good pointers on how to aggressively attack the lines, cut the corners and maintain as much speed as possible going into and coming out of each turn.
As pointed out on the PlayStation Blog, the updates for Gran Turismo Sport are not over with. Much like Gran Turismo 5 Prologue and Gran Turismo 6, there will still be plenty of new content made available throughout the game’s lifespan on the market. If you already own the game, you can take part in the new content roll out right now.