Game News Gran Turismo 7: bad news for cars, PlayStation outcast again in controversy?
Released on March 4, Gran Turismo 7 continues to roll its bump quietly on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5. Only here, Polyphony Digital continues to make updates and one of them somewhat (again) abrupt the community. Explanations.
goodbye piggy bank
Since its launch, Gran Turismo 7 clearly seems to have struggled to find a balance in its economic model. As a reminder, the game first caused a good sensation before activating the extremely expensive microtransactions: then the developers drastically lowered the remuneration for the races to encourage the public to take out the blue card. A real bad-buzz that prompted Polyphony Digital to revise its strategy somewhat and opt for a small backpedal, the Japanese having increased the prizes to be won in the in-game events.
But now the firm seems to have made a new misstep. As the GT Planet site indicates, the rate applied to legendary cars (which can be found in the dedicated dealership) has recently increased : the price of the Ferrari F40 has almost doubled while the Mercedes-Benz 300 SL has seen its price increased by two million (to arrive at the exorbitant sum of 13 million credits).
All risk insurance-mo
And again, some prices would continue to climb according to the website, up to +3.8%. There is precisely a reason for this: Polyphony Digital has made a deal with Hagerty, an insurance company that assesses the rating of vehicles around the world… with the aim of transcribing its analyzes into video games.
It goes without saying that for players, this is not necessarily good news sincethey now have to stretch additional tickets to take advantage of vehicles that were already excessively expensive. Complaints on forums, including Reddit, have inflated just as much as car prices.
To add a little oil to the game, the 1.15 update released a few days ago may have added a few vehicles, it also fixed one of the rare possibilities to farm money. In short, you will have to spend a very large number of days just to get your hands on a single legendary car…