The GT5 expectation thread (including preview titles)*

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  1. Cheezdoodles

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    While the cars may not be photorealistic, its certainly the most photorealistic game i have ever seen, except for maybe crysis at times
     
  2. the ignoramus

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    Game related question here for those that have completed the events.

    In the Class B races, there is a 1 lap overtake challenge on the High Speed Ring which must be done with the Integra. I have not been able to place first.


    What I do is hit the straight stretch, pass one or two cars, head into the oval, then overtake the first few cars on the outside, while heading down the straight stretch to the next corner. I take the corner from the outside, and use the cobblestone to decelerate so that I can still maintain a speed above 95 m/ph. As I come to the suspended bridge and past the first speed marker, I am usually 4.5 seconds behind first place and in either seventh or 8th position. By the time I get under the underpass and out from beneath it, I am maybe 5th or 6th place.

    I can overtake the vehicles in 4th, third, and even second place, but I cannot place first.
    I am using a Dualshock controller, with Automatic transmission, is it possible to get first place without a steering wheel??!!!
    Or hell, even without using Manual Transmission?!!
     
  3. djskribbles

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    those kind of events are all about drafting/slipstreaming the other cars. i just kept going until i beat it, but there are methods that others have found helpful (starting at a certain time etc.).
     
  4. Cheezdoodles

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    On those missions you need be a tad lucky with car positionioning and drafting. If cars line up well, you can draft all your way to gold, if not, no chance of getting gold. Doesn't matter if you use a dualshock controller, or automatic, can still easily be done, just need to be lucky with car positions.
     
  5. DJ12

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    Easy, cheat.

    Do not slow down for any corners until you are over the bridge. If you stick close to the right hand edge on the left handers you should make it round each corner without losing too much speed.
     
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    It took me like 10 tries to get 1st. You just have to draft behind the cars the whole way keeping the car floored or off the accelerator (when the driving line is telling you to slow down). Overtake the cars fast when you get close behind them then position yourself behind the next car no matter how far away it is. the drafting isnt very accurate in that a car can be 10 length's ahead of you and you can still draft it. the drafting helps your acceleration a ton & it's the only way i've found to beat it.
     
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    http://blog.us.playstation.com/2008/07/30/a-grand-update-for-gran-turismo-5-prologue/

    Major enhancement is GT TV. Hopefully they continue to evolve the model until it pays off.
    Other gameplay goodies are:

    EDIT: May be they should have RSS for PS3 just like PSP. It's useful to push subscribed content down, or to alert people of new content.

    EDIT 2: Official release notes from PD: http://www.gran-turismo.com/en/gt5p/news/d2359.html

     
  8. rendezvous

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    And just in case you missed it from Patsu's link to PlayStation.Blog.

    So update tomorrow and start downloading...
     
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    Anyone else having trouble downloading?
     
  10. Arwin

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    I see a lot of my friendslist back on this game today. I've just started the update, will let you know if there's trouble.

    EDIT: no, smooth sailing. Also got a new location right away, with some new light and smoke effects (nothing really special).
     
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    My updating isn't going so well... but I read from gtplanet that sounds have been greatly improved and now the turbos sound real. Can't wait to try and hear the real thing. Nothing like letting some pressure out of over blow valves.
     
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    I've read the threads at GTP, though no one seems to have impressions on the supercharged cars ingame.

    Help anyone? :sad:
     
  13. manux

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    Could you be more specific? the cars sound mildly better and tires have been tweaked so that they have more grip. That's based on 3 cars I tried. Also the sound of engines is more irregular, metallic even. It's better definately now.
     
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    More specifically on the SC pulley(the one that makes a high pitched noise during acceleration)

    I am having a hard time hearing it when driving the SL55 AMG, and I've never had a Ford GT so I dont know if its more audible in that vehicle.
     
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    Il test a few supercharged cars in the game and give you my thoughts later.

    Had a supercharged merc until recently myself, gotta love the noice on some of these engines. Mine sounded like a WW2 fighter.
     
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    I liked how 599 ferrari sounded after patch... very similar as earlier but those metallic irregular tones on lower rpm's.... very cool
     
  17. -tkf-

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    Movies are purchased for 14 days only. So its more like a rental. There is a digital progress indicator in the top right corner in your garage(?).

    I am curious on their quality... but download isn´t blazing fast.. :)
     
  18. DJ12

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    Thats because the required firmware update that includes some sort of P2P protocol is not out yet.

    It's all in the GT5P news if you read it.
     
  19. -tkf-

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    Well that doesn´t change the fact that it was slow, i could read the news over and over again and it wouldn´t make it faster :)

    Personally i have nothing against Blizzard and now GT5 relying on others to provide a service. But i think they should be able to do it themselves.
     
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    The Top Gear Episodes look very bad. Ferrari Episode 1 looks ok.
     
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