GT Sport 1.28 Update Races Out, Here’s the Patch Notes

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Hold on to your seats, racing fans! The latest Gran Turismo Sport update is now out, and it’s a big one! The GT Sport 1.28 patch adds nine new cars, and a new course, and more.

Clocking in at over 3GB, check out the complete list of new additions to the Gran Turismo Sport September update straight from Sony!

New Course: Fuji Speedway

The new course in this month’s update is Japan’s premiere high-speed circuit, ‘Fuji Speedway’ situated at the base of the sacred Mount Fuji. Since it’s opening in 1961 the course has played host to countless big events and produced numerous legendary matches. This release contains not only the main ‘Fuji Speedway F’ course but also the ‘Fuji Speedway GT’ layout which cuts out a section of the latter half of the track.

New Vehicles:

Alpha Romeo Giulia TZ2 Carrozzata da ZAGATO CN.AR750106 ’65

BMW M3 GT (BMW Motorsport) ’11

Mazda RX500 ’70

Plymouth XNR Ghia Roadster ’60

Honda NSX Type R ’92

Nissan Fairlady Z 300ZX Twin Turbo 2 Seater (Z32) ’89

Porsche 911 GT3 (996) ’01

Porsche 911 GT3 (997) ’08

Dodge Viper SRT10 Coupe ’06

The 9 new cars in this update are based around the themes of ‘New and Old European Racing Cars’ as well as ‘Ambitiously Engineered and Designed. Meticulously Made Concept Cars.’

In addition, this update also brings a host of other new elements such as 3 more events to the single player ‘GT League’ mode, the ability to view past championship ranking archives in ‘Sport Mode’, and new features in ‘Scapes’ and the ‘Circuit Experience’.

New GT League Events:

The Passion of Dr. Wankel (Beginner League)

Real Circuit Tours (Amateur League)

Club 1 Cup (Professional League)

Other Improvements and Adjustments

– The handling when steering and the regulation system for the hybrid system on the Mercedes-Benz F1 W08 EQ Power+ ’17 (and its colour variations) have been improved;
– The TCS controls have been adjusted. (U-turns are now easier to do in rear wheel drive cars with TCS set to 2 or higher);
– The amount of grip lost when driving off the track in relation to the debris accumulated on tyres has been adjusted.
– Various other issues have been addressed.

Brand Central
– “Plymouth” has been added to the America region lineup;
– The Racing Kart 125 Shifter has been added to the “Gran Turismo” lineup in the Asia-Pacific region. (The car can be purchased with in-game Credits after completing the Racing Etiquette. It can also be purchased through the PlayStation™Store without completing the Racing Etiquette.)

Physics Simulation Model
– The Tyre Wear value has been adjusted;

– Compatibility for the Fanatec® CSL Elite (for PS4) rev lights has been added;
– The frequency and strength of the force feedback vibration when the steering is turned too far have been adjusted.

Make sure to check out our Gran Turismo Sport hub for the latest news.

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