Polyphony Boss Issues Apology to Gran Turismo 7 Due to On-Going Issues

Gran Turismo 7 Update 1.21

Following yesterday’s patch for Gran Turismo 7, the game ran into errors when connecting online, which unfortunately, affected the single-player as well. While a new patch has been rolled out today, it seems to not have fixed the problem.

Polyphony Digital is well aware that this has annoyed gamers to no end. With that said, Polyphony Digital boss Kazunori Yamauchi has issued an apology to gamers regarding the situation.

I wanted to explain what happened in this update.

Immediately before the release of the 1.07 update, we discovered an issue where the game would not start properly in some cases on product versions for the PS4 and PS5.

This was a rare issue that was not seen during tests on the development hardware or the QA sessions prior to the release, but in order to prioritize the safety of the save data of the users, we decided to interrupt the release of the 1.07 update, and to make a 1.08 correctional update.

This is the reason for the delay.
My sincere apologies for the late report to everyone.

Also in this update, some event rewards have been adjusted. I wanted to also explain the reasons for it and our plans going forward.

In GT7 I would like to have users enjoy lots of cars and races even without microtransactions.
At the same time the pricing of cars is an important element that conveys their value and rarity, so I do think it’s important for it to be linked with the real world prices.
I want to make GT7 a game in which you can enjoy a variety of cars lots of different ways, and if possible would like to try to avoid a situation where a player must mechanically keep replaying certain events over and over again.

We will in time let you know the update plans for additional content, additional race events and additional features that will constructively resolve this.
It pains me that I can’t explain the details regarding this at this moment, but we plan on continuing to revise GT7 so that as many players as possible can enjoy the game.
We would really appreciate it if everyone could watch over the growth of Gran Turismo 7 from a somewhat longer term point of view.

Kazunori Yamauchi

Hopefully, the servers and issues are sorted soon, and racers can play moving forward.

Source: Gran Turismo

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Gabriel Brown
1 year ago

Can you add back the save and load ghost car of any kind that was featured in both gt5 and GT Sport?

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