Gran Turismo 7’s profitable launch hasn’t precisely been with out its justifiable share of points, most of which has stemmed from the game’s monetization, and the way its Player base has reacted to it. When the game’s in-game on-line store went stay, it listed costs for automobiles considerably increased than what’s nonetheless present in Gran Turismo Game on the PS4, whereas just lately, an replace additionally lowered the in-game foreign money rewards given out for a number of races, additional slowing down the development and pushing gamers to spend actual cash.
There’s been loads of deserving criticism for the game’s monetization over the previous few days, and eventually, its builders have addressed the difficulty in an official capability. In a just lately printed replace, director and Polyphony Digital boss Kazunori Yamauchi responded to microtransaction-related considerations.
After explaining that the pricing of automobiles within the game displays their actual world costs and that the developer lowered occasion reward payouts to encourage gamers to not maintain replaying the identical races, he went on to say that although the developer has plans for upcoming tweaks, additions, and modifications to reply to gamers, suggestions, proper now, no particulars will be revealed- so, , sit tight.
“In GT7 I wish to have customers get pleasure from numerous automobiles and races even with out microtransactions,” Yamauchi wrote. “On the identical time the pricing of automobiles is a vital aspect that conveys their worth and rarity, so I do suppose it’s vital for it to be linked with the actual world costs. I need to make GT7 a game in which you’ll get pleasure from quite a lot of automobiles numerous other ways, and if potential wish to attempt to keep away from a scenario the place a Player should mechanically maintain replaying sure occasions time and again.”
“We’ll in time let the replace plans for extra content material, extra race occasions and extra options that can constructively resolve this,” he continued. “It pains me that I can’t clarify the small print concerning this at this second, however we plan on persevering with to revise GT7 in order that as many gamers as potential can benefit from the game. We’d actually respect it if everybody might watch over the expansion of Gran Turismo 7 from a considerably long term viewpoint.”
Not too long ago, Polyphony Digital found a difficulty within the game that pressured them to close down servers. After remaining offline and unplayable for over 24 hours, Gran Turismo 7 has now introduced its servers again on-line.