Gran Turismo 7 was lately supposed to shut down its servers for a spherical of scheduled upkeep for about an hour, however when Polyphony Digital found a problem with replace 1.07 of the game, which had launched shortly earlier than that, the developer introduced it was extending the upkeep interval.
Surprisingly, servers had been down for over 24 hours after that, leaving the game – which requires gamers to be linked to its servers to entry the overwhelming majority of its content material – unplayable, with no additional communication arriving for Polyphony Digital.
Fortunately, it appears no matter went unsuitable has lastly been fastened. Servers are again on-line and the game is playable once more, and with this arrives patch 1.08, which is essentially targeted on fixing the difficulty that induced the server outage. You possibly can try these patch notes beneath.
In the meantime, collection producer, director, and Polyphony Digital boss Kazunori Yamauchi has additionally printed an replace during which he explains what induced the aforementioned problem.
“I wished to clarify what occurred on this replace,” he writes. “Instantly earlier than the discharge of the 1.07 replace, we found a problem the place the game wouldn’t begin correctly in some circumstances on product variations for the PS4 and PS5.
“This was a uncommon problem that was not seen throughout checks on the event hardware or the QA periods previous to the discharge, however so as to prioritize the protection of the save information of the customers, we determined to interrupt the discharge of the 1.07 replace, and to make a 1.08 correctional replace.
“That is the explanation for the delay. My honest apologies for the late report back to everybody.”
Gran Turismo 7 is out there on PS5 and PS4.
UPDATE 1.08 PATCH NOTES:
- Mounted a problem whereby the lineup of vehicles wouldn’t seem within the Used Automobiles and Legend Automobiles dealerships.
- Mounted a problem whereby in some circumstances the game wouldn’t progress to the World Map, making it unattainable to play.