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New Gran Turismo 5 Patch Adds Car Damage To Online Mode

They add because they care.

Now you can wreck your car like a pro in Gran Turismo 5's online races. The game's third patch was released last night, adding in support for mechanical damage when you're racing against other humans. 

After you grab the 149MB patch, you'll be able to pick from three tiers of possible destruction, ranging from low to high. According to Ars, this heaviest damage setting still isn't as nasty as you might think it could be. Vicious wrecks into walls at high speeds won't crumple an engine or throw a wheel spinning into the air, but this damage modeling still does a good job of confirming that, yes, when you hit solid things in a car, stuff will break. 
 

 This car is just asking for it.
 
The catch here is that this patch adds damage exclusively to online play. It does not add a damage toggle to Arcade or GT Life modes. But yeah, here's your damage modeling you've been asking for. Try to play nice!
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Posted by BradNicholson

Now you can wreck your car like a pro in Gran Turismo 5's online races. The game's third patch was released last night, adding in support for mechanical damage when you're racing against other humans. 

After you grab the 149MB patch, you'll be able to pick from three tiers of possible destruction, ranging from low to high. According to Ars, this heaviest damage setting still isn't as nasty as you might think it could be. Vicious wrecks into walls at high speeds won't crumple an engine or throw a wheel spinning into the air, but this damage modeling still does a good job of confirming that, yes, when you hit solid things in a car, stuff will break. 
 

 This car is just asking for it.
 
The catch here is that this patch adds damage exclusively to online play. It does not add a damage toggle to Arcade or GT Life modes. But yeah, here's your damage modeling you've been asking for. Try to play nice!
Posted by Blair

They need a patch to that adds more cars.

Posted by august

Quality photo subtitle.

Posted by KaosAngel

You two days late.  >_>

Posted by Vinchenzo
@Blair said:
" They need a patch to that adds more cars. "
Then that wouldn't be a patch. Patches fix things. You're asking for an update.
Posted by Blair
@Vinchenzo said:
" @Blair said:
" They need a patch to that adds more cars. "
Then that wouldn't be a patch. Patches fix things. You're asking for an update. "
You'll have to excuse my sarcasm.
Posted by moelarrycurly

I want damage, I play Burnout. 

Posted by ThaMilkMan

...doesn't make me want this game anymore...my disinterest continues lol

Posted by august

What they need is to simulate more things. This game needs more simulation. Of things.

Posted by Burns098356GX

Where was this feature at launch? 6 years and its still not done?

Posted by ch13696

I still want fake cars, uncontrollable speeds, boost, and high ass jumps. 

Posted by TheHBK

Just read the ars thing.  For those who want a real driving experience, the fact that you cant fuck up your transmission when downshifting from redlining is seriously dumb, I don't know how they just forget to include this.

Posted by takua108
@ch13696: I did too, yesterday, and found that Burnout: Paradise is only $20 on XBL Games on Demand! :D
Edited by Guyzea

Premium '98 Supra and an S14  is all I want.

Posted by ch13696
@takua108 said:
" @ch13696: I did too, yesterday, and found that Burnout: Paradise is only $20 on XBL Games on Demand! :D "
Fuck that. Gte it used at any Gamestop for $17.99.
Posted by DrinkBourbon

They should patch it so everyone's clock is always wrong.

Posted by yoshimitz707
@ch13696
@takua108 said:
" @ch13696: I did too, yesterday, and found that Burnout: Paradise is only $20 on XBL Games on Demand! :D "
Fuck that. Gte it used at any Gamestop for $17.99.
Wouldn't taxes bring that above 20?
Posted by august

Ultra-Realistic Blue Shell Simulation

Posted by gla55jAw

I enjoyed  my time with GT5 but I think it's time to send it back to GameFly since I haven't put it in in over a week.

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Posted by buft

Unfortunately this doesn't stop the Jerk racers they just think its more fun now they are damaging your car and wrecking your chance of ever winning, same in every car game ever unfortunately.  
I'm pretty pumped about trying it out though, my buddy has it and playing it totally got me back into Forza. 
 
Moral of the story is dont buy second hand consoles that yellow light months later, that way you could buy the games you want whenever you want 

Posted by SenorSausage
@ch13696:  Amen Brother
Edited by jasondaplock

This is not what they need to be spending their time patching. They should be fixing the horrid design choices that plague and ruin the single player

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Posted by ch13696
@yoshimitz707 said:
" @ch13696
@takua108 said:
" @ch13696: I did too, yesterday, and found that Burnout: Paradise is only $20 on XBL Games on Demand! :D "
Fuck that. Gte it used at any Gamestop for $17.99.
Wouldn't taxes bring that above 20? "
Not if you have one of their club cards dealios. Then it's 10% off. Basically no tax.
Posted by Godzilla_Sushi

What an odd thing to patch in after release.....if this is first, imagine what is next!
Posted by HeroicDrinkingSong

When are they patching in cockpit view for the 800 "Standard" cars?

Posted by yoshimitz707
@ch13696
@yoshimitz707 said:
" @ch13696
@takua108 said:
" @ch13696: I did too, yesterday, and found that Burnout: Paradise is only $20 on XBL Games on Demand! :D "
Fuck that. Gte it used at any Gamestop for $17.99.
Wouldn't taxes bring that above 20? "
Not if you have one of their club cards dealios. Then it's 10% off. Basically no tax.
I think $2 extra is worth not having to leave your house, spending time driving there, wasting fossil fuels, and then having to give money to Gamestop.
Posted by TwoOneFive
@HeroicDrinkingSong said:
" When are they patching in cockpit view for the 800 "Standard" cars? "
never
Posted by clapperdude

Wait, so...people are going to play with collision/damage in mp races? 
 
 If so I may have to drop money on a console and this game.  Any race game I've ever played people always turn collision off altogether making it essentially a real time exchange of time trial scores (pointless).

Posted by ch13696
@yoshimitz707 said:
" @ch13696
@yoshimitz707 said:
" @ch13696
@takua108 said:
" @ch13696: I did too, yesterday, and found that Burnout: Paradise is only $20 on XBL Games on Demand! :D "
Fuck that. Gte it used at any Gamestop for $17.99.
Wouldn't taxes bring that above 20? "
Not if you have one of their club cards dealios. Then it's 10% off. Basically no tax.
I think $2 extra is worth not having to leave your house, spending time driving there, wasting fossil fuels, and then having to give money to Gamestop. "
Ok then I'll head down to one of my local used games shop and get it at the same price. Maybe cheaper. Who knows.
Posted by Example1013
@yoshimitz707 said:
" @ch13696
@yoshimitz707 said:
" @ch13696
@takua108 said:
" @ch13696: I did too, yesterday, and found that Burnout: Paradise is only $20 on XBL Games on Demand! :D "
Fuck that. Gte it used at any Gamestop for $17.99.
Wouldn't taxes bring that above 20? "
Not if you have one of their club cards dealios. Then it's 10% off. Basically no tax.
I think $2 extra is worth not having to leave your house, spending time driving there, wasting fossil fuels, and then having to give money to Gamestop. "
So...you'd rather give $2 to microsoft instead? You're really going to paint Gamestop as the big, evil corporation when Microsoft has been convicted of violating anti-trust regulations, numerous times? Gamestop just makes extra money by circumventing developer fees. Last time I checked, that wasn't breaking both federal and international regulations in order to force other companies out of business.
 
Plus, downloading generally takes longer, and uses up bandwidth. And, you just have to sit there and wait while it downloads. At least with Gamestop you're doing something in between playing (i.e. driving fo realz).
Posted by Cheetoman
@moelarrycurly:  Now thats what im talking about
Posted by ch13696
@example1013 said:
" @yoshimitz707 said:
" @ch13696
@yoshimitz707 said:
" @ch13696
@takua108 said:
" @ch13696: I did too, yesterday, and found that Burnout: Paradise is only $20 on XBL Games on Demand! :D "
Fuck that. Gte it used at any Gamestop for $17.99.
Wouldn't taxes bring that above 20? "
Not if you have one of their club cards dealios. Then it's 10% off. Basically no tax.
I think $2 extra is worth not having to leave your house, spending time driving there, wasting fossil fuels, and then having to give money to Gamestop. "
So...you'd rather give $2 to microsoft instead? You're really going to paint Gamestop as the big, evil corporation when Microsoft has been convicted of violating anti-trust regulations, numerous times? Gamestop just makes extra money by circumventing developer fees. Last time I checked, that wasn't breaking both federal and international regulations in order to force other companies out of business.  Plus, downloading generally takes longer, and uses up bandwidth. And, you just have to sit there and wait while it downloads. At least with Gamestop you're doing something in between playing (i.e. driving fo realz). "
I agree with that. Let's look at it this way. Would you rather have the download that is stuck to that hard drive or would you rather have a boxed copy that you can use on any console? I know you can transfer the games over, but apparently that costs money and you would have to wait for the game to transfer over. It's pretty much not worth it. 
 
Oh and dude, I'm surprised no one is calling you a PS3 fanboy.
Posted by DjCmeP
@august said:
" Quality photo subtitle. "
This.
Posted by HistoryInRust

I hear in the new Mortal Kombat they're actually going to patch in the fighting.

Posted by Castiel

WAUW the game has only been out for like a week and there is already 3 patches released. That's gotta be a new record. 

Posted by Terjay

So I guess you can still pinball around corners and the collision sounds are from two plastic jugs hit together.

Posted by mnzy
@TwoOneFive said:
" @HeroicDrinkingSong said:
" When are they patching in cockpit view for the 800 "Standard" cars? "
never "
Never?
Posted by Kartana
@jasondaplock said:
" This is not what they need to be spending their time patching. They should be fixing the horrid design choices that plague and ruin the single player "
This!
Posted by rm082e
@example1013 said:
" So...you'd rather give $2 to microsoft instead? You're really going to paint Gamestop as the big, evil corporation when Microsoft has been convicted of violating anti-trust regulations, numerous times? Gamestop just makes extra money by circumventing developer fees. Last time I checked, that wasn't breaking both federal and international regulations in order to force other companies out of business.  
 
Plus, downloading generally takes longer, and uses up bandwidth. And, you just have to sit there and wait while it downloads. At least with Gamestop you're doing something in between playing (i.e. driving fo realz). "
 
MS isn't any more evil than any other company. They're just more successful and therefore more publicized. All major corporations are beholden to their bottom lines and they all get sued.
 
Games On Demand does not take longer unless you live next door to a GameStop. With a decent connection you can get a game in 30 minutes. I just bought Gears of War from the store last week and it took around 20. And with the 360, you don't just have to sit there and stare at a progress bar, you can go do other stuff while your game downloads. If you jump into a game it will just pause your download and pick it back up later without any command from the user. It is far more convenient than driving to a GameStop. 
 
You also never have to worry about buying a scratched game that may or may not play, in a box that's covered in yellow price-tags that are a total bitch to peel off.
Posted by Cretaceous_Bob
@ch13696 said:
" @takua108 said:
" @ch13696: I did too, yesterday, and found that Burnout: Paradise is only $20 on XBL Games on Demand! :D "
Fuck that. Gte it used at any Gamestop for $17.99. "
Gamestop has taxes applied to it, though, so I'd rather pay less than 2 dollars to not have to put the disc in.
Posted by tourgen

I dunno.  Certainly they are making steps in the right direction, and quickly too.  This is good news.

Edited by Yzzerdd
Posted by madroxcide
@yoshimitz707: @yoshimitz707 said:
" @ch13696
@takua108 said:
" @ch13696: I did too, yesterday, and found that Burnout: Paradise is only $20 on XBL Games on Demand! :D "
Fuck that. Gte it used at any Gamestop for $17.99.
Wouldn't taxes bring that above 20? "
Add gas expenses to that as well. 
Posted by sins_of_mosin

Well, they are almost up to 2006 standards.

Posted by HeroicDrinkingSong
@mnzy said:
" @TwoOneFive said:
" @HeroicDrinkingSong said:
" When are they patching in cockpit view for the 800 "Standard" cars? "
never "
Never? "
Never Ever?!
Posted by Renahzor
@example1013 said:
" @yoshimitz707 said:
" @ch13696
@yoshimitz707 said:
" @ch13696
@takua108 said:
" @ch13696: I did too, yesterday, and found that Burnout: Paradise is only $20 on XBL Games on Demand! :D "
Fuck that. Gte it used at any Gamestop for $17.99.
Wouldn't taxes bring that above 20? "
Not if you have one of their club cards dealios. Then it's 10% off. Basically no tax.
I think $2 extra is worth not having to leave your house, spending time driving there, wasting fossil fuels, and then having to give money to Gamestop. "
So...you'd rather give $2 to microsoft instead? You're really going to paint Gamestop as the big, evil corporation when Microsoft has been convicted of violating anti-trust regulations, numerous times? Gamestop just makes extra money by circumventing developer fees. Last time I checked, that wasn't breaking both federal and international regulations in order to force other companies out of business.  Plus, downloading generally takes longer, and uses up bandwidth. And, you just have to sit there and wait while it downloads. At least with Gamestop you're doing something in between playing (i.e. driving fo realz). "
So you'd rather drive for 30 minutes, give a different corporate entity your money, deal with dumb-ass employees that seem to be the gold standard of GS, and all the while cut the developer out of the money for the game you're playing, that they put the hard work into, and give it to Gamestop instead?
 
Don't act all holier than thou just because you shop at a GS.  Both methods are certainly viable.
 
TL:DR:  Stop being a dick
Posted by KaosAngel

...I like how this news article turned into a used vs new buy debate.

Posted by ch13696
@Renahzor said:
" @example1013 said:
" @yoshimitz707 said:
" @ch13696
@yoshimitz707 said:
" @ch13696
@takua108 said:
" @ch13696: I did too, yesterday, and found that Burnout: Paradise is only $20 on XBL Games on Demand! :D "
Fuck that. Gte it used at any Gamestop for $17.99.
Wouldn't taxes bring that above 20? "
Not if you have one of their club cards dealios. Then it's 10% off. Basically no tax.
I think $2 extra is worth not having to leave your house, spending time driving there, wasting fossil fuels, and then having to give money to Gamestop. "
So...you'd rather give $2 to microsoft instead? You're really going to paint Gamestop as the big, evil corporation when Microsoft has been convicted of violating anti-trust regulations, numerous times? Gamestop just makes extra money by circumventing developer fees. Last time I checked, that wasn't breaking both federal and international regulations in order to force other companies out of business.  Plus, downloading generally takes longer, and uses up bandwidth. And, you just have to sit there and wait while it downloads. At least with Gamestop you're doing something in between playing (i.e. driving fo realz). "
So you'd rather drive for 30 minutes, give a different corporate entity your money, deal with dumb-ass employees that seem to be the gold standard of GS, and all the while cut the developer out of the money for the game you're playing, that they put the hard work into, and give it to Gamestop instead?  Don't act all holier than thou just because you shop at a GS.  Both methods are certainly viable.  TL:DR:  Stop being a dick "
Oh not this again. Well, I'm not exactly driving 30 minutes. More like 5 minutes. I don't even deal with the employees. I just simply say no to their pre-order suggestions.  
 
And I don't know how many times I have to mention that the developer already got their money for that game that I'm buying used. You guys swear that people are getting ripped off here (well besides the person that sold it, but that's their loss).  The used game market has been going on since video games came out. Now that the developers are complaining that there's people out there that have the patience to save a few bucks instead of buying it day one, everyone else jumps on the band wagon. No one is losing money. There are no developers and publishers literally closing down shop because of the used game market. 
 
I understand that Gamestop is a corporate giant that everyone loves to hate because they make $3 billion a year off of dumb asses that don't know anything about craigslist or eBay. However, I don't give a damn. I feed off of those dumb asses.
Posted by dbz1995
@KaosAngel said:
" ...I like how this news article turned into a used vs new buy debate. "
I was thinking the exact same thing.
Posted by GozerTC
@Castiel said:
"WAUW the game has only been out for like a week and there is already 3 patches released. That's gotta be a new record.  "

That's what I got out of this.  3 Patches already.  Sheesh.  
 
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