Gran Turismo 5 outlines the upcoming update, the new DLC and a price drop

gran turismo 5 outlines the upcoming update new dlc and a price drop gt5It has been nearly a year since Gran Turismo 5 was released, but those that have stuck with it have seen several patches and updates that have slightly changed the game and made it better. And yet there still hasn’t been any DLC, which is a surprise given that the nature of the game—a racing game featuring real world tracks—which would easily be able to integrate new cars and tracks for fans always eager for more content.

Then last month we heard that GT5 would be receiving a its biggest update yet and its first ever DLC. Details on the DLC are still scarce, except that it will feature new cars, tracks and a few more surprises, and an official announcement will be coming soon.

Earlier today, Sony posted details on the update on the PlayStation blog, and it will be a big one.

The update—which is free—will include several new additions, including the ability for every car to have an interior view. The new 2011 season of 11 NASCAR races will also be included for the first time, as well as reduced loading times.

The Arcade Mode will feature adjustable opponent AI, the weather can be adjusted using a slider that goes from mild to severe and players can now save their progress during long races in order to come back later and continue.

The Photo Mode will also get an upgrade, and the online will feature a handful of improvements, including more shuffle options, more regulations for custom matches and incentives for players that are consistently online. The game will also now feature support for the Logitech G25 and G27 Racing Wheels.

The update will be available later this month. And for those that haven’t purchased the game yet, Sony and Polyphony Digital are sweetening the deal by lowering the price of Gran Turismo 5 to $39.99, as of this week.


Xbox-exclusive games could find a second home on Nintendo Switch

Microsoft is reportedly set to release some of its first-party games on Nintendo Switch, as well as the Xbox Game Pass and Project xCloud services. Cross-play between Switch and Xbox One is already enabled.

From arcade to simulation, here are the best racing games of all time

From serious sims to carnage-fueled arcade racers to cartoonish animated racers with items galore, we collected racing games of all different stripes from multiple eras of video games. Here are the best.

This list of PlayStation 4 exclusives puts its competitors to shame

The PlayStation 4's game library and incredible selection of exclusive games could make anyone with an Xbox One or Nintendo Switch think twice. Here's our list of the latest and greatest PS4 exclusives.

These are the must-have games that every Xbox One owner needs

More than four years into its life span, Microsoft's latest console is finally coming into its own. From Cuphead to Halo 5, the best Xbox One games offer something for players of every type.

Your PlayStation 4 game library isn't complete without these games

Looking for the best PS4 games out there? Out of the massive crop of titles available, we selected the best you should buy. No matter what your genre of choice may be, there's something here for you.

The best guns in Apex Legends for obliterating the competition

Though Apex Legends is a squad-based hero shooter, your success is largely dictated on the firepower in your arsenal. Our Apex Legends gun guide details every gun and lays out which ones are best in their class.

Metro Exodus update brings DLSS improvements to Nvidia RTX 20-series PCs

Having issues in Metro Exodus? A February 21 update for the title recently delivered enhancements to Nvidia’s deep learning supersampling feature and other fixes for low-specced PCs. 

Transform into a tetromino master with our Tetris 99 tips and tricks

Tetris 99 is the latest battle royale game to stir up quite a bit of commotion. The Nintendo Switch Online exclusive adds a few new unexplained quirks to the Tetris formula. We've got you covered with our Tetris 99 tips and tricks.

Need to perform a factory reset on your Xbox One console? Here's how to do it

Whether you're upgrading to a One X and giving your old console to a friend, or troubleshooting a technical issue, sometimes your Xbox One needs a clean slate. Here's our quick guide on how to factory reset an Xbox One.

Battle royale-style Tetris 99 is the first Nintendo Switch Online-exclusive game

If you want to play online multiplayer on Switch, you'll need a Nintendo Switch Online subscription. Here's what you need to know about Nintendo Switch Online, from price to features to the awesome library of NES games.

The best PUBG weapons to win you that coveted chicken dinner

Which weapons in PUBG are worth the time to scout out and fit with attachments? Which are going to help you become the last player standing? We've got the answers you need in our best PUBG weapons guide.

Here's where Xur is and what he has for wares this week in Destiny 2: Forsaken

The weekly vendor in Destiny 2: Forsaken always brings Exotic weapons and armor, some of the toughest loot to find in the game. Here's everything you need to know to track down Xur: Where he is, when he shows up, and what he's stocking.

Want to play as Iron Man or Waluigi in GTA V? Our favorite mods make it possible

Grand Theft Auto V is best on the PC for many reasons, and modifications may be the most important. You can cause riots, spawn unique cars, and play as a cop with just a few extra files.

Walmart slices prices on PS4 DualShock 4 controllers just in time for Anthem

The standard black PS4 controller is what usually comes with the console itself, but if you want to add something a bit more customized your gaming experience, Walmart is offering a wide variety of colorful DualShock 4 controllers at…