In addition to shutting down the online services, some of the DLC packs will also cease to exist, meaning you won't be able to download them anymore... ever again. They will cease to exist, forever.
Sony and Polyphony Digital recently released Gran Turismo 6 for the PlayStation 3 earlier in the month. It's presumably the final game from Polyphony for the PS3 before heading upward and onward toward the PlayStation 4. Their simulated swansong for the PS3 gets compared to the Xbox 360 version of Forza Motorsport 4 and it doesn't look good for Gran Turismo 6.
If you're tired of paying or playing to earn Gran Turismo 6 credits, there's an easier way to get them. Players have discovered a bug that gives you 20 million credits for little to no effort.
We recently reported that Eurogamer would be keeping a close eye on the game's cash shop and report whether or not it affected the overall gameplay in their review. So how well did gaming media do with appropriately measuring the content versus the cash shop mechanisms?
A new video comparison was showcased between Gran Turismo 5 and Gran Turismo 6 on the PS3. The video, running at 1080p, shows a few striking differences between the game on the PS3. While the resolution looks more progressive in Gran Turismo 6, it comes at a price on Sony's seven-year-old console.
“Wrath of the Microtransactions”, that seems to be the subtitle to this new generation of console gaming. An attempt to compensate for the “bloated budgets” of games that are continuing to expand beyond the confines of their own ROI/expense ratio.
Polyphony Digital hasn't released Gran Turismo 6 yet but they're already talking about Gran Turismo 7. Series creator and Polyphony CEO Kazunori Yamauchi says that the PS4 exclusive could debut as early as 2014.
Gran Turismo 6 will ship with over 1,200 cars. There's a way to get even more, though. Participating retailers will offer additional cars to pre-order customers.
It was no surprise when Polyphony announced Gran Turismo 6. It's a bit surprising, though, that the game is coming to the PS3 rather than the PS4. In a new interview, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe CEO Jim Ryan explained why GT6 isn't a PS4 launch title.
Today Sony officially announced Gran Turismo 6 for a holiday 2013 release. The PS3 racer's long-expected announcement comes as the company celebrates 15 years of the PlayStation-exclusive franchise. Sony also provided the debut trailer and screenshots.
The long-awaited announcement for Gran Turismo 6 may take place later this month. Sony has sent out details for a special GT-themed event on May 15th.
Gran Turismo 5 will soon allow players to test-drive one of Chevrolet's newest cars. The 2014 Corvette Stingray will be available for free download later this week.
Sony may be gearing up to announce the next entry in the Gran Turismo series soon. The resume for a product marketing manager at SCEA mentions that they've been working on Gran Turismo 6.
Polyphony Digital will be releasing two more pieces of downloadable content for PS3 racer Gran Turismo 5 on January 17th. Car Pack 3 and Speed Test Course Pack will be available for $5.99 and $3.99, respectively.
Polyphony Digital is re-releasing their PS3 racer Gran Turismo 5 later this month. Gran Turismo 5 XL Edition will arrive on January 17th and cost $39.99.