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Gran Turismo 5
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Quote from Mustafur :At least it gives me more time to save up for a PS3, i knew it was going to happen.

You will be able to buy 2 PS3's before it is released.
Quote from tristancliffe :Exactly.

Some of the comments on GT Planet were along the lines of "This is the final straw. I shan't be buying anything from Sony or Polyphony again. How dare they". It's as if the morons on that forum (and to an extent in this thread) feel like they have some god-given right to the game, or that they are personally offended by a game maker not releasing the game when it said it might.

And to people that actually booked holiday from work to play it when it came out, knowing that release date slips have been fairly frequent - you must be really sad no-life bastards!!!!!!!

My friend cancelled his preorder in anger. I chewed him out that it is only a videogame, and his intended purchase of a G27 for GT5 is overkill as well
Quote from tristancliffe :Exactly.

Some of the comments on GT Planet were along the lines of "This is the final straw. I shan't be buying anything from Sony or Polyphony again. How dare they". It's as if the morons on that forum (and to an extent in this thread) feel like they have some god-given right to the game, or that they are personally offended by a game maker not releasing the game when it said it might.

And to people that actually booked holiday from work to play it when it came out, knowing that release date slips have been fairly frequent - you must be really sad no-life bastards!!!!!!!

some of the people make me laugh!..

btw, how did silverstone go?
Production issues, in more depth....

Quote :The problem arose when SCE mandated SDK 350 on all games releasing after after October, GT5 was about to go gold running on SDK 341, but it has been delayed by around a week so that they can update to SDK 350. This has caused a big headache for the manufacturing side, given how big this game is missing the gold date by even a week can cause a months worth of delay as slots are already taken up at this time of year for Blu-ray movies and such. So Sony had to find a 3 week slot big enough to make 7m+ copies of this and get them shipped out.

If you want to blame anyone, I would direct it at the pirates and hackers, SCE never had any real SDK restrictions before firmware 3.41 was compromised..

lol, blame the hackers. right.
The cynic in me says its marketing spin, but it sorta makes sense, releasing it running on an older SDK would have meant that GT5 would have been open to copying.

I believe SDK350 has a different encryption system.
Quote from danowat :The cynic in me says its marketing spin, but it sorta makes sense, releasing it running on an older SDK would have meant that GT5 would have been open to copying.

I believe SDK350 has a different encryption system.

yeah but really how many people have a blu-ray drive on their pc let alone one that can record blu-rays. Probably a few hundred in the world and i bet not many of them have a ps3 and / or are pirates
Aslong as the release date stays within 2010 I'm happy.
Quote from Luke.S :yeah but really how many people have a blu-ray drive on their pc let alone one that can record blu-rays. Probably a few hundred in the world and i bet not many of them have a ps3 and / or are pirates

You could/can get BR rips off the net and use them on a USB HDD.....
Quote from danowat :You could/can get BR rips off the net and use them on a USB HDD.....

good point
Quote from danowat :The cynic in me says its marketing spin, but it sorta makes sense, releasing it running on an older SDK would have meant that GT5 would have been open to copying.

I believe SDK350 has a different encryption system.

The hackers will crack this too.
Quote from DeadWolfBones :The hackers will crack this too.

Hackers get round anything once they figure out how, if isomething has been programmed, it can be 'unprogrammed'.
Quote from BlueFlame :if isomething has been programmed, it can be 'unprogrammed'.

If that were true cryptography would be a difficult sell to people who trust a lot of their money in it.
Quote from amp88 :If that were true cryptography would be a difficult sell to people who trust a lot of their money in it.

You mean like every copy protection scheme ever created?
Quote from DeadWolfBones :You mean like every copy protection scheme ever created?

Yes, but the methods used to protect really sensitive data (i.e. not encrypted DVD content) isn't so easy to crack. Writing a keygen, bypassing DVD copy protection etc are nothing compared to cracking proper military/government transmissions. That was what I was highlighting. A lot of the public believe that any computer system or encryption algorithm is easy to crack because they see films like Hackers or Swordfish, but the reality of strong encryption is a lot different. Even if a good RSA implementation is broken (which looks pretty difficult) the statement I quoted is NOT true for practical purposes.
Even normal people stuff is hard to crack. 7z's are impossible without resorting to brute force.. which is slow.
So basically, they could have avoided this altogether had they released it october 31st? Why delay rather than make it earlier!?
Interesting translation on this pic

http://www.bilder-upload.eu/upload/Eph5m3wkNfRSWNw.jpg

Quote :First, select a clothing style worn by the driver(A-SPEC DRIVER)
Please note that clothing once selected, can not be changed again

B Spec pic, with a Samba van
Shows, tyres wear/damage indicator and fuel level
http://i56.photobucket.com/alb ... 00430560.png?t=1287140902
http://img838.imageshack.us/img838/7100/madrishort.jpg

Course maker pics
http://img707.imageshack.us/img707/4620/0000430564.jpg
http://pic.bahamut.com.tw/B/2KU/63/0000430563.JPG

New vid! Do I hear a new transmission whine sound...?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-bl64-_ywrQ

And it looks like the G27 is fully supported
http://translate.google.com/tr ... slate.google.pl&twu=1

Quote :The game will use the unified global online service server, to provide global synchronization update the content, to " Gran Turismo 5 "Traditional Chinese players will be able to enjoy the" Gran Turismo TV "function, and Traditional Chinese Culture Channel content will also provide near zero-day Asian players localized content Play data is synchronized over the network to the official website, some online features can be controlled remotely through a browser, no matter when and where can enjoy the game through the PC

Quote from Bose321 :Does GT5 support the GT3 RS? Because the GT3 RS works on most games I believe. I mighy even buy a Paystation for this...

The Time Trial did work with one of the Fanatecs
Quote from CoolColJ :
New vid! Do I hear a new transmission whine sound...?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-bl64-_ywrQ

The transmission whine is dubbed over, same as all sound in that vid near the end imo.

(The in-car at 1:23) At 1:27 u can hear engine speed increase and tranny whine but speedo doesn't increase
Maybe it's simulated clutch slipping
but if the clutch slips, the gearbox shouldn't be revving up.

and a clutch that is slipping in 6th gear is really out of order lol.

Gran Turismo 5
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