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Gran Turismo 5
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Quote from danowat :Reports trickling in that the update server is being hammered / down, which is causing the game to hang.

Currently people are saying just wait at the hung screen and it will eventually start, or disco the ps3 from the net

Yep had that, pulled out network cable and all was good!

So far I'm not sure what to make of it, only done a few licenses so far before stopping for food - going back on now, I'm sure once I start racing it'll be much better!

PSN: thechrisenglish (i think)
Amazon has dispatched mine, so should get to play tomorrow. Glad in a way, as I don't have time to play it tonight

PSN: tristancliffe
PS3 experts.....

Can you add friends to your PSN on your PC? (like you can with XBL?)
i had the same question yesterday in another forum, and i was unable to find an answer myself other than "no"

I'm gabkicks on PSN
Ok, I'll have to do it "on console", although I am going to disco from PSN while playing GT5 till tomorrow as it appears to cause a fair few issues ATM (servers undergoing maintainance etc)
I was hoping that atleast Online there will be option like Mechanical Damage: On/off/realistic, whatever.. but there's just "penalty", whatever that is. Let's see what Kazunori san meant by that..
Still nothing confirmed about the damage......
Mine shipped 2 days ago from zavvi. Expected to be here sometime from Friday to Monday...
Picked my copy up today. Done installing, starting play now.
Kunos talks about Force Feedback.. exactly what i was speaking, no mention of any ISI game in that sentence..

Quote :"I think there is a fundamental difference in how FF is calculated in the group netKar PRO, iRacing, Live For Speed, VirtualGP3, even Gran Turismo Academy felt "netKar-ish" to me."

Whole interview.. http://www.radicalsonline.com/ ... -simracing-and-netKar-PRO
Dispatched status from Amazon for me as well. Tristan did it for shipping did it only give you the first class option? (It was free anyway)
Tesco doing 320gb ps3 + gt5 for 269 - will pick up at midnight tonight on way home from folks. Shame i won't get to play til tomorrow after work
Quote from Luke.S :Dispatched status from Amazon for me as well. Tristan did it for shipping did it only give you the first class option? (It was free anyway)

Yes! Although the delivery estimate is 1 - 3 days, it is usually overnight rather than three. Fingers crossed I get it tomorrow.

Not sure if I can be bothered to uproot my PC, take the G25 and ECCI pedals and somehow arrangement them on/under my coffee table, or whether to uproot the PS3 and try to connect that to my monitor via a HDMI-DVI adaptor. Or just stick with the dualshock.
Quote from tristancliffe :Yes! Although the delivery estimate is 1 - 3 days, it is usually overnight rather than three. Fingers crossed I get it tomorrow.

Not sure if I can be bothered to uproot my PC, take the G25 and ECCI pedals and somehow arrangement them on/under my coffee table, or whether to uproot the PS3 and try to connect that to my monitor via a HDMI-DVI adaptor. Or just stick with the dualshock.

Same here. I think it will be dualshock for a few weeks until I figure something out. Might take the PS3 downstairs to try on the 3d tv or may put it on my desk to use the G27. But with a 24" monitor rather than the 40" in the living room. Decisions
Got my copy this morning and playing...

Added a couple of you on PSN already but here is mine for others that want to the pleasure of having me on their friends list

PSN: Camtoo
More nice words about the physics..

Quote :oalithgow:

Nice ..... Hey Chis, Have you played Iracing, liveForSpeed or Rfactor?
How do you compare the Physics on the PC sims to GT5 ???

Don't know if you had this question before but i'm really want to hear your oppinion couse you are a really good driver and know about driving physics

Chris:

im using IRacing and LFS for practise, and i can say that GT5's physics are awesome, great, ultra realistic, just IRacing has it more... how shell i say... a tiny bit more accurate perhaps. But then again... how many cars did PD have to apply physic to?

Getting my copy soon, my PSN is niall09
Quote from tristancliffe :Yes! Although the delivery estimate is 1 - 3 days, it is usually overnight rather than three. Fingers crossed I get it tomorrow.

Not sure if I can be bothered to uproot my PC, take the G25 and ECCI pedals and somehow arrangement them on/under my coffee table, or whether to uproot the PS3 and try to connect that to my monitor via a HDMI-DVI adaptor. Or just stick with the dualshock.

Tristan: Go for the desk arrangement.. it's definitely nice to play Prologue that way, so I can't imagine GT5 being lesser.
hell you guys are getting it early, i am just going to pretend internet doesn't exist until i pick up my copy tomorrow
Got my copy already, Gamestop seems to sell it pre-release somehow. (Or the official site is wrong?)
Anyways, pretty awesome so far!
My PSN is NotSmall for the ones who want to add me (Although I'll keep racing offline for some time now)
Quote from dawesdust_12 :Tristan: Go for the desk arrangement.. it's definitely nice to play Prologue that way, so I can't imagine GT5 being lesser.

But when I want to play Red Dead or LBP with the missus, or GT5 with my housemate then I want the sofa/TV option.

Might have a trial setup later, and see if I can get the G25 on the coffee table with my legs underneath it - sit on the floor, single seater style!!!!!!!
.. it's so awkward.. mostly for pedals
Quote from CoolColJ :My copy will probably arrive in 3-6 days time


anyway Fanatec users rejoice

If this is the case then why is it that mine only works in menus and when put in PS3 mode it doesn't work at all?

Gran Turismo 5
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