Kazunori Yamauchi, president of Polyphony Digital, has confirmed that the studio will be making changes to the reward system in Gran Turismo 7 to improve the in-game economy. The changes will occur at the beginning of April and are part of a larger plan to make adjustments to the game. Polyphony Digital has also confirmed that it will release a few updates in the coming weeks that will add new cards and tracks to the game.
Polyphony Digital has also confirmed that all players that were affected by the server outage will be eligible for a non-paid 1,000,000 credit pack, the pack will automatically be added to your in-game account if you log in to the game before the 25th of April 2022. To be eligible you must have played Gran Turismo 7 before the 25th of March 2022.
Here are the planned changes coming in April:
- Increase rewards in the events in the latter half of the World Circuits by approximately 100% on average.
- Addition of high rewards for clearing the Circuit Experience in all Gold/All Bronze results.
- Increase of rewards in Online Races.
- Include a total of eight new one-hour Endurance Race events to Missions. These will also have higher reward settings.
- Increase the upper limit of non-paid credits in player wallets from 20M Cr. to 100M Cr.
- Increase the quantity of Used and Legend cars on offer at any given time.
Here are the planned changes coming in the “near future”:
- Increase the payout value of limited time rewards as we develop as a live service.
- Further World Circuit event additions.
- Addition of Endurance Races to Missions including 24-hour races.
- Addition of Online Time Trials and awarding of rewards according to the player’s difference with the top ranked time.
- Make it so cars can be sold.
Gran Turismo 7 is currently available on the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5, you can read more about the economic issues here.
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