GT Prologue Patch Is Live – Top Gear! by Anthony Barlow
August 1, 2008, 9:56 pm
Filed under: Gaming News | Tags: , , , , ,

One thing Sony did come through with this month is that Gran Turismo TV has been added to GT5P via a new patch. The patch, which contains a number of things alongside GTTV, is a great thing to add to the game and is something no petrolhead will want to go without. The full details of today’s patch are listed below.

Improvement in Download Speed

  • Improvements in download speeds for online updates and content

Gran Turismo TV

  • Start of PPV (Pay Per View) service
  • It is now possible to fast forward, rewind, or move between chapters when viewing video content.
  • It is possible now to have up to 8 simultaneous background downloads running at the same time.
  • Individual downloads can now be paused or resumed.

Distribution of Expansion Data

  • Instant distribution feature of My Page backgrounds added


  • Improvements in penalty judgments
  • Improved physics during collisions between cars in Online races.

Time Trial

  • The tire selection in Arcade time trials changed from “S2” fixed, to “N1-S2”


  • It is now possible to display top lap times in all courses in a list.
  • Improvements in the user interface

Common Vehicle Physics

  • Improved controllability when using S1-S3, and R1-R3 tires.
  • Changed calculation rules for performance points.


  • Added [Standard Definition (SD) Display Size] in [Display Settings]
  • Moved the [Temperature] unit setting from [Network] to [Units]
  • Added Expansion Data settings and Advanced Download Option settings in [Network]


  • 6 BGM tracks added

Online race network specifications changed

  • Added port 5658 to the ports used in Online races.


  • Players matched in Online races now added to the [Friends] → [Players Met] menu within Playstation 3.
  • The time and score from replays of time trials, drift trials, and distributed demo replays are now displayed after their replay. For distributed demo’s, the Online ID is also displayed here.
  • Manual updated

Sounds good, there’s lots of good stuff in there and plus Toip Gear whoot!

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