Game news Gran Turismo 7: PlayStation players express their outrage after the game’s return
Released earlier this month, Gran Turismo 7 embarked on a long-awaited return on PlayStation 4 and 5. After a critically acclaimed launch, the teams at Polyphony Digital have undertaken to deploy several patches to polish their latest version, despite some unfortunate flaws they have met . Unfortunately, a grain of sand stopped Gran Turismo 7’s roaring engine and the fans quickly went to their plates!
- A pit stop longer than expected!
- Gran Turismo 7 goes off track
A pit stop longer than expected!
The March 17 date was a very complicated shift for the teams at Polyphony Digital. While they made every effort to properly launch the new patch of Gran Turismo 7, the famous 1.07 update, did more harm than good ! While the update and maintenance were supposed to keep players away from the racing game for a few hours – just two – the wait quickly became endless. On the Polyphony Digital side, we then realized that the problem was more serious than it first appeared.
The two hours turned into almost a day and a half of waiting! And finally it was the game as a whole that was criticized by the public: neglected by its players, Auto simulation has been singled out
Gran Turismo 7 goes off track
On the part of the players, the pill is actually going badly. It’s even going very badly there, like our colleaguesEurogamer A few hours ago reviews of Gran Turismo 7 piled up on the Metacritic rating aggregator. The score given by players for the Polyphony Digital title is in free fall and when Eurogamer
As of this writing, the PlayStation exclusive has a comically disturbing ratio of 684 positive player-written reviews to over 2,000 negative. Faced with the disappointment caused by the deployment of this new patch and the outcry caused by the large presence of microtransactions, the players organized one Review bombing Placing the game’s rating at 2.9/10 on Metacritic.
General anger lurked within the gaming community, and this update’s fiasco only ignited the powder. Admittedly, the impossibility of playing is often quoted in the reviews written by the players, but the most vicious of them do not hesitate to list the many criticisms of the Polyphony Digital teams: In a jumble we find overly expensive microtransactions, the increase in car prices, useless daily rewards, the hassle of obtaining credits that encourage spending real money, …
We knew reclaiming the Gran Turismo license was going to be difficult, but The Gran Turismo 7 racing car faced too many pitfalls to avoid ending up off the track and in the tires! It remains to be seen in which way(s) the trajectory will be corrected!
- Swell : Eurogamer, metacritical
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