news\ Oct 11, 2011 at 9:45 am

Gran Turismo 5 Spec 2.0 Now Available, DLC Detailed

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Today, Spec 2.0 is officially out, bringing Gran Turismo fans new content based upon input from fans.

Some new content that the update provides includes:

  • Simplified interior view added to all standard cars
  • User control of the weather change feature
  • Added a setting sheet feature allowing you to save multiple car settings
  • Spec 2.0 opening movie
  • Improved UI response and usability
  • Replay fast forward/rewind
  • Mid-race save feature for endurance races
  • Expanded online lounge features (Narrowing down car types, shuffle races)
  • Expansion of the B-Spec remote race you can play from gran-turismo.com (a graph display now shows changes in race rankings)
  • Expanded Photo travel features (you can now take photos of cars together with your avatar)
  • Added a "NASCAR Pit Scene" stage to Photo Travel
  • Added eleven 2011 model NASCAR cars
  • Added the Nissan GT-R N24 Schulze Motor Sport
  • Improved physics and AI
  • Support for the Logitec G25/G27 Steering wheel

Gran Turismo creator Kazunori Yamauchi has more content coming in the future including "a racing car pack, a course pack, and a racing gear pack."

The Course Pack includes a Belgium-based Sap-Francorchamps that will be weather-customisable, in addition to a night-time kart track.  The Course Pack will retail for $4.99.

The Racing Car Pack ($7.99) adds 15 vehicles like the Red Bull X2011 Prototype ’11, which is currently up for grabs for one week as a free gift as a result of Sebastian Vettel nabbing his second Formula One world championship.

The last DLC mentioned is the Racing Gear Pack ($2.99) and the Paint Pack ($1.99) which brings new helmets, overalls, and new colours.

Of course, you can always bundle all of the DLC for $11.99 on October 18.

 

 

 

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