Gran Turismo Sport Patch Notes: Update 1.38 Is Released - Here's What's New

Huge update brings in new cars and so much more. Also, 'Running in the 90's' and tofu deliveries.
7.5
  • Playstation 4
  • Racing
2017-10-17
Trueno GTSport
Just add some Eurobeat and tofu and this Trueno will be kicking ass in no time. Polyphony Digital

A new update for Gran Turismo Sport has been released by developer Polyphony Digital, and it is massive.

Five new cars have been added to its roster, along with new rounds to the GT League, as well as general optimization features and stability improvements. The huge slew of updates should provide some necessary fixes for all players experiencing issues, and the addition of new cars is always a welcome boon in a racing title.

Audi TT 3.2 GTSport
The Audi TT Coupé 3.2 quattro ’03, one of the newest vehicles in Gran Turismo Sport. Photo: Polyphony Digital

The following cars are now available to drive in the game: Audi TT Coupé 3.2 quattro ’03, Honda Fit Hybrid ’14, Porsche 962 C ’88, Renault R8 Gordini ’66 and Toyota Sprinter Trueno 3door 1600GT APEX (AE86) ’83.

Here are the full patch notes for update 1.38. The original notes can also be found here.

Gran Turismo Sport update 1.38 release notes

1. 5 new vehicles, from famous race cars to everyday compacts, have been added.

  • Porsche 962 C ’88 (Gr.1)
  • Renault R8 Gordini ’66 (Gr.X)
  • Audi TT Coupé 3.2 quattro ’03 (N200)
  • Honda Fit Hybrid ’14 (N100)
  • Toyota Sprinter Trueno 3door 1600GT APEX (AE86) ’83 (N100)

2. The following 6 new rounds will be added to the ‘GT League’:

    Beginner League

  • 2 new rounds added to the ‘Compétition de France’.

    Amateur League

  • 2 new rounds added to the ‘Tourist Trophy’.

    Professional League

  • 2 new rounds added to the ‘Group 1 Cup’.

3. More additional features have been added.

    SCAPES

  • ‘New Zealand – Embrace the natural beauty of Oceania’ has been added to the special featured section.

    SPORT MODE

  • The ‘Global Manufacturer Ranking’ has been added to the Manufacturers Series section.

    Changelog in Details

    Tracks

    – Optimizations have been performed on some of the already included tracks

    Campaign

    – The following events have been added to “GT League”:

・ Compétition de France Rounds 6 and 7

・ Tourist Trophy Rounds 4 and 5

・ Group 1 Cup Rounds 4 and 5

    Scapes

    – Added Embrace the natural beauty of Oceania in the specially featured section.

    Brand Central

    – Renault has been added to the European Region

    Physics Simulation

    – The operation of the DRS (Drag Reduction System) has been changed from full auto to manual overtake button operation in the following cars (*1)

・ McLaren Ultimate Vision Gran Turismo

・ Subaru WRX STI Isle of Man Time Attack Car ’16

※ 1 : The DRS does not operate all the time when the overtake button is activated, with the operational parameters differing for each car model.

    – In the following car models, we have corrected an issue where the overtake feature does not operate properly after the battery is exhausted.

・ NISSAN CONCEPT 2020 Vision Gran Turismo

・ Infiniti Concept Vision Gran Turismo

    – In the following cars, the overtake feature now only operates when at full throttle ( *2 )。

・ Dodge SRT Tomahawk X Vision Gran Turismo

・ Dodge SRT Tomahawk GTS-R Vision Gran Turismo

・ Dodge SRT Tomahawk S Vision Gran Turismo

・ TOYOTA FT-1 Vision Gran Turismo

・ Lexus LF-LC GT Vision Gran Turismo

・ NISSAN CONCEPT 2020 Vision Gran Turismo

・ Infiniti Concept Vision Gran Turismo

    *2: The system only operates when there is charge remaining in the battery.

    Sport Mode

    – The Global Manufacturer Ranking has been added to the race entry details of the FIA Gran Turismo Championship Manufacturer Series. The rankings will consist of Global Manufacturer Ranking, Europe/Middle East/Africa region, North American region, Central and South Americas region, Asia region, and Oceania region, and manufacturer points will be totaled automatically for each.

    Lobby

    – We have corrected an issue where the Dallara SF19 Super Formula could not make a race entry when the [Settings] option of the Regulations is set to [Prohibited], or when a room with [Settings] set to [Prohibited] is loaded.

    Online Races

    – We have corrected an issue where opponents’ cars were still colliding when they are semi-transparent.

    Livery Editor

    – We have changed the settings so that the tire stickers on the Dallara SF19 Super Formula can be changed. In addition to the standard sticker, it is possible to select from 6 tire brands. (In the 6 types, there is also a setting for no sticker label)

    Time Trial

    – Added a [Ghost Setting] to allow the switching of the ghost display in the quick menu. It is possible to individually turn on or off the loaded ghost and your own ghost with the best time.

    Sound

    – Environmental sounds have been adjusted on many of the tracks. Depending on the selected hour in [Select Conditions], some of the environmental sounds may change.

    – Adjusted the engine sound of the Super Formula Dallara SF19 Super Formula / Toyota ‘19

    – Corrected an issue where the music tracks would not shuffle correctly.

    My Profile

    – Corrected an issue where the milestone would not be completed even when the campaign mode achievement is at 100%.

  • Gran Turismo Sport version 1.38 added fixes for crashing issues.
  • Added performance and stability improvements.
  • Various minor UI bug fixes added with GT Sport 1.38.
  • GT Sport 1.38 has added some fixes for glitches.
  • Also added fixes for various other issues with Gran Turismo Sport version 1.38.

Gran Turismo Sport is available exclusively on the PlayStation 4.

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