After a maintenance which was to last two hours on Thursday, the teams at work on Gran Turismo 7 communicated on an extension of the measure following the discovery of a problem. More than twenty-four hours later, the return to normal would still be pending.
Server maintenance Gran Turismo 7 had been scheduled for Thursday at the very beginning of the day. Except that two hours later, these servers had still not been brought back online. The franchise’s official Twitter account later reported a.
“Due to an issue discovered in Update 1.07, we will be extending the server maintenance period”we were able to read. “We will let everyone know as soon as possible when this is likely to be over. We apologize for this inconvenience and ask for your patience as we work to resolve this issue. »
Extended maintenance of Gran Turismo 7 servers: no apparent link with the earthquake
Kazunori Yamauchi, boss of Polyphony Digital and producer of the series, also apologized for this concern which would not result from the recent earthquake of magnitude 7.4 which occurred in Japan. The creator had previously assured that the studio and its servers had not been impacted.
The article by our colleagues from VGC, dated this Friday at the end of the morning, speaks of maintenance having exceeded twenty-four hours, and which would now have reached thirty hours.
If the information is not necessarily known to those who do not have the game, Gran Turismo 7 requires an almost permanent online connection, even to play alone. Only the arcade mode is accessible offline, and it’s probably not where players want to spend most of their time.
The previous update would have decreased virtual currency rewards, slowing down progression and unlocking new vehicles. We can now expect that when the servers return, users will receive a good dose of credits as compensation for these lost hours.