Gran Turismo 7 Reveals Major ‘Spec II’ Update With New Content

    New cars, World Circuit races, features, and much more.

    Sony Interactive Entertainment and Polyphony Digital announced Gran Turismo 7 “Spec II,” the game’s biggest post-launch update. The game will bring several new pieces of content to Gran Turismo 7 alongside a new UI experience and more features. 

    Nearly two years after the game’s March 2022, Polyphony Digital boasts “Spec II” as the most epic update for Gran Turismo 7. The update aims to enhance “the driving simulation experience with more fulfillment than ever before.” 

    Gran Turismo 7 Enters the Spec II Era

    The Gran Turismo 7 Spec II update brings a plethora of new content, including the all-new Lake Louise track, on November 2: 

    • New Cinematic Intro
    • Local Four-Player Split Screen on PS5
    • Master Licenses
    • New Progression Dashboard
    • New Events
    • Three Extra Menus
    • Weekly Challenges
    • Lake Louise Track
      • Lake Louise Long Track
      • Lake Louise Short Track
      • Lake Louise Tri-Oval
    • Seven New Cars
      • Dodge Charger R/T 426 Hemi ’68
      • Dodge Challenger SRT Demon ’18
      • Lexus LFA ’10
      • Mercedes-Benz 190 E 2.5-16 Evolution II ’91
      • NISMO 400R ’95
      • Porsche 911 GT3 RS (992) ’22
      • Tesla Model 3 Performance ’23
    • Slower Shutter Speeds in Race Photos
    • Polyphony Digital Tokyo Office in Scapes
    • New Favorites feature in Scapes

    Gran Turismo 7 will be loaded with new events in World Circuits, including rally races on the Lake Louise track. Five standard and two expert level races will be added, and the Gran Turismo Sophy AI will be available in the PS5 version. Moreover, a new Event Directory menu and new Weekly Challenges will be available. Players will also have access to Master Licenses with 50 tests to take on. 

    The Meeting Place will become Paddocks, a parking lot for player’s cars and online connectivity. In the Paddocks, players may text or chat with other players and use emoticons to communicate. Many of the prominent features from the Meeting Place return.

    Further, a new progression dashboard lets players observe their progress in the game. Progression metrics include number of owned cars, World Circuit races completed, Collector Level, and so much more. 

    Check out the new Gran Turismo 7 gallery below.

    Announcement Trailer

    Watch the new trailer below, via Polyphony Digital:

    Lastly, Gran Turismo 7 is available now for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5. 

    Soul Kiwami
    Soul Kiwami
    Raul Ochoa, a.k.a. Soul Kiwami, is the Managing Editor of Final Weapon and a Games Writer at Game Rant with four years of writing and editing experience. Raul is passionate about the Japanese gaming industry, and he's a huge fan of Nintendo Switch, PC hardware, JRPGs, and fighting games. business email: [email protected]

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