New free GT Sport update adds cars, events and a new VR Time Trial, out tomorrow

We’re very proud to reveal our March update for Gran Turismo Sport: Patch 1.15. We’ve been paying close attention to your feedback, and have added an unmissable collection of new cars, events and a brand new VR Time Trial mode we hope you’ll love. You’ll be able to download and play from 7am GMT / 8am CET tomorrow, Thursday 29th March.

As always, you can find the full patch notes right here; and be sure to stay tuned to PlayStation Blog for the first word on more upcoming GT content.

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Patch 1.15 – features

New vehicles

Rolling into Brand Central this month are 13 stunning new vehicles, including some legendary GT favourites and Red Bull X-series cars. Take a look at the complete line-up:

  • Honda Raybrig Concept-GT (GT500)
  • Lexus Au Tom’s RC F (GT500)
  • Nissan Motual Autech GT-R (GT500)
  • Aston Martin DB11
  • BMW M3 Sport Evolution
  • Eckerts Rod & Custom Mach Forty
  • Ford GT40 Mark I
  • Gran Turismo Red Bull X2014 Standard
  • Gran Turismo Red Bull X2014 Junior
  • Lexus RC F GT3
  • Mazda RX-7 GT-X (FC)
  • Nissan Skyline GT-R V-Spec (R33)
  • Nissan GT-R Nismo
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New track

Next, we’ve added the GT fan-favourite Tsukuba Circuit, featuring a unique combination of tight hairpins and wide, sweeping corners to really test drivers’ racing finesse.

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VR time trials

One of our most often received requests to date has been the expansion of GT Sport’s thrilling VR mode. So, with the latest patch, PlayStation VR owners will have the chance to hit the track in a series of challenging time trials. Players will also now earn rewards in both Time Trial and VR Tour modes!

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GT League events

Continuing to add to the GT League line-up, we’ve introduced three new events to test drivers of all skill levels, including:

  • Nissan GT-R Cup – Beginner League
  • Red bull X-Junior Series – Amateur League
  • All Japan GT Car Championships – Professional League
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Fanatec wheel support

For all the Fanatec wheel users out there, we are really pleased to announce that we are adding official support in the update and will continue to improve its functionality in future updates!

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Finally, we’ve also added a stunning new Cherry Blossom theme to Scapes Mode to help you get into the spring spirit, and an all-new MINI Museum to explore the complete history of the British automotive giant.

Remember: you can find all the latest info on upcoming GT Sport content here on PlayStation Blog or on the official Gran Turismo website. Until next time, drivers, we’ll see you out on the track.

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