This comes after the community had aired frustrations regarding the game's grind.
Mandatory online connections in single-player modes have been a pain point in the video games community for a few years now, and it became the topic of conversation once again with Gran Turismo 7. Due to some unexpected maintenance, the game was unplayable for over 24 hours. Though it's not back online, the developer has since apologized and offered an explanation.
In a post on Gran Turismo 7's website, producer Kazunori Yamauchi said, "Immediately before the release of the 1.07 update, we discovered an issue where the game would not start properly in some cases on product versions for the PS4 and PS5.
Gran Turismo 7 has had its fair share of issues between unexpected downtime and frustrations within the community regarding grind, but Polyphony is in it for the long run and will continue to update the game to make it better.Jennifer Locke
Jennifer Locke is Android Central's Games Editor and has been playing video games nearly her entire life. You can find her posting pictures of her dog and obsessing over PlayStation and Xbox, Star Wars, and other geeky things on Twitter @JenLocke95.TopicsGran Turismo 7Playstation 5Android Central Newsletter
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