GT Sport Limited Time Demo Up Now for Preload on PSN, Weighs 43GB

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Oct 7, 2017
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The GT Sport Limited Time demo can now be downloaded from the PlayStation Store, though you’ll only be able to play the game on Monday, October 9th, as per our previous report.

Here’s what’s available in this GT Sport Limited Time demo, according to the official store description. Interestingly, in-game credit earned in this demo can be transferred to the full game should you choose to purchase it.

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PlayStation Plus members starts on 10/9/17 at 12:00am PDT and ends 10/12/17 at 8:00am PDT

Standard PlayStation 4 owners start from 10/9/17 at 6:00pm PDT and ends 10/12/17 at 8:00am PDT
Download for demo ends 10/11/17 at8:00pm PT

The GT Sport Limited Time demo offers an in-depth look at some of the new innovative features, geared to define the future of motorsports for all levels of drivers, from first timers to 20 year veterans of the franchise. You drive and tune on your own terms, while the new matchmaking system ensures you’re always racing against others of similar abilities.

You won’t want to miss this limited time demo, as your earned in-game credit (up to $1 million) and personalized garage vehicles are transferable to the full game when it launches 10/17/17.

GT Sport is the return of Polyphony Digital’s acclaimed racing simulation series, for the first time available on Sony’s PlayStation 4. Chris recently played the game at EGX 2017 and was mightily impressed with the incredibly detailed cars.

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That’s because of the huge level of detail that’s gone into every car. In previous games, only a selection of cars was what they called Premium with the others being regular. Each and every car in Gran Turismo Sport are Premium. What this means is the level of detail that’s gone into each car have essentially made them futureproof, ready to be placed right into any future titles. The official line is that only the manufacturers CAD data is more precise than those in Gran Turismo Sport.

It shows as well. Last year I had my reservations with certain visual elements, noticing some jagged edges here and there, as well as a few other minor issues. I was able to do six races during my time at EGX and I have zero complaints. Frankly, Gran Turismo Sport has the best looking cars in gaming today. I had nothing but praise for Project Cars 2 and I stand by what I said, though the level of detail found in GT Sport is astounding.

He also had praise for the game’s handling, which he called an improvement over last year’s build.

While I was racing on simulation, I went skidding around like a madman as I encountered the same issue I did with Project Cars 2. That issue is my driving. Once I adapted the settings to my needs I was right back into the Gran Turismo I’ve always known and loved. Everything felt fantastic with cars reacting realistically to your racing style but muted just enough for those who need the help.

I found myself enjoying the time I spent with a game. It was actually a pleasant surprise as I was dreading a lack of arcade options in a game that was known for its accessibility. Coming out exclusively for the PlayStation 4 in just over two weeks, on October the 18th, it’s a long awaited outing for a legend of the racing genre.

Are you going to buy the game at launch? Let us know in the comments.

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