Sony Computer Entertainment, the publisher of the racing video has announced its latest update 1.08 for Gran Turismo 6. This new update will add Ayrton Senna Tribute special content to the game. This update is already gone live.
Polyphony Digital, the developer of Gran Turismo 6 has said that it will be carrying a tribute to F1 champion Ayrton Senna in the new update. Senna was killed in an accident during the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix.
The tribute content includes a short film and slideshow that were done in collaboration with his family and Ayrton Senna Institute in Brazil. The content will also be adding three free new racing suits - Ayrton Senna 1980, Ayrton Senna 1983 and Ayrton Senna 1985 and three new cars - the DAP Racing Kart #17 '80, West Surrey Racing (1983 Ayrton Senna) and Lotus 97T '85. Player will be able to purchase their items in-game.
Apart from this, the update will also include Mitsubishi Concept Xr-Phev Evolution car that can be either purchased or unlocked for free upon the completion of a lap in new Seasonal Event. The update also brings adjustment to the open lobby.
Gran Turismo 6 was released on 6 December 2013 exclusively for PlayStation 3.
Below are the full patch notes for update 1.08 for Gran Turismo 6 (Gran Turismo):
Ayrton Senna Tribute
- The "Ayrton Senna Tribute" special content has been released. The content is accessible from the [Ayrton Senna Tribute] option within the [SPECIAL EVENTS] section in "My Home".
- The "Ayrton Senna Tribute" introduction movie has been added to the [Library] page under the "Movies" section of the [Gallery], accessible from "My Home".
- The "Ayrton Senna 1980", "Ayrton Senna 1983" and "Ayrton Senna 1985" racing suits have been added to the [Special Outfits] page of the [Racing Gear] option within the [TUNING & SERVICING] section, accessible from "My Home". These items can also be acquired for free by clearing the "Ayrton Senna Tribute" events under specific conditions.
- Clearing the events of the "Ayrton Senna Tribute" content under specific conditions will reward players with the following cars: DAP Racing Kart #17 '80, West Surrey Racing, 1983 Ayrton Senna and Lotus 97T '85.
Vision Gran Turismo
The "Mitsubishi Concept XR-PHEV EVOLUTION Vision Gran Turismo" has been released. This is a hybrid concept packed with know-how and spirit gained through motorsports, we hope you will take this opportunity to take it for a spin!
After the update has been installed, the car can be purchased from the [Vision GT] option within the [CARS] section in "My Home." Alternatively, it is also possible to obtain the car by completing a lap (regardless of the lap time) in the new Seasonal Event, available only for a limited time.
Adjustments to the Open Lobby
When any "Qualifier" race is selected in the "Room Mode" option under [Basic Settings] and [Race Alone] is selected under the "Race Format" option under [Qualifier Settings], the Ghost line can be enabled or disabled by pressing the Up Button (default button settings).