Gran Turismo 7 Update 1.25 Patch Notes: New events, physics updates arrive

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As expected, the Gran Turismo 7 Update 1.25 patch notes are now live and the update is ready to download on PS4 and PS5.

While the cars were teased at the weekend and then revealed earlier in the week, there is more than just four new rides for players in this update.

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While no new tracks have been added, there are new events and a change to the physics of the game. So let's take a look at what racers can expect from the new update.

Gran Turismo 7 Update 1.25

The new update is ready to go and brings more than normal to the game, which has been struggling to retain player attention.

A new Cafe Menu Book has been added which brings some much-needed events to the Nordschleife, Spa, and Goodwood among other tracks.

There is also a pretty big change to the physics simulation within Gran Turismo 7.

Tyre heat generation and wear have been adjusted, along with suspension geometry for each car and initial values for suspension parts. That means you may well find your favourite cars handle a little differently following this patch,

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PP has also been adjusted for some cars, so you may need to re-tune to get under those event caps.

Gran Turismo 7 Update 1.25 patch notes

Let's dive into the full patch notes and see what else has changed!

Cars

The following four new cars have been added:

  • Maserati Merak SS ’80 (available for purchase Legend Cars)
  • Mazda Roadster NR-A (ND) '22
  • Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3 '18
  • Nissan Skyline 2000GT-R (KPGC110) '73 (available for purchase at Legend Cars)

Brand Central

New color variations for the following three cars have been added to the Mazda Showroom for use in the Mazda Spirit Racing GT Cup 2022, an online event available only in Japan.

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  • Roadster NR-A (ND) '22
  • Atenza Gr.4
  • RX-VISION GT3 CONCEPT

Café

The following Menu Book has been added:

  • Menu Book No. 46: Historic Sports Car Masters (Collector Level 29 and above)

The following two Extra Menus have been added:

  • Extra Menu No. 10: Collection: Honda NSX (Collector Level 36 and above)
  • Extra Menu No. 11: Collection: Nissan Silvia (Collector Level 26 and above)

The new Menu Books and Extra Menus will appear after clearing Menu Book No. 39 (Championship: World GT Series) and watching the ending.

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World Circuits

The following new events have been added to World Circuits:

  • Historic Sports Car Masters
    - Spa-Francorchamps
    - Nürburgring Nordschleife
    - Goodwood Motor Circuit
  • Gr.1 Prototype Series
    - Fuji Speedway
  • Silvia Sisters
    - Tokyo Expressway – South Clockwise

Scapes

"Whitby" and "Autumn Leaves" have been added to Curations in Scapes.

Physics Simulation Model

  • The simulation for tire heat generation and wear ratio has been adjusted.
  • The suspension geometry for each car has been adjusted.
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  • The initial values for suspension parts have been adjusted.
  • The initial values for the Differential Gear (with Fully Customizable LSD equipped) on certain cars have been adjusted.
  • The Performance Points (PP) of some cars have been adjusted.
  • The conditions for mechanical damage occurring from a collision or contact if Mechanical Damage is set to Light or Heavy in the Race Settings have been changed. As a result, cars are now less likely to sustain damage after hitting a track wall or other obstacles.

Steering Controllers

Performance of the wireless controller has been adjusted.

Sport

In Daily Races and Championships, it is now possible to select the Styles of an Event-Specified Car. Please note that while it is possible to open the Car Settings menu on Event-Specified Car with Styles, only the tires can be changed.

A Points Table button has been added to the Quick Menu in Championships events.

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My Page

We fixed an issue where achieving All Bronze or All Gold in License Tests, Missions, and Circuit Experiences would cause the milestone to show up multiple times.

Custom Race

Rival cars selected via 'Rivals Settings' > 'Rivals Selection' > 'Select from Garage' will now use the appropriate tires as per the Race Settings, regardless of whether you own the tires for that car.

Localization

Fixed various text localization issues.

Others

Various other issues have been addressed.