Gran Turismo 5: PS3 Patch Update – Release Date ETA

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We have some important news for those of you who picked up a copy of Gran Turismo 5 last week, as Polyphony Digital boss Kazunori Yamauchi has confirmed that a patch update will be going live for the game sometime this month.

As reported from AndriaSang, the GT5 bossman has been responding to a few user questions on Twitter, and although it’s all in Japanese, AndriaSang states that details regarding an update for GT5 in December were mentioned.

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Details are pretty scarse at the moment, but we’re hearing that the update will add some sort of ‘configuration option’ for mechanical damage, and the update will also add support for backing up saved game data to other storage devices.

We’re not sure when the update will arrive, but we’ll be sure to let you know once Sony make it official. Let us know your thoughts on the upcoming patch. In your opinion, what other things need to be fixed? Don’t forget about our GT5 Vs Forza 3 debate here.