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Gran Turismo Sport 1.56 Update Patch Notes

A brand new Gran Turismo Sport update is pulling into view on February 27, 2020. This is the place to be, meanwhile, to discover everything that’s being added, fixed, and improved in the Gran Turismo Sport 1.56 update. At the end of this guide, you’ll find the complete list of Gran Turismo Sport 1.56 update patch notes. Before you get to that, however, take the scenic route to find out everything you need to know about the new update to the PS4’s seminal racing sim.

Gran Turismo Sport 1.56 Update Highlights

Gran Turismo Sport 1.56 update

If you want a little more in your Gran Turismo Sport life, you’ll be glad to hear that the 1.56 update adds a good amount of new content to play with. There are new cars, new GT League rounds to play, and your usual list of bug fixes and improvements included in the update. It’s a big one for an old game. Be warned, too, that there will be server maintenance on the morning of February 27, as the update is installed server-wide.

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New Cars

Three new cars have been added to Gran Turismo Sport thanks to the 1.56 update. This includes the winning Aston Martin DBR9 GT1 ’10 (Gr.3) winning car. The three new cars that have been added to Gran Turismo Sport are as follows:

  • Aston Martin DBR9 GT1 ’10 (Gr.3)
  • Fiat 500 1.2 8V Lounge SS ’08 (N100)
  • Nissan 180SX Type X ’96 (N200)

We’ve included in-game images of the three new cars in this guide (credit: Polyphony Digital). New cars are always exciting in a racing game.

New GT League Events Rounds

Along with the three new cars, seven new GT League Events Rounds have been added to Gran Turismo Sport. The seven new rounds are as follows:

  • Beginner League
    • 2 new FR Challenge rounds
  • Amateur League
    • 2 new Group 3 Cup rounds
  • Professional League
    • 2 new Lamborghini Cup rounds
  • Endurance League
    • 1 new X2019 Competition Endurance Series round

Check out the full list of patch notes below to discover all the bug fixes, improvements and such included in the update.

Gran Turismo Sport 1.56 Update Patch Notes

Gran Turismo Sport 1.56 update

Main Features Implemented

Cars

  • The following 3 new cars have been added:
    • Aston Martin DBR9 GT1 ’10
    • Fiat 500 1.2 8V Lounge SS ’08
    • Nissan 180SX Type X ’96

Campaign Mode

  • The following events have been added to the “GT League”:
    • “FR Challenge” Rounds 6 and 7
    • “Group 3 Cup” Rounds 6 and 7
    • “Lamborghini Cup” Rounds 8 and 9
    • “X2019 Competition Endurance Series” Rounds 5

Penalty

  • Corrected an error where a collision penalty was being issued even when the “Side Contact Penalty” of the lobby penalty settings was disabled.
  • Adjusted the threshold values for penalties given when someone is pushed out.