Quantcast
Gran Turismo 5 has 50 minute install, can do while played - Destructoid

DestructoidJapanatorTomopopFlixist



Gran Turismo 5 has 50 minute install, can do while played


12:20 PM on 11.19.2010
Gran Turismo 5 has 50 minute install, can do while played photo



Attention to everyone that likes to bitch, including those that won't even play this game: Word is that Gran Turismo 5 takes 50 minutes to install, and up to 10 GB of hard disk space. CVG linked us to a forum post where one guy that apparently has the game says it takes this long, and that the "space taken is actually about 6.4GB, but that space gradually unpacks as you're playing to be closer to the previously mentioned 10GB."

My response? Big fu*king deal.

We waited like five years for this? You can't wait another hour? You don't have something you could be doing while you wait? It's not the end of the world, folks. It's an hour.

For the whiners, there's good news, as Sony tells Eurogamer you can optionally install the game in chunks as you play.

"GT5 gives users the option of an install," Sony says. "This makes loading times throughout much faster but is not a requirement when first playing. If users choose not to install the data straight away, it will do it in stages as new areas, tracks, etc. are access during normal gameplay."

And here's the other thing: This is a racing game of unprecedented size. It has about 1,000 cars in it. It attempts to be the end-all racing game with its various modes, course types and online functionality. Can't you wait an hour for that? Forza 3 is the only other game that I can think of that comes close, and I remember it taking about 30 minutes to install. Remember that it came with a second install disc?

Wait 50 minutes. Get your wheel hooked up. Put your phone on mute. Crank up your audio system. They spent five years working on it; this should be a pretty good game. 

 






Comments not appearing? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this.
Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your software's white list. Tada! Happy comments time again.

Did you know? You can now get daily or weekly email notifications when humans reply to your comments.






Gran Turismo

11:30 AM on 01.13.2014
Toyota's FT-1 concept car hits Gran Turismo 6 tomorrow

Are you a car person? It's so weird talking about cars to someone that isn't a car person. It's like when someone talks about football to me. I always just picture a televised game in super fast forward, where the damned bal...more



8:00 AM on 12.27.2013
Online features for GT5, Resistance games being dropped

Come 2014, Sony will be discontinuing online support for Gran Turismo 5, Resistance: Fall of Man, Resistance 2 and Resistance 3. Yes, that means that you'll no longer be able to play these games online; Sony is essential...more



12:45 PM on 12.10.2013
Be careful with this Gran Turismo 6 money exploit

YouTube user Radical Dreamer has stumbled upon an exploit in Gran Turismo 6 that can generate 20 million credits in a matter of minutes. Sounds too good to be true, right? I had Dale test out the glitch and he ran into some ...more



View all Gran Turismo






Back to Top




All content is yours to recycle through our Creative Commons License permitting non-commercial sharing requiring attribution. Our communities are obsessed with videoGames, movies, anime, and toys.

Living the dream since March 16, 2006

Advertising on destructoid is available: Please contact them to learn more