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I have just finished the beginner and amateur series in GT5, I have yet to see any races that require you to have a certain license. I remember back in GT3 and GT4, pretty soon you had to have you B license if nothing else. Have they taken that out of the equation now? Are the licenses just for fun now or will I need then at some point?
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You need them to unlock different series.
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You don't need to do the Licenses really if you don't want to. They just help you level up a bit at the start. I've nearly all the races done apart from the endurance ones and, I've only did 2 Licenses.
    
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You don't need to do the Licenses really if you don't want to. They just help you level up a bit at the start. I've nearly all the races done apart from the endurance ones and, I've only did 2 Licenses.
Thats what i was afraid of. The licenses can be tough at times, but I enjoyed it where you were forced to get them for certain races.
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Thats what i was afraid of. The licenses can be tough at times, but I enjoyed it where you were forced to get them for certain races.
They prettymuch only give you XP, money & a few rewards.

It's always good to do them & refresh your GT5 skills but you don't really need them
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they're not needed at all... it's just another challenge, and teaches you a lot of the useful driving techniques... and VERY ANNOYING to do if you want Gold on every 60 of them...

also all the free cars they give you are a nice bonus too
post #7 of 10
It's kinda stupid IMO; before they were required to qualify for events in single-player now its just for XP.
Unless they're required for online events (not sure) it's pretty much useless.
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to raise extra xp ive been doing the specials not the kart n top gear but the other ones (i do have the collectors)
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to raise extra xp ive been doing the specials not the kart n top gear but the other ones (i do have the collectors)
Do the kart ones man, once you get into expert they're worth a few bucks on top of the XP.
The top gear ones are tedious, but still worth doing if you want access to the test track.
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Do the kart ones man, once you get into expert they're worth a few bucks on top of the XP.
The top gear ones are tedious, but still worth doing if you want access to the test track.
ive attempted the top gear one and yep its teadious, trying to slipstream behind them.
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