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What's the point of the lisence tests in Grand Turismo 5?

post #1 of 10
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Hi,

I've yet to understand why i need to do them? I havn't completed any at the moment, but have been playing a lot of races and been doing quite well. Currently at level 14.

Does completing lisences give you extra cars or credits? Or is it just for some fun?
post #2 of 10
Licenses gave you extra stuff in GT4... not sure about GT5.

You should do them anyways, they help you learn about racing lines.
post #3 of 10
I have not played 5 but in 4 u needed to do licenses for more races
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post #4 of 10
It's more a practice thing now for those new to the game. You get new cars from them now anyway.
post #5 of 10
Aside from XP and a few bonus cars I believe they're needed to qualify for scheduled online events.
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Ah ok so nothing major, thanks people
post #7 of 10
DO them for fun, of course.
post #8 of 10
It's a shame they don't count towards your driving level. I hadn't played GT4 but played GT3 and was used to doing the license test so I could qualify for races. Needless to say with GT5 I went ahead and did most of the license test so I could race uninterrupted. Granted I was happy I did that for the bonuses and extra XP, but was kinda hard to go back and finish once I had endurance for both A and B spec.
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It's good fun, and some of them are a challenge trying to get all golds on the licenses. Thats the only reason I did them.
 
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I was wondering the same thing since races no longer require lisences they're pretty redundant. I can tell you getting all gold, all silver or all bronze gives you some unique cars though.
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