Polyphony Digital has announced that it will be bringing an end to Gran Turismo 6‘s online services on March 28th, 2018.
Following this date, players will no longer be able to access the game’s online features, such as the Community, Open Lobby, Quick Match, and Seasonal Events, but all offline modes will still be accessible.
“We would like to thank the many users of the Gran Turismo 6 online service since its first launch in 2013,” the developer added. “From here on, we will continue to further improve the online services for the currently available title ‘Gran Turismo Sport’.”
Polyphony also explained to players how they can access and restore their credits:
If you have deleted your game data after purchasing credits from the GT Store, please make sure to install/redeem the credits again before the end of the online service to have them available in-game. The installation/redemption of credits can be done in-game from [My Home] -> [GT Store] -> [Purchased Content]. It will no longer be possible to install/redeem credits after the end of the online service.
Even if you accidently delete your game data after the end of the online service, it will still be possible to re-download and re-install the credits. To re-download them, go to the [Download List] in the PlayStation®Store, or go to [PSN] -> [Account Management] -> [Purchase History] -> [Download List] from the PlayStation®3 XMB (Cross Media Bar).
Gran Turismo 6 originally launched in December 2013 for PlayStation 3.