But what it does tell us is that the developer is willing to compromise in quality for expediency. That is something that wasn't even conceivable before this.
Well, we don't have proof of that, it's speculation. I'm sure many people will pick this up and just play to have fun. Lack of Career mode could be a bad thing (to me it is), or a good thing (some people will just want to pick up and play).
Either way, GT5 shouldn't be pegged with this, and that was my point.