Developer Evolution has said that the PlayStation plus version of DriveClub IS on the way and that upcoming upgrades to the game are a further step in making it possible.
On Monday June 1st there will be a significant server upgrade and Game Update 1.16 will be available at the same time,” the game's Facebook page explained. The servers that provide Challenges in Driveclub are being replaced and upgraded.
This will bring bigger, better challenges and improve server performance across the game as we continue to work to make the PlayStation Plus Edition of Driveclub possible.”
The patch notes add that significant technical improvements will be made to enhance server connectivity and prepare for the PlayStation Plus Edition”.
DriveClub launched on PS4 last October but was beset withtechnical problemsfrom the off. So serious were the issues that the planned release ofa free versionfor PSN subscribers wasput on iceand eventuallypostponed until further notice”.
In February Sony said that the free version of the game was still in the works.