Gran Turismo 5 Release Date Confirmed for November 24th, 2010

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Gran Turismo 5

The date is locked in: Gran Turismo 5 will go on sale throughout North America on Wednesday, November 24th.

That means you’ll be experiencing over 1,000 cars, including karts and select NASCAR cars, scores of tracks, the all-new Course Maker, a dynamic weather system, a robust online community, and everything else Gran Turismo 5 has to offer in less than two weeks.

Along with confirming the November 24th date, Kazunori Yamauchi, President of Polyphony Digital Inc. had this to say:

Gran Turismo 5 is an ambitious project, with challenges and complexities which have made it our version of the Apollo Space Program! When we created the original Gran Turismo back in 1997, we wanted to set a completely new precedent for the racing genre. With the technological leap onto PlayStation 3, our objective with Gran Turismo 5 was to create another great revolution which would not only satisfy our own high expectations, but would meet or even exceed the anticipation of the fans. Satisfying the loyal Gran Turismo followers is at the heart of all of our efforts, which is why it was such a difficult decision to delay the release of the game, and one which we did not take lightly. I can only apologize to everyone for making you wait so long, and I hope that when you try out the wealth of driving experiences available in Gran Turismo 5, you will not be disappointed.

Don’t forget to pre-order Gran Turismo 5 if you haven’t already to ensure your copy day one and receive a voucher for one of five free downloadable cars with a custom Stealth Model skin.

We’ll have much more on Gran Turismo between now and launch, so please stay tuned to the PlayStation Blog and the official Gran Turismo site.

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  • FINALLY Yeeeeeeeeehaaaaaaaaa…thats my boyz Polyphony ooooooyeeeeah!!!

  • I called BS on the last and all the previous bogus release dates. This one is indeed bogus too. If only Sony & PD had gotten to work years ago instead of lying to us, censoring us, trying to belittle us with their petty trolling this game would have been long done by now. This is not the tin plated dictatorship of sony. You cannot manipulate us with lies & threats.

    To make it obvious for even the dolts at sony I’ll spell it out as plain as possible:


    Having said that theres only 2 things required of you:
    1) Stop lying to us
    2) Stop with the censorship & Ad Hominem attacks.

  • I think Kazunori Yamauchi and Hideo Kojima should collaberate on a new project,entitled ‘GRAN TURISMO SOLID’ :

    “Snake, hop into that Pagoni Zonda and make haste for Outer Heaven….and please drive safe…

  • Can’t wait! Dammit, these next couple of days need to fly by quickly.


  • Sweet, now the people wasting their time yelling GT5 can actually just go play it.

  • Polyphony digital should make a silly driving game. Like Need for Speed or Mod Nation Racers for example.

  • I have a very important question to ask;

    Is the YouTube Replay Uploading Feature still in the game? We GT fan really need to know.


  • :) time to preorder and right b4 thanksgiving yes

  • Great, great, great news! Lovin’ it!
    Release date for Japan,… drum roll,… a day later, on the 25th.
    Isn’t Yamauchi-san Japanese?
    Well, I guess that I will have to wait one more day for it.
    Oops, I forgot about time zones.

  • Night / Day transitions
    Stunt Arenas
    License tests
    32 player online lobbies
    16 player online races
    Online Groups/Clubs
    Dynamic Weather (snow, rain, fog, night stars)
    In-game weather forecasts
    24 hour races
    Premium 200 + 800 standard cars (1031 overall)
    Nascar license
    WRC license (infinite tracks due to track generator, w/ AI co-driver giving navigation)
    Super GT license
    Real-time damage modeling, Rolling
    1st person walkabout photo mode in 18 MegaPixel photos
    Photograph individual locations (Red Bull hanger, etc.)
    Stereoscopic 3D photos
    Online photo sharing
    YouTube uploading
    60fps 1080p
    PS Eye headtracking
    Motion Controls
    HDMI 1.4 Stereoscopic 3D @ 60fps

  • Split-screen multiplayerTrack GeneratorCustom track sharingBest graphics of any driving game (lighting, smoke physics, attention to detail… etc)Real life recreated quality tracks (up to 2 years of dev time)20 + locations with 70 + VariationsPSP ConnectivityGo-karts, Rally, Classics, Sport, Drag, to ordinary cars, etc.Animated drivers, handling and gear shifts, pit crews, etc.Custom soundtracksText and Voice chatNarrative and Involvement by popular drivers from Top GearTop Gear Test TrackFree-form Open Track DaysGT Life (career mode, this time with earth map and real time clock) & Arcade modeProfile pagesB-Spec Mode Where You manage a team of AI racersGift cars and upgrades to friendsShare/Race your trained AI drivers with friendsIn-game (bulletin-board) message boardsGran Turismo Video store (Top Gear, etc.)Original in-game menuCollaboration with Red Bull on the X1 (World’s fastest car)These are features that are only announced… there may be more in the final retail game! And even more additions through future Downloadable Content!GAME OF THE YEAR!

  • … woops!

    Split-screen multiplayer
    Track Generator
    Custom track sharing
    Best graphics of any driving game (lighting, smoke physics, attention to detail… etc)
    Real life recreated quality tracks (up to 2 years of dev time)
    20 + locations with 70 + Variations
    PSP Connectivity
    Go-karts, Rally, Classics, Sport, Drag, to ordinary cars, etc.
    Animated drivers, handling and gear shifts, pit crews, etc.
    Custom soundtracks
    Text and Voice chat
    Narrative and Involvement by popular drivers from Top Gear
    Top Gear Test Track
    Free-form Open Track Days
    GT Life (career mode, this time with earth map and real time clock) & Arcade mode
    Profile pages
    B-Spec Mode Where you manage a team of AI racers
    Gift cars and upgrades to friends
    Share/Race your trained AI drivers with friends
    In-game (bulletin-board) message boards
    Gran Turismo Video store (Top Gear, etc.)
    Original in-game menu
    Collaboration with Red Bull on the X1 (World’s fastest car)

    These are features that are only announced… there may be more in the final retail game! And even more additions through future Downloadable Content!

  • Can’t wait!

  • Hahahaahahahaahahahahahahahahahahahahaha

  • back in 1999 a friend brought over his playstation and gran turismo. i have been playing both ever since . can’t wait for this one (: HOMELINGS ROCK!!!


  • Thank you Sony for the great news. I really hope nothing else goes wrong that might delay it again.

    How about making available on the PSN the latest GT5 Demo that’s been out in stores for the last couple of weeks. That might calm the angry hoards until the release date. Pleeeeeeease! :)

  • I will believe it when I have the game in my hands, and I am hugging the box… but considering that they cancelled more than 2 weeks before the 2nd November release, and that there are only 10 days left for the new release date on the 24th of November, and that games usually need nearly 2 weeks to burn disks, this seems to be the real deal… still CAN’T WAIT!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Will be a buy for me.

  • The car list don’t include so many legend car’s i don’t know why..

    I’m talking about Volkswagen Polo G40, Volkswagen Corrado G60, MG Metro and other’s..

  • YAYYYY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! finally!!!!!!!! I was about to die from anticipation but it’s all OK now!!!!!!!!! :DDD


  • I just want to say:”Hey SCE, listen. Redbull just has the F1 Constructors’ Championship and Drivers’ Championship in their pocket. I hope the guys in your marketing department would capture this chance and exploit the heck out of it. This is really one of a kind opportunity since GT5 has some quite significant presence of the Redbull team and Vettel himself”

  • Had my GT5 Collector’s Edition preordered for months now. I CAN’T WAIT ‘TIL Nov 24th! Now I just need to prepare for the lack of sleep after it comes out.

  • @ iComet
    You forgot about being able to transfer your GT5 Prologue and GT PSP progress and garage to the full game.


  • (Jay-Z Voice)We don’t believe you …you need more people

  • Why can’t we change wheels on standard cars? Why?

    This hugely disapoints me and most of all the other the GT fans. I think we deserve some kind of explanation before we eventually go and buy the game. I have all the other games in the series and am a huge fan – but why this step backwards. I don’t understand.

  • FINALLY!!!! Ages of awaiting it’s almost end.

  • OMG hmm well no not omg the game took the piss im still pissed off about it

  • seen a fair few videos over on gt planet…. these videos give the impression that various features are broken, or not quite up to what was seen in the most recent demo builds.

    is there going to be a patch on or near release day to amend these niggles?

    It had been said in various interviews over 100 tracks, it appears there are only 20 odd tracks with about 4/5 variations of each.

    it was always say all cars and racks from previous gt titles…where are these?

    I feel an explanation is needed. If this isnt going to be the game we were promised as an avid gt gamer. i wont be putting the cash down for the full fledged signature edition, afer all its the gt fanbase that bought 60 million copies worldwide.

  • well I’m damn happy, wish you all happiness ‘n long life, thanks for all, finally GT5 for real

  • why is it that it took 2 to 3 more weeks for its release? And why wastnt the 2nd of November good for it?

  • Yahoooooo.Here came the race day. I already wait this game long time. YEEEESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS

  • what about south america??

  • Just another BIG thank you!!!!

  • I won with subway and got it in the mail today. One day early!!!

  • met alfred ik heb hem nu gekocht en hij is super super wow wow ik heb er veder geen woorden voor groetjes alfred

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