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It’s Official: Gran Turismo 5 Is Coming November 2, 2010!

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That’s right. At the Sony E3 press conference today at the Shrine Auditorium, SCEA President & CEO Jack Tretton unveiled a jaw-dropping showpiece trailer of Gran Turismo 5 that disclosed the big news – GT5 is officially coming on November, 2, 2010.

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As you can expect from any Gran Turismo game, GT5 will be bigger and better than ever, including everything from 950+ cars to a new and improved online component with expansive community features and custom race lobbies. Before you head off to pre-order the game that every racing fan is going to be playing, you’ll need to decide which version you’re going to get: the standard edition or the limited Collector’s Edition. And if you’re a true Gran Turismo fan, of course you’ll want to pick up the Collector’s Edition.

Gran Turismo doesn’t cut corners, and neither does this Collector’s Edition. It’s packed full of must-have items that were picked and designed for true car lovers: an exclusive 1:43 scale diecast Nissan GT-R Spec V, an in-depth 300-page car guide, a GT-branded key chain, a voucher for five (5) DLC cars, and a numbered certificate of authenticity, all housed in stylish, premium packaging. And you get all that for $99.99 MSRP.

GT5 CE

The included diecast car is an exclusive 1:43 scale 2009 Nissan GT-R Spec V with a custom Gran Turismo livery designed by Polyphony Digital, produced by well-known collectible car maker Kyosho, who have been making some of the best collectible diecast cars for over 20 years. The 300+ page exclusive Collector’s Edition book from Polyphony Digital will be essential reading for GT fans, containing everything from the history of the automobile, to driving techniques, professional racing tips, car and engine basics and tuning know-how, and reference data about Gran Turismo 5. I want to warn you that the Collector’s Edition has a limited run, so pre-order it quickly if you want to guarantee your copy.

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The exciting pre-order program for Gran Turismo 5 offers exclusive and beautiful in-game cars as bonuses, including the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG, Nissan GT-R GT500, McLaren F1, and more. Each car features an exclusive and stylish Gran Turismo-themed “stealth” livery custom-designed by Polyphony Digital, with select performance upgrades over the standard versions of the cars available in the game. Pre-orders offers will be coming soon at participating retailers for both the standard and Collector’s Edition versions.

Last but certainly not least, here is the brand new trailer for Gran Turismo 5 that debuted just a short while ago at Sony E3 press conference. Get a glimpse of some of the thrilling racing Gran Turismo 5 will offer, featuring World Rally Championship rally cars kicking up dust clouds at night, SuperGT cars racing through scenic Europe, NASCAR cars jockeying for position, the Stig on the Top Gear test track, and much more.

In the coming months leading up to launch, we’ll be sharing new game features and new cars and tracks. In case you missed it, be sure to go check out the full-length version of the GT retrospective trailer that debuted here on the PS blog. For those of you who fondly remember GT, this one’s for you.

Keep checking the Gran Turismo website for the latest screenshots, detailed information on the game, and other Gran Turismo-related news.

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109 Comments

  • Dear god if this is really true, final date set in stone, I just might kneel over crying.

    We have been waiting so long, so very very long…

  • awesome finally been long time coming so p reordering collectors edition and 1st

  • * Previous post not to be taken literal… O_o

  • Superstrokey1123

    Finally a date!

  • WOOOOO!!!!
    Question though, any possibility of a Wheel and Game bundle?????
    YES PLEASE!

  • SOLD

  • I’m going to buy that collector’s edition. In fact, I might sell some stuff and buy two.

  • jayrockslife

    Finally! And like always, all the good games, come out in November, so I can be broke during the holidays. =[

  • Wow, this looks great!

  • footballrule

    FINALLY! How much will the bundle be? And this is comfirmed for 3D correct?

  • Sponge-worthy

    Will believe it when I see it :)

  • its about TIME!

  • Day 1 buy, arigato gozaimasu!!

  • tomstockmail

    :)

  • $100 bucks isn’t bad and it is 3D ready! Very nice, and I guess that last delay was for the 3D enhancement. I feel bad about all the negative stuff I said about the game now…

  • This is the first collectors edition i really want! Im seriously considering it!

  • can i preorder this RIGHT NOW?

  • how much are sony 3d tv

  • blackmoses11

    I’m in…. cool beans!!

  • It looks gorgeous!

  • Thank god. its finally coming! My most anticipated game is coming out! Going to pre order the collectors edition asap!

  • Darth-Krayt

    THE STIG!!!!!

    Some say…..he randomly appears on postage stamps in Poland. And some say…….he’s going to be in Gran Turismo 5. All we really know is…..he’s The Stig.

    I don’t know if Ill be getting the CE or not. I guess it depends on what cars come with it, which I’m assuming are different cars than you have mentioned here for pre-ordering. All I know for sure is, I’ll be playing this game the day it comes out.

    And hey, since the date’s announced, any chance you can let me know now which NASCAR tracks will be featured in the game? As that is the part of the game I’m most excited for.

  • “dlc cars”

    I don’t like the sound of that :(

    Will there be a way to purchase the book seperately? None of the other pack-in items do it for me, but I’d love to get that somehow.

  • I’m preordering right away! Nice try microsoft for attempting to make ur Xbox better, but PS3 is still king!

  • loadstone007

    Finally!

  • trinigamer101

    happy birthday to me,happy birthday to me, happy birthday to me, thank u every much playstation, this game will be my birthday gift.

  • Last year my ps3 broke twice and i paid for it to get fixed the first time and then paid for an exchange the second time and got one of the new 120gigs. the reason i put up with that headache was because i was waiting for this game to finally be released, i’ve been waiting since launch for this game. people may think it’s stupid but this game is the sole reason i got a ps3.

  • I’m gettin that CE!

  • thepatriots

    And you have my $100. Any chance anyone will be answering questions about GT5 at E3?

  • jimmyfoxhound

    I cannot wait for this game. This is a pretty big exclusive, why in the world wasn’t there more focus on it at E3??

  • Definitely pre-ordering the Collector’s Edition!

  • I want collectors edition, plus a good steering wheel.
    For GT5, I will gladly spend, spend and then spend some more…

  • Top Gear RULES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • i_like_toast

    *preorders ce*

    GOD DAMN FANBOISM!

    please no more delays…please…we’ve only been teased with GT5 since the first unveiling of the ps3…so please…pretty please, with a cherry on top and cool whip and sprinkles and crushed oreos if you like.

  • OMG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • ProjectInfiniti

    If these DLC cars are for those who buy the Collector’s Edition, I hope you guys don’t release them for free, like you guys did with GT for PSP.

    That loses part of the meaning “Collector’s Edition”.

    Anyway, $100? Release night buy for me. :]

  • Arigato gozaimasu!! (thank you to my bro’s Japanese wife)

    Wow… that’s five years of quality development in that trailer! The beauty of this game, and the feeling of driving a physical car, is going to be unequaled.

    *runs to preorder*

  • I knew this would happen when I make my mind set to get one car game GT5 get a release date. Its between Hot Pursuit and GT5 this holiday.

  • Rejoice my brothers and sisters! The time has finally come!

  • THE_EL3MENT

    The stig!!!!!!

  • Whats the song playing in the trailer?

  • Finally! I hope this date is real this time. Day 1 purchase on special package from me on this one.

  • Superstrokey1123

    I think ill just get the regular edition still.

  • Great news Stephanie. A combination of GRID and GT5 Prologue will hold me over for 5 months (with the knowledge that at least some of my Prologue cars will transfer over). I assume we preorder the Collectors Edition through the retail stores that sell PS3 games (Best Buy, Wal-Mart, Gamestop, etc.)? How soon will we be able to preorder this Collectors Edition pack?

  • Awesome. Finally know when I can get my hands on this game!

    Please update us with all the latest info on the NASCAR features.

  • DerMeister45

    Since the days of GT I have always loved this game. Gt3 is the only game I have from my PS2 that I still play on my PS3. I want, no need the CE of this game. When and where can I preorder from?

  • angelspawn77

    its about time, I hope there’s no more delays PLEASE!

  • SyphonFilter-

    nice to see a date. good date too..

  • I think I’m gonna cry… Thank God I’ve been waiting FOREVER for this day! So close… and yet so far…

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