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Old 04-08-2010, 10:23 PM
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Default Three Gran Turismo 5 Editions Officially Announced


News out today has confirmed the rumours that there will be three different ‘editions’ of Gran Turismo 5. Standard, Collectors and the Signature Edition. Final pricing is yet to be announced for New Zealand, we do know the the EU Signature Edition will retail for €179.99 and the lesser Collectors Edition will be €79.99.

Full details and picture past the break:

“Sony Computer Entertainment and Polyphony Digital have announced three different editions of the forthcoming Gran Turismo® 5 for PlayStation®3, offering racing fans more options than ever for immersing themselves in the drive of a lifetime. The eagerly-awaited game is scheduled to arrive this November, and here’s what to look out for on the starting grid.

Standard Edition:

More than a thousand cars, a global community of racers, the world’s most iconic racetracks and the drive of a lifetime – that’s Gran Turismo 5.

Experience astounding realism, pulse-raising physics, high-speed thrills and a full tank of international motoring glamour as you race against friends at home or online against champions from around the world, and build yourself a stable of the finest cars ever to have graced the tarmac anywhere.

One of the world’s best-selling driving games is back, packed with new features, new rides and new experiences that’ll take your life into the fast lane like never before.

Collector’s Edition:

A highly-desirable upgrade for serious racers and motoring fans, this eye-catching edition comes with plenty of added horsepower inside its high-end collector’s box. As well as the game itself, you’ll get:

  • Exclusive Special Edition inlay sleeve art

  • 200+ page Apex driver’s magazine with hints on driving technique, car tuning, future technologies and more

  • Five Collector’s Edition artcards featuring exclusive artwork

  • In-game ChromeLine vehicle pack: five performance-enhanced cars ready to race

  • Exclusive dynamic theme to customise your PS3™ XMB™ (XrossMediaBar)

Signature Edition:

Reminiscent of a no-expense-spared supercar launch, this luxury edition puts the pedal to the metal as soon as you open its contoured steel case, which is finished in Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Obsidian Black. As well as the game, the Apex driver’s magazine and the ChromeLine car pack, you’ll get:

  • An exclusive, branded Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG 1:43 scale model car

  • A Gran Turismo leather wallet and metal Gran Turismo key fob 

  • A Signature Edition coffee table book featuring the beautiful cars and locations of Gran Turismo 

  • A bespoke Gran Turismo 5 USB key with a trailer showing the collaboration between Mercedes-Benz and Polyphony that brought the SLS AMG to screen

  • Six additional in-game Stealth cars including the McLaren F1 and the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG and a dynamic theme

  • For those 18 or over and resident in a participating country, the chance to win a real-life Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG – your very own gull-winged, 6.3-litre-engined supercar, in a competition like no other! Full terms and conditions will be made available at www.gran-turismo.com.

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If that doesn’t whet your appetite enough, an additional six in-game ‘Stealth’ cars will be made available, which include:

  • Audi R10 TDI Stealth Model

  • Honda NSX GT500 Stealth Model

  • Mazda 787B Stealth Model

  • McLaren F1 Stealth Model

  • Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Stealth Model

  • Nissan GT-R GT500 Stealth Model

Check out your local store for further information on pre-order deals for Gran Turismo 5.”

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