Gran Turismo 5 (Japanese: グランツーリスモ 5 Guran Tsūrisumo Faibu) (commonly abbreviated as GT5) is the fifth edition of the Gran Turismo racing video game series. Developed by Polyphony Digital and published by Sony Computer Entertainment, it was released for PlayStation 3 on November 24, 2010. It expands on the game's Prologue version and is the first entry of the series to be developed for PlayStation 3.
The game marks the first entry in the series to feature online races for 16-players. A damage model has been included with variations of damage depending on whether the vehicle falls into the "standard" or "premium"-category. Over 1,000 cars will be featured in the game; it features 26 different locations and 71 different tracks. Night racing also returns.
World Rally Championship, NASCAR and Super GT licenses are featured for the first time in the Gran Turismo franchise.
Gran Turismo 5 is the first game in the franchise to feature a damage model, with variations of damage depending on whether a vehicle is a "Standard"- or "Premium"-car and Weather effects, which are featured only on selected circuits. Optional Stereoscopic-3D resolution and Karting found a place in the game....