Sony’s announced that it’ll be releasing a brand new version of Gran Turismo 5 to celebrate the fourth year of the collaboration with Nissan on the ground-breaking GT Academy programme.
The Gran Turismo 5: Academy Edition will be released on September 26 and will include a whole host of extras, including the following content previously available on PlayStation Store:
- Complete Pack (Car Pack, Course Pack, Special Paint Pack, Racing Gear Pack)
- Car Pack 2
- Car Pack 3 and Course Pack 2
- The Nissan GTR driven in this year’s Nurburgring 24 hour race by series creator Kazunori Yamauchi.
The price for this bundle will be €29.99/£19.99.
Gran Turismo series creator Kazunori Yamauchi had this to say about this special edition package.
“GT Academy has captured the imagination of many Gran Turismo fans. It is exciting to watch what Lucas Ordóñez, Jordan Tresson, Jann Mardenborough and Bryan Heitkotter in the USA, are achieving in their new racing careers with Nissan.
“People can now see that it is possible to make the switch from being a fast gamer to become a real racing driver. We wanted to mark the tremendous success of GT Academy with the very latest version of GT5.”