To celebrate and mark the recent successful run of the GT Academy
competition in the US, Sony will be re-releasing the 2010 title in the form of 'Gran Turismo 5: Academy Edition'
Included as part of the package and on disc are the following with which was previously available only as DLC from the PSN store;
The Academy Edition will feature:
Car Pack 2
Car Pack 3
Course Pack 2
Special Paint Pack
Racing Gear Pack
The Nissan GTR driven in this year’s Nurburgring 24 hour race by Kazunori Yamauchi.
CEO of Polyphony Digital
(also game designer and professional racing driver), Kazunori Yamauchi
had this to say after the success run of the GT Academy championship; “GT Academy has captured the imagination of many Gran Turismo fans,” he said. “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,” he said.
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'Gran Turismo 5 - Academy Edition'
will be released in September for a heavily reduced