The award-winningGran Turismo
franchise returns with its 5th installment,Gran Turismo 5 Prologue
, exclusively for PlayStation 3. With its signature realism and unrivaled physics, this highly anticipated precursor toGran Turismo 5
continues to blur the line between simulation and reality.
"Prologue" is defined as an introductory or preceding event or development, and true to every letter,Gran Turismo 5: Prologuetreats both long-time fans of theGran Turismofranchise as well as those coming to it new, with a generous sampling of what they can expect to see inGran Turismo 5later in the year and further releases on the PS3.
The new direction of Grand Turismo Take your ride online for the first time.
View larger. Race across six international tracks.
View larger. Customize your ride in the garage.
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Polyphony Digital is the developer of theGran Turismo
franchise, led by creator Kazunori Yamauchi. Polyphony Digital is known for pushing the limits of the PlayStation hardware, and with its realistic graphics and physics,Gran Turismo 5: Prologue
is no different. In addition to receiving CAD data from the auto manufacturers, they have taken thousands of photos to model each car (and track). As an example of the level of detail, a car inGran Turismo 4
has the same number of polygons as a headlight inGran Turismo 5: Prologue
.Polyphony works even closer with the automotive industry to make sure that the cars look and drive just as they do ...