Recap of New Features in Upcoming Gran Turismo 6

Gran_turismo_6Following the announcement of Gran Turismo 6 earlier this week, Sony have released a press release highlighting the features of the new game. Sony also confirmed that a demo of the game will be available in July with more information revealed at E3 and Gamescom.

Summary of new Gran Turismo 6 features announced by Kazunori Yamauchi:

New Game Engine

  • Refactoring
  • Compact, nimble operation
  • Flexible expandability
  • A new rendering engine that pushes the limits of the PS3

New Physics Engine

  • New suspension and kinematics model
  • New tire model
  • New aerodynamics model
  • Technical partnership with Yokohama Rubber and KW Automotive

1200 Cars, abundant custom parts, and on-going DLC

  • From historic cars to the latest racing cars, the game contains a total of 1200 cars.
  • Multiple aerodynamic parts and custom wheels will be available for almost all cars.
  • Players can create their own personalized custom car in the game.
  • Cars will be continually added online

33 locations, 71 layouts

  • 33 Locations and 71 layouts will be provided from day1 (7 more locations and 19 more layouts than GT5)
  • More new tracks will continue to be provided online

New Course Maker

  • Massive scenery spanning several tens of square kilometers
  • A new course generation algorithm

Community/Club/Race Organizer

  • Players can form their own communities
  • Various community levels from local and domestic to global
  • Players themselves can create and manage their own online events

New User Interface

  • Balancing directional key operation and touch operation
  • Quick response
  • Shortening of loading times

Multi Device Compatibility

  • PlayStation
  • Smart Phone
  • Tablet
  • PC

Cars featured on the GT6 Silverstone demo (* denotes new to Gran Turismo):

  • Acura NSX ’91
  • *Alfa Romeo TZ3 Stradale ’11
  • *Alpine A110 1600S ’68
  • *Audi Sport quattro S1 Rally Car ’86
  • Ferrari 458 Italia ’09
  • *Ferrari Dino 246 GT ’71
  • Ford GT ’06
  • *KTM X-BOW R ’12
  • Lamborghini Countach LP400 ’74
  • *Light Car Company Rocket ’07
  • McLaren MP4-12C ’10
  • *Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 ’11
  • Nissan 370Z (Z34) (GT Academy Version) ’08
  • Nissan 370Z Tuned Car (GT Academy Version) ’08
  • Nissan GT-R Black edition (GT Academy Version) ’12
  • *Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3 N24 Schulze Motorsport
  • Nissan Leaf G (GT Academy Version)
  • *Tesla Motors Model S Signature Performance ’12
  • Toyota 86 GT ’12


Source: CVG

Reporter: Soulfinger

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