In a press release today, SCEE has announced that Gran Turismo 5 will be available to purchase on both Blu-Ray Disc and from the PlayStation Network Store. The title is due for release later this year according to the press release. This new development means that the PlayStation Network version will not be free as reported earlier.
Gran Turismo 5 Prologue will give gamers a taste of Gran Turismo 5. Prologue will feature over 40 cars, a new physics engine and online play for upto 16 players. Thats right, for the first time ever in the history of Gran Turismo, you’ll now be able to race online. Up to 16 players will be able to go head-to-head on some of the world’s best race tracks on PSN. The full title will launch in 2008.
[Via: SCEE Press]