Sony will host a celebration of the 15th anniversary of Gran Turismo at the world-famous Silverstone Circuit (UK) on 15th May, 2013, and will be showing “what’s next” for the series. The event will feature Kazunori Yamauchi, who will “provide an update on the future of the Gran Turismo game,” according to the press release. Our understand is that Sony will be announcing Gran Turismo 6 at the event, which is rumoured to be a PS3 game.
In addition, five GT Academy champions will be present, “showing off their real-world racing skills with some high-speed passenger laps”.
“The Gran Turismo franchise continues to be extremely important to PlayStation,” says Sony’s Jim Ryan, president of SCEE. “We felt that 15 years of GT was an event worth celebrating along with our colleagues from the Americas, Asia and Japan.