Sony Interactive Entertainment Australia is pleased to announce Gran Turismo Sport, exclusive to PlayStation 4, is available now in stores across Australia and via the PlayStation Store.
If your readers always find themselves at wits end when it comes to choosing Christmas presents for their boyfriends and husbands, Gran Turismo Sport could be the perfect remedy. Not to mention, it's a great opportunity for women to prove their skills behind the wheel are just as refined as their male counterparts! With extraordinary graphics and the power of the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 4 Pro system, Gran Turismo Sport forges a new standard for the racing genre. For the first time in franchise history, players can develop their virtual careers on the track with advanced online competition, and the chance to become legends in the FIA GT Championship as certified by the Federation Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA).
Gran Turismo Sport brings together art and technology at the highest level, rendering the real driving simulator at the peak of technologies including 4K, 60fps, HDR and Wide Colour. Polyphony Digital Inc. have not only pushed the racing genre when it comes to graphics, Gran Turismo Sport is equipped with the latest vehicle physics simulation that integrates knowledge gained from both real life and the virtual world, blurring the line between the two to become the real driving simulator.
With photorealistic graphics, PlayStation VR integration, advanced matchmaking and many more features, Gran Turismo Sport forges a new standard for the racing genre across only the best cars and best tracks from around the world.
Graphical fidelity - Compatible with the best imaging technologies available today, providing 4K, 60fps, HDR and Wide Colour. Not only has the output been made to support HDR TV signal formats, a True HDR workflow was specially established in order to maintain true HDR and wide colour processing from the initial material capturing processes to the final output.
Sport mode - The Sport mode is the future of online racing, proposed by the FIA (Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile) and Gran Turismo. The -Advanced Matchmaking System' matches players with the same level of skill and sportsmanship together
Arcade mode - The Arcade mode where you can enjoy time trials and racing against the AI has gotten even better. Custom races have been added, allowing you to set your own rules. And, of course, there is a lobby where you can race freely with online friends.
Livery Editor - The livery editor of Gran Turismo Sport allows the player to freely design the exteriors of their cars. From stock cars to race cars, possibilities for exterior designs are limitless.
Scapes – With the flexibility to stage every GT car in over 1,000 different destinations around the world, Scapes are a photographer's dream. Take control of your images with dynamic lighting, aperture and focal length settings.
PSVR Support – Put yourself in the driver's seat with PlayStation VR and challenger yourself in the most immersive racing experience ever created. Experience racing in new and extraordinary ways – turn your head and aim towards the apex as you enter the corner.
Super Premium Cars – With more than 150 of some of the most highly coveted cars in automotive culture, from Vision GT concept vehicles from the likes of McLaren and Fittipaldi to GT Sport prototypes, all have been remodelled from the ground up for the PS4 system with revamped engine sounds unique to each of the cars.
Historic Race Circuits – Race through 40 different layouts across 19 locations from around the world, including the ever-popular Nurburgring, the legendary Tokyo Expressway, Mount Panorama Circuit and the recently-added half mile Northern Isle Speedway.
The launch of Gran Turismo Sport marks 20 years of the Gran Turismo franchise. The game has developed greatly since its launch, but right up to its latest incarnation, it has maintained its core values to the letter: that blend of realism and fun, its lifelike looks, and a love of cars and of racing itself that's proved so infectious that it has inspired a new generation of racing drivers.
Gran Turismo Sport is available now from the PlayStation Store and select retailers starting from $79.95 AUD, available exclusively on PlayStation 4.