Gran Turismo Sport Release Date Announced; Special and Limited Editions Detailed

Ready your engines!

Kazunori Yamuachi, president of Polyphony Digital and the creator of Gran Turismo, took to the PlayStation Blog to announce some very exciting news for fans of the series.

The next entry in the long-running franchise, Gran Turismo Sport, has officially received its release date which is October 17. The game will bring a bunch of new modes to the latest installment including a campaign mode, various creative tools, and the implementation of PSVR.

Check out the release date announcement trailer down below:

 President of Polyphony Digital, Creator of Gran Turismo:

In the meantime, I’d like to take this opportunity on behalf of myself and PDI to express my gratitude for the continued support of GT fans and PlayStation supporters around the world during this beta period. We’re as keen as all of you to get the game into players’ hands, and can’t wait to hear what everyone thinks of the game when it launches in October.

We’ve strived to create something that delivers an unprecedented experience in terms of the graphics, sound, and physics simulation; an experience that can only be enjoyed on PlayStation.

In addition, Yamauchi detailed some of the special editions of the game. Like usual these will come sporting with limited add-ons and in-game currency, check it out down below:

Gran Turismo Sport Limited Edition – $69.99 MSRP ($89.99 CAN)

  • GT Sport Starter Pack (8 Cars)
  • $1MM In-Game Credit
  • Livery Sticker Pack
  • 30 GT Sport Themed Avatars
  • Chrome Racing Helmet (For Driver Profile)
  • Limited Steel Book & Packaging

Gran Turismo Sport Digital Deluxe Edition – $79.99 MSRP ($99.99 CAN)

  • GT Sport Starter Pack (12 Cars)
  • $2MM In-Game Credit
  • Livery Sticker Pack
  • 60 GT Sport Themed Avatars
  • Chrome Racing Helmet (For Driver Profile)

Gran Turismo Sport is set to release exclusively for the PS4 on October 17. Are you excited for the next entry in the long-running franchise? Let us know in the comments below!