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Split-screen multiplayer, drift mode, 30 more cars - the list goes on...


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Sony is giving the West some unexpected special loving with an absolute truckload of new content added to the European (and US) version of Gran Turismo 5: Prologue, most significantly a new two-player split-screen option.

We thought that the Japanese version of Gran Turismo 5: Prologue was a decent enough package as it is, but the UK version will not only feature offline split-screen gameplay, it'll also have 30 more cars, a Driving Line feature, a manual AI difficulty setting and a new intro video.

That's not it - the Western version also brings back the Drift mode featured in the original GT HD demo in which your drifting technique is measured based on drift angles, racing lines, and speeds within evaluation zones located at various turns on the course.

The classic High Speed Ring course from past GT games has been added to the list of five courses in the now shabby-looking Japanese version.

More in-depth car tuning will allow you to "adjust the vehicle's performance, including power, tyres, suspension and the ability for quick tuning whilst racing."

And, finally, the European version will have new race events for the online mode, with a new set of scheduled events and time trials to blast through. Awesome.

We may have had to wait a few months longer for it to arrive, but it was well worth the wait (March 28 is the likely launch, although STILL not officially confirmed).
For £17.99. This is an absolute steal. I've had it pre-ordered for a while but 30 MORE CARS and split-screen is great for me. I havent had chance yet to really make use of my 2 sixaxis controllers.
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Nice, I have a feeling GT5 will be WAAAY better than the previous GT games.
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I am buying a PS3 just for this game when it's out. I love it so much!
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Because of this dam game ill have to get a ps3....thats me £300 poorer!..dammit...but if it is anything like GT4..i will smash my ps3.
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GT4 was awesome, the only thing I didn't like about it was...all the cars race in one lane....and it just makes the game less enjoyable that way.
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Because of this dam game ill have to get a ps3....thats me £300 poorer!..dammit...but if it is anything like GT4..i will smash my ps3.

make sure you get that on video btw
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Because of this dam game ill have to get a ps3....thats me £300 poorer!..dammit...but if it is anything like GT4..i will smash my ps3.
Frustration was part of the fun in GT4. Doing a very long race to spin it on the last corner. You just want to self harm
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make sure you get that on video btw
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GT4 was awesome, the only thing I didn't like about it was...all the cars race in one lane....and it just makes the game less enjoyable that way.
yeahh that does kinda make it feel like a robot race. but i think the AI has improved alot in GT5. I just cant wait to play this game in 1080p goodness with the in-car view. <3
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Alright gt4 was ok..only thing i hated was the way the car feels...as in like where as gt3 when you drive and turn had..you can see the car turn a bit and see the side of the car a bit...but in gt4 the cars were sooo static they never seemed to move..its a bit had to explain but it was so irritating...and also an option to have an analog tachometer display would be nice...i hated the digital bar display..i like to see what rpm im doing.
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