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Full details on tomorrow's free Gran Turismo 5 Prologue demo

Japan is getting a free taste of Gran Turismo 5 Prologue tomorrow. A demo version of Prologue will be available on the Japanese PSN until November 11th. (The full version of Prologue will retail for about $43.) Included in the demo are seven playable cars:
  • Lexus IS-F
  • Nissan GT-R
  • Mazda Atenza
  • Subaru Impreza WRX STI
  • Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X GSR
  • Daihatsu OFC-1
  • BMW 135i Coupe
Also, in coordination with the Tokyo Motor Show, new cars will be unveiled in the game from October 23rd to the 25th. However, there will only be one track featured in the demo: Suzuka. No online play will be included with the demo, but single player will have you competing against 15 other racers, making for a less solitary experience than last year's Gran Turismo HD.

[Thanks, Rocket Punch!]

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1. Interesting line-up since half of them arent out yet.. its almost like those manufacteurs paid Sony to include them in the demo.. line a product placement.

Posted at 2:05PM on Oct 18th 2007 by Lt. Connor

2. Awesome i cant wait to download this!!

Posted at 2:07PM on Oct 18th 2007 by xBiG_BOSSx

3. wow, i hope there's a free taste for those of us in other parts of the world. it'd suck if we got left out ::hint hint::

Posted at 2:24PM on Oct 18th 2007 by Jon D

4. awesome!!
now thats a demo and free!, nothing to do with the prologue (which you always had to pay for)

what else comes out on japan PSN?

Posted at 2:27PM on Oct 18th 2007 by coplice


Posted at 2:41PM on Oct 18th 2007 by Jeremy

6. @ John D

You just need to set up a Japanese account.

Check this out to help you along:

Posted at 2:58PM on Oct 18th 2007 by Wonderflex

7. I hope we get this demo state side too!!!

Posted at 3:02PM on Oct 18th 2007 by Jeff

8. @ 6 wonderflex,.

some of us like to be able to read and know whats going on aside from the gameplay itself,.

I for one will be downloading this tomorrow though anyway just to see even if it will be in Japanese

Posted at 3:06PM on Oct 18th 2007 by Tim Parsons

9. What is all the hoopla if we are not getting this game in the states? I am not goinf to create a Japanese game just to get it.

Posted at 3:53PM on Oct 18th 2007 by The1

10. @ Tim Parsons

Oh, I think that all of us like to know what's going on, but for the most part the beauty of video games is that unless you are playing an RPG language may not even matter.

Judging from other Japanese games I imagine that there will be a lot of english on the main menus.

Posted at 4:08PM on Oct 18th 2007 by Wonderflex

11. English, Japanese, Martian.... hell i'll take it in braile!! ;)

Posted at 5:40PM on Oct 18th 2007 by P

12. @P

Nicely put...although I can't quite imagine what a brail version would be like.

Posted at 6:44PM on Oct 18th 2007 by Wonderflex

13. well, i was thinking... kinda bumpy ;)

Posted at 10:06PM on Oct 18th 2007 by P

14. @ Tim Parsons

What the hell would you need to read? It's a racing game. It's not like you will need to read any instructions. X is most likely go, O is most likely stop. And as Wonderflex said most Japanese games have English in them.
You should be grateful to play it no matter what language it's in.

Posted at 10:53PM on Oct 18th 2007 by Autopsy15

15. its out downloading now

Posted at 4:38PM on Oct 19th 2007 by jeff masson

16. whoever is excited that this is free needs to get a life. every demo is free, fools.

Posted at 6:05PM on Oct 21st 2007 by mfed3

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