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Gamescom 2013: Gran Turismo 6 movie racing our way


Sony announced at Gamescom that they are working on a a live-action film for the Gran Turismo franchise. A new trailer, showing the improvements from the previous installments was also released.

Gran Tursimo 6: Concept Movie

Vision Gran Turismo is a project in which the world's automotive manufacturers, carrozzerias , and other global brands develop and announce concept cars for Gran Turismo. This is a present for Gran Turismo and its fans commemorating the 15th anniversary of the series. To introduce just a part of the concepts that will be making an appearance, there are cars such as the "Alfa Romeo 6C Biposto Vision Gran Turismo", "Volkswagen Golf GTI Vision Gran Turismo", and "BMW Vision Gran Turismo"; cars that point to the future of automobiles.

Fans who have supported the 15 Years of Gran Turismo have an opportunity to experience this excitement and pleasure with us.This project will be released in order between 2013 and 2014, through online updates to Gran Turismo 6.This concept movie is a visualization of the philosophy behind Vision Gran Turismo

Gamescom Gran Turismo 6 Trailer

The new trailer for Gran Turismo 6 clearly shows the improvements developer, Polyphony Digital, made since the previous trailer. From the footage we can see there are not any framerate drops or performance issues that we saw in the previously released demo. As always with pre-release game trailers, it has to be kept in mind that this is not a finished product.

When using 1080p resolution, the Gran Turismo 6 demo has been plagued with framerate drops when using certain views as well as when using the new transparency and lighting effects. The workaround was to downgrade to 720p resolution. Hopefully this will be remedied when the final game is released on December 6th 2013. 

The Gamescom trailer also showcases new cars, Chevrolet Corvette Stingray anyone? How about a Pagani Huayra? Seeing this trailer makes me want to buy a PlayStation 3 just to play the game. Will we see you on the grid then? I certainly hope so.

Gran Turismo 6 will be released on December 6th, 2013 on the PlayStation 3.

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