Gran Turismo 5 Prologue Demo Hits Japanese PSN

A demo of Gran Turismo 5 Prologue, the latest in Polyphony Digital's long-running driving simulation series, is now available for download from the Japanese PlayStation Store. Though it is not yet available in North America and Europe, PlayStation 3 owners in those territories can simply create a Japanese PlayStation Network account to get their fill of the most graphically intensive racer on the system.

The 736MB sneak peek includes one track and seven cars, but does not feature the online multiplayer of the full version. The demo will be offered through the Japanese PlayStation Store until November 11. nope

Gran Turismo 5 Prologue, itself basically a tease of the upcoming Gran Turismo 5, is slated to be released through traditional retail outlets and as a PlayStation Store download. North American release and pricing details have yet to be announced, though they are expected to fall in line with those of the Japanese edition, which arrives in December and will sell for approximately $40

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