Gran Turismo 5 release date CONFIRMED

Racer finally hitting PS3 on November 24

Sony's finally confirmed GT5's new UK release date: Wednesday, November 24, 2010.

Commenting on the announcement, Polyphony Digital president, Kazunori Yamauchi promised fans they won't be disappointed with the final product.


"Gran Turismo 5 is an ambitious project, with challenges and complexities which have made it our version of the Apollo Space Programme!" he said.

"When we created the original Gran Turismo back in 1997, we wanted to set a completely new precedent for the racing genre.

"With the technological leap onto PlayStation 3, our objective with GT5 was to create another great revolution which would not only satisfy our own high expectations, but would meet or even exceed the anticipation of the fans.

"Satisfying the loyal Gran Turismo followers is at the heart of all of our efforts, which is why it was such a difficult decision to delay the release of the game, and one which we did not take lightly. I can only apologise to everyone for making you wait so long, and I hope that when you try out the wealth of driving experiences available in Gran Turismo 5, you will not be disappointed."

Right, who's excited??