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Gran Turismo 5 Hitting November 24

Sony confirms another November release date for Polyphony Digital's racer.

Pretty soon we'll to stop talking about how much we'd like to have Gran Turismo 5 in our hands and start talking about what it's like to actually have Gran Turismo 5 in our hands. Sony has confirmed that Polyphony Digital's long-awaited racing simulation game will hit store shelves this November 24. That's pretty soon!

This is the second, and hopefully last, November release date for Gran Turismo 5. Sony previously confirmed that the title was to hit on November 2. Shortly after, the publisher announced a delay without providing an official explanation. Internet speculation varies on why the game was pushed back. Some people are saying Polyphony wanted to put just a bit more work into the game, while others swear the latest (and last) delay was a result of SCEA's desire to have the game run on a new version of the PS3 SDK that pirates and hackers won't be able to crack open for some time. This, unfortunately, supposedly required Polyphony to pull the game from production and add in some code.
 


In a statement about this latest release date, Polyphony's Kazunori Yamauchi had some fun. "Gran Turismo 5 is an ambitious project, with challenges and complexities which have made it our version of the Apollo Space Program!" He added later, "I can only apologize 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." Oh, if only he knew what Ryan lost out on because of this!
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Posted by BradNicholson

Pretty soon we'll to stop talking about how much we'd like to have Gran Turismo 5 in our hands and start talking about what it's like to actually have Gran Turismo 5 in our hands. Sony has confirmed that Polyphony Digital's long-awaited racing simulation game will hit store shelves this November 24. That's pretty soon!

This is the second, and hopefully last, November release date for Gran Turismo 5. Sony previously confirmed that the title was to hit on November 2. Shortly after, the publisher announced a delay without providing an official explanation. Internet speculation varies on why the game was pushed back. Some people are saying Polyphony wanted to put just a bit more work into the game, while others swear the latest (and last) delay was a result of SCEA's desire to have the game run on a new version of the PS3 SDK that pirates and hackers won't be able to crack open for some time. This, unfortunately, supposedly required Polyphony to pull the game from production and add in some code.
 


In a statement about this latest release date, Polyphony's Kazunori Yamauchi had some fun. "Gran Turismo 5 is an ambitious project, with challenges and complexities which have made it our version of the Apollo Space Program!" He added later, "I can only apologize 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." Oh, if only he knew what Ryan lost out on because of this!
Posted by HS21

It's a racing game.

Posted by zombie2011

Short notice isn't it.

Posted by Daveyo520

Like this game will ever come out.

Posted by Marz

damnit, more money i gotta spend :(

Posted by MordeaniisChaos
@HS21 said:
" It's a racing game. "
You should write these stories instead. 
 
Seems like a sound reason to delay a game, I guess.
Posted by Grissefar

That's pretty soon. I'm going to play the heck out of that game.

Posted by Giantstalker

"Hell, it's about time"

Posted by AhmadMetallic

here's whats gonna happen : 
 
im gonna buy it for my PS3 since i need PS3 games and since its supposed to be some perfect racing experience 
i will not enjoy it 
a hundred dollar game sitting on my shelf for eternity.

Posted by HS21
@MordeaniisChaos said:
" @HS21 said:
" It's a racing game. "
You should write these stories instead.  Seems like a sound reason to delay a game, I guess. "
This is as baffling as a twin stick shooter taking two and a half years to make. Yo left stick move right stick shoot. 
Posted by CaLe

That's a nice car.. I wonder if I'll ever have a nice car.. I'll probably never have a nice car..

Posted by NateDogg

I'll stick with Forza!

Posted by X19

If it's good I will get it for Christmas I think.

Posted by Bobby_The_Great

After so many delays, the game has to be awesome. I don't think Sony could afford it to be anything less. Should it be medicore, that's the death of a franchise there.
Edited by abdo

      
@BradNicholson said:

 how much we'd like to Gran Turismo 5 in our hands  
 
I used to Gran Turismo 4 in my hands all the time.
Posted by Chango

What up son. Can't wait to finally get my copy.

Posted by xMrSunshine

My GOD that's one effing sweet looking car.

Posted by SomeJerk

With GT5, Blops and a big fat new Kurzweil synthesiser for company I'm going not going to go farther than a minute away from my home over December, holy moly.
 
Please let the high license tests be less frustrating than GT3s please oh please oh please..

Posted by gave1

Apollo Space program which put a man on the moon - approx. 9 years 
 
GT 5, a racing game - approx. 5 years 
 
Yup, that sure is a valid comparison.

Posted by Zatoichi_Sanjuro

The gameplay videos on youtube of a leaked copy looked incredible.

Posted by fox01313

Start taking another betting round to if GT5 will come out by that date in november. My bets are that it's not hitting that date for unexplained things yet again.

Posted by totriz

I'm gonna shave a G a T and a 5 on my chest, back and pubic hair  respectively if this thing does in fact come out on nov 24

Edited by Mrskidders

Inb4 kaosAngel sweating furiously and ranting excitedly about this news story.

Edited by Driadon

I'm just waiting for the delayed correction of "OH WAIT! We meant November 24th 2011!"

Edited by _Phara0h_
@Mrskidders said:

" Inb4 kaosAngel sweating furiously and ranting excitedly about this news story. "

pic of Kaos after seeing this story: 
Posted by PeasForFees
@totriz said:
" I'm gonna shave a G a T and a 5 on my chest, back and pubic hair  respectively if this thing does in fact come out on nov 24 "
I will hold you to this.
Posted by benu302000

I think, to save everyone's time, they should just state the new release date, along with the next delay in the same press release.

Posted by Grissefar

A lot of troll posts here from green named people. I find that funny :P

Posted by OneManX

GT5 Black Friday PS3 bundles... GO!

Posted by prestonhedges

I'll to stop talking how much I'd like to Gran Turismo 5, too.

Posted by MJHAYLETT

Please Be True x 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000
 
Repeat until True
 
Also Jeff I am super excited for GT5 - in a Bombcast you said you didn't believe anyone was. I hope you review it as you did the Forza 3 review. Seems only fair to compare.

Posted by KaosAngel

*sigh*  Just to please the masses: 
 
fap 
fap 
fap 
fap 
omg so close 
faaaaaaaaap 
I CAME!

Posted by Pokalapoketl

Is Ryan willing to make another bet?

Posted by xyzygy

YES!!! Cannot WAIT for this freaking game!

Posted by MacGeorge

CARGASM! UH UH UH!
Posted by TheHT
@THAfara0 said:
" @Mrskidders said:

" Inb4 kaosAngel sweating furiously and ranting excitedly about this news story. "

pic of Kaos after seeing this story: 
"
lmao, oh god.
Posted by kimbokasteniv

Woo hoo! Pre-ordered this game w/ a wheel yesterday after seeing all the leaked footage.

Posted by NemoDat

It's funny, for the past 5 or 6 years I hadn't thought much about GT5, but now that the release date is right around the corner, I can't get enough info on the game and I'm getting ansy to get my hands on it.

Posted by Sogeman

Cue: The inevitable delay.

Posted by Steamboat

The same date as Chinese Democracy. Though I won't be playing it, I hope it's just as much of a masterpiece. 

Posted by FritzDude

I dont think my calendar can take it anymore after all the delays.

Posted by Death_Burnout

If only he knew? whatever, he knew!

Posted by deadmoscow

Big games like this always, always come out right before finals time for me.  It's almost as if the videogame industry just wants me to fail out of college.

Posted by Crunchman

OH SHI-
Posted by chan05

if i would have a ps3 i would buy it

Posted by DukeTogo

I want it to be out so everyone can stop talking about it.

Posted by Jayzz

Sure it will sony, sure it will.

Posted by Norusdog

at this point who really cares anymore? there's a TON of good racers out there..and GT just doesn't "wow" ya like it used too.
 
whatever..at this point I couldn't care less if it even made it out.

Posted by JoelTGM
@Norusdog said:
" at this point who really cares anymore? there's a TON of good racers out there..and GT just doesn't "wow" ya like it used too.  whatever..at this point I couldn't care less if it even made it out. "
I didn't know there was a TON of other sim racers.  360 has Forza, PS3 has GT5.
Posted by RazielCuts

  

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