Gran Turismo 5 will release in Japan in March 2010 rather than an unspecified date in 2009.
According to IGN’s Jim Reilly, GT5 producer Kaz Yamauchi also went into detail concerning the game’s features. The title will include 950 cars and over 20 courses with 70 variations. The game will also feature “a new physics system, car damage, movable objects on the track, and the newest hybrid cars and electric cars.”
Furthermore, game modes include standard single-player, co-op split screen, and a two-player arcade duel. “GT Mode includes a world map, my garage, car dealer, tuning shop, championship race, and a license test. Online support includes open lobby, text/voice chat, private room, online photo album, online replay album, and export of replays to Youtube.”
TGS 2009: Gran Turismo 5 Japanese Release Pinpointed