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Gran Turismo 5

In Gran Turismo HD, gamers will have access to GT HD Premium and GT HD Classic. GT HD Premium features cars and tracks like never before in full high definition quality.
Release Date:5 Nov 2010
Also Known As:GT5
Developer:Polyphony Digital Inc.
Tags:Gran Turismo 5, Gran Turismo 5 PS3, Racing, Garn Turismo, GT, GT5
Gran Turismo 5


In Gran Turismo HD, gamers will have access to GT HD Premium and GT HD Classic. GT HD Premium features cars and tracks like never before in full high definition quality. GT HD Classic features unique online gameplay that not only provides head-to-head racing, but allows for the long awaited feature of additional cars (ranging up to 770 car models) and tracks (up to 51) available through ongoing downloads. During gameplay in Gran Turismo HD, players have the ability to manage race regulations, online competition and communities, as well as organize race events.

With unlimited network gameplay and dowloadable content, Gran Turismo HD opens doors for further opportunities of online entertainment on PLAYSTATION 3. With the availability and range of cars and tracks featured in Gran Turismo HD, this “Pure Driving Simulator” encourages and enables players to create their own “World of GT.”

  • A first for the franchise, Gran Turismo 5 Prologue supports online racing with up to 16 drivers racing simultaneously on a beautifully rendered race track

  • Race up to 50 high-performance and exhaustively detailed cars, including vehicles from Ferrari, Lotus, Nissan and Mitsubishi

  • Race on stunningly realistic tracks, including the Eiger Nordwand, the London City Track and Suzuka – then race them in reverse and with alternative routes

  • A new physics engine delivers next-generation vehicle handling. True to the heritage of the Gran Turismo franshise, this new physics engine provides unprecedented realism and authentic handling specific to each car

  • A new in-cockpit view provides a unique perspective for racers and features a customized dashboard for each of the cars in Gran Turismo 5 Prologue

  • All-new and improved opponent AI for a nail-biting and more strategic race racing experience
News » GT5 Going Offline, Forever

Sony will be shutting down the online services for Gran Turismo 5.

24 Feb 2014 1:40 pm

Competitive » GT5 DGC Rundown

The 2013 Telkom Do Gaming League season is over and what better time than to go over the ups and downs of the Gran Turismo 5 Do Gaming Championships.

12 Nov 2013 3:51 pm

Competitive » Gran Turismo 6 Bathurst Circuit

Bathurst in new Gran Turismo 6 trailer.

3 Oct 2013 11:13 am

Competitive » Do Gaming Championships Prize Allocations Announced

Telkom Do Gaming announces the prize allocations for the 2013 Do Gaming Championships.

17 Sep 2013 3:15 pm

Competitive » Peetham Closes Off GT5 Season

The Champion managed a seven second victory on Grand Valley to close off the 2013 GT5 Season at the top of the log.

28 Aug 2013 10:44 am

Competitive » GT5 Track Round-Up

With the leg officially at an end, we take a look back at the Group A podium results of each stage of the Telkom Do Gaming GT5 League.

23 Aug 2013 12:24 pm

Competitive » Racers Head to Grand Valley

The Gran Turismo 5 Telkom Do Gaming League comes to a close tonight as racers head to Grand Valley Circuit.

21 Aug 2013 10:01 am

Competitive » Next Up Grand Valley

Racers look to the Grand Valley Speedway as the Do Gaming GT5 League nears its end.

14 Aug 2013 2:38 pm

News » Gran Turismo Movie?

Racing simulation Gran Turismo looks set to get a movie adaptation of its own.

24 Jul 2013 2:59 pm

Competitive » Nürburgring This Wednesday

The Champion holds quite a lead at the top of the log as racers look towards the Nürburgring.

9 Jul 2013 9:46 am

Competitive » GT5-DGL Peetham Clears The Top

The Champion took maximum points on Suzuka last week to clear the top of the log heading into match-week 10.

3 Jul 2013 12:48 pm

Competitive » Peetham Claims Suzuka

The Champion managed a difficult first place finish to give himself a little breathing room at the top of the GT5 Log.

28 Jun 2013 12:34 pm

Competitive » GT5-DGL Dupie

El-juan 'Dupie1986' Du Plessis is enjoying a successful campaign as he sits just three points off the leader heading into week nine.

21 Jun 2013 12:25 pm

Competitive » DGL-GT5 Heads to Suzuka

The Champion sits just three points clear of second as the racers look towards Suzuka.

20 Jun 2013 12:38 pm

Competitive » GT5 Monza Tonight

Do Gaming Champion Peetham will be looking to extend his lead at the top of the log with a big win on Monza tonight as the GT5 League heads into week 7.

29 May 2013 10:47 am

Competitive » GT5 – Peetham

Do Gaming Champion David ‘GTAS_PEETHAM’ Peetham talks fast cars, preparation and Do Gaming League.

29 May 2013 10:30 am

Competitive » Interview with Robert 'Prior1ty' Prytz

A chat with the winner of the Summer Leg Forza Motorsport 4, Telkom Do Gaming League about his move to Gran Turismo 5.

22 May 2013 11:33 am

Competitive » DGL Registrations Extended Once More

The Telkom Do Gaming League (DGL) 2013 Winter Leg registrations have been extended once more.

21 May 2013 12:55 pm

Competitive » DGL Registrations Close This Weekend

The registrations for the 2013 Do Gaming League (DGL) Winter Leg will close this weekend.

14 May 2013 4:26 pm

Competitive » GT5 – Skywalker Takes First, DrizztZa Talks Finish

Luke 'Ryoku_Skywalker' McDowell took first place on Circuit de la Sarthe 2009 in Stage 2 of the GT5 Summer Leg.

26 Apr 2013 1:50 pm

Competitive » GT5 - Peetham Going Strong Despite Loss

Defending Champion David ‘GTAS_PEETHAM’ Peetham sits top of the log as Stage Two of the Telkom Gran Turismo 5 DGL continues next week.

18 Apr 2013 3:14 pm

Competitive » DGL GT5 First Stage Ends

Seeing the end of Stage 1. Peetham continues to win all the races but there may be some interesting changes to the logs once they are updated.

2 Apr 2013 12:37 pm

Competitive » GT5 - Stage One Coming to an End

Defending Champion David ‘GTAS_PEETHAM’ Peetham sits top of the log as Stage One of the Telkom Gran Turismo 5 DGL comes to an end this week.

25 Mar 2013 1:44 pm

Competitive » SA's GT Academy Top Eight

After a weekend of gruelling racing, the top eight for the South African Gran Turismo (GT) Academy has been decided. Interestingly, six of the eight are contenders in the GT5 DGL 2013.

30 Jan 2013 1:45 pm

News » GT5 Free Corvette Stingray DLC Today

Download the 2014 Corvette Stingray FOR FREE today.

15 Jan 2013 2:44 pm

Competitive » GT5 DGL 2013 Sign-Ups Looking Great

The registrations for the Gran Turismo 5 (GT5) Do Gaming League (DGL) 2013 are looking great with 34 gamers signed up thus far, so early in the registrations.

30 Nov 2012 11:12 am

Competitive » DGL 2013 Registrations Open

It's time... the Do Gaming League (DGL) 2013 registrations have opened!

26 Nov 2012 5:00 pm

Local News » GT Academy Comes to South Africa

Racing gamers looking for a chance to kick-start a professional racing career now have their chance with the GT Academy.

10 Oct 2012 1:43 pm

Competitive » Peetham GT5 DGC 2012 Champ

After winning consistently online throughout the year in the Gran Turismo 5 (GT5) Do Gaming League (DGL), David “GTAS_Peetham” Peetham has at last secured his dominance by taking the Final.

7 Oct 2012 8:03 pm

Competitive » Gran Turismo 5 DGC pushes forward.

South Africa’s top drivers took the Autodromo Nazionale Monza track in their Dodge Vipers with David ‘GTAS_PEETHAM’ Peetham taking pole position once again in race 2 of the Gran Turismo 5 DGC.

6 Oct 2012 4:06 pm

Competitive » The Telkom DGC 2012 Gran Turismo 5 Championship hits full speed

David ‘GTAS_PEETHAM’ Peetham got off to a flying start as he took pole position in the first of 5 Races for the weekend.

6 Oct 2012 11:25 am

Competitive » Who’s Got the BMT

Big match temperament is going to be vital at the Do Gaming Championships.

6 Oct 2012 8:44 am

Competitive » Gran Turismo 5 DGL Championship Sponsored by Telkom

Sponsored by Telkom, the Gran Turismo 5 (GT5) Do Gaming League (DGL) 2012 Championship will see R14,000 up for grabs to the racers who place in the top spots.

19 Sep 2012 10:44 am

Competitive » DGL 2012 Championships Registrations Open

Gamers who have participated in the Do Gaming League (DGL) all-year round can now register for the much anticipated DGL 2012 Championships.

22 Aug 2012 4:10 pm

Competitive » All About the Do Gaming Championships

Rob 'Infy' Hart gives us a history of the Do Gaming Championships from 2008 until this year.

22 Aug 2012 9:58 am

Competitive » GT5: Peetham Still Number One

David 'GTAS_Peetham' Peetham has solidified his dominance in the Gran Turismo 5 (GT5) DGL this year.

10 Aug 2012 3:34 pm

Competitive » Over R500k Prizes at Telkom DGL 2012 Championships

The largest prize pool in the history of the Telkom Do Gaming League (DGL).

25 Jul 2012 2:59 pm

Competitive » Peetham Takes GT5, Bashjzn Second

David 'GTAS_Peetham' Peetham has, as expected, finished his winning streak and won the leg. The interesting placings are second and third, however.

15 Jun 2012 12:55 pm

Competitive » GT5 DGL: It's Peetham's Race Tonight

After attaining a massive 240 points this leg, David 'GTAS_PEETHAM' Peetham needs to only show up for tonight's DGL Gran Turismo 5 (GT5) race to win the leg.

13 Jun 2012 4:33 pm

Competitive » Peetham Keeps First in GT5 DGL First Leg

Leg 1 sees David "PS3ZA GTAS_PEETHAM" Peetham take the top spot by miles in the Gran Turismo 5 (GT5) DGL.

28 Mar 2012 2:39 pm

Competitive » Peetham Currently GT5 DGL Leg 1 Top Dog

With only two races to go, it's fierce competition in the Gran Turismo 5 (GT5) DGL 2012 first leg, with Peetham currently leading by a margin.

13 Mar 2012 10:28 am

Competitive » DGL 2012 Poised for a Fantastic Year

Battlefield 3 and Modern Warfare 3 see a wonderful response as well as the newly introduced console leagues, while Call of Duty 4 and the FIFA leagues grow.

31 Jan 2012 11:08 am

Competitive » DGL 2012 First Leg Registrations Close Tonight

DGL 2012 sees over 2000 players signed up thus far. Registrations close tonight.

30 Jan 2012 2:22 pm

Competitive » DGL 2012 Sign-Ups Very Interesting

Modern Warfare 3 is seeing a massive response while the console leagues are also looking good. Here's the registration numbers thus far for DGL 2012.

24 Jan 2012 2:19 pm

Competitive » Do Gaming Console Leagues booming

Registrations for the Do Gaming League (DGL) 2012 console leagues are looking good so far.

18 Jan 2012 4:23 pm

News » Gran Turismo 5 XL Releasing

Gran Turismo 5 XL releases on 17 January.

9 Jan 2012 2:44 pm

News » Gran Turismo 5 DLC for Christmas

More DLC will be heading for Gran Turismo 5 this festive season.

15 Dec 2011 10:59 am

Competitive » Do Gaming GT5 League Grows

The Do Gaming Gran Turismo 5 League has attracted more players than expected after only fifteen days of registrations.

15 Dec 2011 9:46 am

Competitive » Registrations for DGL 2012 Open

Teams / gamers can sign up for the huge amount of games Do Gaming will be supporting in its 2012 League.

2 Dec 2011 1:52 pm

Competitive » Official League Games for DGL 2012

The Do Gaming League announces the games it will be supporting in 2012.

9 Nov 2011 2:37 pm

News » New Gran Turismo 5 DLC Packs Available

New cars, new tracks, including Spa-Francorchamps, new paint colours and new racing gear.

19 Oct 2011 2:42 pm

News » Gran Turismo 5: Spec 2.0 Live

Spec 2.0 goes live on Gran Turismo 5.

12 Oct 2011 2:50 pm

News » David Coulthard in GT5 Race

Formula 1 ace, David Coulthard took victory in an innovative Mercedes-Benz virtual vs reality race staged simultaneously at two locations in Surrey, England.

12 Sep 2011 11:39 am

Local News » Merc GT5 Challenge Around the Corner

Local GT5 gamer, Steven 'DrizztZa' Pelser is set to race at the Red Bull Ring in Austria next month.

28 Jun 2011 1:27 pm

News » Gamer Comes Second at Le Mans 24 Hour

A Gran Turismo player has come second at the Le Mans 24 Hour.

15 Jun 2011 10:26 am

News » Gran Turismo 5 Update Details

New Gran Turismo 5 patch comes to the PlayStation 3.

2 Mar 2011 2:48 pm

Local News » SA Online Driver Wins Regional GT5 Challenge

Steven 'DrizztZa' Pelser has won the Gran Turismo 5 Signature Edition Challenge for the region and will be travelling overseas for the chance to win a Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG.

4 Feb 2011 4:32 pm

News » Gran Turismo Anywhere

Gran Turismo 5 B-Spec “Remote Races” coming.

18 Jan 2011 11:50 am

News » Gran Turismo 5’s Realism

Just exactly how real does Gran Turismo 5 look.

17 Jan 2011 2:25 pm

Opinion Article » Some Gran Turismo 5 Niggles

After weeks of endless play, it seems the best racer also has its issues.

12 Jan 2011 4:39 pm

News » Gran Turismo Series Sales Exceeds 60 Million Units World Wide

Over 5.5 million units of Gran Turismo 5 sold worldwide 12 days after the release

3 Jan 2011 10:12 am

Opinion Article » GrIdL0cK’s Christmas List

The top ten games to wish for this Christmas.

14 Dec 2010 4:08 pm

News » Best US November Games Sales Ever

November games sales in the US broke records which is good for gaming as it shows an uptake in the market.

10 Dec 2010 1:51 pm

Reviews » Gran Turismo 5 Review (PS3)

Make way for the next step in racing.

26 Nov 2010 10:56 am

Previews » Gran Turismo 5: It's Finally Here

After five years and a whole lot of delays, the most anticipated racing simulator to date is finally here.

23 Nov 2010 4:21 pm

Local News » Gran Turismo 5 Release Date Confirmed

The highly anticipated racing game will appear in stores this month.

15 Nov 2010 10:53 am

News » The Gran Turismo Delay

The story behind the second delay of Gran Turismo 5.

5 Nov 2010 12:26 pm

News » Gran Turismo 5 Will Have X1 Prototype

Sony, Polyphony Digital, and car designers work together to bring the X1 prototype into the game.

29 Oct 2010 2:13 pm

News » Motorbike Racing in Gran Turismo 5?

A recent quote shows that Polyphony Digital, developers of Gran Turismo 5, are considering including motorbikes in the game – but just not for now.

20 Oct 2010 3:59 pm

News » Gran Turismo 5 Delayed Again

The highly anticipated racer has been delayed yet again.

13 Oct 2010 5:32 pm

Previews » Gran Turismo 5 Preview at Rage

Do Gaming had a chance to sample Gran Turismo 5 at rAge.

5 Oct 2010 10:47 am

Opinion Article » Five Titles Every PS3 Owner Should Own

Playstation 3 gamers should have these titles in their collection.

22 Sep 2010 4:39 pm

News » Gran Turismo 5 to Hit 10 GB

Gran Turismo 5 will take up anywhere from 256MB to 10GB of space.

30 Aug 2010 10:43 am

News » GamesCom Awards

Sony leads the way with GamesCom awards.

25 Aug 2010 3:08 pm

News » Gran Turismo 5 Course Creation

Gran Turismo 5 will feature Course creation and Kart Racing.

20 Aug 2010 1:43 pm

News » Gran Turismo 5 International Pricing Released

Gran Turismo 5 could feature three different editions for gamers.

5 Aug 2010 11:43 am

News » Gran Turismo “3D” Special Edition

3D Gran Turismo Special edition leaked on

15 Jul 2010 2:24 pm

News » Two New Gran Turismo 5 Videos

Two new videos for Gran Turismo 5 (GT5) show off the graphical abilities of the game, but not much else.

12 Jul 2010 4:25 pm

News » E3: Sony Conference – 3D Gaming and More

At Sony's E3 conference the company showcased a lot of 3D gaming and was serious about showing what makes its products different.

16 Jun 2010 2:54 pm

News » E3: A Gran Turismo 5 Hands-On

A hands-on look at 3D Gran Turismo 5 at E3.

16 Jun 2010 10:40 am

News » Gran Turismo 5 Supports Move

Gran Turismo 5 to support Move and 3D.

25 May 2010 3:30 pm

News » Gran Turismo Creator Hits Out at Competitors

Kazunori Yamauchi, Gran Turismo creator, hits out at those competing in the racing game genre.

15 Feb 2010 2:54 pm

News » Gran Turismo 5 Gets Real-Life GPS Feature

Gran Turismo 5 is certainly heating up to be a definitive racing simulator. 3D for the game appears to also be a reality.

2 Feb 2010 12:38 pm

News » Gran Turismo 5 Reality vs Game Video

Gran Turismo 5 gameplay is compared to real-life racing footage.

22 Jan 2010 2:29 pm

News » A Possible Gran Turismo 5 Release Date?

Anticipated racing title may be set for a November release.

19 Jan 2010 4:14 pm

News » Gran Turismo 5 Almost Complete

Anticipated racing title will be ready soon, says creator.

18 Jan 2010 3:31 pm

News » The Wait is Almost Over

Gran Turismo 5: It has been in production for over five years and is almost upon us.

7 Jan 2010 4:37 pm

News » Gran Turismo 5 Cover Unveiled

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe and Polyphony Digital unveil the cover for Gran Turismo 5.

7 Jan 2010 1:58 pm

News » A Gran Turismo Demo Coming to PSN

Sony have announced they will be releasing a Gran Turismo demo on 17 December.

4 Dec 2009 10:11 am

News » Playstation 3 Sales Stats Rising

Playstation 3 sales almost rise to Xbox level.

14 Sep 2009 3:49 pm

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