|Digital Release||PlayStation 3
December 24, 2006 (JP, NA)
March 23, 2007 (EU)
|Delisting||September 30, 2007|
PlayStation 3 (JP)
|Links||Gran Turismo homepage [Archive]|
Gran Turismo HD Concept was delisted from the PlayStation Store on September 30th, 2007 and was replaced by a demo for Gran Turismo 5 Prologue on October 11th.
Gran Turismo HD was to be the initial offering of the storied racing sim series on PlayStation 3. In November of 2006, Polyphony Digital director Kazunori Yamauchi confirmed that Gran Turismo HD was being cancelled in favor of focusing on the full retail release, Gran Turismo 5.
As the work had been done on Gran Turismo HD Concept, Sony chose to release the game as a free demo in Japan, North America, and Europe from December 2006 through March 2007. Physical copies known as the “Install Disc” were released in limited quantities in Japan in September of 2007.
About the Game
Experience Gran Turismo™ HD Concept, the first installment of the world renowned Gran Turismo franchise on the PLAYSTATION®3 system. Developed by Polyphony Digital, Gran Turismo HD Concept delivers an unparalleled racing experience in full HD 1080p* resolution with next-generation graphics and physics. Race ten cars from worldwide manufacturers, including the Gran Turismo debut of Ferrari. Now available as a FREE download for a limited time only, exclusively on the PLAYSTATION®Store.