Gran Turismo 6 release date confirmed as December 6

The Gran Turismo 6 release date has been officially unveiled at Gamescom 2013, with Sony using its press conference to announce the game’s December 6 launch.

With the game having been officially unveiled earlier this year, the finalised Gran Turismo 6 release date has now been confirmed, with the title which will overlook the PS4 in favour of the current-gen console to hit retailers less than three weeks ahead of Christmas.

“Gran Turismo 6 will launch exclusively on the PS3 globally on December 6,” Jim Ryan, CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment stated in making the announcement.

As well as announcing the Gran Turismo 6 release date, Sony showcased a range of Gran Turismo 6 concept cars. Unveiled during Sony’s Gamescom 2013 press conference, the concept vehicles offer a glimpse into the tantalising future of racing cars.

Created in collaboration with a range of automotive and sporting giants including the likes of Audi, Alpha Romero and Nike, the Gran Turismo 6 concept cars will all feature in the upcoming PS3 game and, according to Sony, some will actually be create in real life.

The latest instalment to the much loved and ultra-realistic racing sim, Gran Turismo 6 will see a number of firsts for the car franchise. As well as bringing the iconic Silverstone circuit to the series for the first time, Polyphony recently confirmed that the Goodwood Hill Climb track would also be making the cut for the new release.

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