Gran Turismo Sport announces closed beta
Today, it was unveiled via the PlayStation Blog that racing fans will have the chance to get hands on with Gran Turismo Sport through a closed beta.
Participants of the closed beta will get a sneak peek at how the next iteration of the renowned Gran Turismo franchise will pave the future of racing, competing in highly competitive races against other users across the country, and eventually, across the globe.
The initial phase of the closed beta, starting on March 17th, will only be open to selected US PSN IDs and will gradually increase in size and in stages. Australians who have signed up within the PlayStation Europe forum or received a direct e-mail will be selected to participate in Phase 2 of the closed beta.
For more details on the contents of the GT Sport beta and roll out plans, head to the PlayStation Blog.
TAG Heuer announced as official time keeper in Gran Turismo Sport
Gran Turismo creator, Kazunori Yamauchi, has announced that TAG Heuer will be the Official Time Keeper in Gran Turismo Sport. Polyphony Digital has integrated TAG Heuer’s Live Timing Technology into Gran Turismo Sport, providing unparalleled timing solutions within the racing experience.
The partnership was unveiled at the 87th Geneva International Motor Show, at the TAG Heuer stand, surrounded by exceptional racing cars, including showcars from the F1 Red Bull Racing Team and FIA Formula e Championship.
Please see attached the press announcement for the partnership for more details.
Fittipaldi EF7 Vision Gran Turismo Revealed for GT Sport
F1 racing legend and Indy 500 champion, Emerson Fittipaldi, has unveiled his dream track car, the much-anticipated Fittipaldi EF7 Vision Gran Turismo by Pininfarina, at the Geneva Motor Show. Supercar fans and video game enthusiasts will have the opportunity to experience the EF7 in the virtual world where it will be exclusively available in Gran Turismo Sport.
Attached is the press announcement with more information on the Fittipaldi EF7 Vision Gran Turismo along with screenshots of the car in-game.
Head to the official Gran Turismo website for additional details on all GT Sport related topics.