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MAJOR Gran Turismo 5 Rumors (2009 December Release?)

gantz85

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From the GT5 thread here on GAF is a link to GTPlanet's forum. GTPlanet is one of the biggest Gran Turismo sites around and a premium member had a post months earlier that hinted on him having some very exciting news (http://www.gtplanet.net/forum/showthread.php?t=114526). Said premium member, amar212, is a *respected figure at GTP.


He left this cryptic post today (http://www.gtplanet.net/forum/showthread.php?t=115870):

There are many winds blowing in the air right now, and every one of them is telling its own tale.

First wind whispers that final reunion will happen thirty nights before twelve months pass and that all winds from the whole world will reunite in the same moment for the first time.

Second wind says there will be more than half of dozen hundreds birds flying in the beginning of the reunion on almost eight dozen of skypaths, and some of the birds will come from the past reunion just resembling the looks of the newborn birds.

Third tale says that for the first time ever skypaths will not be just solid and already known but that new skypaths will be built by birdtamers from the parts of existing skypaths.

Fourth wind is talking that birdtamers will reunite in numbers greater than ever and will be granted with ability to talk to each other, make guilds and alliances with undisputed freedom.

Fifth wind says that reunion will happen in two forms, one greater than other and birdtamers will have freedom to decide which reunion they will attend. Greater reunion will ask for great sacrifice to be made in order to get all present and future treasures without new sacrifices needed, while smaller reunion will come in form already known, asking for more sacrifices if future treasures catches the eyes of the birdtamers.

Sixth wind is telling the tale about different reunion but almost the same as known one, smaller only for the eyes of those who do not want to see it in its whole glory. That different reunion will not happen in the realm same as the known one, but in the different realm which still has not been uncovered to the birdtamers. That realm will resemble realm already known but it will be divine new and made in the image of it.

All those birds, skypaths and birdtamers from all realms will unite for the Feast. And as it is already known, it will be the Feast of the Gods.


Some educated guesses:

1. Worldwide release within the next 12 months, possibly 1 Dec, 2009
2. 600+ cars, 96 tracks with remakes from GT4
3. Track editor splicing tracks from existing tracks
4. Voice chat, party mode, clan suport
5. Two release versions, one SKU where you pay a large amount of money that allows you free excess to all future vehicle DLCs and another SKU which you have the option to purchase singular DLCs for.
6. GT mobile on PSP2 or PC


If this gets released this year it would be amazing. This is Sony's biggest IP by far.

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Duck said:
gantz, members with red usernames on GTPlanet aren't moderators, they're premium members (members who pay to have extra features and their own private subforum). Moderators have bold dark blue names, Admins have italicized dark blue usernames.

Regardless, Amar is still very credible.
 

DuckRacer

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gantz, members with red usernames on GTPlanet aren't moderators, they're premium members (members who pay to have extra features and their own private subforum). Moderators have bold dark blue names, Admins have italicized dark blue usernames.

Regardless, Amar is still very credible.
 

RavenFox

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DuckRacer said:
gantz, members with red usernames on GTPlanet aren't moderators, they're premium members (members who pay to have extra features and their own private subforum). Moderators have bold dark blue names, Admins have italicized dark blue usernames.

Regardless, Amar is still very credible.
Yes he is:D
 

tzare

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hope something is true. Too much waiting, i think it's time to release some official info, i hope e3 is the right time

This game must be HUGE, not only technically and visually, but content-wise. The long wait means more hype to an already hyped IP :D
 

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gantz85 said:
5. Two release versions, one SKU where you pay a large amount of money that allows you free excess to all future vehicle DLCs and another SKU which you have the option to purchase singular DLCs for.
ughh...
 

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Cheeto said:

it depends on the price, but it would be a pretty good idea, if you're a fan you're going to buy the premium version since you already know you're going to buy most if not all the DLCs.
 

BrodiemanTTR

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Reading that post was like sitting in the junior fiction section of Barnes & Noble and punching myself in the face.

Anyway, a release by December 2009? I should freakin' hope so.
 

Chrange

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Kind of reminds me of that 'very credible' poster on the Fire Pro board that broke the news on Fire Pro HD :lol
 

jett

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Too bad there's no seventh wind about the birds getting stuck in a plane engine and being ripped to shreds.



No way this is released this year. To be honest there's barely anything here that could be more than educated guesses.
 

gregor7777

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Where do you get Dec 1 2009? I read eleven months from now.

Goldrusher said:
Sounds more like "within 11 months", which means March 16, 2010.

Within a month of the end of the year would be nice though: December 1, 2009.

Yeah, except I don't get the 'within' part.
 

gcubed

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we heard rumblings about the 2 different versions back when GT5P was announced. I wonder how much the premium is going to cost? Its risky, there would have to be a guarenteed DLC list if i was plopping down a bigger chunk of money. It also seems like they are releasing gt5 for the ps3, and thats it. They will support gt5 throughout the generation?
 

Chrange

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gregor7777 said:
Where do you get Dec 1 2009? I read eleven months from now.

That's what I read as well.

gcubed said:
we heard rumblings about the 2 different versions back when GT5P was announced. I wonder how much the premium is going to cost? Its risky, there would have to be a guarenteed DLC list if i was plopping down a bigger chunk of money. It also seems like they are releasing gt5 for the ps3, and thats it. They will support gt5 throughout the generation?

You don't trust their speedy development curve? :p
 

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Core407 said:
Seems like someone says that for every big PS3 game.

And for the most part their right, Sony's first party exclusives are the best out there and this is coming from someone who owns all three consoles. Although I really don't see this coming out in '09.
 

panda21

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well thats definitely the most annoying way possible to write a 'leak'

is this the same guy who was supposedly a gt developer that went insane and started writing about perfectly spherical code traveling at the speed of light or something? :lol
 

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I don't really like this SKU crap to be honest...GT5 can't be THAT expensive of a game to require this kind of bullshit. They already made a mint off Prologue, too...
 

gregor7777

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Yeah, I'm definitely putting this guy on my "I'm going to punch this guy in the face if I ever meet him" list.
 

TheFatOne

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jett said:
I don't really like this SKU crap to be honest...GT5 can't be THAT expensive of a game to require this kind of bullshit. They already made a mint off Prologue, too...

To me its all depends on the price and what the DLC is. If the price isn't to high and the DLC is great I will probably get the premium sku. This only applies if this sku thing is actually true.
 
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stuburns said:
This fall is far too expensive already, a premium SKU of GT5 would kill me.

You know...throwing this wild idea out there....how about...ummm I don't know, don't get the PREMIUM SKU?
 

gantz85

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Core407 said:
Seems like someone says that for every big PS3 game.

When a so-called "demo" for the game sells 3+ million copies worldwide, you know that it's serious business.
 

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Rapping Granny said:
You know...thowing this wild idea out there....how about...ummm I don't know, don't get the PREMIUM SKU?
But you know it'll be much better value if it happens.
 

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guys, the premium one will probably be a collector's edition SKU (gt5 + future dlcs + some car miniature + a kazunori yamauchi pic) or, like some people said on gtplanet, it could refer to the professional and arcade approach in driving style (an expanded one of gt5:p). either way makes sense.

btw, track editor fuck yeah!
 

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im getting pretty sick and tired of these rumor threads. a new one every other fucking day ... haven't you people learned anything yet?
 

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I want to believe but....GT PSP :lol
hope this is true and i hope that this confirms psp2 is coming soon
 

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So 600+ cars, most of which are going to be DLC?
 

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I don't know why people are worried about damage. The devs said it's a certainty... and I assume they're trustworthy.