Sony has today announced that it will be releasing a Academy Edition of Gran Turismo 5.

The re-release will retail for €29.99/£19.99, and includes the following:

-Complete Pack (Car Pack, Course Pack, Special Paint Pack, Racing Gear Pack)
-Car Pack 2
-Car Pack 3 and Course Pack 2
-The Nissan GTR driven in this year’s Nurburgring 24-hour race by series creator Kazunori Yamauchi

Gran Turismo series creator Kazunori Yamauchi has said:

“GT Academy has captured the imagination of many Gran Turismo fans. It is exciting to watch what Lucas Ordóñez, Jordan Tresson, Jann Mardenborough and Bryan Heitkotter in the USA, are achieving in their new racing careers with Nissan,” said Yamauchi-san.

“People can now see that it is possible to make the switch from being a fast gamer to become a real racing driver. We wanted to mark the tremendous success of GT Academy with the very latest version of GT5.”

GT5: Academy Edition is due for release on 26th September exclusively on PS3

Source: EU PS Blog

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