Sony and Poliphony Digital have confirmed that Gran Turismo 5 will be getting some brand new downloadable content later this week, which includes some new cars plus a fresh test track.
Gran Turismo 5 had a lot of downloadable content last year, including free and paid items. Now, Sony continues this trend throughout the New Year, as the company has just announced that two new premium DLC packs will be released this week.
For those who managed to get bored with the hundreds of cars included in the racing game, one of the DLC is a new car pack, which has six new vehicles.
“The first piece of content is Car Pack 3 for $5.99, featuring six new cars from both past and present,” Sony said. “Download Car Pack 3 to get your hands on Lamborghini’s latest flagship model, the Aventador, along with the Jaguar XJR-9 LM racecar, Aston Martin V12 Vantage, the 66′ Volkswagen 1200, Mini Cooper S Countryman, and the new Nissan Leaf.”
In case you already have enough cars and just want new places to race them or just try out your skills, then you can try the Speed Test Course Pack.
“The second piece of new DLC is the Speed Test Course Pack featuring the Route X test course, which will be available for $3.99. Route X is a massive oval with giant banking corners, allowing you to test your vehicles’ maximum speed and performance, plus some beautiful vistas to rush by at 200mph. You’ll be able to use this track online, and in Arcade and Practice modes.”
What’s more, on the Speed test Course Route X, you’ll be able to easily make modifications to your car while checking out statistics like your mile or quarter-mile times, the acceleration of your current car or the G-forces felt during a virtual lap.
Those who’ve yet to buy Gran Turismo 5 can also look forward this week, on January 17, to the release of the Gran Turismo 5 XL Edition
, which includes the regular game and plenty of DLC.