Sony Computer Entertainment America today announced the availability of the upcoming Limited Edition Gran Turismo PSP Entertainment Pack on October 20 for $199.99 (MSRP) at participating retailers in the United States and Canada.
Developed by Polyphony Digital, Inc. specifically for the PSP system, the launch of Gran Turismo marks the first time the famed racing series is available on PSP. Blending the high-speed racing action of Gran Turismo with the high caliber entertainment experience of the PSP system, the new entertainment pack features an exclusive PlayStation Network downloadable voucher for a white Chevrolet Corvette ZR1-a color not available in the game and only offered in this hardware package.
The limited edition entertainment pack also includes a "Mystic Silver" PSP-3000 system; Gran Turismo game on UMD; PlayStation Network downloadable movie voucher (title to be announced); a 2GB Memory Stick PRO Duo; and a music voucher good for 10 downloadable songs from Sony MusicPass. A stand-alone version of Gran Turismo will be available on UMD and as a digital download on the PlayStation Network on October 1 for $39.99 (MSRP).
Gran Turismo features more than 800 vehicle models from the world's top manufacturers and 35 tracks.
"Gran Turismo is one of the most successful gaming franchises in history, so what better way to mark Gran Turismo's premiere on the PSP system than by offering it with the only portable device that can deliver itsrich, true-to-life graphics and unrivaled driving experience," said John Koller, Director, Hardware Marketing, SCEA. "Featuring Polyphony Digital's famed graphical prowess, tons of fun automotive content-including the ability to trade and share vehicles-and an exhilarating racing experience created for the PSP system, Gran Turismo is again poised to take racing games to new heights."