Gran Turismo 5 Prologue gains two player split screen, new features, for US release


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Gran Turismo 5 Prologue, available in retail stores and on the PLAYSTATION Store, next month, is gaining a few new exciting features for its upcoming US release. North American consumers will enjoy features, such as Drift Mode, Car Tuning, and most excitingly, two-player split screen racing and a new set of offline and online Race Events.
  • Drift Mode -- The player's drifting technique is measured based on drift angles, racing lines, and speeds within evaluation zones located at various turns on the course.
  • In Depth Car Tuning -- Players have the ability to adjust the vehicle's performance, including power, weight, tires and suspension.
  • Two-player Split Screen Racing -- Allows players to race head-to-head against friends and foes offline.
  • New Race Events -- New racing events and time trials are available for players to race both offline and online. Gran Turismo 5 Prologue supports up to 16 players racing online simultaneously.
Check out the complete US track and car list, after the break. Also, check our updated gallery for new high-res screens.

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Vehicle Roster

  • Acura NSX '91
  • Alfa Romeo 147 TI 2.0 TWIN SPARK '06
  • Alfa Romeo Brera Sky Window 3.2 JTS Q4 '06
  • Amuse S2000 GT1 Turbo
  • Amuse/Opera Performance Gran Turismo 350Z RS
  • Art Morrison Corvette'60
  • Aston Martin DB9 Coupe '06
  • Audi R8 4.2 FSI R tronic '07
  • Audi TT Coupe 3.2 quattro '07
  • Blitz Dunlop ER34 '07
  • BMW 135i Coupe '07
  • BMW 135tii '08
  • BMW M3 Coupe '07
  • BMW Z4 '03
  • Chevrolet Corvette Z06 (C6) Tuned Car
  • Chevrolet Corvette Z06 '06
  • Citroen C4 Coupe 2.0VTS '06
  • Clio Renault Sport V6 24V Tuned Car
  • Daihatsu Copen Active Top '02
  • Daihatsu OFC-1 '07
  • Dodge Viper GTS
  • Dodge Viper SRT10 Coupe
  • Dodge Viper SRT10 Coupe Tuned Car
  • Ferrari 512BB '76
  • Ferrari 599 '06
  • Ferrari F40 '92
  • Ferrari F430 '06
  • Ford Focus ST '06
  • Ford GT '05
  • Ford GT Tuned Car
  • Ford Mustang V8 GT Coupe Premium '07
  • Honda Integra TYPE R '04
  • Honda NSX Type R '02
  • Jaguar XK Coupe '06
  • Lancia Delta HF Integrale Evoluzione '91
  • Lexus IS F '07
  • Lexus IS F Tuned Car
  • Lotus Elise 111R '04
  • Lotus Elise 111R Tuned Car
  • Lotus Elise '96
  • Lotus Elise Tuned Car
  • Mazda Atenza Sport (2007 Tokyo Motor Show reference exhibit)
  • Mazda RX-7 (FD) Special Tuned Car
  • Mazda RX-7 Spirit R Type A (FD) '02
  • Mazda RX-7 Spirit R Type A (FD) Tuned Car
  • Mazda RX-8 Type S '03
  • Mercedes-Benz SL 55 AMG '02
  • Mine's BNR34 Skyline GT-R N1 base '06
  • Mini Cooper-S '06
  • Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX GSR '05
  • Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X GSR Premium Package '07
  • Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X GSR Tuned Car
  • Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX GSR Tuned Car
  • Nissan Fairlady Z Version S '07
  • Nissan GT-R '07
  • Nissan GT-R Proto '05
  • Nissan Skyline Coupe (V36) Tuned Car
  • Nissan Skyline Coupe 370GT Type SP '07
  • Nissan Skyline Coupe Concept '07
  • Nissan Skyline GT-R V-spec II Nur '02
  • Nissan Skyline Sedan 350GT Type SP '06
  • Peugeot 207GTI '07
  • Peugeot 307cc Premium AVN '04
  • RE Amemiya FD3S RX-7
  • Renault Clio Renault Sport V6 24V '00
  • Subaru Impreza Sedan WRX STI spec C Type RA '05
  • Subaru Impreza WRX STI (18inch BBS Wheel Option) '07
  • Suzuki Cappuccino '95
  • Suzuki Cappuccino Tuned Car
  • Suzuki Cervo SR '07
  • Suzuki Swift Sport '07
  • Suzuki Swift Sport Tuned Car
  • TVR Tamora '02
  • TVR Tuscan Speed 6 '00
  • Volkswagen Golf GTI '01
  • Volkswagen Golf V GTI '05

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Track List
(There are 6 tracks, with two variations each. The original GT5: Prologue featured five tracks.)
  • Suzuka Circuit
  • Eiger Nordwand
  • Fuji Speedway
  • London City Track
  • Daytona International Speedway
  • High Speed Ring

This article was originally published on Joystiq.