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'Gran Turismo 6' comes to PlayStation 3 this November

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Gran Turismo 6
Gran Turismo 6

Creator Kazunori Yamauchi announced Gran Turismo 6 today, a new installment of the racing video game series set to be released this November for PlayStation 3. GT6 will feature an overhauled interface, a launch lineup of over 1,200 cars and a faster, more realistic game engine.

The announcement was made at the UK’s Silverstone Circuit race track, one of the seven new locations added for GT6, alongside 19 new layouts and a more versatile course-maker tool. Sony is promising to update both cars and tracks continuously after launch, as downloadable content. Yamauchi also promised more customizable cars and expanded connectivity between devices, including smartphones and tablets. "The launch will only be the beginning for GT6," Yamauchi told the press. He gave declined to give details on the PlayStation 4 version of the game, but said he was keeping it "in mind."

Gamers' first chance to see the GT6 in action will come in July, when a full demo debuts at GT Academy 2013.