Gran Turismo 5 Rumors You Can Trust

April 17th, 2009 by Jordan

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Earlier today, Amar212 dropped an odd bombshell on the GTPlanet Forums, posting a cryptic message full of hidden details about Gran Turismo 5.  Before you continue, have a look at Amar’s post for yourself.  It’s an exciting, well-crafted read that you are sure to enjoy.  If you’re still lost, keep reading for our careful analysis of each main point – and why you should believe them

There are many winds blowing in the air right now, and every one of them is telling its own tale.

First wind whispers that final reunion will happen thirty nights before twelve months pass and that all winds from the whole world will reunite in the same moment for the first time.

This is big, but it’s also one of the least clear messages that Amar has shared.  First of all, it gives a time frame for the release of the game, although the exact date is still open to interpretation.  Some claim that “thirty nights before twelve months pass” refers to the end of November or early December.  Such a date would coincide very well with what we heard from a Sony executive a few months back, but it could also mean 11 months from “today” (mid-April 2009).  Following this interpretation, we could expect something in March of 2010.  Although Kazunori Yamauchi has rebuffed a 2010 release, it is important to consider that all previous Gran Turismo titles – with the exception of Gran Turismo 2 – have been released in the first or second quarter of the year.

Second wind says there will be more than half of dozen hundreds birds flying in the beginning of the reunion on almost eight dozen of skypaths, and some of the birds will come from the past reunion just resembling the looks of the newborn birds.

Assuming that “birds” are cars, “skypaths” are tracks, and “past reunions” are previous games, we can expect 96 tracks and 600 cars, with lots of old favorites making cameos.

Third tale says that
for the first time
ever skypaths will not be just solid and already known but that new skypaths will be built by birdtamers from the parts of existing skypaths.

The “third wind” introduces one of the most profound and unexpected new features – a track editor.

Fourth wind is talking that bird tamers will reunite in numbers greater than ever and will be granted with ability to talk to each other, make guilds and alliances with undisputed freedom.

GT5 Prologue has been heralded for its ability to let 16 players compete online at the same time, and this “fourth wind” hints at even more.  It also confirms the “guilds and alliances” (private online races and race teams) that we have all been yearning for since Prologue‘s release.

Fifth wind says that reunion will happen in two forms, one greater than other and bird tamers will have freedom to decide which reunion they will attend. Greater reunion will ask for great sacrifice to be made in order to get all present and future treasures without new sacrifices needed, while smaller reunion will come in form already known, asking for more sacrifices if future treasures catches the eyes of the bird tamers.

The “fifth wind” hints at multiple versions of Gran Turismo 5, at two different price points.  The highest priced version will cost more, but will include all of the features and functionality.  A “small reunion” which “will come in a form already known” alludes to a trimmed, cheaper version of the game, possibly available only via download which you can extend via small fees (“sacrifices”) for additional content (presumably cars, tracks, etc.).

Of course, the “smaller” game is probably GT5 Prologue itself – allowing new content to be purchased “a la carte” would be one way that GT5 Prologue owners could gradually upgrade to the full version without buying a new game.  This also matches the business model of the now-defunct Gran Turismo HD project.

Sixth wind is telling the tale about different reunion but almost the same as known one, smaller only for the eyes of those who do not want to see it in its whole glory. That different reunion will not happen in the realm same as the known one, but in the different realm which still has not been uncovered to the bird tamers. That realm will resemble realm already known but it will be divine new and made in the image of it.

The “sixth wind” refers to Gran Turismo PSP, and once again confirms its continued development.

All those birds, skypaths and bird tamers from all realms will unite for the Feast. And as it is already known, it will be the Feast of the Gods.

This is not the first time that Amar has referred to the Feast of the Gods, and in this context it becomes clear that the Feast is E3 2009.

Of course, after reading all that, you’re probably wondering who Amar212 is, and how can he be trusted?  What makes him different from any other enthusiastic GT fan on the internet?  He remains a mysterious figure to the public, but he is a long-time friend of GTPlanet and the administrator of the Croatian website, GT Surgeons.  It all started back in July of 2004, when Amar brought us the world’s first video of the Nurburgring Nordschliefe in Gran Turismo 4 – long before anything official had been provided, and six full months before the game was even released!  He also got his hands on early copies of Gran Turismo 4 and GT5 Prologue Spec II, and was first to discover the inclusion of the Ferrari F2007 and Ferrari F40 weeks before the game hit any shelves.  In other words, this man knows what he’s talking about – get ready for E3 and share your reactions in our Gran Turismo 5 forum!

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  1. Ophidian

    I really appreciate this info, but what’s with all this riddle etc. His identity is unkown so why not just tell it how it is???

  2. Capcom now officially confirm that Resident evil 5 , dead rising 2, dark void come to PC this year……..Where is the grand turismo….enough just only for Playstation ONY !!! you must break your company market competition with MS…

  3. PC version…yes we need GT on PC. Sony must thinking ..how to ported GT for PC… maybe use LINUX or some emulate like cedega…and bundled it on the PACK. We are here want GT PC version…

  4. Making the game for pc would be badly misguided.

  5. F4t4L1tY

    PC need racing games like grand turismo. Iam F4tality also hope grand turismo release on PC. SONY..Please DO NOT KiLL PC Gamers. and stop your company competition market . We are gamers specially PC gamers for loong time wait grand turismo on PC. Thank’s

  6. zepheadGT3

    Why would anyone want GT on pc? first off, the GT series has always been made for the playstation, and sony, who’s totaly backing PD wont let them make it for anything but the PS3 or (maybe…) the PS2…….
    If amar212 is telling the truth, which is what his past history suggests, we will be in for one great game in about a year of so!!!!

  7. RADracing

    This thread is cracking me up….LOL

  8. so no damage? I may not buy then.

  9. Iam Overclocker and hopes Grand Turismo released on PC version, so i can try it with MAX setting hardware.

  10. God I hate the Internet

  11. dedyradix

    I just want a pc….. ..Let’s Gamers choose pirates or buy..?? grat game=buy …bad game=leave it lol

  12. Well, I expected Japan late 2009 and US/UK in Spring 2010. Looks like a global release in March 2010 according to the winds (assuming 12 months means 12 months from now, less the 30 days).

  13. He just wants it on PC so he can pirate it. I took a look around his website.

  14. Dood cool it with the pc talk you have like 8 posts repeating the same incomprehensible nonsense. You want a pc racing experience with a huge community? Then go buy rFactor. I for one don’t want to buy some wheel setup and have to alter my whole office to fit all that nonsense.

  15. dedyradix

    Yessssssssss…excelent…We need GT on PC !! We don’t care about sony and Microsoft and all about their company competition..and all about sony income for sale their PS3. Stupid Reason…and we must keep support all PC gamers in the world..LolololoLLL

    On PC microsoft just a popular gaming Operating systems. If Sony relesed GT on PC we are buy SONY product and Microsoft product…so what’s the problem hah…???

    Sony vs Microsoft Just an OLD stupid competition market…and kill 3rd person..like PC Gamers…

    Let’s Gamers choose who’s the best..??
    Microsoft Product or Sony Product..just it…

    If sony released GT on PC game for wINDOWS…we not only need one of them (sony/microsoft)…but we need both of them to run it on PC hardware. So it’s fair ….

  16. There is something I’m worried about however. Amar states “Second wind says there will be more than half of dozen hundreds birds flying in the beginning of the reunion on almost eight dozen of skypaths, and some of the birds will come from the past reunion just resembling the looks of the newborn birds”. Does this mean that there will be duplicates? Please, no… I want IRL cars

  17. fuggin guy

    GT is a sim and if anything it should be on PC. Sims are best enjoyed on a PC due to its many features that can be added without any limits to run into like a console i.e. coughing up a shit load of money for 3 screens. If this game is released on a PC i am willing to forget i bought a PS3 for gt5 because i will get it on a better platform. I have a sick ass rig with multi screens just waiting for a bad ass racing sim to be played on. Fuggin guy and im out

  18. CarBatard

    Amar!!! You rock Dude!!! Im buying a PS3 now…lol.

  19. deep_sky

    I can’t see a PC release happening, it’ll soon be pirated like crazy…I know Kaz has said PC is a possibility, but Sony need more PS3 machines sold, and GT is up there with having that ability.

    By the time GT5 is released, Sony should, if not already, be making a profit on the PS3 so they’ll no longer be losing money on each unit sold.

    A PS3, PSP and a toned down PS2 release makes the most sense.

  20. dedyradix

    Pc remains a possibility, as i see that happening. A bad ass high end gaming rig, maxxed out settings etc… o.O…

    We just want Grand Turismo PC.. it will be more have great graphic and posibility built in LEVEL Editor

    /////////////////

    If sony can’t ported GT to PC ..i hope there is will be other title PC game like grand turismo from other second SONY/POLYPHONY Developers …

    Hope sony create new team developers for PC game title like Grand turismo …>600 CARS and +96 TRACK until now …no PC title have it…

  21. dedyradix

    Iam not Professor Langdon from DAVINCI CODE… so hard to decrypted it LOLOLOLOL….

  22. @ DaveTheStalker:

    “and that all winds from the whole world will reunite in the same moment for the first time.”

    Suggests to me that this is going to be the first simultaneous world wide release of a GT game, so if it’s christmas in Japan, it’s christmas for you in the States and christmas for me in the UK, which would be awesome.

  23. fuggin guy

    Amar212 owes me some money where can a find that fuggin guy?

  24. Course editor? :D :D

  25. dedyradix

    Hei…how about pc version… iam very hope this will be truth

  26. DaveTheStalker

    I’m still banking on a Christmas release like GT5P in Japan. Which means the US will see the game in April or whenever GT5P was released here. It would be fantastic if PD would do a global release in the fall.

    We shall see :)

  27. The third tale sounds like a track designer or something to that affect.

    “Third tale says that for the first time ever skypaths (tracks) will not be just solid and already known but that new skypaths will be built by birdtamers (gamer) from the parts of existing skypaths.”

  28. No word on damage then?

  29. dedyradix

    Please Tell me about RUMOR Grand Tursimo PC version..?? It’s 1 Milion Bulsyet FAKE or Just April Fools Joke…?? Amar212 ….can he give the truth about this rumor..??

    on this http://www.gtplanet.net/forum/showthread.php?t=115870

    someone decrypted it

    Damn Ama212, you’re good cipher, and please don’t try to tell me :-)

    btw. when are we going to race!?

    First one is easy: the game will ship world wide on Christmas
    Fourth one: Club racing, private lobby and chat, and more then 16 cars racing online, with possibility to change online setting for private lobbies
    Sexist one: PS2,PS3 or PC, or Xbox360 racing online together.

    I might be wrong :-)

    Iam wait for the truth PC version Rumor …???

    +600 cars
    +80 tracks …. SUPERB

    ///////////////BIG RUMOR HAS COME//////////
    Seems pretty simple to me actually. The only issue is whether “winds” means rumors or facts.

    1. Sounds like a Thanksgiving-ish release. Confused by this, because I’ve heard no such rumors and that seems like an odd time. It could also mean March 2010, which wouldn’t be too odd since the US release of GT4 was sometime in February I think.

    2. About 600 cars on about 96 tracks; some tracks are old but redesigned. Similar to rumors.

    3. Track editor. Rumored by deemed to be unlikely by most. Could also mean DLC tracks.

    4. Refers to online play. All pretty obvious stuff.

    5. Difficult, this one. Could refer to two different main modes of play (such as suggested by Tenacious D) or it could refer to separate games, or just the two different physics modes, or even a full disc compared to a DL’ed version of the game that is unlocked gradually. Too many choices to figure if based on rumor or fact.

    6. Seems to me to be referring to a GT on the elusive PSP2. Sounds like a downscaled GT5. This has been rumored, and everyone knows a PSP2 is coming in the next few years, but it’s still just in our imaginations as of now.

    Conclusion: IT’S GONNA BE AWESOME!
    ///////////////////////////

    i WANT HEAR MORE PC VERSION GT pOSIBILITY INFO HERE….

  30. dedyradix

    Where we can found Amar212…??? are he always looking on this site???

  31. dedyradix

    [Quote]
    Of course, after reading all that, you’re probably wondering who Amar212 is, and how can he be trusted? What makes him different from any other enthusiastic GT fan on the internet? He remains a mysterious figure to the public, but he is a long-time friend of GTPlanet and the administrator of the Croatian website, GT Surgeons. It all started back in July of 2004, when Amar brought us the world’s first video of the Nurburgring Nordschliefe in Gran Turismo 4 – long before anything official had been provided, and six full months before the game was even released! He also got his hands on early copies of Gran Turismo 4 and GT5 Prologue Spec II, and was first to discover the inclusion of the Ferrari F2007 and Ferrari F40 weeks before the game hit any shelves. In other words, this man knows what he’s talking about – get ready for E3 and share your reactions in our Gran Turismo 5 forum!
    [/QUOTE]

    I want hear next secret …
    So hard to DECRYPTED it …LoL….

    Amar212 Just want give secret information about GT… hahahaha…so Exciting….Where he get all secret of GT information…??? maybe he is a GT Developers…

  32. Amartya

    You forgot the third wind


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