Gran Turismo 5 Signature Edition, Collector’s Edition Announced for International Release

Remember when we first got the hint that there would be “two collector’s editions” of Gran Turismo 5? It turns out that was correct, as the Signature Edition was just announced today for everyone except residents of the United States. Here’s what you get for €179.99 (pre-order here at Amazon.fr):

  • Sculpted metal box, finished with SLS AMG Obsidian Black paint.
  • SLS AMG 1:43 model car
  • Leather GT-branded wallet with competition entry card (see below)
  • GT-branded USB key with a special GT5 trailer
  • GT-branded key fob
  • Coffee table book featuring the cars and locations of GT5
  • 200-page Apex book with driving and tuning tips, discussion of future technologies, and more.
  • Five unique “Chrome Line” edition cars (see below).
  • The “competition entry card” provided with the wallet grants you access to a special competition – one that combines in-game and real-world challenges, much like the GT Academy. The prize, though, is extraordinary: a real Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG super car of your very own. (More details on this competition will be announced later.)
  • Also like the GT Academy, United States, Canadian, and even Japanese fans are out of luck, as the Signature Edition (and the competition) will only be available to residents of the following countries: UK, Ireland, Germany, Austria, France, Switzerland, Portugal, Spain, Italy, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Norway, Greece, Czech Republic, Russia, Poland, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, UAE and Saudi Arabia.

Europe also has their own Collector’s Edition coming, which differs slightly from the US version. Here’s what it includes for €79.99:

  • A commemorative “slip case” featuring the artwork that was originally spotted in this video.
  • The five unique Chrome Line cars (see below).
  • Five collectable “art cards”.

These five “Chrome Line” cars will be available as DLC in all special editions of Gran Turismo 5, including the United States:

  • Audi R8 5.2 FSI quattro Chrome Line Edition
  • BMW M3 Coupe Chrome Line Edition
  • Lamborghini Murcielago LP 640 Chrome Line Edition
  • Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Coupe Chrome Line Edition
  • Shelby Cobra 427 Chrome Line Edition

Six more special cars will also be used as pre-order incentives by different retailers around the world:

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Comments (391)

  1. carkid

    Why is it that the US get 5 cars, a book, key chain, nice box AND a model car for £3:00 more than europe get the same book, 5 art cards, and a theme!

    Combine the EU and US collector’s editions, sell the result worldwide for £5/$10, and make a few more signature editions to sell in the US and Canada. Done. Everyone happy.

  2. Wolgibkay07

    Ok I just wonder.
    PD needs to get the money from this Signature editions ( S.E )to pay for the SLS AMG. If a stock Mercedes SLS AMG costs around 180,000 euros and S.E costs 179 euros, so they’ll need to sell only 1000 copies to start making profit, but coming from the real price (what it costs for PD) of 145 euros. Below is how much I think each thing will cost for PD :
    The normal price for a 1:43 model car starts at 40 euros,
    the game costs 65 euros,
    a normal (bad) wallet starts at 15 euros,
    a USB Stick starts at 10 euros,
    the book APEX 10 euros
    and the other stuff somewhere around 5 euros to make.
    Equals 145 euros.
    So 35 euros (180 – 145) of profit is going to cover the SLS Amg.
    So 180,000 : 35 = 5142 S.E GT5 copies to start having some profit out of this. So this Limited edition might be very rare, cos more than 3 million people would like to buy it.
    So the only thing I wish you is luck, luck to all the GT planet visitors to get the S.E of GT5 :D
    If I said something wrong, or ofended someone please reply below.

    1. ElieTheBear

      something dosent work of what you just said … if they need money from it to pay the mercedes and make profit .. why the hell would they make it rare to get ??? they need money for this game and the next .. and for your items cost …. is way less than that because they will sell thousands of these so the production price is less ! if a wallet cost 15-20 by exemple … one wallet out of 30.000 maybe cost about 1$ for them lol …. and an other thing . maybe the high price is for paticipating to get the mercedes … but they are sponsored by mercedes … it has been like 2 years sls amg trailers around the world … this mercedes cost nothing from PD .. so they will make hell of money with those china wallets and free mercedes , normal ediditon, signature edition, euro edition . etc. !!

  3. tyl0r_r

    When a headline says ‘outside the USA’ I expect Canada and Japan to be part of this designated area. Guess not :(. Good info though guys thanks.

  4. TokyoDrift

    Impersonation is the highest form of flattery. Come on guys, you can do better than that. Two things separate my comments from the ones Mr Latte and the childish crew made:

    1. IP address
    2. e-mail address used

    Nice try though, but only an idiot would write a comment on a website in the name of somebody else.

    1. PieHead

      You’re right about being able to distinguish your real comments,

      Whoever was pretending to be was far more constructive and managed to sum up your shameful attitude down to a tee.

      Well done that man!

    2. Mr Latte

      The powers at be can check all they want, you wont find my IP address was used so your not even close in assuming I had anything to do with that.

      I dont need to impersonate you, to make fun of you.
      Its clear with your attitude and how you treat/talk to others that your quite capable of making trouble for yourself.

      Actually its amusing someone, whoever it was had the humour to do it.

  5. nikhil

    that works out at £149.45! i really wish i could buy it but its waaaay out of my price range! :'( think it looks like the game on it own for me :'( if only….!

  6. ppith

    Win!!! The McLaren is my favorite out of all the cars available and I already pre-ordered from Gamestop. I can’t play the game until December though as I’ll be on travel for work. :(

  7. TokyoDrift

    That’s it, I’ve had enough of reading stupid comments from people who aren’t up to my intellectual superiority.

    I smell of wee wee.

  8. Geo_212

    I pre-ordered my Collector’s Edition from GameStop… I really wanted the GT-R Stealth car (from Amazon), but when I canceled my regular copy of GT5, stupid GameStop will only give you store credit… Oh well… I guess a McLaren F1 is good enough. ;)

    BTW… Which is better (in terms of statistics): The GT-R GT or the McLaren F1? I’m not a car expert, I wouldn’t know :)

    1. Geo_212

      Whoops, the Amazon pre-order bonus is the SLS AMG Stealth Model. Guess I should’ve looked first :P Anyone kind enough could still answer my question, though :)

  9. Big Ron

    I don´t like the special cars. The paint shemes are ugly…lok at the blue Murcielago. I buy all cars ingame in a better color.
    The Signature Edition is way overpriced. I mean, there is a lot chinese produced accessories in the box, which does not cost more than 10 Euros. I don´t pay 180€ to have a wallet with GT logo.

    I will buy the standard version and later I buy the 200-page Apex book for 20€

    1. Geo_212

      Who cares what their color scheme looks like? They’re a limited edition. It’s more about the occupation of a rare item rather than how it looks ;)

  10. TokyoDrift

    Ok everyone, I must apologise for being the most retarded, miserable, arrogant, self-righteous, egotistical, arse that has ever posted on this site. Ihave a really bad attitude, and have nothing positive to say about anything or anyone. In fact, I hate everything, which explains why I have no friends, even my family have disowned me because all I do is complain and belittle them. All I have left is my inflatable sheep, which i’ve ragged so hard, it burst. That’s why I’m such a miserable bastard!!

    1. TokyoDrift

      I also dribble uncontrollably and I wander round in a confused state for 23hrs a day, so if I come back later claiming that I didn’t write any of this, please ignore my comments. Will someone please be my bestest friend…please.

      I like peas I do.

  11. Mr Latte

    I dont think I will go for the SE myself unless they confirm the production numbers. Id like to get one to keep good as a collectable but its not really collectable if they manufacture something like 200,000 of them.

    Anyone else concerned that we dont know what “limited production” numbers of these are?

    1. TokyoDrift

      If you want the SE version, get it. Don’t go around making up lame excuses not to just because of meaningless quantities.

    1. Mr Latte

      We better quit or he will take the hump.

      Thats the thing he cant take being wond up neither, always has to let fly with the insults.

    1. TokyoDrift

      The only person around here with issues is the saddo who spends his days stalking my posts in an attempt to try and get his own back after getting shown up in the forums. Truly pathetic.

  12. Mr Latte

    Lets see an example of being a hypocrite.

    “TokyoDrift

    The people who really need to get a life are those who go around worrying about/questioning what other people do with their own hard earned money…”

    “TokyoDrift

    So basically instead of £150 you pay £112.50…for a game? Ridiculous, and no, the extras are not worth that much money. My copy will cost £37 or so, still too much for a game with ‘tard cars and half-baked damage.”

    “TokyoDrift
    No, it just proves how daft some people can be.”

    ———–

    What you fail to notice is how OFTEN YOU CRITICESE OTHER PEOPLE and reply to them with a NEGATIVE or SMARKY ATTITUDE. Then what do you do, yeah exactly what you criticise them for.

    ———–

    “Hoodie1878

    @Tokyo Drift….Have you ever said anything that isn’t negative?

    Cheer up fella for crying out loud you’ll trip over that lip!”

    Tokyodrift, are you so self centered that you dont realise your being quite a “hypocrite” based on your own comments. What annoys me is you also had the nerve to call one poster “daft” as they stated to purchasing all the GT5 versions. So yeah, if I made fun of what you did as daft then well I have no problem with that as quite frankly perhaps you deserve the same treatment as you give to others.

    Maybe you should pay more attention to what you preach. If anyone needs to get a life and should take note of telling people what to do with their hard earned money its yourself. Seriously thats a major statement for you to roll off.

    A fine example of this is what others or I spend on a cockpit which is no concern of yours and lets be clear about this, its you on 3 accounts now on the forums that keep reminding people about the money involved on my own ideas. Im not the one going around broadcasting the money side of it, actually the opposit I removed the original post long ago and with you always wanting to bring it up hen clearly your the one with issues.

    1. Rocker

      @Mr Latte

      There is a logical explanation for this type of behavior. Warning: oversimplified technological psychological/neurological explanation following:

      Since people can only view reality through their own eyes and experience, people almost universally use themselves as a yardstick, against which all other things are measured. What this leads to, is the perception of ones own failings being present everywhere else. Except oneself, of course.

      We are all wearing our own colored lenses, if we are spiteful, then often, other people seem spiteful, even when they aren’t. If we are generous, other people often seem generous. We assume others are like ourselves, and therefore blinded to all but ourselves. This is why honest people are the most gullible, and bullies are the most defensive.

      So the easy observation here is to remember that everything TokyoDrift accuses others of, is most accurately attributed to TokyoDrift himself, with no relevance to whoever his target is.

  13. samuelesm

    look the results for the song by Daiki Kasho is on the GT website now. the name is (5OUL ON D!SPLAY)

  14. amz

    quote amazon:
    How Do I Get This?:

    Stealth Range Cars:

    Offer strictly subject to availability. One code will be issued per unit ordered, up to a maximum of four codes per customer. Please ensure all copies ordered are in the same order. Codes will only be issued for pre-orders made directly with Amazon.co.uk made before 23:59 on Thursday, 21st of October 2010.

    Incentive Received:

    *Orders made on or before two days before release–Codes emailed day of game’s release

    *Orders made on day before release–Codes emailed day after game’s release

    Pre-Order Bonuses Available:

    •Stealth Range Cars–Stealth, smooth lines and speedy drives. Pre-order Gran Turismo 5 with us at Amazon.co.uk before release day and you’ll receive a code to download two cars from the “Stealth Range” for free. With livery improvements to make you look the part and performance enhancements for that extra in-game edge, get ready for the drive of your life in the Maxda 787b and McClaren F1.

  15. Mr Latte

    TD proof again of your nasty name calling and to be quite frank unpleasant attitude. I hope your proud of yourself and again evidence if anything you have to attack people.
    I just dont get your attitude and approach with others.

    I dont care if you order it or cancel it. No but only a cretton would go on about it, order it and then within a day have it cancelled.

    1. TokyoDrift

      Nasty name calling eh? Funny how you see that as offensive yet you see fit to “give people a taste of their own medicine”, regardless of how nice you try and put things, and also call me a “creton”? Haha! Love your spelling of that word by the way. Pot calling the kettle, again?

      You say I have to attack people. No, I don’t, but for some reason you have to hold a personal grudge against me, which is fine and laughable, but don’t go crying when you try to flex your muscles and get some flack in return.

      As for me pre-ordering and cancelling, you are yet again falling into you usual ways of latching onto one small element and repeatedly going on about it. In what capacity do my actions there have any bearing on my right to express my opinion, anywhere, about the relative value of GT5:SE? None. So, why harp on about it?

    1. TokyoDrift

      Same here, and I ordered another standard copy from Play.com. When I find out which other retailer is doing the remaining cars, I’ll order from there as well.

      Once I get the codes, the orders will either get cancelled if possible, or sent back. Of course, games sometimes do get lost in the post…

  16. Mr Latte

    TD, you are a laugh, the thing is you give out plenty of gip to others but cant take any self criticisim….

    It was merely me seeing you once again criticise others and telling people what is. It gets annoying seeing you come down on others so often over petty things. Maybe its something you feel compelled to do as an important imaginary role or you just enjoy criticising folk?

    My reply to your own comments was to give you some of your own medicine as clearly some of your posts about this, with excuses or reasons not to purchase it, to then actually purchase it, err hold on to then cancel it are quite amusing. What was all that about apart from attention seeking.

    Now you can print this out and carry it with you in your £100 wallet you had to tell everyone about. No-one cares about your wallet or excuses now for cancelling, thats even if you hadnt made it all up. The point is your harldy one to be talking in telling others what to do or not to do with such silly antics.

    1. magicayrton

      I agree with you there, TD was being sarky about a comment I made.. and I was actually agreeing with him!! LOL

    2. TokyoDrift

      Oh I can take self criticism, perfectly well. Where I don’t is when it comes from inconsistent idiots like yourself who adopt the “do as I say, not as I do” attitude.

      You think I’m boasting by mentioning the value of a wallet I received as a gift? Is that in the same league as you repeatedly mentioning to people how you are spending/wasting around five thousands of pounds on a vibrating seat and racing setup that nobody gives a s**t about either? See, that’s the problem with you – there is only one perspective, your own.

      As for pre-ordering/cancelling stuff, and for what reason…yep, who cares? I certainly don’t, and you shouldn’t either. Keep it up though, it only reinforces how upset you are about getting shown up in the forums. I’m not the one going around stalking you, it’s the other way around. Make of that what you will.

  17. Dom

    The SLS is not the car I wanted for GT5. First, it’s a Mercedes. Second, it’s made for rich, spoiled and probably old people who want to have an expensive, luxurious car that gives them the feeling that they are not unsporty, old and conservative.
    In fact they are and so probably drives the car. Not bad at all, but it’s not a racing car with the focus of doing fast lap times in the first place. It only pretends to be.

    GT5 is a video game for a younger generation. It’s all about driving fast through the R130 in Suzuka or the Nordschleife. I’ll pick a reasonable priced GT-R every day over this red-carpet glamour car made for the D-Class celebs.

    1. Rick

      “Second, it’s made for rich, spoiled and probably old people who want to have an expensive, luxurious car that gives them the feeling that they are not unsporty, old and conservative.”

      Just because you have money doesn’t mean you are spoiled…not every rich person was born with a silver spoon, we just made choices and took risks most are unwilling to take. Very sad stereotype…

      “Not bad at all, but it’s not a racing car with the focus of doing fast lap times in the first place. It only pretends to be.”

      Neither is the ~400 non super cars in the game, in fact I look forward to starting with my first car as a honda grocery getter, that’s the point. Your opinion is just that…YOURS, I think the SLS is a great looking and performing car.

    2. Dom

      Yes, it’s just my opinion. Moreover, I have never said that all rich people are spoiled. I guess you overinterpreted my words.
      Nothing is wrong with taking good choices, doing hard work and getting a fine job. It’s not even wrong if you are born with a silver spoon. I’m a single child myself and my parents still support me to do this PhD. I don’t have any stereotypes in this regard, be sure about it.

      The main problem I have with the car is that it’s a bit overdone in the sense of “look, you can buy a supercar from us too” – if you can afford it. And I agree, lots of sporty cars these days don’t have the spirit of racing in mind when some marketing guru decids that it would be nice to have such a trendy supercar in the garage, just to give the masses a mission statement.

      They want to make us love the Veyron and sell us a Skoda instead. The price for the SLS here in Switzerland is just silly. I have seen the SLS in person and to be honest it’s cool, but it’s not a serious price for that car. I rather give that money to some exotic car manufacture who’s intentions are soley to build a passionate product.

      So, to conclude, my personal disapointment is that the SLS is not a good choice for a passionate game like GT5. Maybe I’m wrong, but if you ask me, it’s not a real car they wanted to create. It’s a mission statement. I’m here on GT planet because I love driving cars.

    3. Rick

      Oh, I’m sorry I did misunderstand. And you’re right, I must have overinterpreted your post. After reading so many negative comments on here lately, my mind misunderstood your intent.

      After this post of yours, I completely understand where you’re coming from. I even agree for the most part! Sorry, Dom…

    4. Dom

      No worries, it’s fine. I do respect different opinions and your words were not wrong. I think my first message was a bit too agressive. It’s not fair to bash the SLS that much. It’s def. an interesting and spectacular car.

  18. TokyoDrift

    Speaking of foolish things, imagine stalking the comments of one individual just because they had it handed to them in the open forums amongst a mess of poor grammar, typos, and inconsistent arguments.

    All you do by stalking like that is prove how much things got to you. Very satisfying, thanks!

  19. robert

    After getting my text yesterday i decided to look into this and in Game this nice Signature edition will knock you back £149.99. Impressive but way out of my price range….may have to look at other options

  20. Mr Latte

    Speaking of foolish things, imagine criticising the boxset or its price, then supposdly ordering it yourself after doing so and then supposdly cancelling it within a day.

    Nice one…

  21. Gryzor

    So this coffee book…looks a bit small and thin to go detailing all 1000 cars and every track from the game. Could it just be a series of small pictures on every page?

    Personally, I think that if you are hoping for a good GT5 reference, you’ll be better off waiting for a third party guide.

    1. Luke

      As far as i remember the book is not about the 1000 cars, that would be pointless and a waste of my money. The book rather contains information about driving layouts, FR, RR, MR, …. and describes different techniques for cornering an drifting and hints on how to tune and/or setup your car the right way.
      I don`t want a book telling me which setup is best for a specific track or car. Different driving styles require different setups.
      I have an rather aggresive driving style, i like my cars unstable. I don`t want to drive my cars, i want to tame them :)

  22. oscar

    jordan do you have any news about tourist trophy 2, a tourist trophy psp,any bikes on gran turismo 5, or just any news on forza 4. (im not a forza fanatic pple. just want to know a little more about the game)

  23. ANFD

    Anyone thought of the previous scenarios whereby some of these “special”cars will simply be offered as prizes in the game by clearing challenges or some other accomplishment ?

  24. gtone339

    I just pre-ordered the “Collectors Edition” of GT5 at Eb games in Auckland City, New Zealand.

    I also asked the staff of the release date of GT5 and he said November 5 2010.

    So I am 50% sure that it will be arriving here after the US release date, which is on the 2nd of November.

    1. Mickstanz

      Yeah im also in NZ and pre-ordered mine online at mighty ape and there release date is down for 5th Nov, seems like they all are. So i’d say that’ll be the date.

    2. BDawg

      better than us over here in Oz, all we have from EB is ‘Nov 2010’ release date, GAME has a 30 Nov date but still nothing confirmed as far as I can see

    3. Gryzor

      It makes sense, because most games launch here in Europe on a Friday, and with the 5th being bonfire night, it will be a double celebration!

  25. ElieTheBear

    hey jordan .. in the signature edition… we got 11 cars not just 5 chrome … got the 6 stealth too

  26. Mr Latte

    So if I bought 6 of these and split them on ebay whats my chances of selling them at a profit and giving people the option to purchase only the bits that interests them.

    Somebodys going to do it, lets face it.

    The most disappointing thing about this boxset is that it isnt doesnt seem to be a “limited edition” being restricted to 10-50 thousand boxsets. That being the case as its not mentioned then they can manufacture as many of these that they want and I think that is a poor decision.

    However if anything its not so much about the content but the persons appreciation of the franchise and if this is desirable to them it is likely to give them a sense of joy and ownership.

    However if it is mass produced and it doesnt sell that great we know fine well it will be heavily reduced and I think that is the biggest shame of all that it could in a sense apart froma persons personal pride in ownership have no real collectability value.

    1. Gryzor

      They have said that the SE version is strictly limited, but I can tell you now – it will be as limited as it needs to be so that everybody who wants a copy will get a copy, and then some. Who else is going to pay for the SLS AMG prize?

      Is the sum of the parts more than the whole? Depends how you look at it. You may do well with selling the model car and maybe the coffee book, but the rest…not sure. For £60 people can get the CE version with monochrome cover, apex book and “ChromeLine” cars, plus a couple of stealths that will end up free anyway.

      The tin box, wallet, USB stick, keyring…all things that have very little material worth in themselves apart from the GT brand being slapped on them. OK, the competition entry might sell, as might the 6 stealth cars if they are a separate pack from the ChromeLine.

      Yes, the Signature Edition is about giving somebody something to collect, but it’s also about squeezing as much money out of the more dedicated fans as possible, knowing that loads of people will buy it just because there is a more expensive version available and they don’t want to miss out on something – nothing to do with actually collecting it.

      Personally, I’m hitting middle ground with the CE version. Could I be bothered buying 6 copies of the SE and splitting them? For all my time and effort that would be involved…nope, I’ve got better things to do.

    2. Gryzor

      Forgot to add, not only that, but you will also be up against hundreds/thousands of other people selling various bits and bobs from the signature set that they don’t want, including entire box sets that will ultimately go for less money than they cost in the first place.

  27. ElieTheBear

    shall we be able to buy/sell cars online/lan/memory card with other users or just trade ?!?! how did it work in past gts ??

  28. Brian_

    I hope they put on the store the stealth cars for free in the future,because for example in GOW 3, they haven`t said anything about the skins for preorder.

    Well just time would tell.

  29. Sam__NY

    Do the pre oder incentives (stealth models) only come with the collectors edition? Or can I pre order the normal game, and still get the stealth models?

    1. TokyoDrift

      If you get the Signature Edition, you get all six stealth cars along with everything else. The Collectors Edition and Standard Edition only get whichever stealth model(s) the retailer is offering as part of their pre-order incentive.

      I wouldn’t worry about the stealth models – they will definitely become available as DLC in the future, likely to be free going by the PSP game.

  30. Wolgibkay07

    I wonder if I could buy it from a normal shop (since it’s not a mega rare special edition), like come on November 2nd and just buy it. For example like this I bought a lot of special editions. For example Forza 3, Uncharted 2, Modern Warfare 2 and GTA 4.
    Can someone help deciding if I need to pre-order it or not ?
    PLZ help. :D

  31. ElieTheBear

    just preordered mine from canada ! hehe thats a bingo ! is it the way you say it, thats a bingo ? -you just say bingo .

    1. RNVB-85

      Haven’t got a clue what you’re on about mate but enjoy it anyway! Just ordered the signature edition, hope my girlfriend doesn’t find out or I may have sore testicals. Add up all the stuff you get with it and its worth it, just happens to be all lumped together in one shiny box. I think I need the new wallet more than anything…

    2. Slamdunk

      The thing is, DLC aside, almost all of what you get is only worth it if you were going to buy it anyway. The fact is, most people are not looking for a new wallet, or USB stick, or keyring etc. However, they use these as justifiers for the overpriced bundle just because it is all branded GT.

      If you are buying it because you want it, just say so instead of trying to justify it to yourself and others. It will be interesting to see just how many people cancel their SE pre-orders when it get close to the launch date and the realisation that they are going to have to part with £150 kicks in…

  32. Fred

    I will maybe wait for the PS3/GT5 Bundle, probably much nicer to have a customized PS3 box and no spending much. I consider myelf a GT fan having raced all Gran Turismos but I’m disliking now all the flavors. I just want to get the game and a system which I haven’t bought because GT5 was not otu.

  33. BWX

    For those wondering about ordering online and shipping dates, etc…

    At least for GameStop–

    Pre-order Gran Turismo 5 by Nov 1 at 11am CST with overnight shipping and get guaranteed delivery on the street date of Nov 2! If your product does not arrive on the street date, we will fully refund your shipping charge. Continental United States only. Must have Overnight Service available in your area. Offer void if you are unable to accept a delivery that was attempted. Not responsible for orders delayed due to inclement weather, incorrect address or credit card information.

    So if you preorder online, at GameStop, you can get the game delivered on Nov. 2nd. I’ll be getting my copy 12am, basically the night of Nov. 1st.. :-D

  34. JuuChan

    How many lambos will be in the game?
    Hope they put the LP 640 (the normal one) and the old gallardo (superleggera would be great) in the standard version…

    1. Bernd

      The Murciélago and Gallardo are definitely in.
      Guess, upgrading to 1000hp be possible, also making the Gallardo more than “superleggera” through weight-reduction.
      I think, the Countach will also be in the game.

  35. dearlybeloved

    I would have loved to have ordered this signature edition, but the price is too much. I just want to get on with the game. One thing i suppose i should have have done is saved up for the game because i think that the amount of time that has passed would have allowed me to buy this signature edition 2-3 time over!!!

    Still at least I can rest in the knowledge that I have at least 1 collectors edition of the GT franchise and that is the GT4 special edition.

    Peace out.

    1. TokyoDrift

      If you had put just £2.09 a month away since the launch of GT4, you would have had more than enough to buy the SE!

  36. TokyoDrift

    Just cancelled my SE pre-order from GAME. Those who want it and buy it, good on ya’. Me? All I really wanted from that version was the distinctive game cover, all 11 cars up-front, and the Apex book.

    I just recently got given a wallet worth over £100, I’ve got several USB sticks, and I don’t care much for using bulky/heavy keyrings. I don’t collect model cars, and have enough boxes around the house!

    So, CE it is. For £90 less I get pretty much everything I wanted apart from all of the stealth cars up-front. Instead I’ll just have one or two of those until they no doubt become available as free/paid DLC later on. Just need to wait and see which retailers provide the CE version with which stealth cars – would like the F1 if possible.

  37. robert

    Just had a text off GAME and i quote

    *Get your hands on the PS3 GT5 Signature Edition For only a £10 deposit. Go in store or visit game.co.uk today.
    Thanks.*

    im gonna check this out coz it looks awesome !!!!

  38. Matt

    Just to point out, as it hasn’t been said. You can pre-order the standard edition from Gamestop, and still get the McLaren along with Logano’s car. No need to get any special edition.

    So psyched to get the McLaren! :)

  39. JJ//Justin Johnson

    YEAH! Me and my boyfriend are going to play this so much!

    I preordered two Collectors Editions, in case one doesn’t work.

  40. LeMAD

    If they can find a way to fix the freakin AI I’m gonna buy the normal, standard edition.

    And I’m gonna spend my money on something more interesting.

    1. TokyoDrift

      Which in itself is overpriced too, so why not just say you can’t afford the SE version and be done with it.

  41. Berlino Bear

    Is it just me or are Special/collectors addition game boxes the ultimate ‘I really need to get a life’ statement?

    I just dont get the point. What are you going to do when you get it, sit there looking at the crap little model and the art cards for 2 hours? Nope, you are going to ram the disk in the PS3 and play. Never to think about the extras again. The DLC cars I get.. but thats all the extras a game needs.

    1. TokyoDrift

      The people who really need to get a life are those who go around worrying about/questioning what other people do with their own hard earned money…

    2. Spaghettimonster

      actually there is no reason to respond to this one. if an in depth motorsport guide and the chance to enter a huge competition dont tickle your fancy… go find that somewhere else. :D

  42. NBH

    I would love the signature edition but for £150 I can buy the game and a wheel or put £110 towards a good wheel and for me the experience is more important than collectable bits and pieces.

    Anybody know of any uk retailers doing game and wheel offers? I haven’t seen any yet

  43. vipersan

    Does anyone know, what black car is available when you preorder CE at amazon.co.uk? Can we perhaps choose one of the above?

  44. Ferrari

    do you guys know if the actual GT5 game cover is gonna be white if I’m getting the collectors edition? cuz man it looks sexy

  45. Tek9[R]

    how can we in the us prove ourselves to pd? i don’t have a lot of money but i save up and stick with sony. i won’t be mad, i’ll still spend as much as I can on my love afair, dang you, you high maintanance…..mistress.

    I hope the new F1 Austin track makes it in.

  46. RedBaron

    Wooohoo, my beloved 787B is a premium! And other cars are wonderful. I’ll go with standard though.

  47. Lischynski

    Thank god the US isn’t getting that version. I don’t want to be even tempted to pay for this heavily overpriced bundle.

    But I need that R10 as my preorder bonus car!!!!

  48. Hello! :D

    Sorry, I’m a bit lost. Could someone please answer these 2 questions…

    1. Will the “Chrome Line” edition be available as DLC for all Gran Turismo versions? (like not the collectors or signature edition)

    2. Are the black livery cars only available if you purchase the signature edition?

    Thanks

    1. TokyoDrift

      It’s like this:

      1. At launch, “Chrome Line” cars are only available with the CE or SE versions of the game.

      2. At launch, if you pre-order the SE version you get all 6 stealth cars in addition to the “Chrome Line”. If you pre-order the CE or standard version, you will get one or two of those stealth cars depending on where you pre-order.

      Now, there is nothing stopping SONY from releasing all of these cars as either free or paid DLC in the future. I would anticipate the “Chrome Line” cars being paid, and the stealth cars being free.

    2. Hello! :D

      Oh ok, thanks TokyoDrift.
      That cleared up many things.
      Hopefully Gran Turismo 5 will gain a large amount of money so they can afford to allow the “Chrome Line” and “Stealth Cars” as free DLC.

      Thanks, and Jordan for sharing this all with us.

    3. TokyoDrift

      All of those cars will already be on the disc that you own. It will just be an unlock code that you download. The question is, which (if any) will be free?

      If you look at the PSP version, those pre-order reward cars were all made available as free DLC. So, it makes sense that the stealth cars for GT5 will be made available for free later on. It would be nice to think that the “Chrome Line” cars were truly exclusive to the SE and CE versions, but I somehow doubt that will end up being the case. I’m sure that if SONY give people the stealth pack for free, people will happily pay an extra £5 or so to own the “Chrome Line” cars, especially as they will have only spent £35 or so on the game in the first place.

    1. Hello! :D

      Well, in that case BDawg, you should purchase it overseas in a country that use the PAL code and save yourself a couple of bucks maybe.
      I know I’m not going to buy this edition. It is extremely expensive, especially in Australia.
      Anyway, people can make up their own minds.

  49. Raito

    The price of €79,99 for the EU version is additional to original $179,99, or its alone or there is mistake?

  50. Bandit1

    I’d love to get the signature edition but since I’m in the U.S. I guess I’ll be getting the collector’s edition

    1. Mickstanz

      Just import it if your that worried about it? Not sure why people are saying this cause its easy enough to get in from another country.

  51. ralph89

    Wow!! Those cars are awesome! Sucks that the U.S. wont get it. Oh well, there’s youtube for ya to look at those beauty. Just make sure (to all SE owner)share those cars via high res picture. :)

  52. hempy

    just up’d my regular edition for the signature $300 australian! now im in it for the real merc, gimmie gimmie gimmie

  53. BLADErunner80

    The books do it for me, been racing on gt since the first game was released and those books look really interesting. Have a few quality “coffee table” books mostly on photography and they usually £20-30 so getting two quality books on a subject i love is worth £60 to me,

    My wallet is falling apart so a well made tasteful leather wallet with subtle gt logo embossed is worth £20 to me.

    If i spotted that key fob somewhere id happily pay £5

    A high detailed collectible model car is easily £20

    Just paid £10 for new maps on COD so 5 special edition cars are worth the same.

    Throw in a hugely anticipated highly detailed game that i will still be playing this time next year, and thats £150 of money im happy to put aside to own all those items. Spent more than that on a day out a couple weeks back

    Plus free bonuses of a case, usb stick, and not having that slightly gutted feeling that i missed out.

  54. rpr101

    for those of you who say that the cars are going to be able to be replicated with livery editor (if we get it) then your wrong because they also come with exclusive performance upgrades.

    “Voucher for five (5) exclusive high-end cars with custom Gran Turismo livery and performance upgrades”

    this is pulled from GT’s main website

  55. idlestation

    I would have liked to have the wallet and the cars/location book. But I’m stuck with the usa collectors edition.

    As long as I get the special dlc Mclaren f1, I’ll be happy!

  56. Paulie

    Cool, the Signature Edition has stuff I might actually be able to use/really like, might get that despite the price. MIGHT!

  57. GTR12

    $270 AUD for the SE one? thats just a google converstion. No-way will anyone buy that by itself, it will end up being $300, which is more than half the price of a 120GB Slim.

    We should start seeing some PS3/GT5 bundles soon.

  58. riivaaja

    Wow.
    I love how they gave Americans the time trial demo, but with no access to the GT Academy, yet they’re giving us a scale model of that 370Z. Here, they rub it in our faces again with yet another competition that excludes America AND a better special addition. Just make it available in America for ****s sake.

    1. GTR12

      The cars hav a chrome finish, (the paint) it could also be chrome line, but it just looks like a line to me.

  59. Mickstanz

    Not getting the SE myself, just pre-ordered the CE which is plenty enough for me, Cost $149 here in New Zealand, with the SE costing $349. Anybody from NZ wondering where you can get these, try mightyape.co.nz thats where i ordered mine from and they have the standard game, CE, and SE. They also ship worldwide for anybody who wants to ship this in. Cheers

    1. Nato_777

      Also in NZ and just did the same – ordered the CE from Mighty Ape. Had tried EB Games but they didn’t even have the CE version available let alone the SE version. At $349 NZD unless you know you’re a serious contender in the comp the SE is just too expensive imo. I’ld rather put the extra $200 towards a G27 wheel instead.

    2. my_r32

      In NZ too. I already had the normal version pre-ordered for my boyfriend. But saw this and am now changing it to the SE version from Mighty ape. He loves this series (SkylineObsession) and loves special editions lol. Eb have the CE and SE versions up now, $139 for CE and TBC for the SE.

    3. Mickstanz

      Yeah EB has the SE without a price and the CE at $139 at the moment, but know mighty apes service is good so i’m sticking with them.

      Definitely worth the extra like $30 to get the CE, like the book for one i’m actually pretty keen to give a read. Unfortunately i’m getting it sent to a mates place for safe keeping as i’m gonna be overseas for a year or so!

      Would definitely recommend the G27 wheel by the way, thats what iv got and its great, and will be great when i get to let it loose on GT5 :) Just made myself a homemade cock-pit and works a treat! Pictures are on my GTP profile if ya wanna have a look.

    4. Bananana

      Just preordered my sig edition from mighty ape :-)) Very happy when I saw the email and didn’t even look at the price before ordering lol.

  60. Black Chamber

    It is really irritating that this amazing collectable isn’t coming to the U.S.

    I suppose I will have to import it then. :(

    As long as GT5 has weather I will be happy.

  61. Icant55

    Thats M3 needs to lose that wing! And Jordan correct if im wrong but didnt kaz say something about tire choices? because the the pics of the BLACK CARS,there running different tire brands.The audi has michelins,the r35 has bridgestones, and the mazda & the nsx has dunlops on them.

    1. Fritter

      Gamestop has the Stealth McLaren F1 for preordering, along with the Joey Logano NASCAR car. That’s where I preordered my CE :D

    1. cheesewheel

      UK economy is far worse off! Also going by the graphs and data on PD’s website the UK (and then EU based on continental region) is the highest consumer of Gran Turismo series so maybe they are rewarding them?

  62. Tim

    Just seen the Game price it’s a little ouchie. but weridly everyone is now second of december not just amazon , so i am starting to think that at gamescon Sony could say it will release on the 2nd of november. what makes me think this is I have bought tons of stuff from game in the past and have seen the preorder book before and they dont just go dropping dates in there unless they are pretty solid same with gamestation, I think it is likely to be released in Japan and EU on the same date.

    1. cheesewheel

      was just talking about this to some friends: game – 2/11, gameplay – 2/11, amazon – 2/11, shopto – 5/11, argos – 5/11, asda – 5/11, tesco – 5/11, thehut – 5/11, zavii – 5/11, play – 26/11, hmv – 10/12

    2. TokyoDrift

      The point of listing all of those dates being…?

      With the odd exception, games release on a Friday in Europe, so if anything, it will be an explosive 5th November if it is going to launch that week.

  63. Super T

    Pre ordering signiture edition tomorrow, there’s a Game store across the road from work. :)

    Not sure I’m gonna a need a wallet now though!!!

  64. Mr Latte

    It seems to be the group that own “Game & Gamestation” have it.

    So if its an exlcusive to a group then maybe this aint going to any reductions in price to maybe after launch that if it doesent sell.

    1. JayKayEm

      It also needs to loose the chrome kidney grille surrounds, the boring (small) wheels, the large profile tyres, the ungainly ride height, the…….

    1. Hoodie1878

      Like Europe and a release date? It’s all swings and rondabouts with the information releases it seems.

    2. cheesewheel

      Maybe because GT series sells better in EU? GT5P – nearly triple the sales in EU vs NA is one example.

    3. Peterjford

      It has nothing to do with sales volume. Blame U.S. lawyers and everyone that wants to sue their way to riches. You know that if there was an actual competition here someone would stub their toe and sue Sony, Nissan, the track owner, and that rich guy over there for millions.

  65. RT*// WNDWLCKR3000

    For 180 euro’s I don’t even get the 6 stealthcars?
    Only 2 if I pre-order?

    I only care about the 11 cars and the book.

  66. 6ofthebest

    I’m just going to get the game for under £38 and get a free stealth car with it for using pre-order.
    I know GT6 wont be that far away, i will save some money for that.
    GT5 is GT6 beta…

    1. TokyoDrift

      What has price or collectors editions got to do with it? Nothing. If you can’t afford it or don’t want to, so be it.

  67. Gordo

    after hearing this news i’ll just stick with the stand alone game, I’d rather spend the extra cash on a logitech wheel.

  68. Robert

    I have recieved a mail from ShopTo who told me that the signature edition is exclusive to another retailer in the uk. This indicates to me that Game are going to be the sole supplier of the SE in the uk. Anyone spotted anywhere else you can preorder it for the uk?

  69. Mr Latte

    Has to be one of the biggest collectors sets ever.
    Im trying to put an idea on the prices I think are reasonable for the items included.

    Although take these values at retail…

    Lets see:
    # Sculpted metal box, including game £60
    # SLS AMG 1:43 model car = £30
    # Leather GT-branded wallet = £15
    # GT-branded USB key with a special GT5 trailer = £15
    # GT-branded key fob = £5
    # Coffee table book = £10
    # 200-page Apex book = £10
    # Five unique “Chrome Line” edition cars £10

    That comes to £155
    Euro value approx 84 – 90 pence = £150 – £160
    So all in I dont see a problem with the price being asked. Also isnt it likely this will get discounted and places will have it cheaper. So could be a good value purchase for the more serious GT collector.

    As an example I remember paying £80 for a Starwars VHS Tin Boxset and £90 for Terminator 2 Leather Deluxe Boxset Laserdisc 12 or more years ago.

    1. Crispy

      Off topic, but… laserdisc, blimey, that takes me back. Whatever happened to those, hehe

      Sorry, nostalgic interlude over, back to the present…

    1. Berlino Bear

      I love how it says ‘collectable’ art cards. Like they will be worth even a penny in 5 yeats time.

    2. JesseDeya

      You realise you can collect things without them having to appreciate in value right? Some people actually enjoy just having a collection without worrying about how much it is or isn’t worth at any given time.

  70. Watevaman

    I may import the Signature Edition if it’s really not gonna be released here.

    And can someone tell me which retailer has the 787B as the bonus?

  71. GlobeKIDD

    I preordered the collectors edition from the link at the top of the page. Does that come from amazon?

  72. Jeffree Star

    @DaveTheStalker

    They will have a midnight Launch at every Gamestop

    I asked 4 gamestops & they said they are.

    1. Tim

      not sure how you can feel screwed over the UK , Europe and other countries suffer more because everything gets released in the us first , Little big planet PSP uk made released in the us first i dont think i need to go on.

    2. cheesewheel

      With 6 million+ more GT series units sold in the EU vs US too right they should reward them! :D That’s more than some other games series sell in their life time!

    3. Jordan

      Tim, we’ve been left out of GT Academy twice, and now we don’t get to compete for an SLS AMG. For those who take these competitions seriously like myself, it’s a tough pill to keep swallowing over and over again.

    4. ItsHim

      Jordan, while I can understand that being excluded from such competitions must be a dire experience for a competitive person and GT fanatic, putting up a real SLS as a price for a competition held for promoting a video game is the most hideous idea I can think of.

      Most potential winners couldn’t afford the upkeep of such a car in the first place, and those who can probably already own one.

      So the winner most likely will sell the car after a few quick spins and is stuck with the money and the knowledge, that he had the once in a lifetime opportunity of owning a supercar. But had to sell it because he spent too much time playing video games and not working an his career.

      There are no winners in this competition from my point of view.

    5. TokyoDrift

      @ItsHim, so let me get this right…

      The winner gets to own and drive a Mercedes SLS AMG, even if it’s only for a short period. They can either keep the car if they can afford to run it, or they can sell a car that has a list price of over £150,000 – a life changing sum of money.

      So, you think that person would not be winner? Are you daft or what? Sounds to me like you are only jealous because you know you stand zero chance of winning. Not surprising with an attitude like that.

  73. Antonisbob

    what do canadians get? can i pre-order this version? im not in the US… and the shelby! oh my and a lambo?? thats hot! and the mercedes hull wing! w00t!

  74. DaveTheStalker

    88 days from now I either be taking a nap from not being able to sleep for 24+hours, or still going strong! Depends on Gamestop if they have a midnight launch.

  75. Detroitbb

    Doesn’t seem worth the money (to me)… though I do need a new wallet as mine is starting to fall apart! The Chrome Line cars are nice, but I’m completely sure that they will become available for DL at a later date.

    Anyone want to sell me your GT wallet? …lol…

  76. Zonda_Guy

    It seems the only reason it’s not coming to the US is because of that contest. It sux I have to order it off of Game.co.uk to get it.

  77. DaveTheStalker

    @Jeffree if you “truly” loyal to Gran Turismo you would not have/ will not buy an xBox and play that POS game they claim is better than GT. Why? Because they are the direct competition for our beloved game.

    I had to make a choice in 2006; Overpriced PS3 or 360. Well, kinda simple really, Gran Turismo is a PlayStation game!

    Unless you have 3-4 PS3’s or money is not an issue or you intend to betray GT by selling them on eBay, you’re not really more loyal than any of us.

    1. PD's Loss

      Yah, well, they shouldn’t have messed arround for more than half a decade putting in 3d and leaving 800 cars unfinnished. So while your busy being loyal, I’m having fun with the competition. Not my fault PD can’t seem to get to market. PD’s loss….

  78. Matt

    Not to worry, all of these exclusive cars are going to come out as DLC for U.S. and Canadian residents later on.

    It makes perfect sense. Polyphony and Sony know people will pay for them and they absolutely will not pass up a chance to make more money.

    Thats why the craze over pre-ordering never gets to me. They throw around phrases like “cant it get it anywhere else” just to boost launch day sales. Give it a month or two after launch and we’ll see those cars in a DLC bundle.

    1. TokyoDrift

      As stupid as I think they are in terms of price, there is more to these limited edition versions than just the cars made available to you… o:/

  79. Tim

    Just pre-ordered my copy of GT5 CE From Amazon UK , not sure now whether to cancel my Move order and get that at christmas instead.

    I love the style of the chrome lite pack looks great. Intrestingly Amazon Uk has the release date as the 2nd of November. I am expecting the 5th though because that is a friday and the uk most new games are released on a friday.

  80. Nick B

    £150 should have had the wheel in the box. Ah well. I’ll buy the basic version and the wheel seperately.

    1. JimInPT

      I think anybody deeply enough into GT to buy the enhanced editions have long since purchased a wheel – so adding one would be a pointless price-increaser, especially for anybody with a G25 or G27, thus costing sales to these people.

      Plus, they’ll make a much higher profit on the low-cost stuff they’re adding; putting a wheel in the box would cost PD quite a bit.

  81. scoop2004

    I reckon there is no livery editor, because if there was then all these extra cars would be pointless since you could “chromeline” or “matt black” these cars yourself

  82. smoke1485

    The #20 nationwide car is NOT a nationwide car…its the cup car with his gamestop nationwide sponsors onit

  83. Cohetedor

    So is this a different book than the US gets? Ours is supposed to be 300 pages, now this one is 200, or is one of the two listings a typo. Also I’ve seen it listed as a hardcover and a magazine which are two completely different things, anybody know which it is?

  84. oscar

    the 787b is a premium. EPIC WIN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! hopfully, the toyota GT ONE will be premium let alone all of the le mans prototypes and the super gt cars. gt5 is going to kick forza3 and forza 4 in the ass

  85. Dudezi

    The biggest reason for me to get the CE were the “stealth” cars, more specifically the McLaren. Now that I can only get it from Gamestop (which I can’t buy from where I live), I’m sticking with the regular edition.
    40 bucks more for five “chrome” cars I don’t like. Thank God I didn’t pre-order yesterday like I planned.

    1. BWX

      you get more than just the extra DLC cars. You get the diecast Kyosho, the book, the keychain, etc…

      That diecast might go up in value someday. The guy at my local gamestop said that these special edition GT5 packages were truly a limited addition, meaning not so many being made… and he told me that after I already purchased it, hence no reason to lie. He’s probably right. The less made, the more collectible they will be in the future.

    1. Sam__NY

      All we know so far is that Amazon is carrying the SLS, and Gamestop is carrying the McLaren F1, along with a NASCAR GT5 livery for Joey Logano.

  86. tyl0r_r

    Canadian and I’d never win the car. I’m fine with the CE, just want that di-cast and the beyond the apex book!

  87. Trevor Longman

    Look I know its not a really big dealbut Why do they have that stupid purple circle on all of the boxes? Its annoying and out of place and if I’m paying $100 for this game I would like to think I could get a really pristine box without all the other nonsense.

  88. AGNT009

    WHAT!! The US INVENTED RACING!!! How dare they exclude us! Is this Kaz’s way of trying to get payback for the US fans forcing him to put damage in, and apparently delaying the game so long. He said as much, and I took that as a coded slam against us. Having said that, I could care less for that extra crap, lol. But the REAL Benz as a prize!

  89. 11GTR11

    # The “competition entry card” provided with the wallet grants you access to a special competition – one that combines in-game and real-world challenges, much like the GT Academy. The prize, though, is extraordinary: a real Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG super car of your very own. (More details on this competition will be announced later.)
    # Also like the GT Academy, United States, Canadian, and even Japanese fans are out of luck, as the Signature Edition (and the competition) will only be available to residents of the following countries: UK, Ireland, Germany, Austria, France, Switzerland, Portugal, Spain, Italy, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Norway, Greece, Czech Republic, Russia, Poland, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, UAE and Saudi Arabia.

    This is the only reason i’m buing this A REAL “SLS AMG”…!!!
    Anybody can dream right..?..XD

  90. Marky264

    Sweeeeeet means the store I work for (Gamestation) will get the Signiture Edition and i’ll get a 25% Discount on top of that! :D Happy Days! Cant wait till Novemeber!

    1. TokyoDrift

      So basically instead of £150 you pay £112.50…for a game? Ridiculous, and no, the extras are not worth that much money. My copy will cost £37 or so, still too much for a game with ‘tard cars and half-baked damage.

    2. Hoodie1878

      @Tokyo Drift….Have you ever said anything that isn’t negative?

      Cheer up fella for crying out loud you’ll trip over that lip!

  91. spats

    That’s a bit messed up. Gimped version and Super-exclusive version. I would’ve preferred if we had gotten the same the US is getting.

    1. magicayrton

      You’d have to be crazy to pay that price.. I mean 180 euros.. sure some will fall for it.. not me!

  92. funrun

    Being a true fan of the Gran Turismo I’ll be getting both the NA CE and the EU SE, although I think they should have made the pricing at around 160 euros, but never the less being it’s a different model car, a leather wallet, usb stick and that coffee table book, I can’t resist but to make the purchase. Does anyone know if Amazon in Europe will ship outside the continent? I’m pretty sure they don’t but if can someone confirm?

  93. ElieTheBear

    what about the black nascar from gamestop ? how does it work .. where to buy to get the black chromed nissan gt !! looks killer … do they give us the black cars or just 1 or 2 ???!?

    1. rpr101

      you can get the GT500 GTR if you pre-order from best buy. this is for the united states. go to bestbuy.com and it says right there

  94. magicayrton

    I ordered on play.com (UK) a few months ago and it has automatically updated itself to include 2 stealth cars!! SLS and Gtr 500 (tuned) :D

  95. d3br34k5

    What bollocks…. Why wouldn’t they sell the signature edition in Canada?

    Looks like I’ll have to import.

  96. BeNjAmin

    I want the Signature edition but i’m from mexico and somedy knows if i could buy in amazon.fr and they could bring me here in mexico?.
    Beacause and haven’t seen and special edition for mexico don’t you?
    thanks

  97. BeNjAmin

    I want the Signature edition but i’m from mexico and somedy knows if i could buy in amazon.fr and they could bring me here in mexico?.

    Beacause and haven’t seen and special edition for mexico don’t you?
    thanks

    1. TTownEP

      I don’t see any reason why they couldn’t ship it to you. It would be region free, so no problems playing it. I’m just guessing though. :)

    2. whatis

      One thing I would point out though is if you buy a NTSC version of a game and there is DLC released for it down the line, then you can only buy and use that DLC from the US PSN store.

      The opposite of this is also true with PAL versions of PS3 games. If you buy a PAL version of GT5 and you want to buy any DLC, then you will need a European/Aus/NZ PSN account and credit card etc.

      While this is possible to do, it can sometimes be annoying to be continually signing in and out of different accounts and keeping track of what you purchased from where.

    3. GTracerRens

      I think the special edition is international. Holland isn’t on the list either, but that means I cannot participate in that contest of the SLS mercedes. But i think the signature edition is worldwide released.

    4. Vulcao

      I agree with whatis.

      I bought a game from Japan, but I don’t live there. My credit card isn’t international, so it doesn’t work in the Japanese PS Store. Everytime I want to buy DLC for that game, I need to ask my relatives who live in Japan to buy one of those Playstation Network Cards for me. It’s a pain!

      DLC from other PS Store than your game’s won’t work (it doesn’t work in LittleBigPlanet at least).

  98. GT'ireland

    well id like to have them all too but im sure i will be more than satisfied with the standard game i pre-ordered.

  99. Marcus

    i am unsure. If it was £100 i would get it but £180 is a bit steep. I might just stick with the collectors and get the cars

  100. Whatbrown

    I think we can make the assumption that all of these cars are premium. The 787B is one of my favorite cars in the GT series, and i would have been very upset if it was standard.

  101. J.B.

    The DLC cars mean nothing to me. If it was a “molded car” that wasn’t in the game then I’d feel differently (example…if one of the cars was an FXX with special decals, but the actual FXX wasn’t in the game).

    All the cars that have been shown as DLC is in the game and I believe you will be able to recreate them if you choose. Getting them as DLC just means you don’t have to earn them.

    1. TokyoDrift

      For a start, there has been no confirmation of a livery editor. Secondly, what makes you think people are just buying the SE or CE for the extra cars? :o/

    1. BWX

      all the special edition copies get all the chrome line cars, the stealth cars are different depending on where you buy the collectors edition.

  102. BWX

    Oh, here we go.. From GameStop: (I preordered mine from local GameStop)

    Pre-order Gran Turismo 5 and receive two GameStop exclusive in-game cars, the McLaren F1 Stealth model, and Joey Logano’s #20 NASCAR Nationwide series car.McLaren F1 Stealth Model- Custom tuned for improved performance, including weight reduction, and increased power. Also features custom carbon fiber “Stealth” paint scheme with Gran Turismo racing logos. GameStop NASCAR Car with Gran Turismo design- Joey Logano’s #20 Nationwide NASCAR featuring Gran Turismo 5 racing logos. Available online and in-store while supplies last. Online Customers: A code and instructions on how to redeem your exclusive in-game cars will be emailed when the game releases.Store / In-Store Pickup Customers: A code and instructions on how to redeem your exclusive in-game cars will be printed on your receipt at time of purchase

    The Gran Turismo 5 Collector’s Edition comes with: GranTurismo 5 game An exclusive 1:43 scale collectible diecast Nissan GT-R Spec V with custom GT livery designed by Polyphony Digital and produced by well-known collectible car maker, Kyosho In-depth 300-page guide to cars and racing techniques written by the developers, Polyphony Digital GT-branded stainless steel key chain Voucher for five (5) DLC cars with custom livery and tuning upgrades Numbered certificate of authenticity Premium collector’s packaging

    1. Vulcao

      You’re always bringing info from GameStop :)

      It shows there are more cars that can be got depending on where you buy than the six stealth ones.

      Good one BWX!

  103. Jeffree Star

    I just Reserved
    The normal disc
    The limited rdition
    & the collectors edition :)

    This proofs how much i love GT5

  104. akS2K16

    So if we order on Amazon, will it be here on the 2nd or will I have to wait a few days for the order to get here?

    1. JimInPT

      Depends on how much you want to pay for shipping. If you pay up for 2-day or overnight Amazon is claiming you’ll receive it on Nov. 2.

      I’m going for free shipping, so it’ll be several days later. Doesn’t matter to me at all.

  105. Reflex

    So there’s gonna be 2 Collector’s Editions available.

    This is what you get in the European version (from amazon.co.uk):
    Special GT5 packaging with specialised outer box finish, Collector’s Edition inlay sleeve art, 200+ page drivers/strategy guide, 5 x Collector’s Edition artcards/postcards, 5 x Collector’s Edition ‘Chrome Line’ car pack, Exclusive Polyphony designed dynamic XMB theme

    This is what you get in the US version (from amazon.com):
    Exclusive limited edition 1:43 scale diecast 2009 Nissan GT-R Spec V with custom Gran Turismo livery designed by Polyphony Digital produced by Kyosho, 200+ page drivers/strategy guide, custom etched Gran Turismo key chain, voucher for five (5) exclusive high-end cars with custom Gran Turismo livery and performance upgrades, and if you order from amazon.com, you get the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Stealth car.

  106. scoop2004

    Kyosho model cars are very desirable and expensive, it may even justify the cost as you could probably sell it seperately for a few bob, but then again the normal CE comes with a kyosho car doesnt it?

    I certainy wont be paying £170 for this edition, i’d want just the game and a wheel for that (and the extra cars)

    over 130 euros extra for things that make no change to the gaming experience is a rip off

    1. TokyoDrift

      No, the CE verision in Europe does not come with a model car. Plus the signature edition is not £170…

    2. FlareKR

      Apart from my RC Kyosho Mini Inferno that broke it’s front shock tower 3 times, bought aluminum, graphite, still broke (by the second, I should’ve sold it, already did). But if it’s a Kyosho that doesn’t move, I’m happier.

    1. Forgetful

      Oh, but for some reason tires gets a ‘y’, even when you Europeans still spell other words that contain the word ‘tire’ with an ‘i’ (retire, attire) and that’s not ‘special’? :P

    2. jacoja06

      The entire world (except for the US) uses the standard DD/MM/YYYY format. It makes more sense, doesn’t it? ;)

    3. Ha

      @ Forgetful
      That would be because the origin of the word tyre has nothing to do with the words retire or attire! Just because you can’t cope with words sounding similar but being spelt differently doesn’t make it “special”.
      Also I think you will find that in most of Europe they don’t speak English ;)

    4. TTownEP

      Not to us here in the US. When we say the date out loud, it comes out “March eleventh, twenty-ten” so it makes sense to me to write it in the order I say it. Never do I say “the eleventh of March”

    5. Joe J

      @TTownEP

      NOT TRUE.

      I find it funny how you say March 12th, July 16th etc but you say 4th of July on the most important date of your calendar.
      ;)
      Hey, at least you get it right once a year :)

    6. JimInPT

      Actually, JoeJ, those of us who understand and respect the significance of July 4th call it Independence Day. Another Independence Day (ID2, maybe?) might be added to USA calendars on the day Obama is finally powerless.

      In fact, that day might be November 2nd of this year, which combined with GT5 will make it a fine and memorable day indeed!

      But I digress ….. ;-)

    7. FlareKR

      @ JimInPT
      Oh glorious November day of 2010 and 2012; when Mr.Weed-a-commy will finally be taking the heli the hell out of DC (and this time it won’t be a vacation) a few months later. And then I’ll sit down and continue playing GT5 :-D

    8. Rocker

      JimInPT, stig, jacoja06, etc., -ALL- of you guys…

      there IS an actual standard, and an actual logic for it. The standard is created by the ambiguously named “International Standards Organization”, perhaps you have heard of it? ISO-9000 for example?

      The ISO 8601 format is composed as: YYYY MM DD. So everyone is wrong.

      The ISO 8601 format allows one to sort dates chronologically. I don’t if anyone else sees the logic of time being recorded or searched in a chronological format, but …. whatever.

      So, both US and EU systems are backwards:

      Dates written as DD/MM/YYYY cannot be sorted because 02/11/2010 will be -before- 04/07/2010, and 31/01/2010 will be -after- both of those.

      Dates written as MM/DD/YYYY cannot be sorted (in the PC world) because the order will be 01, 11, 12, 02, 03 etc., although we -might- be able to blame that on on Bill Gates. IDK if Mac or Linux automatically compensates for significant figures if it is a date. Then again, depending on your application, a date might not even be recognized as a date. e.g., I use a space delimiter to keep the application from FUBAR’ing my spreadsheet, among other things.

      So… There you go.

  107. Luke

    Am i reading right ? EU collector`s edition doesn`t include the model car and the key chain ? Instead we get 5 boring cards and a differently painted R8 ?
    That`s a big disappointment, but at least the driving guide is still included. I`m pretty sure i won`t win the SLS AMG (i would sell it anyway even if i did), so i won`t bother buying the signature edition.

  108. BWX

    I’m in the US and couldn’t care less they didn’t offer it here. I already preordered the “regular” collectors edition.

    Does anyone know what preorder cars we’ll get

    1. Vulcao

      It’s on the article. Look for the link “the US version”. It shows the “standard” collector’s edition.

  109. AengerdX

    Love it orderd the SE edition, also just a note that in SE all the stealth cars come with it while the CE stealth ones are bound to from what retailer you order!

  110. Cimanu

    Nice, I think i’m just gonna grab the standard game. Those cars will be released as DLC at some point and even then I’m not really that interested in them. Surely with a livery editor (hopefully) we will be able to make those anyway.

    1. Crispy

      Same here. The two special editions are very nice, but I don’t feel that the price tag is justifiable, just my own personal thoughts. The standard version will do me just fine, and like you say a livery editor (If there is one) should be able to recreate those cars quite easily as there’s no real complex designs to reproduce.

      Thanks for the news Jordan :tup:

    2. TokyoDrift

      Only the stealth cars will make it as DLC pack. ChromeLine are confirmed as only available in the CE or SE.

  111. MarcoGT5

    I have to get this, but I still want to wait to see if it will be available in amazon.co.uk or I’ll order from game.co.uk.
    It does seem a bit overpriced but all the work they do in the game alone and the time I spend on it will be worth it anyway.

  112. elfo_nt

    this list of special cars will be download in the normal version? or onlny for the special edition?thanks

    1. Hentis

      @ Jordan, Having said that I wouldnt be suprised around 6 months down the line that all of the “special DL Cars” will be available on the PSN store for a small price. Like the PSP versions were made available.
      I cant afford the 179.99 euros so it looks as though it will be the 79.99 euro jobbie for me which is about £66.00 but will be rounded up to either 69.99 or £79.99. Guess we will have to see.

    2. TokyoDrift

      What is there to see? It is £60, so why are people being so negative when it comes to guessing the UK price?

  113. Topsu

    Just ordered myself a Signature Edition. I’ve waited for 5 goddamn years! (I’m still trying to convince me it was a good decision.)

    1. boohamdan

      ooh yah, usually Virgin megastore in Mall of Emirates has them.. i saw multiple special editions of games i didn’t even knew existed in there, i’ll try to call and reserve me a copy some how :D

  114. sidsid

    That is way way way overpriced, around a £100 would be steep but justifiable. Will have to go for whoever does the best preorder deal.

    1. ICEMAN_ZIDANE

      are you kidding me ?
      The normal price for a 1:43 model car starts at 50 euros
      the game costs in germany 60-70 euros
      a normal (bad) wallet starts at 20 euros
      a USB Stick starts at 15 euros
      155 euros now + a BIG book (+20 euros ) + the other book (maybe15 euros)+bonus cars…
      ~200 euros all in all

    2. Ha

      @ ICEMAN_ZIDANE
      You realise 1:43 is only about 10cm long, not sure where you buy your models if you pay more than £20 for one of those! :S

    3. ICEMAN_ZIDANE

      HA
      omg XD have you ever saw a real good 1:43 model car ? I collect them and good cars starts at 50 euros (i don’t know how much $ it is , maybe 40 or 60)

    1. ICEMAN_ZIDANE

      Pleaseeeeeee help me :(
      we have waited ~6years for this game and now i don’t know which edition should I buy
      1.why there are diferences between the EU CE and the US CE
      2. Iam :S
      What can I do to get EVERYTHING? (iam from europe and a big Mercedes fan)

      ps:Can i buy this special editions from a normal game shop ?

    2. JC Denton

      Both editions look so great, that I’m seriously tempted to get both of them! Thank god we’ll have them all officially in Russia. But then new question arises – which should be opened and which kept sealed and stored like true collectable item?))

    3. smthrlr

      Wow. Let’s just forget about the 300 million plus people in the US and Canada.

      There’s some sharp marketing sense, for SURE.

    4. TokyoDrift

      @smthrlr, the US have had their “CE” version announced for weeks now, so what’s the problem?

    5. FlareKR

      Fool me once, shame on you PD (Europe getting GT5 access).
      Fool me twice both you and Europe get the “finger”.

      PD: “Collector’s edition only for US!”
      USA: “Woohoo!”
      A few months later
      PD: ” Europe get better collector edition, and entry to win a free $500,000 car”
      USA: “YOU B*#$%! I Just pre-ordered my super awesome edition”

      At least we get a book and keychain, and a die cast GT-R (doesn’t really compare to the SLS but thanks anyway).

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