“Nurburgring Special Edition” of GT5 Prologue

Gran Turismo 5: Prologue 3 May 26, 2008 by

A “Nurburgring Special Edition” of Gran Turismo 5 Prologue is on display at the 24-hour endurance race of the Nurburgring Nordschleife. As one of the most popular circuits in Gran Turismo 4, there is perhaps no other track that Prologue owners want more. Here’s a few shots of Nurburgring Special Edition in action (taken by Oliver Wegen of ringfotograf.de), along with video of a complete lap. Check out the rest of the images here.

Nurburgring Screen

Nuburgring Screenshot


Of course, many people have begun speculating that the circuit will be available to download soon, but this may be a bit optimistic. Closer inspection of the screenshots reveal that no changes have been made from the Gran Turismo 4 version of the circuit – it’s the same “place” in high-definition. It is unlikely that Polyphony would release the circuit to the public without bringing the visual details up to par with the others in Gran Turismo 5 Prologue. It is also unlikely that a Prologue edition of the game, only intended to be a preview of things to come, would include such a highly anticipated part of the series. What do you think?

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