According to a press release picked up by iAfrica, Sony have officially announced Gran Turismo 6 which will be released for the PlayStation 3 this Christmas.

The game was to be unveiled at a Gran Turismo 15th anniversary event. It is set to bring “new levels of authenticity to ‘the Real Driving Simulator’ as well as introducing stunning new tracks and cars and a revised user interface,”

There will also be a new compact engine which will come improving operation and increase the flexibility to expand it with downloadable content. Speaking on the announcement, Gran Turismo creator Kazunori Yamauchi stated:

“It is amazing to think that it is 15 years since we first released Gran Turismo, Things have changed a lot since then and now Gran Turismo 6 is a further evolution of my dream. We’re pleased to deliver GT6 to PlayStation 3 as we have a very loyal community on that platform.”

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Source: CVG