Gran Turismo 6 details: Code Refactored, Adaptive Tessellation, and new physics engine

Kazonuri Yamauchi took the stage at the 15th anniversary Gran Turismo event and has announced a lot of things.

First of all, Gran Turismo 6 is now official as the earlier leaked press release suggests and will be released later this year for the PS3. It’s this year’s holiday season game for the PS3 and it should no doubt give the platform a solid boost before the launch of its successor.

The PS4 version has not been announced yet but we have some new details on the game.

The code has been refactored according the people who are at the event right now and the game also supports adaptive tessellation. There’s a totally new physics engine, new suspension and tyre model. New aero model. Tech partnership with yokohama and kw auto.

There are 1200 cars which confirms that the leaked press release was real, on-going DLC, latest reading cars, histories, players can create their own personalized cars. More custom parts coming in the game, several thousand pieces of Aero parts will be available along with more wheels.

New course maker has been confirmed and scenery can expand several tens of square kilometers. There’s also a new course generation algorithm. You can “create your own racing series and championships to compete online”.

The game features a “new user interface, focuses on quick response and short load times. It balances directional key operation and touch operation.”

Summary of features revealed by Sony.

  • New Game Engine
  • Refactoring
  • Compact, nimble operation
  • Flexible expandability
  • A new rendering engine that pushes the limits of the PS3
  • New Physics Engine
  • New suspension and kinematics model
  • New tyre model
  • New aerodynamics model
  • Technical partnership with Yokohama Rubber and KW Automotive
  • 1200 Cars, abundant custom parts, and on-going DLC
  • From historic cars to the latest racing cars, the game contains a total of 1200 cars.
  • Multiple aerodynamic parts and custom wheels will be available for almost all cars.
  • Players can create their own personalised custom car in the game.
  • Cars will be continually added online
  • 33 locations, 71 layouts
  • 33 Locations and 71 layouts will be provided from day1 (7 more locations and 19 more layouts than GT5)
  • More new tracks will continue to be provided online
  • New Course Maker
  • Massive scenery spanning several tens of square kilometers
  • A new course generation algorithm
  • Community/Club/Race Organizer
  • Players can form their own communities
  • Various community levels from local and domestic to global
  • Players themselves can create and manage their own online events
  • New User Interface
  • Balancing directional key operation and touch operation
  • Quick response
  • Shortening of loading times
  • Multi Device Compatibility
  • PlayStation
  • Smart Phone
  • Tablet
  • PC

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  • Marta Ostrowska

    wow !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Ana Helušić


  • Jack

    Lame, LameStation is Lame.
    This is just a minor update to GT5.

    • Veritas

      Indeed, and look at those dumb fools like Sony multisite parasite fall for it over and over again, what a failure!