Did anyone seriously think that Gran Turismo 5 was lacking for content? With 1000 cars and 70 tracks, it already took 20 minutes just to figure out how much camber to dial in on the wheels and what sort of weather you wanted on the Top Gear Test Track. But, Polyphony Digital decided that you needed even more glorious cars, racetracks, and features.
On January 17, say hello to Gran Turismo 5 XL Edition. It’s for all of you petrol-heads that thought that Gran Turismo 5 didn’t have a long enough install time. Featuring the original game and all the online updates through Spec 2.0 right on the disc, it would be best pop it in before you go out Friday night to party like a race car driver. It might be ready by Sunday morning.
As a little bit of anti-freeze icing on your gasoline-flavored digital cake, included is a voucher for $20 worth of downloadable content including the Racing Car Pack, Car Pack 2, Course Pack, Racing Gear Pack, and Paint Pack..
All that for $39.99? That’s about $999,960 less than it would cost to actually have a Bugatti Veyron in your garage.