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Christopher Bruce2013-07-19 19:51:42

Gran Turismo Demo Downloaded Over One Million Times in Two Weeks

It goes on sale this fall

 
 
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GT Academy ends on July 28

It looks like Gran Turismo 6 will be another big success for Sony on the PlayStation3. In the two weeks since the demo for the game was released, it has been downloaded over a million times. It does not hurt that the demo is also the platform for this year's GT Academy competition. NissanNissanNissanJapan, 1932 > present159 models
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reports that it has received about 600,000 registered times for GT Academy in Europe alone.

Qualifying for GT Academy ends on July 28 at 11:59pm British Standard Time, and the demo will continue to work even after that. The leader board is public on Gran Turismo's website. As of this writing, a driver in Spain with the username eclipsi_RC is leading three of the five GT Academy trials, and players from Japan and France are leading the other two trials.

The trials give players two weeks to set the fastest times around the Silverstone Grand Prix course in a Nissan 370Z370Z 2Nissan 370Z 2Japan, 2013 > present34 versions
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The demo is also playable at some kiosks around Europe.

After the GT Academy trials are over, the demo will add the GT-R Black edition and remain playable until the end of August. They include the Nissan GT-R Black EditionGT-R Black EditionNissan GT-R Black EditionJapan, 2011 > present1 photo
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, the GT Academy car from 2012 and GT-R NISMO GT3GT-R Nismo GT3Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3Japan, 2012 > present1 photo
that raced in the Nürburgring 24 hours car for Schulze Motorsport.

The fastest players from each region will get the chance to take on Silverstone in a real 370Z and may win the full GT Academy competition.

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370Z370Z
370Z370Z
370Z370Z
Engine
V 6 ( 60.0º vee)
Displacement
226 cu in
Top Speed
155 mph
Transmission
6, Manual
Maximum power
337 hp @ 7000 rpm
Type
Fixed-head coupé
Fuel
Petrol
Fuel consumption (combined)
22.4 US MPG
price
$ 102.303
* based on Portugal prices
annual ownership cost
$ 1.473

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