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Gran Turismo HD 2.0 Are you ready to rumble?

Posted by Aaron on Friday, March 23, 2007

IGN PS3 had a chance to preview Gran Turismo HD Concept 2.0. The current version out in the USA and Japan is 1.1 but for the UK release of the PS3 they got 2.0. Whats new you may ask? Force Feedback! Check it out:

March 23, 2007 – To coincide with the UK release of the PlayStation 3, Sony and Polyphony Digital have revved their engines and moved Gran Turismo HD to the European PlayStation Store. But while US and Japanese gamers are still running laps in version 1.1, UK gamers have gotten the world’s first taste of Gran Turismo HD Concept 2.0.

Largely identical to version 1.1 (and 1.0 for that matter), GTHD 2.0 includes the same 10 cars, the Eiger Nordwand track and time trial and drift options. However, there’s one major difference: Version 2.0 includes Force Feedback support. Yes indeed, now that Sony and Immersion have kissed and made up, Polyphony has been able to implement the technology into the game. Listing official support for four Logitech wheels, namely the Driving Force Pro, GT Force, Driving Force and Driving Force EX, racers are now able to actually feel the road as they compete for leading laps times on the game’s online leaderboard.

To read the rest of the article visit Gran Turismo HD 2.0 Impressions

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