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Gran Turismo PSP announced

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on 2 June 2009

Polyphony Digital’s Kazunori Yamauchi took to the stage during Sony’s E3 press conference this morning and officially unveiled the long rumored Gran Turismo outing for PlayStation Portable.

Titled simply Gran Turismo PSP, Yamauchi confirmed that the portable racer will feature a whopping 800 cars, 35 tracks, and more than 60 layout variations. Those of you concerned that the handheld outing will be a down-sized iteration in the venerable franchise needn’t worry – Yamauchi confirmed the game will offer a ‘full size’ Gran Turismo experience.

Gran Turismo PSP will be released on October 1. Keep your browsers pointed to PSU for more info from Sony’s press conference as it breaks.