Sony Computer Entertainment NZ today have issued a press release stating that Gran Turismo 5: Prologue will be available in Blu-Ray format from Friday 28 March, and as a download from Playstation Network from Thursday 27 March. Gran Turismo 5: Prologue is priced at $69.95.

Key Features:

• The first ever Gran Turismo title with online racing: drive online against up to 16 other Gran Turismo aces
• Race a total of 71 stunning, high-performance cars
• Race the Eiger Nordwand, the Daytona International Speedway, the London City Track , the Fuji Speedway, Suzuka and the High Speed Ring - and then race them in alternative layouts
• All-new physics engine means true next-generation vehicle handling
• All-new and improved opponent AI opponents for a nail-biting race experience
• Access to Gran Turismo TV : a world of great motoring TV programming online
• In-game museum featuring the history and heritage of the top car manufacturers
• My Garage - a personalised homepage feature with calendar, clock and map & weather of major race circuits worldwide
• Quick Tune facility allows you to adjust power, tyres, suspension and more
• All in stunning High Definition at 1080p

We can't wait for this title to be released, so check back as we'll be covering all aspects of the game as soon as we can get a copy!