Four Gran Turismo 6 tracks have received FIA (Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile) certification, according to a piece that just popped up on the PlayStation Blog. This marks the first time the FIA has ever given such a certification to a video game.
This partnership paves the way for even more Gran Turismo 6 content, which will come in the form of a unique FIA Online Championship sometime in 2015, and it appears that might be just the start of what this relationship between Polyphony and the FIA can offer.
Here’s what Gran Turismo Creator, Kazunori Yamauchi, had to say about the news:
We are incredibly proud for the Gran Turismo Series to be officially certified by the governing body of world motorsports. In the over 15 year history of Gran Turismo, this has to be the biggest accolade we have ever received. I believe this will be a major step to forward our mission to connect our virtual and real racing worlds in a full circle, thereby expanding the population of car and motorsports enthusiasts in the world.
Although we’re not certain which four tracks have been certified or exactly what the online championship will entail, more Gran Turismo content is never a bad thing.
Source: PlayStation Blog