Amazon.com this week began offering pre-orders for Sony Corp.'s Gran Turismo 5 Prologue to online customers.
The retailer lists a release date of June 30, 2008 for the title.
The latest entry in the racing series was showcased in Aug. at the Games Convention in Leipzig, Germany. The title is said to feature 16-player online races, 50 vehicles, five tracks, and 1080 high-definition resolution.
Sony previously released Gran Turismo HD, a high-definition concept title, to the Playstation Store in Dec. 2006.
Developed by Polyphony Digital, the Gran Turismo franchise debuted on the Playstation in 1997. The simulation-based racing franchise has sold more than 40 million units worldwide to date.
Sony in July price cut the 60GB Playstation 3 to $499. It introduced a $599 80GB version in Aug.