The Nissan PlayStation GT Academy, which, as the name gives away, was formed by Nissan and PlayStation India (co-branded with the Gran Turismo series) to scout out and promote motor racing talent in India, has been a success thus far, seeing aspiring racers from both Mumbai and Delhi. However, it is Mumbai that is currently topping the leaderboards.
Of course, the story isn’t over yet- the award-winning and internationally acclaimed driver discovery program will complete qualifying rounds in Hyderabad, Bengaluru and Chennai by June 2014 before finalizing the quickest 14 lap times that emerge out of all five cities in contention for the first Indian edition of GT Academy.
The program uses Gran Turismo co-branding; Gran Turismo 6 was released on the PlayStation 3 late last year to middled response both from the critics and from the general gaming public, further signifying the series’ downward slide that began with Gran Turismo 5 back in 2010. A new Gran Turismo game for the PlayStation 4 is expected.