Mazda Motor Corporation has announced the release of their virtual racing car, “Mazda RX-Vision GT3 Concept” developed with Polyphony Digital Inc. The RX-Vision GT3 Concept is the new virtual race car in Sony Interactive Entertainment’s PlayStation4 driving simulation title, Gran Turismo Sport, and Mazda hopes that all players will enjoy taking it for a spin.
Mazda is aiming to gain more fans by conveying the joy of driving a car to the wide range of people who love Digital Motor Sport, which has been gaining popularity in recent years. Moreover, even under the influence of the recent novel coronavirus, car enthusiasts all over the world can connect online and enjoy the same conditions regardless of country, region, language or generation. The company aims to contribute to the expansion of car culture and complement new lifestyles.
Players who use Mazda vehicles, such as RX-Vision GT3 Concept, in Gran Turismo Sport will automatically be granted seed rights to participate in the FIA Certified Gran Turismo Championship (world tours) to be held in various locations around the world in the 2020 season.
Players can also use the RX-Vision GT3 Concept to participate in esports competition at Japan’s 2020 National Sports Festival cultural program in Kagoshima prefecture.