Gran Turismo Sport

Gran Turismo Sport

2017

System
PlayStation 4
Publisher
Sony Computer Entertainment
Developer
Polyphony Digital

8.5

Game Rating

User Ratings: 59

Our Review: 7/10

Gran Turismo Sport News

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  • News Qualify for the Actual Olympics in GT Sport Now

    Pedal to the medal

    Always dreamed of being an actual Olympic athlete? Well, now you have the opportunity – but you’re going to need to be bloody good at GT Sport to qualify. As reported previously, Polyphony Digital’s simulation racer has been selected as part of the inaugural Olympic Virtual Series, which will see the world’s best players...

April2021

  • News Gran Turismo Is Going to the Tokyo Olympics

    Really

    Gran Turismo is set to become a bona fide Olympic sport, as it’s been selected as one of the five official partners of the inaugural Olympic Virtual Series, which is slated to take place from 13th May through 23rd June. That’s prior to the delayed Tokyo Olympics, which is currently scheduled to start in July. This will mark the first ever...

  • News Gran Turismo Championships Gears Up for 2021 Season

    Launch control

    The FIA Certified Gran Turismo Championships has quietly become a very prestigious eSporting event. Starting off in 2018, drivers have been using Polyphony Digital's PlayStation 4 racing sim Gran Turismo Sport to compete in official tournaments, and the studio has confirmed it'll be returning very soon for the 2021 season. Kazunori...

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  • News GT Sport's Free October Update Adds Spa, Four More Cars

    So near, so Spa

    Gran Turismo Sport is the gift that keeps giving – assuming you don’t have bandwidth caps, that is. Polyphony Digital’s back with a brand new patch, which adds the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps to the title’s roster of race tracks. As with previous updates, v1.47 will be completely free to download, so you’ll get all of the...

  • News Gran Turismo Sport Is Already Running on a PS5 Devkit

    PS5 version incoming?

    Could Gran Turismo Sport be a part of the PS5's launch line up come holiday 2020? It's definitely a possibility because in an exclusive Wired interview, the website confirmed that Polyphony Digital's serious racer is already running on the next-gen system's devkit. While confirming that the devkit itself does indeed look very...

  • News GT Sport Spec 2's New Opening Movie Is As Ostentatious As Ever

    Cars, cars, sports

    Gran Turismo Sport is getting repackaged and re-released as a double-disc Spec 2 bumper edition, and it has a brand new intro movie to boot. The epic five minute clip starts out by showcasing scenes from recent e-sports events involving the racer, before seguing into some beautiful panning of shots of virtual cars motoring through...

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  • News Fuji Speedway Arrives in Free Gran Turismo Sport Update

    Plus nine new vehicles

    Japan’s famous Fuji Speedway has been added to Gran Turismo Sport’s track roster as part of a free new update also featuring nine cars and a handful of fresh GT League events. “Following Fuji’s famed 1.5km straight, the first half is a high speed section consisting of tight corners, followed by a technical second half...

August2018

  • News GT Sport Adds Red Bull Ring, Eight Brand New Cars

    All for free, of course

    Gran Turismo Sport continues to grow on a monthly basis, and its August update is another bumper one. In addition to the Red Bull Ring, the PlayStation 4 exclusive will add eight new vehicles to its already substantial roster. These include some classics like the Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupé ’64 and the Mini-Cooper ‘S’...

July2018

June2018

  • News Gran Turismo Spotted in Wreck-It Ralph 2 Trailer

    Epiphany digital

    Wreck-It Ralph 2’s trailer broke the Internet earlier this week, and fans have spent days looking for Easter eggs as the eponymous hero (?) heads down the cyber-highway for an all-new adventure. But one reference that may have been overlooked among Twitter’s iconic blue birds and all of the Disney princesses ever is… Gran...

May2018

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  • News Gran Turismo Sport Drives Away with Another Huge Free Update

    Grand

    You’ve got to give Polyphony Digital credit: the post-release support for Gran Turismo Sport has been nothing short of sensational. And with the release of v1.13, the simulation racer’s received another batch of content – absolutely free of charge. If this is what the service-based future for Sony’s flagship franchise holds, then long...

  • News Gran Turismo Sport Adds Another 12 Cars This Week

    Free of charge again

    If you haven’t been following Gran Turismo Sport, you may be forgiven for not knowing that its post-release support has been spectacular. Polyphony Digital has been updating the title with unprecedented regularity, adding new cars and content free of charge. This week will see another of those, as 12 vehicles get added to the...

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  • Hands On How Does Gran Turismo Sport Fare with PlayStation VR?

    Ups and downs

    Around about a year ago, we hopped inside Gran Turismo Sport’s cockpit with a PlayStation VR headset on and walked away somewhat unimpressed. We felt that the game looked fine in virtual reality – better than DriveClub VR, we commented at the time – but we weren’t exactly blown away, especially after seeing the title running in...

  • News Gran Turismo Sport Scores Free Scapes at Launch

    What up, Invaders

    Gran Turismo Sport already has a generous selection of Scapes at launch, allowing you to place your virtual vehicles in all manner of real-world locations for photography reasons. But it seems Polyphony Digital couldn’t wait to create a few more, as it’s offering a free expansion on the PlayStation Store to coincide with the...

  • Guide Can You Play Gran Turismo Sport Offline?

    What if you're not connected to the Internet?

    Gran Turismo Sport is the first instalment in Polyphony Digital’s series to have a heavy online focus. With the title enabling players to earn an authentic FIA license, there’s a level of integrity that needs to be maintained within the game. This means that the title has some huge online...

  • Feature DriveClub Is An Alternative to Gran Turismo Sport Worth Considering

    How fast do you wanna go?

    Gran Turismo Sport launches this week, and it will snatch the PlayStation 4 racing game baton from DriveClub with little resistance. Evolution Studios’ simcade didn’t enjoy the best start to its short life, being driven out of the PS4’s launch window before releasing in a particularly sorry state. But the British...

  • Site News Gran Turismo Sport PS4 Review - Where's Our Verdict?

    Race against time

    Gran Turismo Sport is out now in North America and later this week in Europe and Japan, which marks the first instalment of the simulation racer on the PlayStation 4. Millions of you downloaded the demo to get your first taste of the title, and we’ve been faffing around with final code for a few days. However, despite a global...

  • News Sony Announced a $46,000 PS4 Bundle, And It Sold Out

    Seriously

    Sony has announced and sold out of the most expensive PlayStation 4 bundle in history. Available exclusively in Taiwan, the $46,000 package comes with a PS4 Pro, a PlayStation VR headset, a subscription to PlayStation Plus, a Thrustmaster T-GT racing wheel, an APIGA AP1 racing seat, a 4K Bravia television with HDR, a copy of Gran Turismo...

  • News UK Police Drivers Use Gran Turismo Sport to Train

    Round the bend

    This wasn’t a press release we expected to see in our inbox this morning, but Sony is throwing all of its marketing resources behind Gran Turismo Sport at the moment, so we probably shouldn’t be all that surprised. PlayStation has partnered with Lincolnshire Police Force to – and we quote – “offer supplementary training to...

  • News Kazunori Yamauchi, Shuhei Yoshida Remember 20 Years of Gran Turismo

    Racing religion

    This is a nice little video which should get you in the mood for the upcoming Gran Turismo Sport. In it, series creator Kazunori Yamauchi and Sony Worldwide Studios executive Shuhei Yoshida look back at 20 years of racing game development – and include anecdotes about their ambitions for the original GT right the way through to the...

  • News Gran Turismo Sport's HDR Implementation Is Drawing a Lot of Praise

    Digital Foundry declares racer an HDR killer app

    Gran Turismo Sport looks ridiculous with HDR enabled, and its implementation is beginning to get a lot of praise. Digital Foundry has uploaded a beaming video hailing the simulation racer’s use of the technology, and if you happen to have a compatible television, you can actually watch the video in...

  • News F1 Superstar Lewis Hamilton Will Be Your Mentor in Gran Turismo Sport

    Bringing some bling

    One of the cool things about Gran Turismo Sport is that it wants to make you a better driver. The game is packed with lessons and tutorials designed to teach you about the finer aspects of racing, and F1 superstar Lewis Hamilton will be appearing in the final release to share some of his own tips and techniques. The three-time...

  • News Gran Turismo Sport's Demo Proved a Roaring Success

    Demand took Polyphony Digital by surprise

    More than one million people played Gran Turismo Sport’s demo – which has conveniently been rebranded an open beta in recent days – the moment it was made available. Sony allowed PlayStation Plus subscribers to pre-load the 43GB sampler, and there was pent-up enthusiasm within the racing game community...

  • News Gran Turismo Sport's Getting Its Own DualShock 4

    And various collector's editions

    Are you enjoying the Gran Turismo Sport demo? Sony would like to tempt you with a themed DualShock 4 controller, which is available to pre-order on Amazon right now. Essentially, this is a silver PlayStation 4 controller with the simulation racer’s logo plastered on the touchpad, but heck – it could have been...

  • News You Can Take Gran Turismo Sport's PS4 Demo for a Spin Now

    Try before you buy

    Just an FYI: Gran Turismo Sport’s demo is live now. The time limited test – which will expire at 8:00AM PT on 12th October – allows you to try out a variety of modes, including the educational single player campaign, the e-sports focused online multiplayer, and the highly customisable arcade mode. You’ll also be able to...

  • News Gran Turismo Sport Plays the Nostalgia Card for UK Commercial

    History lesson

    Gran Turismo Sport’s marketing onslaught is starting to ramp up in the UK, and one cool commercial that’s running on social media (and potentially TV as well?) is this nostalgic look back at the brand's evolution. It basically runs through the years to the beat of the franchise’s iconic honk, ending with a quick look at the...