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  • News Gran Turismo 7 Peripherals Incoming for PS5, PS4

    As Polyphony Digital partners with Fanatec

    It’s been a long time since we last got an update on Gran Turismo 7, but the PlayStation 5 and PS4 simulation racer is beginning to pop up in headlines again. Earlier this week, an unfinished page on the official PlayStation website seemed to tease some kind of impending beta, and now developer Polyphony...

  • News PlayStation Website Hints at Gran Turismo 7 PS5 Beta Test

    Quests page gifts placeholder code

    Gran Turismo 7 was recently pushed back to 2022 (and also announced for PlayStation 4), but there's still every reason to be excited about the sim racer. The first entry in the long-running series to hit PS5, this will surely be a feast for the eyes when it eventually crosses the line. In the meantime, though,...

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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...

February2021

  • News Gran Turismo 7 Delayed to 2022 on PS5 Due to Coronavirus

    Extended pit stop

    Gran Turismo 7 has been delayed to 2022 as it faces development challenges relating to the coronavirus pandemic. Confirmed via a Polyphony Digital statement from a GQ Magazine interview with Jim Ryan, the driving simulator will no longer launch this year. The full statement reads: "GT7 has been impacted by Covid-related production...

  • News Gran Turismo 7 on PS5 to Provide the Best Experience Yet

    More like classic entries

    Gran Turismo Sport transformed Sony’s flagship simulation racing series into a hugely popular e-sport, and thus was successful at pushing the brand forward. However, series fans lamented the lack of a fully-featured single player campaign like in previous entries; the loosely RPG-inspired car collecting mode of previous...

December2020

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  • News Why PS5 Fans Think Gran Turismo 7 Is Releasing Soon

    First half of 2021 advertised

    Oh, yeah! Gran Turismo 7 has been announced for the PlayStation 5, hasn’t it? The best news: it could be coming out pretty soon. That’s certainly what some simulation racing fans think, after spotting a disclaimer on a French advertisement for the game which says: “Sortie prévue pour la première moitié de...

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  • News Gran Turismo 7's PS5 Release Date Has Sparked Some Discussion

    Is it coming soon?

    When is Gran Turismo 7 releasing on the PlayStation 5? Despite developer Polyphony Digital showcasing gameplay during Sony’s recent showcase, there’s still a large chunk of the gaming community that believes the racer is years away – after all, ever since Gran Turismo 5, the Japanese studio has garnered a reputation for...

June2020

  • News How Gran Turismo 7 Is Using PS5's Unique Features

    Podium position

    Sony has packed the PlayStation 5 with tons of next-gen features, but developers have been coy about how they intend to use them. Fortunately, as a headline exclusive, Gran Turismo 7 will be going nuts with some of the system’s headline innovations, including 3D audio and the Dual

  • News Gran Turismo 7 Takes Full Advantage of the PS5 DualSense Controller

    3D audio, haptic feedback

    Who knows when it'll arrive, but Gran Turismo 7 is coming to PlayStation 5 at some point in the future. And when it does, it looks like the real driving simulator will be making full use of the next-gen features Sony's new console has to offer. It'll support 3D audio, which we're sure will sound excellent through the use of...

  • Gallery Gran Turismo 7 PS5 Screens Are Pure Car Porn

    Racing glory

    Gran Turismo 7 is the simulation racer many have been waiting a generation for. Launching on the PlayStation 5, it appears to be building upon the basis of Gran Turismo Sport – but it’s got a full, single player campaign. That should please old-school fans who were disappointed by its absence in the PlayStation 4 release. It also...

  • News Gran Turismo 7 Is Real, Confirmed for PS5

    Get driving

    Yep, it's real. Gran Turismo 7 has been confirmed for PlayStation 5 with a lengthy trailer during Sony's next-gen game reveal event. It turns out that pulled logo was correct after all and gameplay looked absolutely fantastic in motion. We've embedded the announcement trailer above for your viewing pleasure, so make sure you let us know...

  • News Gran Turismo Trademarks Filed on Original Date of PS5 Event

    Is it one of Sony's big announcements?

    Evidence is mounting for the announcement of the next Gran Turismo game for PlayStation 5. A few weeks ago, racing peripheral maker Next Level Racing seemingly outed the existence of Gran Turismo 7 in a social post. The company said it was a fan-made logo, and they denied any knowledge of the next instalment...

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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 Gran Turismo PS5 Is Already in Development

    Will be the 'complete form' of Gran Turismo

    We wouldn’t be surprised to see Gran Turismo 7 launch alongside the PlayStation 5 next holiday, and series creator Kazunori Yamauchi has hinted that work on the next iteration in the simulation racing franchise is already underway. Speaking with GT Planet, he explained that he feels PlayStation 4 title...

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