We’ve already seen Gran Turismo Sport running in 8K resolution, but speaking with Australian media at a recent event, Polyphony Digital honcho Kazunori Yamauchi revealed that he believes 4K is good enough for games. The veteran believes that framerate is much more important, and he’s potentially aiming big for the PlayStation 5’s first incarnation of the massive simulation racing series.
“In terms of frames-per-second, rather than staying at 60fps, I’m more interested in raising it to 120fps or even 240fps,” he said. “I think that’s what’s going to be changing the experience from here on forward.”
Obviously, framerate is extremely important in racing games, as it leads to smoother motion and tighter controls. Whether the PS5 will actually prove powerful enough to push these kind of numbers remains to be seen, however. Yamauchi admitted: “Going from PSone to PS2 there was a hundred times the performance difference between the two console generations. An advancement like that is no longer possible.”