Gran Turismo has been a cornerstone of Sony and the PlayStation since the original console in the 1990s.
In total, there have been seven titles spawned from the famous simulation racing series but there hasn’t been a numbered entry since Gran Turismo 6 on the PS3.
With the PS5 being released later this year, rumours of Gran Turismo 7 being a launch title have been rife.
Before GT, racing games were largely gimmicky, they were Mario Kart without the power-ups.
The introduction of 3D graphics to the home consoles, though, created an opportunity for Polyphony and Sony.
Gran Turismo was a serious racer for serious racers, it changed the genre forever. Rave reviews followed and the series carried on being the go-to for the next two generations of consoles.
With E3 2020 in June and Gamescom 2020 at the end of August we can expect to hear much more about the game here, perhaps even a trailer.
The most likely release date in Holiday 2020 side-by-side with the PS5.
There is supposedly a major announcement coming from Sony in February, so that should give us a clearer indication of when we can expect to jump on the track in a new GT gam
What makes every GT game great is its physics model.
The game play and even the graphics have been called into question in recent iterations but nobody can question the accuracy of how the cars handle and feel.
In Gran Turismo 6 and Sport, you can purchase a race simulator that is so detailed that most professional racing teams would be happy with i
Second is the graphics and detail when it comes to the models of the cars.
In past editions, blacked-out interiors and low-res graphics for cars had plagued cockpit and third-person views. Damage had also been poor, slamming into a wall at 200 mph just used to leave you with a dent.
I wouldn’t be surprised if Sony have bolstered Polyphony’s ranks with more personnel to help on these very issues.
The PlayStation 5 boasts an AMD Ryzen CPU with eight cores and the maker’s new 7nm Zen 2 micro architecture, a next-gen Rad eon GPU capable of ray tracing, a super-fast SSD that can load games in the blink of an eye.
The series has always been exclusive to Sony, and rumours are that a new Gran Turismo will game will be released later this year as a launch title for the PlayStation 5.
Since then, more information has been circulating the internet relating to the upcoming racing simulator.
Each generation of console brings something new and revolutionary to the table, there has to be something to make gamers want to invest such a large amount of money in the new hardware.
Speculation has been rife as to what the PS5 will have bundled into its package. The Japanese gaming giant has said it will eliminate loading times, to create a truly fluid gaming experience for the player.