Gran Turismo 7 will be the franchise’s first entry built for the PS5 and players are eager to get their hands on the realistic racing staple. Here’s everything we know about the upcoming game.
Fans of the franchise have had to wait a long time for the next iteration of Gran Turismo following Gran Turismo Sport’s release back in 2017. Racing game enthusiasts are excited to see what the franchise can do with the modern hardware of the PlayStation 5.
Gran Turismo games have always been lauded for their impeccable graphics and detail-oriented racing that focus on delivering a realistic experience.
With the PS5 at their disposal, let’s find out where the franchise will head next. Here’s everything you need to know to prepare for the worldwide release of GT7.
- Gran Turismo 7 release date
- Gran Turismo 7 trailers
- GT7 cars and tracks
- New hardware features coming to Gran Turismo 7
Gran Turismo release date
Gran Turismo 7 will hit the PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4 on March 4, 2022. Racing fans won’t have to wait much longer for the highly-anticipated new entry.
Like most games that were slated to release in 2021, global events delayed the production of Gran Turismo 7 from a 2021 release window to a 2022 release window.
Gran Turismo 7 trailers
Given the game was expected to release in 2021, there are several trailers that you can find for Gran Turismo 7. The Announcement Trailer clued us in on some new features to expect as well as showcased incredible graphics both during gameplay and through cinematics.
Gran Turismo fans were gifted a substantial State of Play trailer on February 2 that will surely generate some buzz amongst fans of the franchise one month away from launch. The latest trailer is a lengthy video that runs for about 30 minutes.
Players get a chance to witness vehicle tuning, exciting new motors, and a breakdown of all the key details of Gran Turismo 7.
GT7 cars and tracks
Longtime fans of the franchise will be pleased to note that several tracks will be making their return to the franchise such as Trial Mountain circuit, Willow Springs, and Blue Moon Bay Speedway. Players can expect to receive over 90 tracks at launch which is a new record for the franchise.
Although we don’t currently know the identity of every single car expected to be in Gran Turismo 7, reports confirm that there will be over 420 cars in total. If you’re curious about inclusions, you can check out a list of the confirmed cars in GT7.
New hardware features coming to Gran Turismo 7
With the PS5 at their disposal, developers Polyphony Digital have ensured that they will utilize the new technology to the best of their abilities.
This brand new game will render in native 4K on PS5, locked in at 60 FPS. It is important to note that Polyphony does not plan to exceed 60 FPS due to the fact that most players do not own televisions capable of such enhanced performance.
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The developers have all also stated that they are using the PS5’s DualSense controllers to provide the most immersive Gran Turismo examine yet. Thanks to the PS5’s 3D audio and the controller’s haptic feedback, players will sense surrounding players on the track.
Adaptive triggers on the DualSense will also factor into the driving experience as inputs will take gradual braking and acceleration into account.
With March 4 fastly approaching, the excruciating wait for Gran Turismo 7 is almost over.
For more news concerning the upcoming games, check out our list of Biggest AAA video games coming in 2022.
Image Credits: Sony Interactive / Polyphony Digital
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