The question that we could ask ourselves in the preamble of this article is the following: what would a Great tourism without at least one postponement? Because hey, if not all the episodes of the series were rejected, a lot of them checked that box on their CVs. However, offering a cutting-edge, sophisticated and accessible automotive simulation is not easy, and yet Polyphony Digital has succeeded in doing it for ages.
Again, not all episodes are equal, but it is clear that the license has existed since the first PlayStation and continues to sell like hot cakes on Sony machines. Distanced for a few years by the franchise of Microsoft Forza Motorsport, there is no doubt that Polyphony is keen to get back into the race.
So here we are, we have known for some time now that Gran Turismo 7 is in development and some rumors at the beginning of last year even predicted a release at the end of 2020. Except that nothing has ever been official and knowing Polyphony, it was better to wait before making the slightest guess as to a release date.
Also, if it was planned to finally appear this year, without further details, we now know thanks to an interview with Jim Ryan, president of SIE (Sony Interactive Entertainment), that Gran Turismo 7 is postponed to 2022. The statements do not come from the gentleman himself, but from a representative of Sony who invokes reasons related to the Covid-19 pandemic.
GT7 has seen its production impacted by the challenges linked to the Covid, and is consequently postponed from 2021 to 2022. With the current pandemic, we are in a dynamic and changing situation, and certain aspects of the production of the game have seen these slowdowns. last months. We will share more specific information on the topic when we have it.
So that concludes the debates about the release date of Gran Turismo 7 and which will surely not fail to sadden some fans in the process.