Gran Turismo 7 delayed to 2022

First introduced in 2020 at Sony’s “The Future of Gaming” presentation, Gran Turismo 7 has been delayed into 2022. The sport, from Japanese studio Polyphony Digital, is a follow-up to Gran Turismo 6, which was launched in 2013. The final Gran Turismo sport, Gran Turismo Sport, was launched by Polyphohy Digital on PlayStation four in 2017.

Sony introduced the delay following an interview between PlayStation boss Jim Ryan and British GQ revealed Tuesday. He cited COVID-related manufacturing points as the rationale for the delay.

GT7 has been impacted by Covid-related manufacturing challenges and subsequently will shift from 2021 to 2022,” Ryan mentioned. “With the continued pandemic, it’s a dynamic and altering scenario and a few essential features of sport manufacturing have been slowed over the previous a number of months. We’ll share extra specifics on GT7’s launch date when obtainable.”

All we’ve seen so removed from the sport is what was proven on the June 2020 presentation — a dynamic, flashy trailer completely designed to showcase next-gen {hardware}. Gran Turismo 7 was initially slated for launch in 2021, in accordance to a PlayStation launch advert broadcast in November 2020.

Plenty of video video games have been delayed over the previous yr because the COVID-19 pandemic, and there’ll doubtless be extra to come. The Lord of the Rings: Gollum and Hogwarts Legacy had been pushed to 2022. Amazon MMO New World was delayed once more, this time till Aug. 31.

A 2020 work-from-home survey polled 2,500 builders — a 3rd of which mentioned they’ve seen their sport delayed due to the pandemic.

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