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13 Oct 2020

Gran Turismo 7 Release Date Rumours: Could it be a launch game for PS5?

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Release Date Rumours

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Gran Turismo 7 Specs

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What will it cost?

With the release of Sony’s PlayStation 5 right around the corner, rumours surrounding the console and its games are flying.

In a piece written to promote the new Pulse headphones, Sony may have revealed information surrounding Gran Turismo 7’s release.

But let’s jump into these rumours and more surrounding Polyphony Digital’s latest offering!

Release Date Rumours

Aside from UK’s official PlayStation Magazine penning GT7 as a launch release, Sony has similarly offered up some insight.

Whilst writing about the latest Pulse information, Sony’s latest 3D Audio Technology, Sony listed GT7 amongst a number of other release window titles.

This points toward the hypothesis that the latest Gran Turismo title will launch with the release of the PlayStation 5.

If not, it suggests that the game will launch in the quarter following the PS5's release.

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The continued promotion of Gran Turismo 7 in the lead up to the PS5’s release could point to the game being available to us immediately following the console’s launch!

Gran Turismo 7 Specs

Whilst the PS5 will be able to produce a 4K 120Hz resolution for certain games, Gran Turismo 7 is aiming for a 4K 60Hz Ray Tracing offering instead.

This addition of Ray Tracing allows for incredibly dynamic and realistic lighting that should revolutionise the console gaming experience.

Likewise, Sony has also confirmed that the latest Gran Turismo game will feature HDR support.

HDR, or High Dynamic Range, allows for a much wider colour gamut. Helping to add to the visual experience of the new game.

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Not only will GT7 feature incredible lighting support through the ray tracing, it will also have an incredible range of colours and stunning 4K support.

Gran Turismo 7 is shaping up to be an immersive visual experience like no other.

What will it cost?

With regards to price, it is likely that the standard edition will launch for around £50. However, next-gen prices could move the baseline for games up to around £60.

A Limited Edition version may launch for a price closer to £70-£80, with a number of benefits over the standard edition.