Sony has announced that the latest entry in the PlayStation-exclusive racing simulation franchise, Gran Turismo 7, is now slated for release next year, after production issues linked to the pandemic.
In a statement provided to GQ, wrote a Sony spokesperson: “GT7 has been affected by production challenges related to Covid and will therefore move from 2021 to 2022. With the pandemic underway, it is a dynamic and changing situation and some critical aspects of game production has been slowed down in the past. several months. We’ll share more details on the GT7 release date when it becomes available. “
Sony announced Gran Turismo 7 during last year’s PS5 big reveal showcase in June, and while the publisher has been relatively silent on what comes after the next episode, word of a The potential release window at the start of 2021 started to appear at the end of last year. Unfortunately, this is no longer a possibility.
The latest entry in the series, Gran Turismo Sport, started in 2017 and has been supported by Polyphony Digital ever since.