The next entry in the full-length Polyphony Digital great tourism the franchise has been delayed until 2022, GQ reports. In a statement, Sony said Gran Turismo 7 It has been hit by “COVID-related production challenges,” meaning its planned 2021 launch date has been changed to 2022.
“With the ongoing pandemic, it is a dynamic and changing situation and some critical aspects of game production have slowed down in recent months,” the statement read. “We will share more details about GT7release date when available. “
News of the game’s delay came the same day Sony announced a new next-generation virtual reality headset for the PS5. Although it has yet to reveal an official name for the new device, or even a release date, Sony says the new headset will feature an improved field of view, higher resolution, and will work with a new virtual reality controller that will inherit some. characteristics. of the DualSense of the PS5.
Sony announced Gran Turismo 7 for the PS5 last year, and later in the year announced plans to release the game in the first half of 2021. It is the first numbered game in the series since Gran Turismo 6 was released in 2013 for the PS3, although Sony released Gran Turismo Sport for the PS4 in 2017.