Gran Turismo developer Polyphony Digital is considering bringing the legendary racing series to PC, its creators have revealed.
But he cautioned that bringing a popular series of technical performance to an open platform like the PC is not easy. “Gran Turismo is a very finely tuned title,” said Yamauchi. “There aren’t many platforms that can run games at native 4K/60, so one way we can do that is by downsizing the platform. It’s not an easy topic, but of course, we’re looking at it and weighing it.”
However, as GT Planet pointed out, Gran Turismo 7 was extensible to some extent, as it ran on both PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5.
There may be pressure on Yamauchi from Sony to make it happen. Previously, there had not been a Gran Turismo game that was playable on anything other than PlayStation hardware, but over the past few years, Sony Interactive Entertainment has brought its biggest series of exclusives to PC with Some successes: horizon, God of War, Spidermanand undiscovered have all made the leap.
Gran Turismo 7 met with some controversy upon release, as players reacted to a miserable, sluggish economy that seemed to push them toward exorbitant in-game purchases. Yamauchi finally agreed and patched the game to make it more generous, but the controversy thwarted the release of another game. excellent racing game.
It wasn’t until last week — November 24 — that Polyphony was patched Gran Turismo 7 with the much-requested ability to increase your income by selling cars, first promised in March. The update 1.26 also includes a thrilling real-world Road Atlanta lap, never seen in a Gran Turismo game before.
If Gran Turismo 7 Coming to PC, it will find an enthusiastic community of racing games on the platform — and set up a head-to-head clash with Microsoft’s rival. Forza . sports car racingwhich returning to Xbox as well as PC in the spring of 2023 after a five and a half year hiatus.