Gran Turismo fans rejoice! After a long wait, Polyphony Digital and Playstation have announced that Gran Turismo 7 (GT7) is scheduled for release on March 4, 2022.
Set to be available for both the PS5 and PS4 consoles, GT7 will have all-new features to the game and bring back some classic game modes. But what can we expect from the upcoming GT7?
For starters, the legendary 'GT Mode' returns and has been renamed as 'Campaign Mode'. Here, players can explore the world of Gran Turismo and visit various shops, dealerships, and race tracks. Also set to return are the famous (or infamous) license tests.
Miss buying used cars in Gran Turismo? The used car dealership will be making a return in GT7. While it was available in GT5, it wasn't exactly user-friendly. But looking at the first images, it seems the method for buying used cars has been simplified. For players that want to keep a tight budget while playing GT7, they won't need to resort to buying an all-new vehicle.
After being absent in Gran Turismo Sport, custom vehicle tuning will make a comeback in GT7. Players will be able to tune not just the engine, but can also tweak/install new parts on the suspension, transmission, brakes, tires, exhausts, and more. There's also the option to put custom aero parts on the vehicle. From huge wings, wide-body kits, and unique bumper upgrades, there will be plenty to choose from in GT7's GT Auto.
But what's a customized ride if it can't have a unique livery? Luckily, the livery editor first introduced in GT Sport has been improved and will be available in GT7. Based on the trailer, the decal customization and positioning have been upgraded. Moreover, it appears players can now also make their own livery rather than using pre-set ones available in-game.
Those that loved using Gran Turismo's Scapes will be happy to know the developers were busy upgrading it. With over 2,500 picturesque locals in 43 different countries, players will have plenty of backgrounds to choose from.
Check out the trailer above and see for yourself what to expect from GT7.