Gran Turismo 7 – solely on PS5 (pic: Sony)
In a peculiarly low-key announcement, Sony has confirmed that Gran Turismo 7 is subsequent gen-only and never cross-gen.
Though the PlayStation 5 launch has usually gone nicely for Sony there have been some PR hiccups, past simply the truth that the console is sort of not possible to pay money for.
Many have been dismayed to seek out out that video games that have been beforehand implied to be PlayStation 5 exclusives, and thereby utilizing the total energy of the console, have been in reality also being released on PlayStation 4.
That features the likes of Spider-Man: Miles Morales and Horizon Forbidden West, as seen within the new montage trailer beneath, however not, apparently, Gran Turismo 7.
Though Sony hasn’t stated anything in regards to the sport’s standing you in can see within the high left hand nook the place the exclusivity of the sport is clearly said.
Gran Turismo 7 was beforehand supposed for launch within the first half of 2021 however this has been revised to simply ‘2021’ on this new trailer, though it might actually be a shock if any Gran Turismo sport got here out when it was presupposed to.
Different video games within the trailer embrace Deathloop, which is a PlayStation 5 console unique (i.e. the one different format it’s on for the primary 12 months is PC – which is ironic given Microsoft now owns writer Bethesda).
Fellow Bethesda title Ghostwire: Tokyo, from Resident Evil creator Shinji Mikami, is given the identical standing, as is Sq. Enix’s mysterious Mission Athia.
The likes of Demon’s Souls, Ratchet & Clank: Rift Aside, Destruction AllStars, have been already identified to be PlayStation 5 exclusives and that’s additionally reconfirmed by the trailer.
After all, many PlayStation 4 homeowners might be upset that these and different video games aren’t going to look on their console however previous to the launch of the PlayStation 5 Sony was adamant that creating subsequent gen exclusives was the entire level of making a brand new console within the first place – in stark distinction to Microsoft’s insurance policies for the Xbox.
That’s why Horizon Forbidden West, specifically, being cross-gen was such a shock, provided that it’s not anticipated to be out till comparatively late subsequent 12 months and was beforehand assumed to be one of many video games to push the PlayStation 5 the toughest.
Though Sony has promised to support the PlayStation 4 for several years the variety of cross-gen video games is anticipated to slowly dwindle over time, with the largest query mark for the time being being over the standing of the following God Of Struggle sport.
For the time being Sony has stated nothing aside from that the sport exists, however it could get a correct reveal at The Sport Awards later this week.
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