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Everything You Need to Know About 'Gran Turismo 7'

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Polyphony Digital has always taken its time to make sure every entry of its prized franchise looks and plays its very best.

And now that the PS5 is on the market, Sony PlayStation's first-party racing game development studio is slated to drop the next Gran Turismo. Fans that have been in for the long haul since the IPs grand debut on the first Playstation back in 1997 should be more than satisfied with what's set to arrive on March 4. In a first for the series, Gran Turismo 7 will be the first release seen across multiple consoles as it's set to speed onto the PS4 and PS5.

Now without further ado, let's take a look at every important facet of what Gran Turismo 7 will entail.

Visual Fidelity

You can take a single glance at a piece of Gran Turismo 7 footage and realize just how gorgeous it looks in action. Due to the PS5's immense horsepower, this racing simulator will look, sound, and feel even better than ever before. This latest entry in the series will take advantage of the DualSense controller's haptic feedback and adaptive triggers to reflect the physical aspects of its onscreen racing. On a graphical level, Gran Turismo 7 will run at 4K resolution and 60 frames per second. It'll also offer support for HDR (High Dynamic Range). And if you have a compatible pair of headphones in tow, you'll be able to enjoy the game's usage of the PS5's Tempest 3D AudioTech feature.

Gameplay Modes

Gran Turismo 7 will offer a large suite of gameplay modes for longtime fans of the series. GT Campaign, GT Auto, GT Sport, Arcade, and Driving School will be included. Plus the grand return of GT Simulation Mode should be welcome good news for longtime fans that have been crying out for its reintroduction to the series. Some of the other modes set to make their return are the Tuning Parts Shop, Brand Central, Discover, Special Events, and Championships.

On the multiplayer front, Gran Turismo 7 offers a local two-player split-screen option and an online suite. The online suite comes with Lobbies & Meeting places for friendly meetups, while the Sport Mode is focused on some serious competition as you compete against racers from all across the globe.

Car and Manufacturer List

The total launch roster of cars available in Gran Turismo 7 maxes out at 420. Players will be able to obtain these vehicles through the game's Brand Central and the Used Car Dealership components. You can take a look at the game's cover art to spot two automobiles that'll pop up in the game itself, which are the Porsche Vision Gran Turismo and the Mazda RX-VISION GT3 Concept. Some of the car manufacturers that will have their prized cars featured in Gran Turismo 7 are Mitsubishi, Mercedez-Benz, Nissan, Mazda, etc. You can get a full outline of every vehicle and its manufacturer featured in the game right here.

Tracks

Gran Turismo 7 has a wide variety of tracks that are spread out across Asia/Oceania, the Americas, and Europe. Two of the tracks that have been revealed via extended gameplay demonstrations are the Daytona International Speedway and the Deep Forest Raceway. The game's dynamic time and weather factors will play a huge part in how each track will be presented and how you'll need to adapt to those changes as you race. You can check out the full lineup of the Gran Turismo 7's 34 locales and 90+ different track layouts right here.

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