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Gran Turismo 7

Platform(s): PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5
Genre: Racing
Publisher: SCEI
Developer: Polyphony Digital
Release Date: March 4, 2022

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'Gran Turismo 7' Shows Off Its Realism In Virtual vs. Reality Comparison - Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 24, 2022 @ 4:26 p.m. PST

From classic vehicles and tracks to the reintroduction of the legendary GT Simulation Mode – GT 7 brings together the best features from past installments of the series alongside the future.

An even more realistic driving experience awaits thanks to haptic feedback, which brings to life what it’s like when the tires hit the road. PS5’s immersive 3D audio allows players to sense the position of other cars and drivers around them.

Whether you’re a competitive racer, collector, fine-tuning builder, livery designer, photographer or arcade fan – ignite your personal passion for cars with features inspired by the past, present and future of Gran Turismo.

Have you ever wondered what kind of driving similarities can be discovered from driving on the same circuit in Gran Turismo 7 (virtual) compared to real-life (reality)? Listen to two racing experts to help us answer that question – one from virtual, the other from reality.

Utilizing Willow Springs International Raceway as testing ground, the super-fast 2.5 mile, nine-turn road racing circuit has been home to some of the most classic Gran Turismo battles, including the FIA GT Championships 2021.

Professional race car driver, Dai Yoshihara, pilots a race-prepped Evasive Motorsports’ Tesla Model 3 Performance vehicle provides his real-life pointers on how to be tackle the one of the fastest and most challenging tracks in the U.S, including the ideal vehicle modification, racing lines, and small nuisances that only an experienced driver would know.

In parallel, a longtime fan of Gran Turismo, Steve Brown aka Super GT takes a modified Tesla Model S and gives his detailed insights from a virtual perspective through his in-game experiences with Gran Turismo 7.

Watch the two part Virtual to Reality video series where these experts provide their insights on the differences in GT7 and real life. Be sure to not miss the Side-by-Side comparison video of a flying lap in Gran Turismo 7 and in real life through the cockpit of a Tesla vehicle.

Gran Turismo 7 will be available simultaneously for PS5 and PS4 on March 4, 2022.  

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