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Gran Turismo 7 gets pushed back to 2022

False start.

PlayStation 5 exclusive Gran Turismo 7 has been pushed back to 2022, with the global pandemic impacting its development as it misses its original 2021 target.

The news came as part of a GQ interview with Jim Ryan, where more details were also shared on the next generation of PlayStation VR - another candidate for release in 2022, and a likely target for Gran Turismo 7 when it comes out.

"GT7 has been impacted by Covid-related production challenges and therefore will shift from 2021 to 2022," Sony said in a short official statement. "With the ongoing pandemic, it's a dynamic and changing situation and some critical aspects of game production have been slowed over the past several months. We'll share more specifics on GT7's release date when available."

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Delays have become something of a tradition for Polyphony Digital's games in the past, so news of Gran Turismo 7 being pushed back into 2022 is hardly surprising. We don't know too much about Gran Turismo 7 beyond our glimpse at it upon the PlayStation 5's big games reveal last June, which revealed a return to the classic campaigns of older games in the series.

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