'Gran Turismo Sport' Will Not Come Till 2017; Nov. 15 PS4 Version Cancelled?

"Gran Turismo Sport" is reportedly coming out with a PlayStation 4 version. However, the game will be released in 2017 instead of the rumored Nov. 15 release date. An announcement was made by Kazunori Yamauchi, the founder and creative director of Polyphony Digital, in the official PlayStation blog confirming the delay.

There are high expectations for "Gran Turismo Sport," both from gamers and the Polyphony Digital team as well. The "Gran Turismo Sport" will feature the latest technologies like sound simulations and physics-based rendering as well as the Scapes Photo Mode, pushing the boundaries of photorealism.

The Polyphony Digital team is reportedly set on reinventing the racing genre. More time may be needed to polish "Gran Turismo Sport" so that the game will not be compromised by the rush to meet the previously announced release date, Kazunori Yamauchi wrote. 

Meanwhile, "Gran Turismo Sport" will still be appearing in video game events to be held all over the world. However, no official release date has been announced at this point as well as an official statement for the cause of the delay.

The delay may be caused by Polyphony Digital trying to optimize "Gran Turismo Sport" for the PlayStation VR headset, Cinema Blend suggested. The titles will need to run at more than 60 frames per second non-stop in order to be compatible with the virtual reality platform of the PlayStation 4.

The announcement seemed to have caused some disappointment in avid gamers who were waiting for the "Gran Turismo Sport" to be released on Nov 15. Several users have posted their opinions on the comments section of the blog post.

The "Gran Turismo Sport" will reportedly be focused on a racing etiquette that may include a metric system that could be pairing gamers with like-minded players in an online match. Watch the "Gran Turismo Sport" gameplay on PS4 here.

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