So when is Gran Turismo coming to the PC anyway?

It might be one of the most highly anticipated ports of any Sony game ever, but it’s… complicated

Kostas Farkonas
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Every other Sony-developed major PlayStation IP has either already been released on PC or is almost certainly will at some point in the next 18 months… apart from Gran Turismo. So, what gives? (Image: Polyphony Digital/Sony)

Sony’s latest State of Play broadcast revealed a number of new games coming to the PS5 and the PC in 2024 and 2025, some of which are look genuinely promising right now. The company also confirmed the long-standing rumors of God of War: Ragnarok coming to PC in September, as well as a version of Until Dawn also planned for PCs in Q4. Adding these two to the growing list of AAA PlayStation exclusives already available for PC (no less than twelve since 2020), as well as the all-but-certain PC versions of Spider-man 2 and The Last of Us Part II, only leaves a single recent Sony-developed mainstream megahit that’s not been a part of the company’s plans for the PC games market so far.

That would be Gran Turismo 7. But why is it that nobody’s talking about this game’s PC version in particular?

It most probably comes down to two words or, rather, one name: Kazunori Yamauchi. The famous or infamous — depending who you ask — creator of the Gran Turismo series is the kind of man that’s both a blessing and a curse: a visionary always looking to break new ground in the racing game genre in terms of functionality or cutting-edge tech and an infuriatingly stubborn…

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Kostas Farkonas
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