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Gran Turismo 6 Could Still Be Released on PlayStation 4

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After the announcement of Gran Turismo 6 being bound for the PlayStation 3 yesterday, a lot of gamers felt a little let down seeing as Sony’s massively popular driving simulator won’t be highlighting the PlayStation 4.

Not to worry, though, because the series’ outspoken Producer, Kazunori Yamauchi, suggests Gran Turismo 6 may still be next-generation bound. Here he is to IGN:

“We actually do have a PlayStation 4 version in mind, but for this holiday season, we thought it would be best for users to release on PS3 for now.”

So while it might not be a launch title as some were hoping, there still remains a chance you will be able to play Gran Turismo 6 on the PlayStation 4. A cross generation release would be a first for the series, and given the typical passionate reaction the franchise enjoys, it could greatly boost sales figures with some fans buying it twice.

I mean, these are the fans that allowed the Gran Turismo 4: Prologue and Gran Turismo 5: Prologue to sell 1.4 million and 4 million units worldwide respectively. Seriously, they paid for a demo. I wouldn’t put it past Sony to market Gran Turismo 6 as a next-gen demo either.

To date,Gran Turismo 3: A-Spec has been the only game in the series released relatively close to a console’s launch. It also happens to be the best selling game in the series with nearly 15 million copies sold worldwide.

The PlayStation 3 version of Gran Turismo 6 will be released during the holiday season this year, and it will feature 1,200 new cars. Stay tuned for more on a potential PlayStation 4 release.

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Ron Duwell

Ron has been living it up in Japan for the last decade, and he has no intention of leaving this technical wonderland any time soon. When he's not...Ron has been living it up in Japan for the last decade, and he has no intention of leaving this technical wonderland any time soon. When he's not...


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