By the time a PlayStation 4 version of Gran Turismo 6
is developed, it could evolve into Gran Turismo 7.
That's according to Polyphony Digital CEO Kazunori Yamauchi, who at a Gamescom
panel reiterated that his studio has a PS4 version of its PS3 game in mind, but said that it could take some time to arrive.
There's a distinct possibility it would be called Gran Turismo 7
by then, Yamauchi said, adding that he doesn't know if the "vision" of Gran Turismo 6
would carry over to this hypothetical GT7.
That's a lot of hypotheticals flying about, but bear in mind we're in a limbo where Gran Turismo 6
on PS4 has been everything but
The news follows Polyphony Digital stamping a date on GT6
's license, granting it access to PS3s on December 6
will feature concept cars designed exclusively for the game by a number of high-profile manufacturing houses like Aston Martin, BMW, Honda, and Nissan. Polyphony Digital revealed 18 partners for the so-dubbed Vision Gran Turismo
project, which will see the free concept come to the game across a year of online updates.
Gamescom provided another piece of Gran Turismo news, this time related to the now doubly confirmed movie. Speaking to Destructoid
, Yamauchi said the film follows the life story of Lucas Ordonez
, a Gran Turismo player who, through GT Academy, went on to race professionally. Ordonez now races for Nissan in the FIA GT Series. If you were wondering how to script a plot for a Gran Turismo movie, you have your answer.