Gran Turismo Boss: "I Want To Release GT5 Asap"

Gran Turismo PSP is coming out. That's nice. Where the heck is Gran Turismo 5? And no, Grand Turismo 5 Prologue does not count.

According to Gran Turismo honcho Kazunori Yamauchi, "I want to release it as fast as I can, but GT5 for us, when you talk about its status, it's at a point we can release it any time we want, but we can always keep working on it. It's very important for us to make sure everything is done perfectly and everything is done in detail."

No doubt that they're making everything just so. But still, the gestation period for this title has been on the long side. Then again, pumping out high quality driving simulators is hard.

The game was first shown at E3 2006, and Yamauchi and his team at Polyphony Digital have apparently been working on the game since then or before then. And now it's E3 2009. Time flies!

E3: Gran Turismo PSP Hands On [Eurogamer]


    I have no problem waiting for it. It will probably be the only GT for this generation of Playstation due to the success of DLC and they really are trying to make it the definitive racing title from what I can tell.

    yea id like to get this soon as possible aswell. im sure itll be worth the wait

    also these guys are perfectionists a bit like blizzard which we all know that they only release games "when there done".

    TAKE YOUR TIME Polyphony Digital
    I want this perfect =]

    I think its time a leash was put on these guys!
    It really does sound like they are just ma$turb8ing their own egos now.
    $60 for a demo that has been flogged to death, so many comments and sneak peaks at the "real thing" and 3 installments of the very awesome Forza series in that same time frame! Forza 3 is so kicking ass, i can't see GT5 holding up against this when its had such a long gestation.
    I think polyphony has over promised and realized this and are now shitting themselves!

    "it’s at a point we can release it any time we want"

    Bull dust! I saw ONE video of a car with a bit of a dent over the wheel arch and i didn't even see how it got there, do you expect me to get hyped about that?


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