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Development on Gran Turismo 6 has begun, says Kazunori

Thursday, 4 November 2010 14:47 GMT By Johnny Cullen

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Christ almighty.

GT5′s barely gone gold for three seconds, but Polyphony boss Kazunori Yamauchi has said at SEMA that work on Gran Turismo 6 has already begun.

When asked by Autoweek if the 1969 Chevy Camero, the winner of this year’s SEMA Gran Turismo award, would make it into GT6 instead of GT5, Kaz basically stated:

“Right”.

Further in the interview, he’s then asked if development on GT6 has already begun.

“Yeah,” was his reply. But Yamauchi states it’s “too early” to start talking about it.

“It’s not something that we can talk that lightly on. It took 2,000 days to get all the ideas that went into GT5. It’s just too early to be talking about GT6.”

He also gave a more detailed explanation as to why GT5 was delayed last month.

“It was really to adjust it so it would be perfect,” said Yamauchi.

“The first game that I made was Motor Toon Grand Prix for the first PlayStation. The year and a half that it was in development, the last three months as the release date approached, myself and my staff were getting three hours of sleep a day to try and get the game done.

“Near the end, the people from Sony came to our development studio and told us it was good enough and that we could release it. At the time, I probably wasn’t thinking very clearly, being as exhausted as I was, and I talked myself into thinking this was good enough and it went to release.”

He went on to add: “But all the things I thought were not enough yet, the users said the exact same thing when the game came out. That was something I regretted very much when that happened because I knew it was coming. And that happened at the beginning of my career, and it was something I vowed would never happen again.”

A new announcement “sometime soon,” according to Yamauchi, but he is confidant it will be out by Christmas.

Kazunori confirmed earlier this week GT5, after its worldwide delay last month, had finally gone gold. But despite that, we still have no date yet from Sony.

Thanks, TSA.

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36 Comments

  1. Erthazus

    “GT5’s barely gone gold for three seconds”

    I laughed my ass off this sentence. Brilliant start XD

    #1 4 years ago
  2. Blerk

    They need to get going if they’re going to be ready for 2027!

    #2 4 years ago
  3. back_up

    Fact PS4 is coming before GT6

    #3 4 years ago
  4. ReeceHeywood

    LOL!

    #4 4 years ago
  5. Johnny Cullen

    Seriously. What the fuck?

    You should be working on getting GT5 out first and then do GT6, NOT THE OTHER WAY ROUND! >:(

    #5 4 years ago
  6. Erthazus

    JC, It’s just pre-production. I think everything is done with GT 5.

    #6 4 years ago
  7. StolenGlory

    You still have some food on your plate Kazunori.

    #7 4 years ago
  8. Wadey

    So guess they’re not supporting GT5 post launch with DLC. Just release it and forget about it and move onto next project. Thats why Forza will always be better IMO.

    #8 4 years ago
  9. EscoBlades

    EPIC. FACE. PALM!

    #9 4 years ago
  10. freedoms_stain

    @8, you realise they have a huge team and that not all of them will be needed in the early development stage of GT6, right?

    #10 4 years ago
  11. Crysis

    Thought it was to counter piracy by forcing us to have the 3.50 firmware patch (updated from the piratable 3.41 patch which was originally intended), if that’s correct, blame the PSjailbreak guys & their imitators.

    #11 4 years ago
  12. Psychotech

    i don’t think half of the people here understand what he means.Development hasn’t actually begun it’s more like thinking and bringing up ideas for the next one.Surely will take some time before actual development starts

    #12 4 years ago
  13. lexph3re

    @8 seriously did u just say that? Dlc makes a game better? Only when its incomplete is that true. For all we know maybe no reason for dlc because this dev might have actually given it everything it needs. That’s was such a silly praise

    #13 4 years ago
  14. get2sammyb

    I’m sure they’ve been thinking about GT6 for a long time. Go-Karts were supposed to be in GT6 for example.

    #14 4 years ago
  15. Dr.Ghettoblaster

    Makes sense. Sony should pay these perfectionists to have GT6 ready as PS4 launch title.

    #15 4 years ago
  16. The Hindle

    GT 6 will be with us by 2012 i think now that the engine is in place.

    #16 4 years ago
  17. DBZ0wnz

    it took 2000 days to think about GT5, what if the next one takes 4000 days? can we wait that long?

    #17 4 years ago
  18. lexph3re

    I wish people would stop talking about ps4. Its not gonna happen for atleast another 5-8 years. Maybe not even then seeing how the ps3 is still being tapped into. There would be a new console from microsoft or nintendo way be4 sony. And, they’re consoles would probably be just a tiny margin better then the ps3.

    #18 4 years ago
  19. Dr.Ghettoblaster

    5-8 years? Highly doubt that. I’m saying 4-5 tops.

    #19 4 years ago
  20. The Hindle

    Sony need to make some of the 4bn they lost with the PS3 back so no PS4 for a long time. Or alternatively expect the PS4 to be Sonys version of the Wii enhanced hardware no big leap etc.

    #20 4 years ago
  21. lexph3re

    When sony does that I will be done with them as well. But I give It 5-8 because sonys because of their dedication to shelf life. Then with the firmware updates it increaces the life span for features. A ps4 would overall cripple them especially since the consumer isn’t ready for any advanced tech at this point.

    #21 4 years ago
  22. Dr.Ghettoblaster

    I agree 100%. However, with how fast technology advances, 4-5 years is a long time!

    #22 4 years ago
  23. McLovin85

    Sony will want to concentrate on the PSP2 next year and give it some great support within the first 2 years it’s out so I doubt we will hear anything about PS4 until 2012. My guess would be 2013 announcement at E3 with a release of Xmas ’13 or early 2014.

    #23 4 years ago
  24. lexph3re

    I think what will happen is sonys r&d department will spend about 4-5 years looking into the new tech implementaions. Blue ray has atleast another 5 to 10years of milking and integration into the average persons home. That being said the. Companies will want to make as much as they can off of that format and distribution.

    I think the advancements that the ps4(if ever anounced) will implement is 3D projection technology from the console. I remember a will back Sony was showing intrest in projection rendering of a 16bit character. I think that would be the next step into gaming to have a console. Projecting its software would be thee ultimate experience for technology.

    That being said it would also be fairly far off before reaching that tech. And, sonys motto is to bring new and innovative not a chopey rehash or slight upgrade.

    #24 4 years ago
  25. Dr.Ghettoblaster

    All good points. I can’t WAIT for GT5 man.

    Also, with the success of God of War series….I’d be thinking we haven’t seen the last of Kratos on the PS3 either. 2 games on PS2. 2 games on PSP. With the long life they’re needing for PS3, why WOULDN’T they want to do another God of War aka “Kratos” game of some sort on PS3…..I SURE AS HELL HOPE SO!! :)

    #25 4 years ago
  26. Erthazus

    @Dr,Ghettoblaster, if you look closely to the GOW 3 diary, next time they want to do something absolutely new. (New IP).

    We will see God Of War 4 for sure, but i’m not sure that we will see it as the next project or this gen at all. But who knows. Everything is possible these days.

    #26 4 years ago
  27. Dr.Ghettoblaster

    I know i know, i’m just saying financially and marketing wise, it’s a no brainer

    #27 4 years ago
  28. manamana

    GT6 Prologue in, say, 3 years. I bet the game will be gold when PS3 is at the end of its cycle …

    /swings away, zippin on a drink

    #28 4 years ago
  29. itwa5me

    I read in an interview where someone asked him if they had next gen tech and he said that they were working with it. So with their current reputation they’ll have it out 6 years after PS4.

    If sony even lasts to get another system out.

    One thing ppl should look at is xbox outsells sony, but xbox is less than 107 of microsoft’s earnings, Sony on the other hand practically carries the entire brand on playstation. So given the economy I doubt we’ll see another system from sony.

    #29 4 years ago
  30. Psychotech

    @29 Welcome to 4 years later

    #30 4 years ago
  31. Dr.Ghettoblaster

    Honestly, I hope Nintendo comes out the gate in 2-4 years with a KICK ASS powerfull brand new system (motion controls OPTIONAL not the main focus) that blows everyone’s pants off and beats all competition to the next-gen

    #31 4 years ago
  32. lexph3re

    Microsoft really isn’t beating sony out as much as some people think. In actuality the sales are super close. For instance in japan 360 has almost literally. Sold as many copies as tales of vesperia have over there. I don’t think they’ve even sold a million in japan yet. Its honestly coming off as a complete failure. But, sony has sold globally extremely well. And still rising, I honeslty believe the console that will drop a newer console would be nintendo then microsoft in that order.

    Microsoft won’t be immediate on its new console possibly a year after nintendo, with the ps3 following suit a year to 3 later. Nintendo doesn’t need to release any new console but it would be nice if they did.

    I generally don’t argue with the console race anymore because its obvious how it’ll turn out. The only companies that benefit with a NEW console is Ms and Ninten. But, MS just releasing the S series to me counts as a new console because it genuinely has has been altered in both appearance and specs. Where the slim has just changed in the production value.

    #32 4 years ago
  33. DaMan

    they did, http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/xbox-360-sells-1-million-in-japan

    also, btw Star Ocean4 is the best selling game on 360 in JP.

    #33 4 years ago
  34. lexph3re

    Hey do me a favor daman. Can you grab the ytd 360 sales in japan as of this year or just overall sales.last time I checked this year 360 had sold like 300k-600k units this year while the ps3 and will were in the millions.

    I know its been taking a beating over there pretty bad. I also ask because my phone acts slow on vgchartz when I go to it at work. Thanks

    #34 4 years ago
  35. DaMan

    .. I know that, you don’t have to remind me about those err, let’s say, patriotic folks. I merely corrected your post cause it’s been well over a year since 360 did a million over there.

    #35 4 years ago
  36. Kuwabara

    gt6 will be released in 3 years from now, as ps4 will be released 2014

    #36 4 years ago

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    Dave Cook dons his Exo suit to find the new Havok DLC maps a great change of pace for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. Given that Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare places great emphasis on verticality, it’s little wonder that Sledgehammer Games has designed the first of its four DLC map packs with elevation and […]

  • G2A responds to deactivated Far Cry 4 keys debacle

    G2A, one of the third-party sellers that were named in the ongoing episode of deactivated Far Cry 4 keys has decided to release a statement. G2A is a well known third-party key sellers online. Most users know it through its sponsorship deals with many YouTube and Twitch channels. The service sells keys both through its […]

  • Petroglyph’s Victory resurfaces with Korean co-developer

    End of Nations, Mytheon and Grey Goo developer Petroglyph Games seems to have salvaged a stalled project. Victory popped up back in early 2013 after Trion Worlds took End of Nations in-house. Petroglyph’s attempt to crowdfund the unusual strategy title ended in iniquity, but it vowed to do whatever it could to bring the game […]

  • Far Cry 4 Hurk Deluxe DLC now available

    Far Cry 4′s latest DLC pack adds new story missions and a pile of new weapons. Far Cry 4: Hurk Deluxe is now available on PC and Xbox platforms, and is rolling out to the PSN in line with local network updates. The pack bundles five story missions, including Yak Farm, Blood Ruby and Hurk’s […]

  • Yes, Resident Evil: Revelations 2 has microtransactions

    Resident Evil: Revelations 2 has microtransactions, but thankfully they’re not as outrageous as initial reports suggested. The subject of Resident Evil: Revelations 2′s microtransactions arose earlier today with reports filtering out of a European press event that you’ll be able to pay to keep playing after your character dies. The ramifications of this are pretty […]

  • Play mini-games to unlock Magicka 2 content

    Magicka 2 publisher Paradox Interactive has invited fans to earn in-game rewards by playing other games. The Magicka website will host various mini-games in the build up to Magicka 2′s launch later this year on PC and PS4. Playing these games controbutes to a community score total which will eventually unlock in-game content as well […]

  • Deactivated Far Cry 4 keys were purchased through Origin

    Far Cry 4 owners who found their games deactivated without warning may be surprised to learn where they came from. Many copies of Far Cry 4 purchased through third-party re-sellers have been deactivated without notice. Although resellers affected by the deactivations argued that they had made authorised purchases, Ubisoft has denied this. The publisher told […]

  • Will Assassin’s Creed visit Japan in 2016?

    The next Assassin’s Creed game after Victory may finally bring ninja and assassins together. An Assassin’s Creed fan has spotted what certainly looks like a heavy hint that the next game after Victory will be set in Japan. Ubisoft forums member Cornik22 was looking through the Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag official art book when […]

  • Resident Evil HD modder aims to restore original, terrible voice acting

    Resident Evil and its early sequels are justifiably famous for their simply dire voice acting. Some Resident Evil fans feel they just can’t enjoy the experience of exploring Umbrella facilities if someone isn’t talking at them with absolutely no regard for pacing, content or tone. As a result, modder Bunny has stepped up to the […]

  • Record iPhone sales drive Apple to revenue spike

    The iPhone is still going strong – in fact, it’s selling better than ever. Apple has announced its financial results for the quarter ending December 27 2014, exceeding expectations with a 29.5% increase in revenues to $74.6 billion. This was a new record for the company. One of the key factors in this spike is […]

  • HoloLens has “mind-blowing” potential for games, says Microsoft CEO

    Microsoft’s VR wearable HoloLens is going to be great for games, according to CEO Satya Nadella. Speaking to investors, Nadella made Microsoft’s entertainment plans for the device explicit. “It’s also getting clearer how the games people love today will evolve to mind-blowing experiences in the future when designed for the mixed reality that Windows 10 […]

  • EA Q3: Battlefield 5 still on for holiday 2016, PGA Tour 15 spring release confirmed

    EA announced its financial results for its Q3 fiscal year 2015 quarter, ended December 31, 2014, noting total net revenue $1.13 billion in total net revenue compared to $808 million year-over-year. For the nine months ending December 31, total net revenue came in at $3.3 billion. Net revenues were up 39% and net income came […]

  • Players logged 113M single-player hours in Dragon Age: Inquisition, other EA games stats

    Ahead of its Q3 2015 earnings release, Electronic Arts has released a game infographic showing some interesting stats compiled through gameplay from October – December 2014. For FIFA 15, over 3.3 billion goals were made; 73 million knockouts occurred in EA SPORTS UFC; over 10 million families were created in The Sims 4; 113 million […]

  • Hyrule Warriors has shipped 1 million units worldwide

    Koei Tecmo has announced shipments of its Wii U hack and slash action title, Hyrule Warriors, has shipped one million units worldwide. The Omega Force-developed title was released in Japan on August 14 and in the west on September 26. Two packs of DLC for the game are slated for February alongside the version 1.5.0 […]

  • Xbox Games Store discounts Never Alone, Dragon Age: Inquisition, more

    This week’s deals available through the Xbox Games Store will be valid until February 2 with titles such as Battlefield 4, Dragon Age Inquisition, Never Alone, and Titanfall discounted. Discounted titles with an asterisk are for Xbox Live Gold members only. Xbox One Just Dance 2015* – 40% Another World* – 50% Never Alone* – […]

  • Say hello to Mortal Kombat X’s latest character: Reptile

    As promised, one of two character reveals this week for Mortal Kombat X has occurred: it’s the acid-spitting Reptile. Nice! Watch the video above. Mortal Kombat X is slated for release on April 14 and will be available on PC, PS3, PS4,Bxo 360 and Xbox One. Thanks, MrTGJelly (Trent).

  • Twisted fairy tale Woolfe: The Red Hood Diaries hits Steam Early Access

    Woolfe: The Red Hood Diaries, the successful Kickstarter from GRIN Studios, has launched on Steam Early Access. The PC title is described as a “cinematic fable featuring a vengeful Red Riding Hood,” who armed with an axe sets out on a quest to avenge the murder of her parents. Gameplay features action-platforming, combo-based hack ‘n […]

  • Dead or Alive 5: Last Round delayed to late March on Steam

    Koei Tecmo has announced it is delaying the PC release of Dead or Alive 5: Last Round to March. According to an updated listing on Steam (thanks, AGB), the fighter was delayed “in order to provide you with the best experience possible.” To apologize for the delay, Team Ninja will offer the Halloween 2013 Set, […]

  • Dragon’s Dogma Online will be F2P “no plans” for western release

    Dragon’s Dogma Online will be a free-to-play title for PC, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3. Set for release this year, Dragon’s Dogma Online has a lobby which will support up to 100 players, is open-world, and the executive producer is Hiroyuki Kobayashi. Players can form groups with up to four players or pawns while raids […]

  • Watch this release video for Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel DLC Lady Hammerlock

    The Lady Hammerlock DLC for Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel releases today on PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, and coinciding with the release is the launch trailer. In the Lady Hammerlock DLC, players are introduced and will be able to step into the shoes of Sir Hammerlock’s sister, Lady Aurelia the Baroness. The DLC will run […]

  • Free DLC for Tales of Zestiria takes place after main storyline

    Free DLC will be released in Japan for Tales of Zestiria, and while Bandai Namco has yet to state whether it will be released westward with the core game this summer, it’s an interesting slice of content. According to information from Jump posted by Siliconera, the DLC Alisha After Episode: What Is Reflected In The […]

  • This video of a Paris flat looks the real deal, but it’s all Unreal Engine 4

    I’m not entirely sure when, or how, this fella managed to sneak into my secret flat in Paris and film it, but since it’s out there I may as well share it with you. All joking aside, this video is rather amazing. It provides a virtual tour of a flat located in Paris; however, it’s […]

  • The Witness passes key development milestone, still no release date

    The Witness has seemingly come back from the dead. Creator Jonathan Blow has posted an update on the game’s development. Surely you still remember The Witness? Jonathan Blow’s follow-up to Braid, which was shown during the PlayStation 4 reveal event all the way back in February 2013? Well, today we got our first development update […]

  • You can now take selfies in World of Warcraft

    The latest patch to World of Warcraft has added a S.E.L.F.I.E. Camera to the game. And it does exactly what it sounds like it does. Patch 6.1 is currently being deployed to World of Warcraft’s Public Test Realms (PTR). There’s a massive list of patch notes, but the most pressing one, other than Twitter integration, […]

  • Hellblade: early gameplay and prototype footage revealed

    The latest developer diary for Hellblade is here with a look at some early gameplay prototypes and a peek at some polished areas. Hellblade developer Ninja Theory has revealed even more details of how game development works behind the scenes. The eighth part of this ongoing diary shows early gameplay footage along with some intriguing […]

  • Resident Evil Revelations 2: Raid mode offline-only on launch, more details

    Capcom has revealed a tonne of new details about Raid mode in Resident Evil: Revelations 2. Capcom has confirmed that Raid mode will launch with the first episode of Revelations 2 in February. You will be playing it offline only though, either solo or in split-screen co-op. As for the online portion, Capcom promised it […]

  • Watch the first 20 minutes of Life is Strange

    The first 20 minutes of Life is Strange have been posted online for anyone to watch. The opening 20 minutes of Life is Strange set the stage for what kind of game it is. The kind that you’ll probably like if you’re a fan of Telltale games. The video is courtesy of consolewarsofficial and you […]

  • Don’t blame Ubisoft for cancelling keys – blame the culture of overpriced games

    Publishers need to drop PC games prices in order to stem the flourishing grey market, says Matt Martin. “How are you going to sell me Far Cry 4 for £45 when I can pick up Far Cry, Far Cry 2, Far Cry 3, Far Cry: Blood Dragon and extra DLC for just £30?” Some players […]

  • Dragon’s Dogma Online is real, full reveal in this week’s Famitsu

    What’s been heavily-rumoured to be the next instalment in the Dragon’s Dogma franchise, Dragon’s Dogma Online, will be fully revealed this week. According to a recent post by Famitsu, the magazine’s upcoming weekly issue, which releases January 29, will contain a massive feature on Dragon’s Dogma Online. The magazine will dedicate 18 pages to all […]

  • Valve responds to recent Counter-Strike match-fixing scandal, bans offenders

    Valve has investigated the recent case of match-fixing involving two teams in the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive professional scene and decided to ban those involved from future tournaments. Recent allegations involving match-fixing between iBUYPOWER and NetcodeGuides.com – two of the professional teams that played in Cevo Season 5 – came to light. Valve has took notice […]

  • Having issues playing Grim Fandango Remastered on PS4? Sony is offering help

    Sony has offered a few steps to help those who are having issues with their pre-loaded PS4 installs of Grim Fandango Remastered. A few reports have started to appear online from users who’ve pre-ordered and pre-loaded Grim Fandango Remastered on their PS4 consoles. Sony has since posted a support thread on the official forums, to […]

  • Get Dragon Age: Inquisition for $36 and more in EA’s Xbox One sale

    Many EA digital games are being offered at considerable discounts on Xbox One right now. The latest EA sale is pretty good, offering sales on many AAA titles. It’s only available on Xbox One, with extra savings for Xbox Live Gold subscribers. The list below covers prices for Gold Subscribers. Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare […]

  • Grim Fandango Remastered reviews round-up, all the scores

    Grim Fandango Remastered is a classic game brought into the new generation, so it’s time for everyone to know how great it is. The reviews for Grim Fandango Remastered have started popping up and as per usual, we’ve collected a few of them below. Grim Fandango Remastered is, as the name suggests, a remastered version […]

  • The Witcher 3: latest build is 1080p on PS4, 900p on Xbox One

    The recent preview build of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt was running at full-HD resolution on PlayStation 4 and 900p on Xbox One. German website Gamestar attended the recent preview event for The Witcher 3 and examined the three versions that were on offer, PC, PS4 and Xbox One. Here’s the quote, courtesy of Google […]

  • Joystiq is likely to close – rumour

    AOL is rumoured to be closing its video game site, Joystiq. Re/code is reporting that AOL is likely to close its video game site Joystiq soon, according to “various sources.” The move is part of a company-wide restructuring that will affect Joystiq and other “under-performing content properties.” Joystiq is one of the most renowned sites […]

  • The Last of Us movie will be “pretty faithful” to the game

    The Last of Us will bring many of the same elements to the big screen as the small one, according to writer Neil Druckmann. Although The Last of Us will have to be adapted in various ways to make the transition from lengthy interactive adventure to cinema-friendly story arc, Druckmann is hoping to keep the […]

  • Microsoft is fixing Xbox One’s slow controllers

    Xbox One control pads have many charms, but quick start up is not one of them. The Xbox One controller currently takes up to five seconds to connect to your console after switching on, which is an eternity for someone with an attention span as short as mine. Luckily, Microsoft is working to fix this […]

  • Lucius 2 releases on Friday the 13th (of course)

    Lucius 2 has a really fitting release date. Lucius developer Shiver Games has produced a follow-up to the dark tale of an evil child, and it’s coming your way on February 13 – which just so happens to be a Friday. Lucius 2: The Prophecy will set you back $20, and release through Steam. As […]

  • Saints Row 4: Re-Elected PS4 recalled in Australia, incorrect content to blame

    Saints Row 4: Re-Elected has been recalled in Australia due to a mysterious manufacturing issue. An Australian PR representative said that the retail PS4 version of Saints Row 4: Re-Elected has “a serious manufacturing issue” and has been recalled nation-wide. Here’s what we were told (emphasis mine): “A manufacturing issue has caused an incorrectly classified […]

  • The Whispered World follow up now coming to PS4, too

    Deadalic’s gorgeous-looking adventure Silence has been confirmed for a fourth platform. Originally announced for Mac and PC with an Xbox One port one revealed at a later date, Silence is now on its way to PS4 as well. All versions are due later this year. Silence is Deadalic’s first multi-platform release and in my mind […]

  • Mythbusters to tackle DOOM this weekend

    DOOM is the subject of the next episode of Mythbusters. Having been airing for over ten years now, Mythbusters has pretty much run out of myths to bust, which is why we find ourselves in 2015 with an episode dedicating to answering the question “could DOOM be real?” Bethesda has rveealed that the January 31 […]

  • Destiny hosting a Bungie Bounty – go go go

    Destiny players have a chance to take down Bungie employees in return for one of the most exclusive vanity items in the game. Destiny’s Bungie Bounties usually feature guests from the community, and today’s event is no exception. Joining Bungie community manager David “Deej” Dague are several members of Bungie.org, the developer’s most staunch fan […]