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Retro Trailer Platform GRAN TURISMO PlayStation Evolution PS1 - PS5

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The Game Evolution Presents: Evolution of Gran Turismo Games. This compilation includes all games in the series from Gran Turismo (1997) on the original PlayStation to Grand Turismo 7 (2021) for PS5 .

0:00 The Game Evolution
0:08 Gran Turismo (1997)
0:38 Gran Turismo 2 (1999)
1:03 Gran Turismo 3 A-Spec (2001)
1:33 Gran Turismo Concept: 2001 Tokyo (2002)
1:59 Gran Turismo Concept: 2002 Tokyo-Seoul (2002)
2:28 Gran Turismo Concept: 2002 Tokyo-Geneva (2002)
3:06 Gran Turismo 4: Prologue (2003)
3:29 Gran Turismo 4 (2004)
4:08 Gran Turismo HD (2006)
4:37 Gran Turismo 5 Prologue (2007)
5:06 Gran Turismo 5 Prologue Spec III (2008)
5:39 Gran Turismo (2009)
6:08 Gran Turismo 5 (2010)
6:42 Gran Turismo 6 (2013)
7:16 Gran Turismo Sport (2017)
8:00 Gran Turismo 7 (2021)
8:36 The Game Evolution
 

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I have some very fond memories with this series. Memories connected with the various places i've been in my life when i was playing the games and memories connected with people i played them with or with those who were watching me while i played. I still have that demo of the first game from 22 years ago. Man that was quite the journey.
 
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I guess almost everyone that had a psx have good memories of gt.

I played a lot of gt2, except the first game I play all of them. My favourite is still gt4.

still play sports but my issue is the non existent of ia. Is really boring .

the online is pretty good. When I played within my private league. The daily races are a bump fest most of the times.

Will buy for sure 7 the comeback of gt mode is pretty awesome. I hope the ia will have more aggression and speed.
 

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Skipped GT Sport entirely, no progression or tuning defeats half the purpose of GT imo. Im looking forward to GT7 more than i look forward to God of War tbh, havent had my fix for almost an entire gen.
Yeah, im ready for a new gt. Last one I played was gt5.
 

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“That, and I was at a Gran Turismo event recently where they had PS1, PS2, PS3 and PS4 games, and the PS1 and the PS2 games, they looked ancient, like why would anybody play this?”



Remember the GT PS2 tech demo people thought looked too real?

 

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I had great memories from GT since PS1. Skipped GT Sport though, but GT7 seems to come back to its origins. Also can't wait to play the new Nissan Z!
 
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Skipped GT Sport entirely, no progression or tuning defeats half the purpose of GT imo. Im looking forward to GT7 more than i look forward to God of War tbh, havent had my fix for almost an entire gen.
Uhhh there is tuning. You can adjust suspension, gear ratios, aero, increase power, and decrease weight.
 

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Great games the Gran Turismo series but they need to seriously up the AI in the next game, it always feels like the AI cars just doing a loop and are not aggressive enough when you race and over take them
 

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Man by PS1 standards, the PS1 games were awesome looking. Very stable graphics with little pop in, polygon seems showing, warping and flickering textures etc.

I think GT4 on PS2 is probably the best looking game, in terms of graphics quality vs hardware.
 
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It basically looks like a 360/PS3 game but at a lower resolution.
I remember being impressed by the crowds being 3D finally rather than cardboard cutouts. Seeing people in Grand Canyon jump out of the way when cars approached was crazy compared to GT3.
 

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GT1 and 2 look incredible on the PS1 considering its specs, but the boost in image quality with GT3 is still huge.
 

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Love the GT series, can’t wait for 7.

Can’t believe we only got GTS last gen. Hopefully 7 will make up for it.
 
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Uhhh there is tuning. You can adjust suspension, gear ratios, aero, increase power, and decrease weight.
Yeah you are right, i worded it poorly. I meant the ”buy a shitty old volvo from used car dealership and make it 500bhp”-kind of tuning that was present in earlier entries. The need to buy new parts in short.
 
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Yeah you are right, i worded it poorly. I meant the ”buy a shitty old volvo from used car dealership and make it 500bhp”-kind of tuning that was present in earlier entries. The need to buy new parts in short.
Well that option is still there, you can make a weak stock car incredibly fast, you just don't go into some shop and pretend to put parts on it.
 

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Literally grew up with the series, so I’m incredibly hyped for GT7 - it’s the reason I ended up buying my PS5 so early. Really hope it ends up being great. (and I hope they actually improve the AI this time)

And to all the people who skipped GT Sport - give it an honest try, it’s a completely different game to what it was when it first launched. It’s probably where you’ll find the highest quality racing online out of all console racers too.
 

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I just renewed my ps+ sub for the first time in years just to play GT Sport online. Mainly a PC guy but Gran Turismo has always been my favourite racer.
 

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GT4 on PS2 was crazy good looking for the hardware.

I loved GT Sport, but the single player mode was missing that car RPG from the previous games. Excited to go back to a numeric GT with GT7. Hopefully they gave it a good carreer mode for single player and keep tbe online mode and mechanics from GT Sport.

GT Sport had the most clean races i ever experienced in any online racer. But winning was not easy. Alot of skilled drivers playing the game online.
 

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GT3, GT4 still look great to me (on an old TV - CRT not LCD)
screengrab

thru emu
I played the shit out of gran turismo 3. I loved rallying around that dirt track located in Switzerland while the cardigans tunes played in the background!
 
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I always see incomplete games with this series it’s the ultimate “big potential” series it needs to hire someone else to handle the game modes, game menus, loading time and soundtrack decisions and it’s a wrap...
 

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What are your favorite intros in the series?
Mine will always be GT2 (PAL version)


I remember showing it to my girlfriend at the time trying to impress her! :messenger_grinning_smiling:
 
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7 looks like an incremental upgrade to Sports, more than a generational shift.
Not that it looks bad, mind you.
I get what you are saying.
This will be a problem going forward I think.

With PS2>PS3 we got “HD” and much more detailed environments, and with PS4 we got actual Full HD, and then 4K with the refresh consoles so the new consoles being 4K there isn’t as much of a visual jump as there was in the past. We have Ray Tracing as the “new thing” but it’s so hardware intensive that we won’t be seeing a huge jump because devs will have to go back to 1080p to introduce the new visual stuff at an acceptable frame rate.
 

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What are your favorite intros in the series?
Mine will always be GT2 (PAL version)


I remember showing it to my girlfriend at the time trying to impress her! :messenger_grinning_smiling:
That remix of My Favourite Game by The Cardigans havent aged as well as the original. Cool intro though!

Edit: Just realized the albums title is Gran Turismo, i see what you did there PD!
 
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I’ve been a skeptic about GT Sport for a looong time, refusing to buy it (poor initial reaction helped to that). But I finally pulled the trigger this last August and still play it daily, online is everything you need from videogame simulation racers. There is extensive offline mode but it becomes redundant once you step into online.

GT7 looks more like continuation rather than overhaul (identical race UI is always the best hint for that) but I expect more real-life tracks and more racing cars rather than road ones.
 
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I get what you are saying.
This will be a problem going forward I think.

With PS2>PS3 we got “HD” and much more detailed environments, and with PS4 we got actual Full HD, and then 4K with the refresh consoles so the new consoles being 4K there isn’t as much of a visual jump as there was in the past. We have Ray Tracing as the “new thing” but it’s so hardware intensive that we won’t be seeing a huge jump because devs will have to go back to 1080p to introduce the new visual stuff at an acceptable frame rate.
Yeah good point, there's indeed a "diminishing returns" effect that hits especially on games that go for a photo-realistic look.

That said, somehow I think the obsession of Polyphony Digital over maximum resolution is constantly and consistently hurting them since Gran Turismo 5.
I hope for GT7 they'll somehow settle for 1080p or 1440p, without pushing native 4k.
 
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Yeah good point, there's indeed a "diminishing returns" effect that hits especially on games that go for a photo-realistic look.

That said, somehow I think the obsession of Polyphony Digital over maximum resolution is constantly and consistently hurting them since Gran Turismo 5.
I hope for GT7 they'll somehow settle for 1080p or 1440p, without pushing native 4k.
A good expectation I guess
 
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Indeed
A piece of history
Yeah good point, there's indeed a "diminishing returns" effect that hits especially on games that go for a photo-realistic look.

That said, somehow I think the obsession of Polyphony Digital over maximum resolution is constantly and consistently hurting them since Gran Turismo 5.
I hope for GT7 they'll somehow settle for 1080p or 1440p, without pushing native 4k.
That will never happen I don’t think.
GT Sport looked amazing at I believe 1800p/60 on Pro and the power jump to PS5 will easily allow them to hit that extra bump to native 4K.

Maybe they will do multiple modes? RT mode and a standard?
 

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That will never happen I don’t think.
GT Sport looked amazing at I believe 1800p/60 on Pro and the power jump to PS5 will easily allow them to hit that extra bump to native 4K.

Maybe they will do multiple modes? RT mode and a standard?
Sure.
We can hope