Eurogamer: Industry sources have expressed concern to Eurogamer that high-profile racing game Gran Turismo 5 will miss Sony's promised "before Christmas" release date and instead come out some time next year.
It is very worrying that Sony have said nothing about the release date for such a long time. They promised to give the new date before the end of october and that didn't happen so obviously something isn't right.
I agree. Sony should at least say SOMETHING. They assured gamers that we would know the new release date soon put that hasn't happened either.
its getting ridiculous.. but the amount of stuff this game has is mind blowing.. PERFECTION..
I Don't care about GT5.
Sony don't rush thier product. they alway said things will release when it's ready. I can wait for ever, got use to it. in mean time still busy with Starcraft and soon Black ops.
Yeah but there's taking their time and then there's this...
I have a feeling this is why Sony might be changing the date for LPB2, because GT5 might not be coming in 2010 and they'd like something big for Xmas holidays :(. Hope I'm wrong though!
"Sony don't rush thier product. they alway said things will release when it's ready." Sorry, i love my ps3 but how quickly peeps forget the mess that was Socom: Confrontation. Totally unfinished but released anyway. The only reason they allowed LBP 2 to get delayed was because they were confident that GT5 would release this month. Still, i think we will see GT5 this crimbo, but probably a week or two before crimbo itself.
DelayStation3? The problem now is that Sony/PD have made pretty decent Hardware sales off the back of Move and GT5 release date - if GT5 is released they get more software, but if they hold it, they can get another hardware bump later next year and do whatever it is that PD want to do now. Looks like a less interesting Christmas :/ r.
Please don't call it "PERFECTION" when obviously none of us have ever even played it yet. Really, come on now. It will *likely* be arguably the best driving sim ever, BUT these delays are frustrating and until we can play it, I'm not granting them anything.
Oh... lol. ____ Kaz Yamauchi did say we were going to see a release before the end of this year. So I'm hoping for that. I think this delay is more of a Sony thing and not PD.
*looks at news* *looks at source* *looks at poster* *leaves*
"its getting ridiculous.. but the amount of stuff this game has is mind blowing.. " Oh, you mean nascar (can buy elsewhere)? Kart racing (can buy elsewhere)? All this time and there's still no livery editor, which is a very nice thing to help making some lame stock car that everyone else in the world has, feel like YOUR car. Nope, cant get that in this game so epic its missing features that make its competitors great. Or how about the fact that only 20% of the cars are completely finished? But hey, at least they modeled the screws in those cars, screws you'll never see. Thanks Kaz.
So basically you're hating on GT5 because it has a lot of features. * Yes there are other games out there have Nascar and Karts. But that's all they are. GT5 has tons of stuff which include those two things. Why settle for only one type, when you can have multiple types of cars and races. * Maybe you can't make your cars end up looking like they came out of Pimp My Ride. But you CAN tune performance and customize body parts(which are far more important than your car having 20 colors of paint on it.) * "20%" is a pretty vague way to put it. You know very well it's over 250 cars! It's a pretty good number. And these cars have more detail and are higher quality than any other game. PLUS the standards have just as many external polygons and look almost as good as the premium cars.
although i want it very much, i'm not going to sit and wait for it al the time. I'll see it released one day... (Back to bocce)
Even though this does suck would rather PD get it right whatever the issue might be instead of putting out a buggy release and wait for patches to make it right.
i need this game
Man can live about forty days without food, about three days without water, about eight minutes without air, but only for one second without a decent exclusive during the holidays come on sony don't fail me now =[
i've already assumed this has slipped into early 2011. if it comes out this year, then i'll be pleasantly surprised. i don't get what the deal is though. if the game is done, then what's going on exactly?
no clue. PD works in mysterious ways... I just want the game. I think this is my biggest game release - looking forward to - in some time. MGS4 was the other.
their probably improving the damage.. because of the ZOMG teh meltes metaL Unreallistik!
It obviously wasn't entirely finished for the announced release date (tomorrow) but it's the making of the copies and shipping them that takes time as well after the game's ready...
it's either implementation of the 3.50 firmware or a seriosu bug was found . we'll just have to wait
Well there are a lot of reported features in the game but we've only seem some very limited demos. If I were to guess I'd say there's a problem with the online elements since we've next to nothing of them (I don't believe a build with new firmware would cause this much of a delay). The online elements of Prologue were a bit clunky, with the B-spec web intregration and the community features I reckon there's plenty of room for trouble. r.
this is funny.. GT5 FOREVER. more like all hail duke nukem of racing.... in the not too near distant future could be 1month 2years hell next gen... its still GT5 ohhh yeahhh baby... its sooo exclusive you race it in your mind.
The game just went gold......from Yamauchi himself.... http://n4g.com/news/638550/...
and there was that glimmer of hope flickering in a darkness of doubt =D
i knw the game went gold so why the bloody hold up .. this game has been in incubation for what 5 years or more.. seriously. wtf
" this game has been in incubation for what 5 years or more.." Not true. "At Sony's press conference this evening, we were shown a number of tracks from the upcoming Gran Turismo 5 (or Vision GT, or whatever it's going to be called) in the form of "Gran Turismo HD." Kazunori Yamauchi, the director of every game in the series presented the demo, which has only been in development for a few weeks, uses Gran Turismo 4's in-game assets, and was running in 1080p." E3 2006: Gran Turismo HD Shown http://ps3.ign.com/articles... That is not even GT5 properly but some uprezed GT4 assets that served as proof of concept. 2006+4=2010. What is with exaggerating GT5 development time?
Well obviously thats a sign of a good thing, because, announcing a new date and attaching the name Kazunori Yamauchi to it is like finding kryptonite.
Yo dawg I heard you like disappointment so we put a delay on your delay so you can wait while you wait!
I had a theory that Sony would announce the date for gt5 sometime after Kinect launch but before COD launches. That way when those thousands of gamers that pick up COD they will preorder GT5.
here you go guys: http://n4g.com/news/638550/...
Seeing that its gone gold(Gtplanet and prayer). This rumor is pretty much irrelevant. Get this in my hands by Christmas JEBUS!!
http://jalopnik.com/5679823... Unless it takes 2 months to stamp discs and package them, we should be good to go for the holidays.
industy source = pachter useless news
How is this considered "doubtful" after Polyphony delaying it time and time again?! 2010 is over in less than 60 days, do you actually think they can make it? I think this is another classic case of call of duty avoiding amd if it is, great for GT5 cause it deserves stellar sales and CoD might be a bummer for it.
The may be the reason behind the LBP2 rumour. SONY hasn't released anything since March and they will completely fall behind the competition if they go into the holidays with no exclusives. Not to mention the juggernaut a.k.a. KINECT Ima play Fable III
Kinect a juggernaut? You so crazy Imma have your babies. Also Move was released two months ago and two months ago was September. TSGI
if kinect is the juggernaut, move is kitty.. and the juggernaut got beat by a gurl :P
Sony would be right in holding back after Kinects initial advertising blitz goes so they can advertise their own products. I just wish they would communicate with the GT community specifically who has been lied to about the end of october news. Many people lined up vacation time/off time for Nov2. So its just a slap in the face. Thats not to say Kinect as a product is a real threat, but the advertising takes up spots for other products. .
@Number If that 500 million is their advertising 'budget' then that money goes to more than just commercials. It actually goes towards distribution as well as retail partnerships and segmenting. That budget also goes towards advertising research. Overkill, idk, depends on how much they are allocating to each function, TV spots, partnerships, etc. You might have already knew this, but just thought I'd clarify for others who think its 500 million in TV commercials.
I dont know about all the 500 Million, But you would need to spend millions on advertising alone. Microsoft would probably eat up all the 500 on just advertisement. Or maybe i'm wrong.
free Kinect that was given out in Oprah was part of that 500 million dollar. That way MS is going to say that Kinect sold millions.
,ore like aka sarcasm
LOL! Seriously man thanks for the laugh. I was having one of those days until that comment. I mean, you were joking, right? On topic: I want GT5 NOW! I am a diehard racing freak. It's my favorite genre. Honestly though, like my name sake, I am less then confident it will hit 2010 since neither Sony nor PD has said a word on it yet. Their silence is deafening. Every time I see GT5 in a title on N4G I am hoping a release date is next to the name. No such luck, yet. Come on PD or Sony, let us know what's going on. If it's delayed until 11 fine. I mean it's not like we have a choice. If it is still coming out this year? Even better! BUT LET US KNOW ALREADY!
"Hasn't released anything since march"? ModNations, MOVE, Sly Collection say hello. Lets not forget MLB 2010, GOW3, MAG, and Heavy Rain. What did you get? Reach, Fable and Alan Wake?
Releasing GT5 it will kill the competition.
i love fable :) ... anyway , GT5 delayed because of sony , maybe because of the jailbreak or firmware but it's not delayed because it's not finished or because of kinect , why would they afraid of kinect ?.. kinect failed befor release date and the game is finished , they delayed it in japanaz because PD wanted to put more things but now it's something diffrent , the only reasonable release date is befor chrstams ...
I can't take it, I'm gonna go NUTS!
Eurogamer trolls just got owned: http://n4g.com/news/638550/...
Nothing we don't know already. Multiple sellers are all issuing different dates, and this article is merely pointing that out.
I can confirm this article.
What does that even mean? Who are you even?
He's ubiquitious, duh!
This GT5 fiasco is becoming really, really embarrassing.
You know what is really embarrassing? Kinect Commercials, especially the Best Buy ones. OT: I can't stand it anymore I NEED this game!!!
The only embarrassing thing is the lack of comminication between Sony/PD and us. They dont inform us of anything. Thats it.
That GT5 will be out before the end of the year
This complete BS
You know its funny I dont plan on getting the game but it feels like I've been holding my breath ever since it was announced, waiting in anticipation for it to release. At this point I wonder if people have moved on
sony delayed the comments about the gts5 delayed and now they delayed the confirmation of the new launch date that was already deleayed lol c'mon sony, don't be afraid of kinect and release the game
psp phne will do more sales than 150 bucks kinect
HELLO Kazunori said that GT5 discs are being stamped. Which means they are READY. WHICH MEANS DEFINITELY (ok not 100%) RELEASE 2010. This Article should get taken down.
the game never went gold, it was delayed close to launch date, PD is saying that there are frame drops under specific circumstances, this game is far from done. Feb 2011, my prediction since the game was delayed, although everyone else hopes for a december release
in Feb 2011 killzine 3 will come out .. so i don't think u are right ......
Well if GT5 is indeed delayed till 2011 I hope they at least push up LBP2 to December..Give us some exclusive Sony!