Now Loading: Will Gran Turismo Ever Be the Face of Racing Again?

Gran Turismo took racing titles to the next level.When Polyphony Digital released the original PlayStation title, it featured a higher level of detail and accuracy than had been seen before. If you were into simulation titles, it was undeniably the best racing game. Since then, we’ve seen other contenders compete with Gran Turismo for the crown. Microsoft’s Forza Motorsport is the biggest rival, and its more frequent release schedule has made it a mainstay in the racing genre. Meanwhile, other simulations such as Project CARS and Assetto Corsa have all popped up.

That’s why the question we posed in this week’s Now Loading was “With Gran Turismo Sport releasing this week, will Gran Turismo ever be the face of simulation racing again?”

Check out the gallery below to find out what the staff thought of this week’s question:

Now that you’ve seen our answers, we’d love to see hear your thoughts on the matter at hand. Feel free to chime in below with your answer to this week’s question. We’d love to know what you think about the racing genre, and if Gran Turismo can still be as relevant today as it was in its early yearsC!

We’re always looking for suggestions for our next Now Loading. If you’ve got a good one then let us know via email (or leave a comment below), and we might feature it next week. If we do, we’ll make sure to include a special thank you to the sender!

Now Loading is a weekly recurring feature where the PlayStation LifeStyle staff discusses anything video game-related ranging from hot topics to more whimsical subjects. Past editions can be found here.

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