Is Gran Turismo 5 In Danger Of Being Delayed Again?

To be fair, the game looks ridiculous

Will Gran Turismo 5 ever come out? Sony said a few days ago that the game’s producers, led by Kazunori Yamauchi, wanted a little bit more time to further polish the game, but it assured us the game would be available in time for the holidays. Now there’s word that that might not even happen. Online retailers have started sending notices to people who’ve pre-ordered the game saying it may not arrive in time for Christmas.

Amazon now lists the release date as December 31, 2011. I guess that’s technically the holiday season, but we all know that missing December 25 is a bit of a letdown.

Of course, Sony says that retailers are free to insert “arbitrary” dates when it comes to setting release dates for future titles, but that the date in question, December 31, is in no way official policy.

That policy remains unchanged: the game will be available in time for the holiday shipping.