New Gran Turismo Sport vs Gran Turismo 6 Video Comparison Shows Massive Differences at Nürburgring

By Giuseppe Nelva

May 23, 2016

When GT Sport was unveiled, some mentioned that it looked almost like Gran Turismo 6, perhaps remembering the old game through the rose-tinted glasses of nostalgia.

A few days ago, we saw a comparison that proved that graphics have evolved quite visibly, and now the same YouTube user, Squarealex [-Red-Fing-], posted a new one showing Gran Turismo‘s crown jewel: The Nürburgring Nordschleife.

The video, that you can see below, and using footage courtesy of GTplanet, showcases some really massive differences between the old rendition of the track and the new one. One of the most visible updates is in how trees are lighted, which increases the realism of the picture by a large margin, but that’s definitely not the only one.

This time around the footage also uses a camera that doesn’t show the interior of the car, letting us appreciate the environmental differences with more screen estate.

You can check it out below and see for yourself. Incidentally, the original GT Sport video was removed, but YouTube user Gray Fox saved it for your perusal, and you can enjoy it at the bottom of the post, as long as it remains up.


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Giuseppe Nelva

Hailing from sunny (not as much as people think) Italy and long standing gamer since the age of Mattel Intellivision and Sinclair ZX Spectrum. Definitely a multi-platform gamer, he still holds the old dear PC nearest to his heart, while not disregarding any console on the market. RPGs (of any nationality) and MMORPGs are his daily bread, but he enjoys almost every other genre, prominently racing simulators, action and sandbox games. He is also one of the few surviving fans of the flight simulator genre on Earth.

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