Just before it was due to go live and be available for purchase, Sony decided to quietly pull its highly anticipated racing sim Gran Turismo 7 from Russia’s PlayStation Store. Companies like Sony and Microsoft have been urged from Ukraine to withdraw support from the Russian market during the terrible war between neighboring states. It’s likely that Sony took the latest gran turismo from Russian dealers to support invaded Ukraine.
The game was pulled from the Russian PlayStation Store without warning. acc First report from Eurogamer“the decision not to sell the game in Russia was made by PlayStation last night.” This was really a last-minute call from the Japanese gaming giant.
The Russian PlayStation Store page for Gran Turismo 7 now says “Release date pending confirmation”. There is currently no word from Sony on when (or if) Gran Turismo 7 will be available in Russia. Sony has not yet announced that it will remove Gran Turismo 7 from sale in Russia altogether.
The gambling industry is banding together to bring about changes in Russia that will help bring peace to Ukraine. Sony’s actions follow CD Projekt Red is suspending sales of its games and GOG in Russia and Belarus in an act of support towards Ukraine, a Developed by John Romero, the Doom 2 level was created in support of the nation under attackand also The Pokémon Company, the made a sizeable donation to GlobalGiving help.
https://www.gamepur.com/news/gran-turismo-7-was-pulled-from-the-russian-playstation-store-right-before-its-release-date Gran Turismo 7 was pulled from the Russian PlayStation Store just before its release date