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Sony sends 555.000 GT5 copies to France

Also according to sources in the distribution, in addition to games included in the PS3 packs to 349 euros, no less than 450 000 copies of Gran Turismo 5 will be offered for sale, just for the normal version, plus 100 000 Collector Editions and 5000 Signature editions. And that in France alone!

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Shanks2481d ago (Edited 2481d ago )

And that's France alone.

THC CELL2481d ago (Edited 2481d ago )

That's just over half a million thats good, i bet that's more than halo or call of duty sales can rack up in France

Shanks2481d ago (Edited 2481d ago )

Edited my comment.
Confused france with europe >_<

Akatosh Fury2481d ago

Activision sends 650.000 CoD: BO copies to France total, PS3 and 360

Longrod_Von_Hugendon2481d ago

@Akatosh

Holy molly!

@OT

*runs around the house like a 5yo yelling GT5-GT5-GT5*

Vroom! Vroom!

^_^

Anarki2481d ago

They best ship atleast 1kk GT5's to UK alone... cause that's how much it's gonna sell, easily......

units2481d ago

555.000 shipped people

raztad2481d ago

@units

"Sony SENDS 555.000 GT5 copies to France"

It is a pretty obvious title by itself and doesnt need clarification from x-fans.

The Wood2481d ago

its why it says 'SENDS' in the title you numpty

troll elsewhere or at least try harder

tinybigman2481d ago

i think most of us here has come to the realization that Units is a bleeding idiot. i mean do you honestly believe that all 550k units sent to the stores in france will just stay sitting on the shelves?

god take your head out of your ass and stop being so damn stupid.

elmaton982481d ago

Are you retarded man they wouldn't have shipped half a mill copies on gt5 to France alone if it wasn't for people who has preorder the game

ExplosionSauce2481d ago (Edited 2481d ago )

But I'm confused by what's going on with the 'units' guy above...

[edit] Never mind

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gunnerforlife2481d ago

this game is gone be mad thats 4 sure and its gne be my first full GT game :D i cannot wait 2 have this baby on my hands!

Jamegohanssj52481d ago

Damn we're fucked lol. They're all gonna sell out too.

TGSI

BISHOP-BRASIL2481d ago

Yeah, I know they will release it in my country (Brazil) two or three days after NA release and, just as GOW or HR also this year, Sony isn't making a great service here, they only send copies enough to make up for pre-orders and barely first week... This time I'm not waiting through, going to pre-order GT5 at Sony Style tomorow.

Also the Move Sports Champions bundle just start appearing around here for (believe it) 599R$ (almost 360US$), MS also just officially released Kinect for the very same price, so I'm not going motion control that soon as this kind of money will grant my GT5 experience a decent wheel! LOL

THC CELL2481d ago (Edited 2481d ago )

so estimate EU are looking at over 4 million sales alone.
People forget how big GT series really is.

Shanks2481d ago

Europe is gonna be all over it that's for sure.

vsr2481d ago

Agreed, I think Total EMEAA region lifetime sales will be 10 million plus alone except Dual-American Continents.

evrfighter2480d ago

europe is Gran Turismo's biggest market. US seems to be just about over racing titles.

fishd2481d ago

GT 5 : P sold 2,940,000 copies in europe

http://www.polyphony.co.jp/...

NecrumSlavery2481d ago (Edited 2481d ago )

A demo too.

We can all agree that US has sunk into a sad state of FPS addiction, but I am sure that GT5 will do very well in US, escpecially all the marketing and NASCAR campaigning(which is a really big deal).

But this is the full blown game coming in a less than a month. EURO and JAPAN alone will probably put GT5 sales in 7-8 million alone with in the first year, not including US.

You all have to realize that even though europe has gotten into shooters. GT5 Racing is a huge thing in Europe and this is going to be very very big.

phinch2481d ago

that's a mad amount of numbers for a demo....

snp2481d ago (Edited 2481d ago )

They forget how big GT is, but they also forget how big in Europe the Playstation brand is. Say, four countries alone - France, Germany, Spain, Italy - there's alone over a quarter of a billion people (all Western, with gaming cultures,and with Western sized disposable incomes)

It's bizarre this whole 'lets dismiss Europe' bit that directly and indirectly gets regurgitated consistently in this place.

I'm not sure how it got any traction, or continues to... Though i suspect it'll happen again with this title - all the nonsense sites probably under-representing ('estimating' - cough) the games sales/success, and a whole bunch of doggerel about how it's failed as a flow-on from that nonsense etc. etc. It'd be nice to think otherwise, but i reckon you can pretty much count on it.

Anyway, enough with the negativity. Good to hear it's getting near.

Baka-akaB2481d ago

Well i'm not surprised , we might need a more european centric n4g equivalent maybe .

Ever noticed how on a daily basis there are even ads/article about deals for store that are mostly if not only us ?

ChronoJoe2481d ago (Edited 2481d ago )

I'm British and I see deals for UK stuff sometimes, on here.

I know some people like to forget about Europe, and Japan when NPD figures roll around, but aside that it's not bad here. :P

fossilfern2481d ago

People tend to underestimate the size of the EU alone never mind just the continent.

R0me2481d ago

I wish they would start a big marketing campaign.
I only see move advertise and Microsoft making advertise for cod: bo and fallout: NV even if they are multiplat :D

Amazon germany lists gt5 on place 5
4. is ps3 320gb move starter pack
3. wow: cataclysm
2. COD:BO for ps3
1. COD:BO for pc

skip2mylou2481d ago

its cause MS constantly buys exclusive advertisement for what they think is gonna be a big seller

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Raendom2481d ago

Think I'm gonna opt for the Signature Edition. :D

camelflequi2481d ago

1 collectors edition for me ^^

IrishYamato2481d ago

We've waited so long for this game. They should give us free cars.