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Submitted by SactoGamer 1724d ago | news

Gran Turismo series sales now exceed 60-million units worldwide

Cumulative worldwide sales for Digital Polyphonic/SCEA's car-life simulation Gran Turismo game franchise has exceeded 60-million units sold worldwide. (Gran Turismo, Gran Turismo 5, PS2, PS3, PSP, Retro)

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deadreckoning666  +   1724d ago
Nope, get this outta here. It's well known that sales don't equal quality on N4G lol.
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Heavy_Rain  +   1724d ago
Yeah its well known deadreckoning666 is not a troll
nix  +   1724d ago
GT5 sold 5.5 million...
that's the big news there folks!

start your engines.. because this ones gonna run thru every fanboys heart... especially right thru the IGN's.
Game-ur  +   1724d ago
"Grant Turismo 5, the most recently-released entry into the franchise, has sold a reported 5.52-million copies"

5.52 million In a couple of weeks is rather impressive actually
Lord_Doggington  +   1724d ago
haha, this is totally laughable and kinda sad. this includes all the games released on the original playstation, ps2, ps3, and psp?

wow...

MARIO has you beat, srry
Mr Tretton  +   1724d ago
Mario has existed for many years more jackass. But I think you know that.
TenSteps  +   1724d ago
And let's be fair Mario also has more games and appeals to children as well.

GT5 appeals to a lot of people but children I highly doubt it.
DigitalAnalog  +   1724d ago
"MARIO has you beat, srry"
And the sky is blue, the water is wet and the desert is dry.

Look at this:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wik...

NBA Live and Harry fricken' Potter had Halo beat.

**WTF: Ape Escape neck on neck on Gran Turismo?

-End of Line
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Lord_Doggington  +   1724d ago
that's exactly my point. why celebrate something like this when it's just moot. it just provides jerkoff material for fanboys and has no real value or merit.

Here's a fun fact for ya:

Grand Theft Auto also released in 1997.
Since then the franchise has sold over 90 million units world-wide. Congrats, GTA!

http://en.wikipedia.org/wik...
Unknow_Master  +   1724d ago
well according to the figure in wikipedia the sims is waaay more hardcore than grand tourismo
oh and i see that forza is catching up wow just you wait till forza 4
peeps  +   1723d ago
Do you know how long Mario has been going and how many games there has been...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wik...

In 2010 alone he stared in 4 games...
Masamori Sumimura  +   1724d ago
congrats for PD.
N4GAddict  +   1724d ago
They definitely deserved it
SactoGamer  +   1724d ago
For the most part, yes they do.
stonecold3  +   1724d ago
congs pd well done sony i enjoyed gt5 60 million thats pretty big and proud that im part of the 60 million fans who brought gt games over time. well i guess its a bigger franchise than halo forza and gears combined together. peace out ?
sleepy3  +   1724d ago
Well i would hope so, seeing as its been around for almost twice as long as halo, and about three times as long as gears and forza. Not to mention those games have sold to user bases of combined sales (xbox + 360) of less than the PS1.

Good news for the second best selling racing franchise ever. Just about 15 million more to catch mario kart, which interestingly has also only released 6 games throughout its history.

Edit: I do wonder what GT5 would be like if it was dedicated hardcore sim like Live for Speed or rFactor. I hope they go that way for GT6.
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SixZeroFour  +   1724d ago
not trying to take anything away, im just trying to clear something out to you stonecold3, but you realize that there arent exactly 60mil fans per se right? id say at the very LEAST, no less than 15 mil (cause of the highest sales numbers for one game) but also no where close to 60 mil
SoapShoes  +   1724d ago
As of Sept 2010 they had 56.3 million. I guess GT5 has sold around 4 million or more now!

*Edit* According to this site it has sold over 5 million worldwide! 5.5 million to be exact from Sony themselves!
http://www.digitaljournal.c...
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SactoGamer  +   1724d ago
It says that in this article, too.
SoapShoes  +   1724d ago
Oops, I missed that part. Anyway the breakdown for how much it sold is in there.
Cyrax_87  +   1724d ago
"GT5 won't sell well cause the install base isn't as big"
"only shooters sell well now"
"GT won't sell cause Sony isn't dominant anymore"

ect. Looks like haters were wrong.

edit:

@ sleepy. Don't know why you're bringing other games into this at all. People said GT5 won't sell as good as the older titles, and that the older titles only sold well because of the big install base.

GT5 proves these haters wrong.
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sleepy3  +   1724d ago
Looks at GT5 week 1
Looks at Halo and CoD (PS3) week 1

looks like the haters weren't wrong.......

Only when you compare though. If you take this gens best sellers out of the equation (Which just happen to be shooters on BOTH consoles), it was a darn good opening week.
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Koolno  +   1723d ago
Dammage control power.

compare it to forza, not fps.
RememberThe357  +   1724d ago
Thats a big ass number! It's about to be 70 million if I have anything to say about it!
El_Colombiano  +   1724d ago
You're going to buy 10 million copies of GT5? lol
SactoGamer  +   1724d ago
That's only....$599.5-million worth.
RememberThe357  +   1724d ago
lol Your damn right! I'm about to get super rich and blow it all on GT5 games!
SoapShoes  +   1724d ago
To break it down GT5 sold 550k in Japan, 1.25 Million in North America, and 3.56 Million in Europe.

5.5 Million in 12 days is pretty impressive in my book, even if it's not the best ever. It has already outsold GT5 Prologue and it hasn't even been two weeks!!
http://www.heraldonline.com...
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BaSeBaLlKiD721  +   1724d ago
*2 and 1/2 weeks
SoapShoes  +   1724d ago
12 days is less than 2 weeks, 14 days is a full two weeks. ;)
BaSeBaLlKiD721  +   1724d ago
oh right... lol I didn't think enough. What I meant by 2 and 1/2 weeks was that the game has been out for 2 and 1/2 weeks so far. But then again, the sales report states 12 days...

Ah, looks like it's time for bed for me.
killer_tornado  +   1724d ago
This Just in, sony beefing up gt 5 sales.. sold 400k in nov..

Edit - These are shipped numbers acc@ to Gaf
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SoapShoes  +   1724d ago
They can't do that, they are bound by laws and such... 400k in November, but these figures include the first week of December. Another 700k is not hard to fathom.
SonyPlayStation4  +   1724d ago
GT5 came out near the end of November..
AceofStaves  +   1723d ago
It's cool how you ignore that GT5 released late in November, and that companies can't falsify numbers for legal reasons.

But keep on trollin'. I enjoy the comedy.
Arup02  +   1724d ago
Damn, this is a lot.
SonyPlayStation4  +   1724d ago
damn it already outsold GT5 Prologue
ajcastillo  +   1724d ago
If you want to see the real SONY PRESS RELEASE of the total GRAN TURISMO 5 shipped, here you can see the actual charts of the game:
http://translate.google.com...
JonnyBigBoss  +   1724d ago
Well deserved. One of my top 3 series of all time!
Buffniceguy  +   1724d ago
Wow big numbers.
SpitFireAce85  +   1724d ago
Great Job Polyphony not even all that nit picking.
Ignorants,Gamspots etc bias reviews could stop GT5
to sell at a rate only a shooter could..

PS.Happy to be a part of those 5.52Mill and growing
Skadoosh  +   1724d ago
It's actually confirmed 5.5 million shipped. Stop believing the lies.
Kon_Artist  +   1724d ago
ya i know. same with the 45 million xboxs shipped.

if anything. its sold at least 5 million.
MaximusPrime  +   1724d ago
glad you mis-read the title...
ComboBreaker  +   1723d ago
@Skadoosh
"Stop believing the lies."

The only lies are the lies you're telling yourself.
MaximusPrime  +   1724d ago
"Gran Turismo series"

Keyword is "series"
There are so many fans out there, alot more than Forza.

Congratulations PD and keep up a good work!
Goldsack  +   1724d ago
In you face bots...
...the Halo killer was always there!!!
Dark-Cloud4  +   1724d ago
i don't care how much they get , but im glad PD get what it deserve :D ...
matey  +   1723d ago
matt
Mario kart wii alone has 26 million now and the mario series has 310 million worldwide most of any series and thats down to out right quality
Tuxmask55  +   1723d ago
My copy of GT3:Spec accounts for one of those.
Claudinho69  +   1723d ago
the best

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