Gran Turismo 5 sells 5.5 million units; franchise surpasses 60 million
As of December 6th, Gran Turismo 5 has sold more than 5.5 million units worldwide. This brings the total sales for the franchise to more than 60 million!
The feat was accomplished in a blistering 12 days time since the game’s release on November 24th. The majority of sales came from Europe with 3.56 million units sold. Then came North America with 1.25 million units. Lastly, Japan and the rest of Asia sold a decent 0.55 and 0.16 million units respectively.
We’ve already detailed how many copies each game in the series has sold in our comprehensive retrospective but here’s a quick recap, provided by Polyphony Digital.
Cumulative Worldwide Sales of Gran Turismo Series (million units)
|Gran Turismo 2||1.71||3.96||3.65||0.02||9.34|
|Gran Turismo 3 A-spec||1.89||7.14||5.76||0.01||14.80|
|Gran Turismo Concept 2001 TOKYO*1||0.43||—||0.94||0.13||1.50|
|Gran Turismo 4 Prologue||0.79||—||0.39||0.16||1.34|
|Gran Turismo 4||1.27||3.02||6.40||0.17||10.86|
|Gran Turismo 5 Prologue*2||0.53||1.13||3.04||0.11||4.81|
|Gran Tursimo (PSP)||0.32||0.67||1.19||0.04||2.22|
|Gran Turismo 5||0.55||1.25||3.56||0.16||5.52|
*1: Including series tiles
*2: Including Download Version and Spec
We would like to take this time to extend a well deserved congratulations to Polyphony Digital and to Sony for reaching this huge milestone. Without you, where would the driving simulation genre be today?