Sony og Polyphony Digitals Gran Turismo serie har på 20 år nu passeret et samlet salg på 80.4 mio. spil. Det seneste spil, Gran Turismo Sport anslås at have solgt 3.4 mio. eksemplarer.
Sony har ikke specifikt oplyst salgstallene for Gran Turismo Sport, men da Sony sidst opgav salgstal for Gran Turismo, oplyste de et samlet salg på 77 mio.
Serien sælger ikke samme omfang som tidligere, men er dog stadig en af de vigtigste titler for PlayStation.
Paris, FRANCE, May 14, 2018 – Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) today announced that sell-through for the popular Gran Turismo franchise have passed 80.4 million units in the 20 years since the game was launched. Sales are expecting a further surge as Polyphony Digital Inc., creators of Gran Turismo, announce further details of the new FIA Gran Turismo Championships in partnership with the world governing body of motor sport, the Fédèration Internationale de l’Automobile. Creator of the Gran Turismo franchise, Kazunori Yamauchi, commented:
“It’s hard to imagine that 80.4 million copies of Gran Turismo have been played during the 20-year history of the franchise. It makes me really happy to think of the immense amount of time that has been poured into playing our games! I would like to express my sincere thanks and appreciation for the community, as well as our close friends and supporters within the automotive industry. We would like to continue our efforts in achieving the best possible expression and creation of cars and scenery, as well as bringing the highest level of excitement and fun through racing in the years to come.”