Gran Turismo, created by Sony, is one of the best selling game franchises. As of November, 2012, the series has shipped 67.89 million units worldwide. There have been five "full" Gran Turismo games released, two on the PlayStation and on thePlayStation 2 and on on the PlayStation 3. Four comparatively partial versions were released in limited regions between Gran Turismo 3 and 4: three different Concept games, and Gran Turismo 4 Prologue. Gran Turismo 3: A-Spec on the PlayStation 2 is one of the best selling games.
Sales data from List of best-selling video games (Wikipedia)
|1999||PS1||Gran Turismo 2||9.37||3.96||1.71|
|2001||PS2||Gran Turismo 3: A-Spec||14.89||7.14||1.89|
|2002||PS2||Gran Turismo Concept 2002 Tokyo-Geneva||1.56|
|2003||PS2||Gran Turismo 4 Prologue||1.4|
|2005||PS2||Gran Turismo 4||11.44||2.85||1.26|
|2008||PS3||Gran Turismo 5 Prologue||5.09|
|2009||PSP||Gran Turismo PSP||2.89|
|2010||PS3||Gran Turismo 5||10||1.76||0.62|
America and Japan: July 2011
Gran Turismo was the first release of a new franchise. 10.85 million units were sold worldwide, 3.99 million in America and 2.55 million in Japan.
Gran Turismo 2Edit
Gran Turismo 2 sold over a million units less then the first release. The sells in America were nearly constant, but Japans sales fell to 1.71 million.
Gran Turismo 3: A-SpecEdit
Gran Turismo 3: A-Spec was the first GT on the PlayStation 2 and sold pretty well. Sales in America increased over 80% compared to GT2, only Japan fell short with an increase of only 180,000.
Gran Turismo 4 PrologueEdit
Gran Turismo 4Edit
Gran Turismo 4 sales went into different directions depending on the area. In America and Japan, the sales dropped down heavily under those of GT2. In the rest of the world it managed to sell 640,000 units more than GT3. Even though it was the most successful game in the other regions, overall the sales fell by over 3 million compared to GT3 due to the drop in America.
Gran Turismo 5 PrologueEdit
Gran Turismo 5Edit
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