Kazonuri Yamauchi, President of Polyphony Digital, has tweeted that Gran Turismo 5 players have covered over 36.4 billion miles since the game’s launch in 2010, or 577 days ago.
The game wasn’t met with much critical acclaim but managed to sell 7.3 million units, and has also received incredible support since its launch. Personally, it’s my favorite game this gen, after having logged in more than 200 hours offline.
There’s no mention of Gran Turismo 6 so far, but it’s likely that the game will be released for the PS3. Check out some stat below from the game, and more stats are available at the site linked below.
According to GTPlanet:
- GT5 players have driven the distance from the Earth to the Sun. And back. 200 times.
- Or the distance from the Sun to Neptune. And back. Thirteen times.
- In under 2 years GT5 players have driven three times further than Voyager 1 has managed in 35 years.
- We’d still take 1,367 years to drive GT5 to our nearest star, Proxima Centauri…