Because it’s been in development for about 43 years and has cost several arms and legs to develop, Sony needs some big sales to justify Gran Turismo 5. You know what would help? If there was a $237 version of the game.
What’s that? There is? You say a listing for Gran Turismo 5 “Ultimate Edition” has appeared on Amazon’s French site, with a price tag of €190 ($237)? Oh, how fortunate!
Apparently, the dry driving sim will be getting two special editions alongside the regular version. The $99.99 Collector’s Edition will include an exclusive 1:43 scale diecast Nissan GT-R Spec V, a 300-page car guide, a GT-branded key chain, a voucher for five DLC cars, and a numbered certificate of authenticity.
But that will probably (hopefully) pale next to the Ultimate Edition, one of the pricier luxury editions of a game I’ve seen. There’s no mention on Amazon’s listing what you’ll get for your cash – a 1:1 scale Nissan GT-R Spec V, perhaps? – but it better be something damn impressive. That $237 will probably be rounded down to $200 Stateside, but still …