PlayStation 3

Microtransactions Are Coming To Gran Turismo 6


    Microtransactions are making their way into Gran Turismo 6, Sony have revealed via the PlayStation Blog in Europe (thanks, Polygon). You’ll be able to purchase additional cars and upgrades in the game.


    Microtransactions will use special in-game “credits” that can be purchased either via the PlayStation Store or through retailers. They’ll come in denominations of 500k, 1 million, 2.5 million and 7 million, and you’ll be able to use them to purchase your cars and upgrades. The chart below provides an example of the in-game economy using these credits:


    Gran Turismo 6 will be available on December 6th for the PlayStation 3. Sony have not yet announced how much real money the racer’s in-game credits will cost.

    Ishaan Sahdev
    Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and a contributing writer at He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.

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