When the demo of Codemaster's newest racer was released at the beginning
of the month, it was mostly to praise and positive feedback. Now as the month ends and GRID
is almost on store shelves, Atari has announced
that the game's demo has now been downloaded over a million times. If other demos
that "went platinum" are any kind of indication, GRID
is set for success.
Codemaster's previous racer, DiRT
, sold well initially
, but never broke one million (at least in the US), so with a shift to an arcade style of racing and a customer base downloading the demo in large numbers, GRID
could be the next online racer to see million-plus sales
. Considering the recent debate
surrounding the game, the community seems to be well aware of the game, so what of it readers? Will you be buying GRID
come next Tuesday, or will Ninja Gaiden 2
be the major purchase of the week?