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GTA V is a resounding success

I don't think there is anyone out there who expected Grand Theft Auto V to be anything other than a massive success. And true to form, the numbers are in for the first day of GTA V sales and sales for the game have broken records for publisher Take-Two Interactive.

GTA V racked up $800 million in sales globally during the first 24 hours of availability.  That figure makes GTA V the most successful member of the Grand Theft Auto franchise in the first 24 hours of availability.
 
The game launched on September 17 for the PS3 and the Xbox 360.


"All of us at Take-Two are thrilled with the initial response to Grand Theft Auto V. Once again, the team at Rockstar Games have outdone themselves, setting the entertainment industry's new standard for creativity, innovation and excellence," said Strauss Zelnick, Chairman and CEO of Take-Two.

The game was developed by Rockstar North and published by Take-Two Interactive. GTA V also has access to Grand That Auto Online, which is an open world game set to launch on October 1, 2013. Access to the online world is included with the game purchase. 

Source: MarketWatch



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Wow
By DukeN on 9/19/2013 10:07:59 AM , Rating: 4
That's a lot of murderers and car-jackers.




RE: Wow
By cknobman on 9/19/2013 10:19:05 AM , Rating: 3
Dont forget whore f_ckers.


RE: Wow
By AntDX316 on 9/20/2013 3:49:09 AM , Rating: 2
they didn't even release the PC version yet, not even the PS4 and Xbox One Version...

when those get released they are looking to make another $1B when people find out about how much better the graphics and feel are on the next gen consoles


RE: Wow
By SPOOFE on 9/20/2013 4:35:52 PM , Rating: 2
quote:
they are looking to make another $1B when people find out about how much better the graphics and feel are on the next gen consoles

I think most consumers will remain apathetic by a bump in graphical fidelity; they'll probably need to offer some other incentive or gameplay addition or expansion to entice people that already bought it to buy it again.

The PC Master Race cadre is a small audience, insanely vocal though they may be. They'll be hard-pressed to justify $200,000,000+ budgets.


RE: Wow
By KOOLTIME on 9/19/2013 10:49:33 AM , Rating: 2
Where is the PC version, console version is kinda waste of money for anything but a couple months quick fix play.

ps4 and x one out in couple months buying old gen games now, is just a couple months quick fix for most, since there is really no good games being released, most less financed game developers are on hold for those newer versions. they dont have big budgets to develop and release early then re-work them again for the new consoles in few months.


RE: Wow
By Flunk on 9/19/2013 10:59:43 AM , Rating: 1
quote:
since there is really no good games being released


What about GTA V?, Saints Row IV? Assassins Creed: Black Flag will be out soon too.

Anyway, just because the next gen is right around the corner doesn't mean there is nothing to play now. Besides, enjoying GTA V now means that we're not just sitting around waiting for our PS4s to arrive.

P.S. No PC version of GTA V has been announced and there is no guarantee they'll ever announce it.


RE: Wow
By Samus on 9/20/2013 4:57:20 AM , Rating: 2
What are you talking about? Every GTA has released on PC, sometimes half a year later, but they always are.

Just because it hasn't been announced doesn't mean anything. Technically the XBOX One and PS4 versions haven't been officially announced either and it'd be utterly stupid to think it won't come out of those.

Considering the next-gen consoles and PC's are so similar, it's safe to say they'll all launch simultaneously, and similar prices, with similar graphics.


RE: Wow
By SPOOFE on 9/20/2013 4:33:38 PM , Rating: 2
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Every GTA has released on PC, sometimes half a year later, but they always are.

Yeah, it's only Red Dead Redemption that they have no interest in porting to PC, right?


RE: Wow
By ReloadAO on 9/19/2013 11:20:26 AM , Rating: 3
PC version will be released together with next generation console version. They are not doing crap port like previous ones.

Next gen consoles = PC architecture.


RE: Wow
By ClownPuncher on 9/19/2013 11:23:36 AM , Rating: 2
Wishful thinking on your part, but we all hope you are right.


RE: Wow
By AMDftw on 9/19/2013 11:33:27 AM , Rating: 2
Just be positive.


RE: Wow
By ClownPuncher on 9/19/2013 2:22:48 PM , Rating: 3
I am. I'm calm. I'm picturing a rose garden, a light breeze, sunshine... a butterfly landing on the nose of a dead hooker.


RE: Wow
By toffty on 9/19/2013 1:36:43 PM , Rating: 2
If this is the case I really hope they have full tessellation with Dx11


RE: Wow
By NellyFromMA on 9/19/2013 1:44:41 PM , Rating: 2
Speculation?


RE: Wow
By SPOOFE on 9/20/2013 4:36:43 PM , Rating: 2
Desperation.


RE: Wow
By Motoman on 9/19/2013 10:50:19 AM , Rating: 2
That's fine. Just so long as there's no hot coffee, no one cares.


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