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Grand Theft Auto V Breaks $1 Billion In Worldwide Sales

We're talkin' big money.

After raking in $800 million in just 24 hours, it was probably inevitable that Grand Theft Auto V would soon break the $1 billion mark. And publisher Take-Two Interactive has indeed announced that the widely revered title has passed $1 billion in overall worldwide sales. In only a few days.

If you're wondering how this compares to the biggest name in gaming today, Call of Duty: Black Ops II took 15 days to break the $1 billion mark. Said Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick:

"Grand Theft Auto is a cultural phenomenon and Rockstar Games continues to redefine what can be achieved in interactive entertainment. We are incredibly proud of the extraordinary critical and commercial response to Grand Theft Auto V."

There's also a chance that GTAV could come to next-gen consoles in 2014, which would increase the sales potential yet again. Thus far, the game has raked in over 20 perfect scores from various sources and gamers everywhere are knee-deep in what the vast city of Los Santos has to offer. For more, check out our epic review.

Related Game(s): Grand Theft Auto V

Tags: grand theft auto v, gtav, grand theft auto v sales, gtav sales

9/20/2013 9:18:13 PM John Shepard

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Comments (21 posts)

Knightzane
Friday, September 20, 2013 @ 9:44:47 PM
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Totally 360 no scoped.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Friday, September 20, 2013 @ 10:00:23 PM

*kerpow*

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WorldEndsWithMe
Friday, September 20, 2013 @ 10:01:02 PM
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Staggering. Good for them, much props on making a successful game everyone loves that isn't Cod.

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Snaaaake
Friday, September 20, 2013 @ 10:27:44 PM
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With this, I believe the streak of CoD breaking records has come to an end.

Besides, GTA is much more deserved to break record.
Rockstar actually push the limit, unlike Activision.

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Simcoe
Friday, September 20, 2013 @ 10:35:36 PM

^This.

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shaydey77
Monday, September 23, 2013 @ 12:55:49 PM

That's true.

However it is also true that as COD has released year on year whilst still breaking records year on year says something.

Not sure if its a good thing...but it definitely says something!

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slugga_status
Friday, September 20, 2013 @ 10:57:03 PM
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If only I could get my copy to work..smdh..I

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WorldEndsWithMe
Saturday, September 21, 2013 @ 12:02:15 AM

You got a bum copy?

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slugga_status
Saturday, September 21, 2013 @ 2:22:30 AM

I've got freezing issues galore..sometimes can't even get past loading story..just now got it to load and I've played a good 2 hrs after you switch to Franklin. Reminds me of gta4 when it released.

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frylock25
Saturday, September 21, 2013 @ 8:00:45 AM

try deleting your game install and installing it again. sometimes you get a bad install. mine has been having weird freezing issues also. i have been thinking about reinstalling it myself.

sometimes when i am playing it will just freeze for a second. then resume like nothing happened.

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Beamboom
Saturday, September 21, 2013 @ 8:14:46 AM

Is this the PSN version, did you download the game or buy a physical copy?

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slugga_status
Saturday, September 21, 2013 @ 9:01:59 AM

@beamboom this is my second physical copy. If I experience issues today I might just get the digital version..

@frylock that was the first thing I did when i got of work last night. That didn't fix the issue. Even deleted some things to give my hdd more room and less stress but that didn't work either. Just glad I at least got to play last night..we'll see what today brings

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WorldEndsWithMe
Saturday, September 21, 2013 @ 10:22:02 AM

That sucks, if there's a day 1 update I would try deleting that data too. No matter how many times I reinstalled Skyrim it still froze on me, once I deleted the digital updates and let them reinstall everything was fixed.

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Simcoe
Saturday, September 21, 2013 @ 12:05:19 PM

Which version of the PS3 do you have?

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greg238
Saturday, September 21, 2013 @ 12:11:48 AM
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That suck ur copy doesn't work try returning it 4 another copy

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AcHiLLiA
Saturday, September 21, 2013 @ 12:32:15 AM
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Good to hear.

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___________
Saturday, September 21, 2013 @ 4:24:32 AM
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hmmmmm, so maybe this will be the best selling game of the year?
bout f*cking time someone knocked cod off its throne!
now maybe will actually see some innovation and quality from the franchise!

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Masszt3r
Sunday, September 22, 2013 @ 5:17:53 PM

I do hope this happens.

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Broady
Saturday, September 21, 2013 @ 6:22:21 AM
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£1 billion in sales!!! Think that works out at about 17 million copies, in 4 days... wow

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PlatformGamerNZ
Saturday, September 21, 2013 @ 6:20:08 PM
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i'm glad sometime finally stuck it to activision and COD some more deserving to take the throne COD sat in it long enough. my opinion.

happy gaming =)

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anjpikapp3
Monday, September 23, 2013 @ 3:21:18 PM
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They got my $48....Thanks Toys R Us for the 20% off coupon!!

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