Grand Theft Auto 5 News for Xbox 360

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Grand Theft Auto 5 has shipped almost 29 million units, Take-Two has announced, exceeding lifetime unit sales of Grand Theft Auto 4 on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 within just six weeks on sale.

The sales figure was revealed by Take-Two in its Q2 2014 earnings call this evening, with the publisher describing GTA 5's release as a "phenomenal launch".

"During the fiscal second quarter, we delivered record Non-GAAP results driven by the unprecedented success of Rockstar Games' Grand Theft Auto V," said Strauss Zelnick, Chairman and CEO of Take-Two.

"The title received stellar reviews, shattered entertainment industry records, and has already sold-in nearly 29 million units to date. The extraordinary success of Grand Theft Auto V illustrates the positive momentum in our business and consumers’ enduring appetite for the highest-quality interactive entertainment."

Take-Two announced that Grand Theft Auto 4 had sold 25 million units in July, five years after its initial release.

The first DLC for GTA 5 – the Beach Bum Pack - is expected to release early next month.

Source: Take-Two Investor Call, Press Release

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I suppose this adds fuel to the argument that the best titles always come out at the end of a console lifecycle. Did anyone predict sales like that though? Incredible achievement, well done Rockstar.
Posted 20:57 on 29 October 2013

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Release Date: 17/09/2013
Developer: Rockstar
Publisher: Rockstar
Genre: Action
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