Are you playing Grand Theft Auto V right now? You’re not the only one. According to its publisher, Take Two, the highly anticipated video game generated $800 million in 24 hours.
Grand Theft Auto V went on sale worldwide just yesterday (Sept. 18). The massive open world game broke the previous record of one days sales of $500 million held by Call Of Duty: Black Op 2 in November 2012. Exactly how many units of the game were sold have yet to be revealed. Nevertheless, considering the game reportedly cost
“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, Take-Two CEO and chairman, in a press statement.
The next epic level video game releases of 2013 will surely be Call Of Duty: Ghosts on November 5 and Battlefield 4 on October 29.
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