Video Game Sales Exceed $1B In 3 Days, and Counting

By  //  September 25, 2013

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Grand Theft Auto V Sets Records

ABOVE VIDEO: According to Take-Two, this marks the highest first day retail sales of any title in the history of the company and the Grand Theft Auto series.

Take-Two has announced that Grand Theft Auto V generated approximately $800 million in sales worldwide during its first 24 hours on sale.

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According to Take-Two, this marks the highest first day retail sales of any title in the history of the company and the Grand Theft Auto series.

Headquartered in New York City, Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. is a leading developer, marketer and publisher of interactive entertainment for consumers around the globe.

“All of us at Take-Two are thrilled with the initial response to Grand Theft Auto V,” said Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick to ign.com.

“Once again, the team at Rockstar Games have outdone themselves, setting the entertainment industry’s new standard for creativity, innovation and excellence.

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Strauss Zelnick

“Beginning at midnight on Monday, consumers around the world gathered in anticipation to be among the first to experience the evolution of this remarkable series.

“In North America alone, more than 8,300 stores opened their doors at midnight to welcome fans whose loyalty and enthusiasm were rewarded with what The New York Times called ‘the most immersive spectacle in interactive entertainment.’ We are incredibly proud of Rockstar Games’ creative achievement and could not be more pleased with the success of this launch.”


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