Publisher Take-Two Interactive has announced another milestone. Grand Theft Auto V 170 million units were sold, while Red Dead Redemption sold 70 million.
During two shots quarterly profit callAt the presentation of the company to the investors, the sales figures of both series were announced. As a franchise, Grand Theft Auto has sold more than 385 million units, 170 million of which to GTA 5.
as noted @DomsPlaying On Twitter, that’s a small jump from the “about 170 million” figure quoted in Take-Two’s latest earnings report. In the same relationship GTA 5 has sold nearly 5 million copies copies in one quarter. To talk with GamesIndustry.bizHannah Sage, Take-Two’s vice president of finance, noted that the company has increased its GTA 5 sales to just 5 million steps.
As for Red Dead Redemption, sales have jumped another 2 million units since the publisher’s last call for profit. The franchise, which includes Red Dead Redemption 1 and 2, has sold 70 million copies worldwide.
In August, Take-Two had an optimistic outlook on the mobile future after its acquisition of Zynga. Again, Brown Fiscal projections have fallen, with the cuts in the fiscal year outlook being attributed to a weakening global economy and a decline in mobile spending.
Regardless, both Rockstar Games franchises have set industry records for years. GTA 5 made $1 billion in retail sales faster than any other entertainment release in history. a feat achieved in just three days. And even though it’s been a decade, the developer is still pushing new generation patch for his heists in the open world.
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