GTA V for the first day of sales earned more than $ 800 million





The long-awaited fifth of the popular game Grand Theft Auto is already out on the market, and even had time to get on the web in many different memes. But it’s all so, pranks and decay. After all, we are interested in sales figures, by the assurance that some will have to be astronomical. So, according to publisher Take-Two Interactive for the first day of sales GTA 5 has brought more than 800 million dollars, which was an absolute record for the series.

GTA 5 will go on sale on September 17 and became the fastest-selling game from Take-Two over the lifetime of the company. The lion’s share of contribution can be attributed to the huge figure of pre-orders for the game and also thank some retailers, who for the sake of release even opened their stores at night, the players were able to quickly get a welcome box of the new game. These figures promise to grow many times after the release of GTA 5 in Japan and Brazil. After all, in calculating the publisher does not include the numbers of pre-orders in those countries.

In Europe, in the UK alone for the first day sales of the game sold 1.57 million copies, breaking the previous record of 1.4 million copies sold CDs with the game Call of Duty: Black Ops and bringing creators 103.8 million.

According to rumors, Rockstar has invested over five years in development GTA 5 is 115 million dollars and another 150 million on its promotion. Some analysts say that by the end of the year the company will be able to earn a fifth of the popular series of $ 1.6 billion. Seeing such a stir, it is possible that the numbers are at least two more.
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