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GTA V cashes in on $800 million in 24 hours, breaks world record

GTA V sets record for fastest selling game ever, breaks $800 million in sales within the first 24 hours (NASDAQ:TTWO)

| Gaming News | Posted: Sep 18, 2013 9:29 pm

Just 24 hours after its launch, Rockstar's Grand Theft Auto V has officially became the fastest selling game in history. Today, Take-Two Interactive, the owners of Rockstar Games, announced that the game had earned more than $800 million in its first day of sales, making it the fastest selling game in the franchise's history, not to mention the world.


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GTA V is set to break the $1 billion mark within the first 48 hours if sales continue at current levels. Reaching $1 billion is something that took 15 days for the previous record holder, Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, which only managed $500 million in its first 24 hours of sale. To put this accomplishment into perspective, the most expensive movie ever made, James Cameron's Avatar, took 16 days to earn $1 billion. Considering that GTA V is the most expensive game ever made, it's only right that it also becomes the fastest selling game of all time.


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