Red Dead Redemption 2 sales figures: RDR2 makes up 62% of IP sales

Take-Two reveals Red Dead Redemption 2 and total franchise sales figures, showing consistent quarter-over-quarter growth.

Published Fri, Jul 30 2021 5:21 PM CDT   |   Updated Mon, Aug 30 2021 10:12 AM CDT

A new Take-Two Interactive SEC filing highlights game sales of its most popular franchises, confirming big numbers for IPs like Grand Theft Auto, Red Dead Redemption, and NBA 2K.

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Note: Figures are in cumulative game sales.

Take-Two recently put out a briefing to help prepare shareholders for the company's annual voting session. The presentation has a quick recap on franchise/game sales that adds perspective to the publisher's biggest tentpole releases. According to the numbers, Grand Theft Auto is now at 345 million (GTA V makes up 145 million alone) and the annual NBA 2K sports franchise is at a staggering 111 million. Red Dead Redemption is also at 60 million units.

Since we already made a graph on GTA V's astronomical sales growth, I decided to look at quarter-over-quarter sales of Red Dead Redemption 2. The results are pretty impressive. The game has managed to sell-in 37 million units since its launch in October 2018. Most of the sales occurred in the Q3 launch period with 23 million units sold, but RDR2 managed to push 6 million sales in its second year, and 5 million sales in its third year.

At 37 million sales, Red Dead Redemption 2 makes up 62% of total franchise sales.

Take-Two will reveal more sales data during its Q1 Fiscal Year 2022 earnings call on Monday, August 2.

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