Grand Theft Auto V is such a big sales juggernaut that it's now even outpacing the sales estimates of publisher Take-Two. Relating to the new current-gen version (PS5 and Xbox Series X|S) specifically, EVP of finance Hannah Sage told GamesIndustry.biz it "exceeded expectations".
However, the site also notes that overall, GTA V sold roughly the same number of copies as it did during past quarters — around five million. This may suggest the company didn't have high sales expectations for the current-gen version. Total sales are now at a whopping 165 million.
On PS5, GTA V is a cheap PS4 to PS5 upgrade until 14th June 2022. If you own a PS4 copy, it costs just £8.75/$9.99 to grab the single player portion of the game, and then GTA Online is free. This changes after the aforementioned date, however. The price will then rise to £34.99/$39.99 for both the offline and online modes combined.
Elsewhere in Take-Two's latest financial reports, both WWE 2K22 and Tiny Tina's Wonderlands are said to have also surpassed their sales targets. While specific stats weren't shared, the former has beaten out the first four week sales of WWE 2K19 and WWE 2K20. Meanwhile, Tina Tina's Wonderlands is "viewed as the best new franchise launch from 2K in several years" with almost 30 per cent of its player base being new to the Borderlands series.
As for its other franchises, Red Dead Redemption 2 sold another one million copies to take it up to a total of 44 million units sold, while NBA 2K22 topped 10 million sales. Looking ahead, Take-Two plans to release six "immersive core games": The Quarry, Marvel's Midnight Suns, Kerbal Space Program 2, and more NBA, WWE, and PGA Tour titles.
Bit of a stretch to call Wonderlands an entirely new franchise, but you do you T2.
There is no single player only portion, it's just the same as it always was. It's the complete package with both SP and MP included. Only the MP has a standalone version.
Humanity has disappointed me to such a level that I'm honestly not surprised that GTA V sold well for its third iteration in as many gens. I think RE4 is only marginally ahead at this point.
These same people: Where is GTA6?!
(Why would a company work hard on a new game if they can make easy money like that? Would be idiotic tbh)
I am part of the problem, I saw £8 and thought 'well it can't hurt'
Take my wallet away from me
5 mil copies in 3 months, almost a decade from release is a staggering stat. GTA6 better be damn near flawless with all that money they're piling up. At the very least they can fix their controls (you'd hope!)
@PenguinLtd It's exactly what I said, "if they can make easy money like that", I wasn't specifically talking about the article here but the general money making of R*
Gta 5 is one of the greatest games ever made. Legendary .so its no surprise its selling good word up son
no more gta's after 5 their milking it for all its worth online. i tried meh i prefer the storymode dont fix it if it aint broke. i want gta 6 waited too long.
Nice to see WWE2K22 doing well. A huge improvement over all the mess 2K20 went through.
That’s so great…..🤮
"GTA6 development has been put on hold indefinitely."
Why bother releasing GTA 6 when GTA 5 is selling 5 million copies in 3 months, 9 years after it first released on PS3
Cant blame Rockstar not releasing GTA 6.
If I had a game that sold 5 million copies in a quarter, NINE YEARS after I first released it on PS3
I'd milk it until that well runs dry.
GTA 5 sold more than games released this year. Let that sink in
That’s no surprise for the same reason I don’t read the comments on things on Facebook
I bought the PS5 version twice. Come at me conspiracy theorists!
This better be the last time they re-release GTA 5...if I see them announce it for PS6 too I'm gonna be super meh lol.
@Shigurui true but if players wanted the single player campaign would need to buy it plus the separate Gta online doesn't have option starting a closed session would need load single player for that but buying it for £8 great deal or( GTA ONLINE free separate on playstation 5 until june) gtav is a bargain even tho the game is 3 generations old 🤔 [email protected] near 4k60 with RT worth it now bring on GTA6 and remake of CANDIS CANEM EDIT original name to (BULLY)on ps2 and sequel also remake of the warriors
I only repurchased because I don't use my PC anymore and I got it when they were first offering it for 10$.
No way I'd have paid full price or anything.
I really want Tiny Tina but I'm waiting on the inevitable 5$ full game with all the DLC.
And just like that GTA 6 is pushed out another 12 months.
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