The cries from followers for a sequel to Grand Theft Auto V will possible go unanswered for a pair extra years as Rockstar confirms it has now shipped a ridiculous 140 million copies of the sport. And if that wasn’t absurd sufficient, the studio revealed that 2020 was the title’s best-selling yr because it launched all the way in which again on PlayStation three in 2013. This prepare actually does refuse to cease.
The 2 massive causes for this continued success are clear: the coronavirus pandemic and the multiplayer behemoth that’s GTA Online. The gaming trade has seen income soar throughout the board as households keep at house to fight COVID-19, which could have been a contributing consider Grand Theft Auto V continuing to appear in the top 10 of the UK physical sales charts across last year. Probably the most worthwhile leisure product of all time announced it had shipped 130 million copies as of late May 2020, that means it has despatched out one other 10 million models within the 9 months since then. With a PlayStation 5 port deliberate for 2021, the sport will obtain one more gross sales spike at some point.
Elsewhere throughout Take-Two’s Q3 earnings name, CEO Strauss Zelnick was requested whether or not remasters of earlier Grand Theft Auto titles could possibly be a factor within the close to future. He merely responded: “It’s an amazing and inspiring query. I’m form of inclined to go away it extra as an announcement than a query and any replace on our launch schedule will come from Rockstar Video games.” Zelnick additionally revealed that Red Dead Redemption 2 has now shipped 36 million copies, whereas NBA 2K21 has eight million models to its identify.
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