Sunday, 22 September 2013

Grand Theft Auto 5 crossed $ 1 billion sales in only 3 days

| Sunday, September 22, 2013 | |

The Rockstar's latest game innovation, the Grand Theft Auto 5 has successfully broken the revenue collection record by collecting over $ 1 billion in just three days. The game made sales worth $800 million on the very first day. While, the analysts were expecting to earn $ 1 billion in the first month.

The game became the fastest selling game in the UK, selling 1.57 million units on the first day collecting £65 million.

Before this, Call of Duty Black Ops earned $ 1 billion but it took almost 15 days to reach $ 1 billion mark. Where as GTA 5 took only three days. Rockstar spent $115 million in the games development and $150 million in marketing.

The game is till now only available for XBOX 360 and Playstation 3. The online version of the game will be launched on October 1st and online version will be packaged free with every copy of GTA 5.

The greatest innovation in the gameplay, is the ability to switch between the three players and experience all three sides of the interwoven story. With a lot of stuff to do when on the free run.

Author's Bio: Shubhashish Shukla (follow him) is the person behind Sector Techno (twitter, facebook), a technology blog. An always learning web developer.
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