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Grand Theft Auto V® Retail Sales Exceed $800 Million Worldwide During First Day of Launch
First 24 hour sales highest in history of
“All of us at Take-Two are thrilled with the initial response to Grand
Theft Auto V. Once again, the team at Rockstar Games have
outdone themselves, setting the entertainment industry's new standard
for creativity, innovation and excellence," said Strauss Zelnick,
Chairman and CEO of Take-Two. “Beginning at midnight on Monday,
consumers around the world gathered in anticipation to be among the
first to experience the evolution of this remarkable series. In
Following are samples of early reviews:
“No other world in video games comes close to this in size or scope, and there is sharp intelligence behind its sense of humor and gift for mayhem. It tells a compelling, unpredictable, and provocative story without ever letting it get in the way of your own self-directed adventures through San Andreas. It is one of the very best video games ever made." – IGN, 10/10
“It's a remarkable achievement, a peerless marriage of world design, storytelling and mechanics that pushes these ageing consoles to the limit and makes it all look easy. As we stand on the brink of a new generation, GTA V sends an intimidating message to the rest of the industry. Beat that." - Edge, 10/10
“You’ve never seen a game world as thoroughly realized…as irresistible to play as it is to admire.” – Time, 5/5
“GTA V is the culmination of everything we love about the series: It’s big, it’s pretty, and most importantly it’s just nonstop fun.” – Guardian UK, 100%
“One of the pinnacle achievements this generation of games has offered.” – CNET
Developed by series creator Rockstar North, Grand Theft Auto V
is currently available for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment
system and the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from
Grand Theft Auto V also includes access to Grand Theft
Auto Online, the revolutionary new open world online game launching
For more information about Grand Theft Auto V and Grand Theft Auto Online, please visit www.rockstargames.com/V.
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