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Rockstar Games Breaks New Records with Grand Theft Auto V and Red Dead Redemption 2
Grand Theft Auto V is the Best-Selling Game of the Past Decade*
Red Dead Redemption 2 is the Best-Selling Game of the Past Four Years*
Grand Theft Auto V and Red Dead Redemption 2 have sold-in more than 150 million units worldwide combined since their launches
GTA Online breaks multiple audience records with Diamond Casino Heist Update
Red Dead Online reaches new peak in player numbers after the release of Moonshiners update
Grand Theft Auto V is the best-selling game of the past decade in U.S. dollar sales*, also earning BBC’s top Game of the Decade**. Seven years after release, the shared living world of GTA Online has had its biggest series of back-to-back updates ever in terms of player numbers, with new records set in December and the quarter ending
In addition to these blockbuster achievements, Grand Theft Auto V also hit a new record for video engagements in January***, illustrating how compelling Grand Theft Auto V content is to viewers and broadcasters alike.
Red Dead Redemption 2 continues to outperform, achieving a new benchmark as the top-selling title of the last four years in U.S. dollar sales*. Red Dead Online also continues to see strong growth, hitting a new peak in player numbers in December following the release of the latest update, Moonshiners, topping those numbers again in January.
Together, both award-winning titles have attained incredible benchmarks for Rockstar Games, with collective lifetime sell-in of Grand Theft Auto V and Red Dead Redemption 2 now totaling more than 150 million units worldwide. Rockstar Games’ total online audience is now its biggest ever, having recorded its largest numbers ever throughout the fourth quarter of calendar 2019.
To celebrate these milestones, Rockstar Games will be offering huge bonuses to players in both games starting this week:
GTA Online will feature bonus cash of up to GTA$2,000,000 in its biggest cash giveaway yet. Starting on
Red Dead Online players will receive a series of gifts including free access to select roles, special role item giveaways and more, including:
Grand Theft Auto V is rated M for Mature by the ESRB. For more information, please visit https://www.rockstargames.com/V/.
Red Dead Redemption 2 is rated M for Mature by the ESRB. For more information, please visit www.rockstargames.com/reddeadredemption2.
*According to the
**** Red Dead Online exited the beta period
About Rockstar Games
Rockstar Games cemented their reputation as creators of complex living worlds with the Grand Theft Auto series, one of the most successful entertainment properties of all time with over 270 million units sold-in worldwide. Through a string of critically acclaimed games including the Grand Theft Auto series, the Red Dead Redemption series, the Max Payne series, Bully,
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Source: Take-Two Interactive
Alan Lewis (Corporate Press)
Henry Diamond (Investor Relations)