Take-Two Interactive announced today Grand Theft Auto V sales has achieved $1 billion during its first three days at retail.
The game previously exceeded approximately $800 million worldwide within 24 hours on its launch-day in sales, making it “the highest first day retail sales of any title in the history of the Company and the Grand Theft Auto series”
With a $1 billion record in its first 3 days, this means that Grand Theft Auto V is the fastest entertainment product of all time. Not even movies or other video games has reached this huge milestone in just 3 days.
Strauss Zelnick, Chairman and CEO of Take-Two said:
“Grand Theft Auto is a cultural phenomenon and Rockstar Games continues to redefine what can be achieved in interactive entertainment. We are incredibly proud of the extraordinary critical and commercial response to Grand Theft Auto V.”
GTA V launched September 17th worldwide for the PS3. Be sure to check back for our review.