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Grand Theft Auto V sales hit 80m units

The juggernaut that is Grand Theft Auto V has now surpassed 80m sales, according to publisher Take-Two. In the company’s Q4 and fiscal year earnings release, Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick confirmed that the title has now sold at least another 5m copies since the company’s last earnings report in February, …

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Grand Theft Auto V has hit 6m units in the UK – it’s still a must-have game

It’s Christmas joy for all at RockStar and Take-Two as Grand Theft Auto V continues its astonishing sales record. This week, just in time for the holidays, the game roared past 6m total sales – according to Eurogamer. That’s UK physical sales, no digital copies, since its launch on the …

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Take-Two: Lohan filed GTAV lawsuit ‘for publicity purposes’

Celebrity Lindsay Lohan has been accused of using a lawsuit to get attention. In July it was revealed that the Herbie: Fully Loaded, Mean Girls and Ugly Betty Star is alleging that Grand Theft Auto V character Lacey Jonas was unofficially based on her. Lohan claimed the character is an …

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GTA V is the biggest selling entertainment product of 2013. Call of Duty falls to No.5

The Top 20 Entertainment Products of 2013 are in, and it’s unsurprising to see Grand Theft Auto V come out on top, with 3.67m units sold. It comfortably beats competition from the James Bond movie Skyfall, which sold 2.96m units last year on DVD and Blu-ray. That means Call of …

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GTA Stimulus pack coming in next few days

The GTA Stimulus pack will be distributed in ‘the next couple of days’. The pack is Rockstar’s way of apologising for Grand Theft Auto Online’s buggy beginnings and money will be wired into the virtual bank accounts of any players who logged on in October. Gamers will receive $500,000 in-game …

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Over 1,000 people made GTA V

Rockstar North has revealed a team of 1,000+ developers worked on Grand Theft Auto V. In an interview with sister-site Develop, studio president Leslie Benzies confirmed the monster team that worked on what has since become the fastest selling game in UK history. "It’s probably more, much more," said Benzies. …

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GTA Online microtransactions: first details emerge

Prices and more information has been revealed about Grand Theft Auto V’s multiplayer microtransactions. Eurogamer reports that Rockstar will be offering four GTA Online currency cards that will give users varying amounts of in-game wonga to splash on cars and properties. The existence of these cash cards was first rumoured …

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Analyst predicts GTA V will sell 25m units in first year

We all know Grand Theft Auto V has done gangbusters at launch, but one analyst doesn’t expect it to lose momentum any time soon. Doug Creutz of US firm Cowen & Company predicts Rockstar’s blockbuster will shift a whopping 25m units in its first year on sale, according to CVG. …

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GTA V makes $1bn in three days

Grand Theft Auto V has made $1bn in three days. That’s faster than any other entertainment product in history, including movies. It is 12 days faster than Call of Duty: Black Ops II (which was released on more consoles) and 16 days faster than the Avengers movie. Grand Theft Auto …

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