Grand Theft Auto V (or GTA 5 , whatever ) is a game that has left an indelible mark on the market, even after its release on Xbox Series X | S and PS5.
The fifth episode of the franchise (which you can also find on Amazon at a really low price) is in fact one of those games that we always talk about very willingly.
Now, while the first official news on the development of GTA 6 has finally arrived – the release of which is still a long way off – we are back to talking about GTA 5 . p>
As also reported by Twinfinite , the game has in fact reached a number of copies shipped all over the world truly mind-boggling .
Take-Two Interactive Software has recently announced financial results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2023 , covering the period between April and June 2022.
Take-Two defined the results ‘strong’ and ‘above expectations’ , despite posting a net loss due to the acquisition of Zynga.
On the other hand, GAAP net revenues increased 36% over the previous year, reaching $ 1.1 billion , while net bookings grew 41% over the previous year. the previous year, thus reaching 1.0 billion dollars .
The major titles that have enabled this are NBA 2K22, Grand Theft Auto Online and Grand Theft Auto V, Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands, Empires & Puzzles, Red Dead Redemption 2 and Red Dead Online , WWE 2K22 , Rollic , The Quarry, Toon Blast and Top Eleven .
Take-Two CEO, Strauss Zelnick , provided the traditional commentary accompanying the press release, reiterating that «Fiscal year 2023 got off to a great start, as show the net bookings of the first quarter, equal to 1 billion dollars ».
Notably, Grand Theft Auto V sold nearly 170 million units , while Red Dead Redemption 2 outperformed the 45 million units . The previous update, shared in May, featured over 165 million copies for GTA5 and over 44 million units for the Red Dead Redemption sequel.
Staying on the subject, did you read that a few weeks ago GTA 5 also beat everyone on the famous streaming platform Twitch , so much so that it crushed the competition?
But that’s not all: in recent weeks an interesting Bloomberg report has been released, according to which the sixth chapter of the series will become more politically correct: we talked about it in our dedicated special special.