Take-Two Interactive Software today announced that Grand Theft Auto V
has achieved worldwide retail sales of more than $1 billion during its first three days on sale, according to company estimates. The company believes this marks the fastest that any entertainment property, including video games and feature films, have reached this milestone.
"'Grand Theft Auto' is a cultural phenomenon and Rockstar Games continues to redefine what can be achieved in interactive entertainment," said Strauss Zelnick, Chairman and CEO of Take-Two. "We are incredibly proud of the extraordinary critical and commercial response to 'Grand Theft Auto V.'"
Developed by series creator Rockstar North, Grand Theft Auto V
is currently available for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. The title is rated "M" for Mature by the ESRB.