According to Take 2, the service enjoyed its busiest year ever last year and garnered a 28% hike in revenue for the company. Those numbers look set to continue climbing too, with Take 2 having announced it will be bringing a standalone version of GTA Online to PS5 and Xbox Series X later this year.
90 million copies sold. $6 billion in revenue. It's official. GTA V, created in Scotland, has beaten every other video game, Hollywood blockbuster and music release in history to become the biggest entertainment product in the world.
VG247's news editor Dave Cook has just published issue number 1 of his new, regular, Scotland-focused editorial, VG247 Scotland, looking at the state of the games industry as it relates to Scotland and including creators, CEOs and experts from Scotland's video games sector. This new issue explores the various distribution channels available to games creators,... Continue Reading →
Take 2, parent company of Rockstar Games has reported that GTA V has achieved the company's highest ever sell through sales revenues, with the game achieving $800M in global sales in the first 24 hours of release. This is a record for the GTA series, for Take 2 and may well be the highest day... Continue Reading →
As the headline suggests, the Xbox 360 version of indie sensation Minecraft has been doing rather well. Microsoft announced at the end of the week that the game had broken existing sales records for first day sales. While no figures have been announced, the game was apparently making profit within the first hour of release,... Continue Reading →