Take-Two Interactive, the publisher of GTA V has announced that the game has exceeded 140 million units. Despite having been released seven years ago, the game from Rockstar keeps selling exceptionally well and the last year was the best-selling year for GTA V from 2013.
Straus Zelnick, CEO of Take-Two Interactive has confirmed the sales numbers on a call of the publisher’s most recent earnings.
“In the history of the entertainment industry, there’s perhaps no experience that’s more loved, more expansive, more critically acclaimed, and more successful than Rockstar Games Grand Theft Auto”, the CEO said. “Grand Theft Auto V remains one of the most iconic titles ever released and continues to exceed our expectations, having sold in over 140 million units. In fact, in calendar 2020, more copies of Grand Theft Auto V were sold than in any other year except for 2013 when it first launched on PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360.”
These numbers are very impressive for GTA V. Meanwhile, the next-gen versions for Xbox Series X|S and PS5 going to release in the second half of 2021. The next-gen version of the GTA V release was mentioned by Zelnick on the call.
“In addition, during the second half of calendar 2021, Rockstar Games will bring the blockbuster hit Grand Theft Auto V to the latest generation of consoles. The new version will feature a range of technical improvements, visual upgrades and performance enhancements to take full advantage of the latest hardware making the game more beautiful and more responsive than ever.”
As per the current scenario, the performance of GTA V is going very well, so GTA VI is not in any hurry to release.