GTA V curb stomping your faces -- Breaks 7 Guiness World Records
title, which launched on September 17, sold 11.21 million copies and
generated £511.8 million ($815.7 million) in its opening 24 hours of
As a result, it has broken records for best-selling video
game and highest revenue generated by an entertainment product in 24
hours.It has also become the fastest videogame and overall entertainment property to gross $1 billion, which it managed in three days.
totally deserves to be recognised as an icon of modern British culture,
and we're thrilled to be able to feature the game in the record books,"
said editor-in-chief Craig Glenday.
"Gaming is no longer a niche hobby, as GTA 5 has proved, and how exciting that it's taken on the might of Hollywood and won!"
GTA 5 has topped GTA 4's lifetime UK sales in just three weeks, becoming the 12th best-selling game.
Online was recently updated on Xbox 360 and PS3, resolving connection
issues, but has since seen characters and progress become lost.The list of Guinness World Records for GTA 5:
1. Best-selling action-adventure videogame in 24 hours
2. Best-selling videogame in 24 hours
3. Fastest entertainment property to gross $1 billion
4. Fastest videogame to gross $1 billion
5. Highest grossing videogame in 24 hours
6. Highest revenue generated by an entertainment product in 24 hours
7. Most viewed trailer for an action-adventure videogame
Edited by Alias_Avi - Oct 09 2013 at 6:30pm