Take-Two revealed today
that it has shipped nearly 29 million copies of Rockstar's Grand Theft Auto 5
since the game's launch last month.
"The title received stellar reviews, shattered entertainment industry records, and has already sold-in nearly 29 million units to date," Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick said. "The extraordinary success of Grand Theft Auto V
illustrates the positive momentum in our business and consumers' enduring appetite for the highest-quality interactive entertainment."
Take-Two notes that sell-in numbers for Grand Theft Auto 5
already exceed Grand Theft Auto 4
's lifetime units shipped in its first six weeks of release. Grand Theft Auto 5
earned the company $1 billion in three days
, breaking the previous time-to-$1 billion sales record set by Call of Duty: Black Ops 2