Rockstar’s open-world western Pink Lifeless Redemption 2 has additionally been a big-seller, shifting greater than 36 million copies.
Grand Theft Auto V continues to be an enormous success for Rockstar and Take Two. Throughout its newest monetary earnings name, Take Two revealed that GTA V has now bought greater than 140 million copies–a quantity that may doubtless solely proceed to develop when the sport comes to PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X later this 12 months.
Regardless of being greater than seven years outdated at this level, 2020 was GTA V’s single finest 12 months since launch. Take Two mentioned “extra copies of Grand Theft Auto V” had been bought final 12 months than another 12 months since 2013, when the title first launched on PS3 and Xbox 360. Recurrent shopper spending–Take Two’s terminology for in-game purchases–for Grand Theft Auto On-line grew 28% year-over-year, outperforming the corporate’s third-quarter forecast.
Grand Theft Auto V continues to obtain a daily stream of updates to its GTA On-line mode. Again in December, Rockstar rolled out the large Cayo Perico Heist update, which launched the titular heist in addition to a brand new island location, a brand new nightclub, new autos and weapons, and extra.
GTA On-line is undoubtedly a giant motive for GTAV’s continued success. In accordance with Take Two, the net mode “had extra gamers in each month and for the whole lot of calendar 2020 than in another 12 months since its launch.” Take Two mentioned final 12 months “additionally marked Grand Theft Auto On-line’s highest participation fee ever by each new gamers and reactivated gamers.” Rockstar will likely be releasing a standalone version of Grand Theft Auto Online later this 12 months on PS5 and Xbox Sequence X/S.
Grand Theft Auto V wasn’t Rockstar’s solely massive vendor. Throughout the identical name, Take Two additionally revealed that Red Dead Redemption 2 has now bought greater than 36 million models, and its on-line part, Pink Lifeless On-line, had “extra gamers, together with extra new gamers, within the month of December than in another month since its beta launch in 2018.” Take Two says Rockstar will proceed to help each GTA On-line and Pink Lifeless On-line with updates in 2021 and past.