Strauss Zelnick likes the query and says it is an “encouraging” thought.
Given the immense and ongoing success of Grand Theft Auto V–it’s offered 140 million copies–some are questioning if Rockstar Video games will flip its consideration again in time with a remaster or re-release of the studio’s earlier GTA video games. It stays to be seen if that may occur, however the head of Rockstar’s mum or dad firm is counted amongst those that like that query and the probabilities it brings up.
Throughout an earnings call on Monday, Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick was requested if the corporate sees a chance to remaster prior GTA video games to money in on the massive enchantment of the franchise. The query particularly identified that the GTA V viewers won’t have performed earlier video games within the collection, so remastering older entries might be a technique to enchantment to them and promote extra items.
In his trademark trend, Zelnick stated official bulletins about future Rockstar merchandise will come from the developer itself. However he did say he likes the query and he discover it “encouraging,” which is an intriguing response.
“It is an excellent and inspiring query. I am sort of inclined to depart it extra as a press release than a query,” Zelnick stated. “And any updates on our launch schedule will come from Rockstar Video games.”
GTA V has now offered 140 million copies, and it simply retains rising. 2020 was the game’s best year for sales since 2013, the 12 months it initially launched on PS3 and Xbox 360. The sport, and it is GTA On-line mode, are poised for one more breakout 12 months in 2021 with the launch of GTA Online’s standalone edition in addition to bespoke editions of GTA V for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X that benefit from the ability of these consoles.