Grand Theft Auto Franchise Sells Over 345 Million Items
Take-Two Interactive simply launched their monetary outcomes and so they’ve up to date the gross sales figures for a lot of of their franchises. The Grand Theft Auto franchise has now offered 345 million items between its many video games, whereas the Crimson Lifeless Redemption franchise has now shifted 60 million copies. There’s additionally new figures for a few of their different main franchises, together with BioShock, Borderlands, and NBA 2K.
Many Grand Theft Auto video games have been launched through the years, the newest of which is Grand Theft Auto V. This title alone has offered greater than 145 million copies over its lifetime and is the most effective promoting recreation of the last decade within the US for each variety of items offered and greenback gross sales. GTA V turned the quickest leisure launch to ever attain $1 billion in gross sales and has positively made a wholesome contribution to the franchise’s whole of 345 million items offered. This appears set to develop even additional later this 12 months with the discharge of the PS5 model of the sport and the standalone model of Grand Theft Auto On-line.
In the meantime, the Crimson Lifeless Redemption franchise has shifted almost 60 million items between the 2 video games and the standalone model of Crimson Lifeless On-line. Crimson Lifeless Redemption 2 is the largest contributor to that whole, promoting over 37 million items by itself. It’s the second greatest title to be launched within the US within the final three years when it comes to greenback gross sales. Crimson Lifeless On-line continues to obtain updates with extra races as a result of arrive subsequent week and an even bigger summer time replace scheduled so as to add extra missions.
The Borderlands franchise has now offered round 70 million items between the handful of video games. Of these titles, Borderlands 2 has offered over 25 million items and is 2K’s greatest promoting title. It’s sequel, Borderlands 3, has offered round 13 million items and have become 2K’s quickest promoting title. Regardless of rumors of Borderlands 4, it appears subsequent launch within the franchise would be the Borderlands film as an alternative. Developer Gearbox does have a new franchise in growth, although, with its first title as a result of be launched earlier than the tip of March 2022.
Over franchises to hit notable milestones embody BioShock with over 37 million items and Sid Meier’s Civilization with over 57 million items. When it comes to particular person titles, The Outer Worlds has now reached 3 million items offered due to the latest launch of the Homicide on Eridanos DLC, as reported by @DomsPlaying on Twitter. Developer Panache Digital was additionally extraordinarily blissful to disclose their title Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey has reached 1 million gross sales; they even launched a trailer thanking the group.
The corporate’s sports activities titles rounded out the report. The NBA 2K franchise has now offered over 111 million items, Unsurprisingly given the newer delay and remodeling of the NBA Reside franchise, it’s the greatest promoting basketball simulation property within the US when it comes to items and greenback gross sales. Lastly, PGA Tour 2K21 offered over 2 million items and was the quickest promoting golf recreation for the final ten years when it comes to items.