After 8 years of accompanying the players, the game Grand Theft Auto V (GTA V) managed to set a new record. Since its launch last September 2013, this game has sold 160 million copies.
This figure makes GTA V the second best-selling game in history. Until now, the title of best-selling game is still held by Minecraft with a total of 200 million copies of the game that have been sold.
The great achievements achieved by GTA V were announced through a report released by Take Two, the company that oversees the developer of the popular game series GTA series.
According to Take Two’s report, GTA V has also been named one of the best-selling games in the US in the last decade. The title is awarded based on game unit revenue and sales.
Take Two claims that GTA V is one of the fastest games to score $1 billion in revenue.
Overall, the Grand Theft Auto game series has reportedly sold 370 million game copies. By comparison, all Pokemon game franchises sold have surpassed 380 million copies.
GTA V is considered as one of the most successful game series because it is able to present interesting content and exciting gameplay.
Take Two claims that GTA V is one of the first games to carry the open-world concept.
The breadth of the map (map) and the various missions provided, players can explore and experiment with various elements available in the game.
The popularity achieved by GTA V never goes out thanks to the presence of GTA Online. This multiplayer game was first introduced as an expansion of GTA V.
Rockstar Games seems to intend to continue to keep players loyal with various updates that are provided for free.
So far, GTA Online has released at least 40 updates to the game.
Not long ago, Rockstar Games also announced big plans for GTA V and GTA Online. The online game series will finally get a standalone version on March 15, 2022.
However, it is not known for certain whether GTA V and GTA Online will continue to print new players, given the news of the presence of GTA 6.
Early last February, Rockstar Games confirmed that it was currently developing the successor game to GTA V.
The exact title of the game that will be carried is not stated, but it is possible that the follow-up game will carry the title of GTA 6 or GTA VI.
Apart from this information, the details about GTA 6 are still very minimal. Rockstar Games has yet to provide any further news regarding the gameplay, the engine used, or the release date of GTA 6.