Grand Theft Auto V Sales Top 40 Million Worldwide - NewsWilliam D'Angelo, posted on 07 January 2015 / 25,659 Views
Rockstar has had a runaway success with Grand Theft Auto V. The game set records when it launched in September 2013 for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. The next generation versions of the game for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One has helped the game hit a new milestone.
Grand Theft Auto V has sold more than 40 million units worldwide, as of the week ending December 20, according to VGChartz. The game has sold 40.56 million units. The game has sold 16.97 million units in the US and 15.68 million units in Europe.
The PlayStation 3 version accounts for nearly half of the all the sales. The game has sold 19.24 million units worldwide on the PlayStation 3. The Xbox 360 version has sold 17.79 million units. The PlayStation 4 version has sold 4.73 million units, while the Xbox One version has sold 1.81 million units.
A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. Outside, in the real world, he has a passion for the outdoors which includes everything from hiking to having received his B.A. in Environmental Studies. You can contact the author at firstname.lastname@example.org or on Twitter @TrunksWD.