Grand Theft Auto V Tops 85 Million Units Shipped, Tops Wii Sports - NewsWilliam D'Angelo , posted on 08 November 2017 / 5,144 Views
Take-Two released its earnings report for the quarter ending September 30 and the open-world action game - Grand Theft Auto V - has now shipped 85 million units. That is up from 80 million units in May.
The game is now the "all-time best-selling video game" in the US when you take into account units sold, as well as revenue. It has now outsold Wii Sports, which has sold over 82 million units.
Grand Theft Auto Online had its best quarter in terms of revenue. However, exact figures were not disclosed.
Overall, Take-Two earned $443.6 million in revenue, up from $420.2 million a year ago. Revenue from digital sales increased 31 percent to $302.9 million from $230.8 million. Digital sales accounted for 68 percent of Take-Two's total revenue.
Take-Two posted a loss of $2.7 million, which is down from $36.4 million in profit from the same period a year ago.
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