Grand Theft Auto V breaks seven Guinness World Records

GTA VWe all knew that GTA V was going to be a huge game but I don’t think even Rockstar thought it would be this big. Grand Theft Auto V has officially broken seven Guinness World Records since its release on 17 September.

It had already been confirm that Rockstar GTA V game made £1 billion in sales in just 3 days making it the fastest entertainment property (games, films, music etc) to reach a Billion in sales but GTA V has gone on to break several more records since t launch. According to official figures, GTA 5 sold 11.21 million units in its first 24 hours and generated revenue of $815.7 million (£511.8 million).

“GTA totally deserves to be recognised as an icon of modern British culture, and we’re thrilled to be able to feature the game in the record books,” said Craig Glenday, Guinness World Records Editor-in-Chief.

Here’s the full list of Grand Theft Auto V’s records:

1. Best-selling action-adventure video game in 24 hours
2. Best-selling video game in 24 hours
3. Fastest entertainment property to gross $1 billion
4. Fastest video game to gross $1 billion
5. Highest grossing video game in 24 hours
6. Highest revenue generated by an entertainment product in 24 hours
7. Most viewed trailer for an action-adventure video game

Let see what happens when Call of Duty Ghosts hits the shelves next month.

 

Source: Wired UK

Reporter: Soulfinger

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