Take-Two Interactive has announced the sales of some of its most successful games and they couldn’t be more impressive: Grand Theft Auto 5 reaches 145 million in sales, while Red Dead Redemption 2 is in the 37 million. The data of the first, which was originally released in 2013, demonstrates the long commercial life enjoyed by this game with re-releases in different generations; This November coming to PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X | S improved so it is expected to receive a new boost in sales. The numbers of Grand Theft Auto Online, the multiplayer mode of GTA 5, show that the game is far from suffering exhaustion, and the quarter from January to March of this year has been the second strongest of the title, while Red Dead Online it has performed above expectations.
Both games are still selling well, though GTA 5 better than RDR 2 despite being older; in the previous quarter it was announced that Red Dead Redemption 2 was at 36 million – it has grown one in the first three months of the year – while Grand Theft Auto 5 It was at 140 million – it has added 5 million more.
Sales of other Take-Two series
Sid Meiers Civilization VI has surpassed 11 million copies sold and according to Strauss Zelnick, CEO of the company, Firaxis Games has “Several exciting projects in development launching this year”.
Take-Two plans to release 62 games over the next three years, and in this fiscal year, from April 1 to March 31, 2022, we will see 21 launches, four of them from main sagas – two from existing series and two from new licenses.
Of the four core titles releasing between April 1, 2021 – March 31, 2022, two will be based on existing IP and two are based on new franchises.
- Grand Theft Auto: 345 millones (GTAV: 145 million)
- NBA 2K: 111 million
- Borderlands: 70 million
- Red Dead Redemption: 60 millones (RDR2: 37 million)
- Civilization: 57 million
- BioShock: 37 million