Grand Theft Auto 5 bests lifetime sales of Grand Theft Auto 4 in three weeks in UK
Grand Theft Auto 5 has overtaken the lifetime sales of its predecessor, Grand Theft Auto 4, in a mere three weeks in the UK, this according to sales tracking company Chart-Track.
Rockstar’s latest blockbuster moved an eye-popped 1.57 million units in its first day in retail, topping Call of Duty: Black Ops 2’s 1.41 million record, while becoming the UK’s fastest-selling game in history.
Chart-Track also adds that Grand Theft Auto 5 has already become the 12th best-selling game of all time in the UK, and has raked fifth in the largest revenue in gaming history there, equal to the original Call of Duty: Black Ops.
Monday, Sony and the PlayStation Blog also announced that Grand Theft Auto 5 has become the best-selling, biggest digital retail release in company history, topping the infamous best seller, The Last of Us.