GZ News Update 9/20/13: GTA 5 PC spotted and Microsoft defends their horizontal standing console
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Back in May we reported that you shouldn't stand your Xbox One up vertically. At the time, Microsoft only explained that the design of the airflow and venting system was "optimized for horizontal orientation." This week at the Tokyo Game Show, Albert Panello, senior director of product management and planning at Xbox, reiterated this stance.
Grand Theft Auto 5 earned $800 million in first day sales. It's on track to become, if not already, one of biggest launches for any entertainment product ever -- games, moves, television, etc. Just think about that for a second. Apparently, legendary developer and 22Cans boss Peter Molyneux has, and he's not too impressed.
Grand Theft Auto 5, which earned $800 million in first-day sales, has now surpassed the $1 billion mark, according to publisher Take-Two Interactive's estimates.