GTA V makes $800 million in first day

Grand Theft Auto 5, the blockbuster sequel to Rockstar Games’ ultra popular sandbox crime franchise, managed to rake in an enormous £496 million in its first 24 hours alone.

That’s roughly $800 million – nearly $1 billion.

The game cost £170 million to develop and bring to market, soaring past some high budget  Hollywood blockbusters, such as Avatar. Fans across the United Kingdom queued up earlier this week for a midnight launch. So far every corner of the press is laying praise on the game.


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