Sales Record Broken in UK: Grand Theft Auto V

GTA V sells multimillion copies in UK.

CVG is reporting that record breaking pre-sales for Grand Theft Auto V has occurred in the United Kingdom in numbers totaling around 3 million.

Now granted, these are pre-order numbers and some are likely to be canceled. If only half of their current pre-orders pick up their game (1.5 million), this sets the stage for GTA V to surpass the current best selling game, Call of Duty: Black Ops by Activision (which had a 1.4 million sold in one day).

It is not known how many of these numbers are for PS3 or Xbox 360 at this time. Grand Theft Auto V is set to be released globally for both consoles September 17, 2013.

About GTA V

Rockstar Games once again brings us a new installment set in Los Santos featuring three main characters:

  • Franklin, a street hustler,
  • Michael, a professional ex-con,
  • and Trevor.

Naturally, the game is set up to complete jobs of illegal nature so the three man crew will have cushy lives following their life of crime.

Published Jun. 26th 2013

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