Take-Two currently has shipped a total of 80 million copies of Grand Theft Auto V.
The criminal “sandbox”, Grand Theft Auto V from Rockstar Games continues to bring a significant income parent company Take-Two Interactive. And this despite the fact that the game is on the market for three and a half years.
During a report to investors for the 2017 financial year, the management Take-Two mentioned that at the moment has shipped a total of 80 million copies of Grand Theft Auto V. Which, respectively, five million more than at the end of the third quarter, which ended in February 2017. With 75 % of sales have to the copies on physical media, and 25% for digital.
CEO Strauss Zelnik (Strauss Zelnick) joyfully notes that “sandbox” from Rockstar is still “attracts and pleases” to a new audience. This applies particularly to versions for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, the number of users continues to increase.
Apparently, due to such positive results, the stock price of Take-Two even again rose to 7.40 % (73.98 USD apiece), although after yesterday’s announcement, is about to release Red Dead Redemption 2 in 2018-the year the price fell to $ 62.90 per share.
As for revenue, Take-Two, for the whole of the 2017 financial year, the company received 1.780 billion, which is 26 % higher than twelve months earlier (when it was 1.414 billion).
Revenue from digital sales increased by 32 % (to 921.7 million). Of these, 50 % of the amount I had on the so-called recurring consumer spending (the purchase of virtual currency, extra content, microtransactions).
The main sources of dough in all respects was Grand Theft Auto V and Grand Theft Auto Online and NBA 2K16 NBA 2K17, Mafia III, WWE 2K17, as well as Sid Meier’s Civilization VI.
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