Rockstar Games can show all the pride of the world with Grand Theft Auto V. It’s more than a well-known open-world game is busting any record numbers there may be. According to its latest financial reports, GTA V has already exceeded 135 million units sold. It is an unquestionable success and is expected to continue to grow with the planned launch for the next generation of consoles.
The titanic figures of GTA V, and the little giant of Red Dead Redemption II
The company has already closed the second quarter of the fiscal year 2021, publishing its presentation for investors. As well as moving forward with their next-gen projects for Xbox Series X | S and PS5, they can’t help but look at what they’ve accomplished with Grand Theft Auto. Driven by an unstoppable multiplayer facet, GTA Online has already exceeded 135 million. Although far away, Red Dead Redemption II is also pointing ways, and it has already accumulated 35 million units sold.
All this has resulted in a quarter that has reported more than 840 million dollars of benefits for the company. Very good numbers, although 2% below the same period during fiscal year 2020. It seems a bad evolution, but it is not at all, since its digital and loyalty strategy has proven to be the most effective . They have managed to make 59% of the net profits come from recurring users , from players who buy DLC, make micropayments and add to the stores included in their games.
Not bad for the company, much less for a game that continues to make it clear that it is a milestone. Everything is gearing up for the next generation, and with the release of GTA V on PS5, it’s easy to foresee that the title will easily surpass 150 million. Will it reach 200 million units?