Grand Theft Auto 5 released today and it was met with an overwhelming response which could lead to some record sales. Take-Two Interactive Software spent $250 million and five years to develop the game and projections lead everyone to believe that the game will reach a huge profit for everyone involved.
According to reports fro AdAge.com, the game if forcasted to reach $1 billion in sales.
At a time when retail sales for video games are sliding, this would be a welcomed return for the market.
If you are interested to hear what those who went out to purchase Grand Theft Auto 5 on launch date are saying about the game now that they have sat down and had hours to enjoy the game play, you can check out a round up review here.
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Grand Theft Auto 5 is now available for sale on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, so be sure to head on out and see what the hype is all about. For those interested in more news and information from around the video game world, be sure to check out FanSided’s sister site, GameSided.com