In its latest financial report covering the fourth quarter of 2023, publisher Take Two announced: GTA 5 sold others 5 million copiesreached a record number 195 million copies It has been selling since its debut in September 2013 (second only to Minecraft). This represents a growth of 2.6% compared to the previous year, making it clear how unorthodox the success of the series has been, having sold more than 420 million copies in total.
Very good Red Dead Redemption 2It sold another 4 million copies in the specified period, reaching 61 million in total. The Red Dead Redemption series reached 86 million copies in total, a growth of 5 million copies compared to September 2023.
From this data, it's not hard to understand why the wait for GTA 6 is so crazy, so much so that Take Two explained how the release of the game's trailer also helped monetize the fifth installment.
Other historical Take Two series also performed well; NBA 2K24 sold 7 million copies. We're not at GTA level, but it's still an excellent result.