We all know that the Grand Theft Auto series is incredibly popular in the gaming world, to the point of being a cultural phenomenon; a household name, be it for reasons both good and bad. The bottom line for developers Rockstar is that the franchise is making them a lot of money, and now they have revealed the latest sales figures for the most recent entry in the series.

As of February 2017, Grand Theft Auto 5 has sold 75 million copies. What’s even more impressive is the fact that the game has sold 5 million copies between November 2016 and the present day. Bear in mind that GTA 5 originally released on last-gen hardware in 2013; the game is technically 4 years old. These numbers are insane, and really highlight the unique position Rockstar find themselves in. The developers could probably release anything and still make millions.

Cha-ching.

This coming year promises to be a quiet one for Rockstar, with the only noteable exception being the release of a small side project in the shape of Red Dead Redemption 2. It’s just as well that Grand Theft Auto 5 continues to sell well, then.

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