The GTA 5,After just 3 days in stores around the globe, GTA 5 has taken in more than $1 billion, Take-Two Interactive Software announced Friday.
The latest version of the franchise debuted on Sept. 17 for the Xbox 360 and the PlayStation 3. Its three-day haul "marks the fastest that any entertainment property, including video games and feature films, has reached this significant milestone," according to Take-Two, which owns GTA developer Rockstar Games.
"Grand Theft Auto is a cultural phenomenon and Rockstar Games continues to redefine what can be achieved in interactive entertainment," Strauss Zelnick, chairman and CEO of Take-Two, said in a statement. "We are incredibly proud of the extraordinary critical and commercial response to Grand Theft Auto V."