During its earnings report, Take-Two revealed the huge amount of success that Grand Theft Auto V has had and continues to have, while also teasing at the release of a “highly anticipated new title from one of 2K’s biggest franchises.” It also gave an idea of just how much money is made from microtransactions.
First, the GTA V success news: Grand Theft Auto V is now the best-selling video game of all-time in the US.
“According to The NPD Group, Grand Theft Auto V is now the all-time best-selling video game, both in revenues and units, based on combined U.S. digital and physical sales across PC, console and portable.”
Next, we have comments made about the big upcoming 2K game:
“Looking ahead, we expect fiscal 2019 to be a record year for Net Bookings and net cash provided by operating activities led by the upcoming launches of Rockstar Games’ Red Dead Redemption 2 and a highly anticipated new title from one of 2K’s biggest franchises…”
And finally, there’s the news that 42% of Take-Two’s sales are made up of microtransactions, with consumer spending having grown by 84% year-over-year.
Quite a few bombshells in that earnings report! What do you make of the news?
In other news, Star Wars Battlefront II‘s producer claims that “loot boxes are sometimes a necessity,” Call of Duty: WWII‘s nuke is real and here’s how you earn it, and the latest Battlefield 1 update is out now and adds the first Operation Campaign to the game.