Industry NewsGTA IV smashes day one sales record
MCV - January 1, 2008
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at 10:01AM PST on April 30, 2008
Data obtained by MCV from official UK industry monitor ChartTrack shows that Rockstar’s GTA IV has become the fastest selling game ever in a 24 hour period.
Total online and High Street sales for the game hit 609,000 in one day.
335,000 copies were sold on Microsoft’s machine – 55 per cent of sales and a new record for the console.
GTA IV sold 274,000 copies on PS3 yesterday – 45 per cent of all sales and another format record breaking performance.