Take Two Interactive Q1 2019: GTAV nears 100 Million copies
Rockstar Games’ parent company, Take-Two Interactive, have released their earnings report for the past quarter, which ended June 30th, 2018. Net revenue for the quarter was $388.0 million, compared to the same time last year which was $418.2 million.
Now, for most of you, you really couldn’t care less about how much money Take-Two is making, you want to know about Grand Theft Auto V. All that information is below
Grand Theft Auto V sales slow down
During the last Quarter, Grand Theft Auto V sales did slow down. This was clear as Grand Theft Auto V was hardly ever in the top 10 weekly Games charts. Take-Two did confirm it is nearing 100 Million Sold Copies. During Q4 2018, GTAV did hit 95 Million sold copies
Grand Theft Auto Online
During the Take-Two conference call, Strauss Zelnick, CEO of Take-Two Interactive confirmed that Grand Theft Auto Online Exceeded expectations. They have said this for every Quarter since Grand Theft Auto Online released back in October 2013.
Take-Two interactive also confirmed during the Conference call that the After Hours update, which released on July, 24th, was a record-breaking update with more players logging in to play the Afer Hours update in the first week than there was for the Doomsday Update.
Red Dead Redemption 2
The only thing worth mentioning in the Conference call about Red Dead Redemption 2 is that Take-Two Interactive and Strauss Zelnick are incredibly excited for October 26th.
Strauss Zelnick also said that Take-Two interactive think it is great that Rockstar Games are cross Promoting Red Dead Redemption 2 and Grand Theft Auto Online.
Take-Two Interactive – Red Dead Redemption 2 will Shatter expectations and the online experience for RDR2 will be extraordinary