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Grand Theft Auto V already beats Grand Theft Auto IV’s lifetime U.K. sales

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How much more is five than four? According to Grand Theft Auto, a lot.

Despite only being on the market for three weeks, lifetime sales of Grand Theft Auto V in the U.K. have already passed 2008’s Grand Theft Auto IV. The open-world action game is now the 12th best-selling title in the U.K. market of all time and fifth best in terms of overall revenue, according to Games Industry International. The four games beating GTA V in revenue are all from the popular first-person shooter series Call of Duty.

Grand Theft Auto V is also breaking plenty of records outside of the U.K. It managed to make $1 billion during its first three days in retail, making it the fastest-selling entertainment property in history.


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