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Grand Theft Auto V came out in 2013, and it is still selling millions of copies. Take-Two revealed today as part of its financials for the second quarter that total sales for the open-world game are now at over 85 million.

Grand Theft Auto V originally released for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, but the newer versions on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC have kept the game going. Rockstar Games supports its online multiplayer, Grand Theft Auto Online, with a constant stream of updates that add new vehicles and multiplayer modes. Players spend real cash to help unlock cars, clothing, and more.

Just this May, GTAV’s sales were at 80 million. So it has sold another 5 million since then. Grand Theft Auto V’s relevancy so long after release is an abnormally for triple-A gaming, and it’s one that has brought in a lot of money for Take-Two.

Rockstar Games is now working on Red Dead Redemption 2, another open-world experience that will have an online component. It is coming out for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One during the second quarter of 2018.

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