GTA V is officially in the record books
Grand Theft Auto V has easily become the most popular video game of 2013 and has set records making it one of the most popular video games ever made. The game sold more than $1 billion so far and made $800 million of that money in the first 24 hours.
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The people at the Guinness World Records office have recognized the performance of the videogame with not one but seven official world records. The game broke the record for best-selling action-adventure videogame in 24 hours, best-selling videogame in 24 hours, fastest entertainment property to gross $1 billion, and the highest grossing videogame in 24 hours.
Other record smashed by GTA V include the highest revenue generated by an entertainment product in 24 hours and a record for the most viewed trailer for an action-adventure videogame. Even though the game is been available for several weeks it continues to place number two on the videogame sales charts showing that it has staying power.