GTA V breaks records hitting $1 billion sales in 3 days

Rockstar Games new Grand Theft auto installment blows record out the water

Rockstar Games Grand Theft Auto V has officially hit $1 billion in sales in just three days

Take-Two Interactive has officially announced more than $1 billion in sales of Grand Theft Auto V durings its first three days on sale.

The company believe "this marks the fastest than any entertainment property, including video games and feature films, has reached this significant milestone."

According to an LA Times report last year Call of Duty: Black Ops managed to earn $1 billion, but on its 15th day on sale.

Chairman and CEO of Take-Two, Strauss Zeinick, states "Grand Theft Auto is a cultural phenomenon and Rockstar Games continues to redefine what can be achieved in interactive entertainment. We are incredibly proud of the extraordinary critical and commercial response to Grand Theft Auto V."

The announcement follows reports of the game breaking sales records and becoming the fastest-selling game in UK history bringing in over £65 million in revnenue and selling 1.57 million units in the first day.

Highly-anticipated GTA Online will be launched globally on October 1st and will be completely free with every copy of GTA V.

GTA Online takes Rockstar's Grand Theft Auto series to the next level by offering 16-play co-op gameplay. See T3's top five GTA Online features here.

GTA V is currently available on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 but is expected to come to PC and next-gen consoles later this year.

Source: Take-Two Interactive