Tuesday, May 06, 2008
GTA IV shatters UK first-week sales records
Title shifts almost a million units in first week; takes over £39 million at retail
Rockstar’s GTA IV has smashed all UK first-week sales records, according to official data obtained by MCV from industry monitor ChartTrack.
The game sold 926,000 units in the five-day period between its release (Tuesday, April 29th) and Saturday, May 3rd.
The title took a total of £39.9 million at UK retail – made up of Xbox 360 & PS3 software sales combined.