DID YOU KNOW?
Did you know that Grand Theft Auto V or GTA V is one of the most expensive video games to be developed? Yes, the hit action-adventure video game by Rockstar North and Rockstar Games cost a lot to make. Grand Theft Auto V is, in fact, the second most expensive video game of all time with a total cost of $285 million following Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 with a whopping total cost of $292 million. According to Rockstar North, over 1,000 people were part of the team that worked on to develop Grand Theft Auto V. Development of GTA’s 5th series started soon after the release of Grand Theft Auto IV. Finally, GTA V was released in September 2013.
Their budget and efforts definitely paid off when sales of GTA V hit $1 billion making it the fastest entertainment property to reach that amount in sales. GTA V has the most successful release within the entertainment industry outselling movies released during that time. Within 3 days of being released, Grand Theft Auto 5 earned more than $1 billion in sales while Iron Man 3 being that summer's biggest blockbuster only garnered $372 million in its first weekend internationally.