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7 World Records Have Been Awarded to Grand Theft Auto V

By Jon Ireson in News

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GTA V has been the source of much controversy both good and bad. You can read our review here, and find more information as well as gameplay videos and trailers in our dedicated GTA V Section. Today we are happy to announce that Grand Theft Auto V has earned itself a place in the record books. This is not the first time the GTA series has been featured, but this is the biggest entry it has spawned (which even surpasses the records previously held by films like Titanic, Avatar, and games like Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 and Black Ops). Take a look below at the records the game has earned itself as recognized by Guinness World Records.

  • Best-selling action-adventure videogame in 24 hours
  • Best-selling videogame in 24 hours
  • Fastest entertainment property to gross $1 billion
  • Fastest videogame to gross $1 billion
  • Highest grossing videogame in 24 hours
  • Highest revenue generated by an entertainment product in 24 hours
  • Most viewed trailer for an action-adventure videogame
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