Grand Theft Auto V Breaks 7 Guinness World Records


Grand Theft Auto V really is rolling in it’s success! and it has been revealed that it has broken not one, not two but a staggering 7 Guinness World Records.

The seven world records that it has broken include the following:

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

Guinness World Records editor-in-chief Craig Glenday stated:

GTA totally deserves to be recognized as an icon of modern British culture, and we’re thrilled to be able to feature the game in the record books, Gaming is no longer a niche hobby, as GTA V has proved, and how exciting that it’s taken on the might of Hollywood and won! I’m also doubly proud as a Dundonian to welcome this home-grown series back into the Guinness World Records book.

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Source: MCV

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