Grand Theft Auto Breaks Record With $800M In First-Day Sales

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The video game Grand Theft Auto V sold more than $800 million during its first 24 hours, making it the best-selling video game of all time for first-day sales.

According to CNET, the game’s release could be the biggest of 2013. Some analysts estimate that it will bring in about $1 billion for the franchise in its first month in stores.

Grand Theft Auto 5 only has a single-player component on Xbox 360 and PS3. Rockstar announced the multiplayer supplement, Grand Theft Auto Online, will launch on October 1.

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Grand Theft Auto V, which was released on Sept. 17, is an open-world game with a narrative that focuses on three urban criminals. It was developed over five years ago with a budget estimated at $260 million.

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