Analyst: GTAV Will Make $1 Billion in Sales During First Month

September 17, 2013Written by Sebastian Moss

Dr Kevil

Grand Theft Auto V will bring in a whopping $1 billion in sales during its first month, even more than Grand Theft Auto IV, according to Robert W. Baird analyst Colin Sebastian.

Sebastian (no, not me) said in a note to investors:

Given the significantly higher installed base of relevant console platforms at launch, greater sales concentration among the top video game franchises, and unprecedented pent-up demand, we expect GTAV to outpace GTAIV sales, and generate roughly $1 billion in retail sales during the first month.

GTAIV shipped 3.6 million units on launch-day in April 2008, making $310 million; 6 million units in its first week, making $500 million; and 11 million units in its first month, making $900 million.

Depending on where you live, GTAV is out now. Here’s our review.


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