Grand Theft Auto V's launch day was a massive one, so much so that the game earned over $800M in the first 24 hours of its launch yesterday, the 17th September 2013.
For comparison, Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 had the previous day one record with $500M, which at the time broke Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3's $400M.
Take 2 Interactive CEO Strauss Zelnick wrote in his statement on the figures, "All of us at Take-Two are thrilled with the initial response to Grand Theft Auto V. Once again, the team at Rockstar Games have outdone themselves, setting the entertainment industry's new standard for creativity, innovation and excellence."
Strategy Informer gave Grand Theft Auto V a 10/10 score in its .
Grand Theft Auto V tops over $800M on first day
19 September 2013 | By JonahFalcon