GTA V continues its dominance in the market as the game have managed to generate $31 million in digital revenue for January 2015. It looks like there’s no stopping GTA V.
Superdata, a digital sales analyst, recently started to analyze digital sales of console games as well. According to their figures, GTA V was the #1 game worldwide in terms of digital revenue last month. Easily going past Call of Duty Advanced Warfare, Destiny, Dying Light and more.
The $31 million number include digital sales as well as DLC and micro-transactions on both PSN and Xbox Live. Superdata revealed a list of top ten best selling games (digitally).
1: Grand Theft Auto V – $31.8 Million
2: Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare – $23.5 Million
3: Destiny – $14.2 Million
4: Dying Light – $12 Million
5: Battlefield 4 – $11.7 Million
6: Resident Evil HD Remastered – $10.8 Million
7: Minecraft – $10.3 Million
8: Call of Duty: Ghosts – $9.2 Million
9: Madden NFL 15 – $6.1 Million
10: Call of Duty: Black Ops II – $3.5 Million
It was revealed that 63% of total generated revenue from these top ten titles, was on PlayStation systems. PlayStation 4 alone was responsible for 43% of that. On the other hand, 70% of total revenue was made on current-gen systems. Around 50% of overall revenue generated by these games is from the United States.
Ever since release GTA V was expected to do well, just like every other GTA title. However, the game has exceeded expectations and keeps amazing us with strong performance.
Earlier this month GTA V crossed 45 million sales and is close to hitting the 50 million mark. One can only wonder what GTA 6 will achieve.