The release of GTA 5 on 17 September 2013 could break all known records. It is assumed that the open-world title with three million copies, which are stand alone in the UK ready for release, will become the fastest-selling game of all time. The record in the UK has been Call of Duty: Black Ops with 1.4 million games sold.
Probably the most anticipated game of the year is without a doubt GTA 5, 17 September 2013 for Xbox 360 and Playstation 3 will appear. Already on the day of publication could break all the records of the open-world title from the developer Rockstar. As the English-language website computerandvideogames.com reported three million copies for the release day are provided solely for the UK.
If the quota of GTA 5 will be sold on the first day, would Call of Duty: Black Ops will be replaced as soon as previously sold game in the UK. The shooter from Activision had the time to sell 1.4 million units within the first 24 hours. Currently holds the world record in FIFA 13, which last October was able to sell 4.5 million on launch all games.
Also this brand is by GTA 5 is in serious danger. The predecessor Grand Theft Auto 4 has sold 630,000 copies on the first day in 2008 in the UK by the way. However, at that time the PS3 and Xbox 360 consoles were still quite new and much less common than today.