GTA V has now sold 140 million units after massive 2020

Last year was the best year for the game since its launch in 2013.

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Grand Theft Auto V is still breaking records over seven years since its initial release, reaching a record 140 million units sold.

Alongside its earnings report, Take-Two Interactive recently shared the news that GTA was one of its best sellers in 2020, moving more than 20 million copies. That marks the most copies sold in a calendar year since the game’s initial launch.

The most recent entry in the Grand Theft Auto franchise has continued to post strong results, managing to remain a staple title over multiple generations of consoles. Initially released for PS3 and Xbox 360 in 2013, developers Rockstar and Take-Two have shared their plans to introduce the title again for the PS5 and Xbox Series consoles much like they had done previously for the launch of the PS4 and Xbox One X.

Sales numbers don’t appear to be slowing down for GTA V either. The third-party roleplaying mod NoPixel 3.0 server took the game back to the top of Twitch over the past few days. NoPixel allows its users to take on a persona in-game and roleplay along with other players and streamers. This mod is built on the core system of GTA V, but there are a plethora of new features introduced to aid the roleplaying experience.

In 2020, more people were recorded playing GTA Online than any year previously. With the online component being one of the key selling points for GTA V, PS5 users will be able to download the standalone Online component from the PlayStation Store for free during the three months following GTA V’s PS5 release later in 2021.