Hickey – GTA V will “likely” hit T2′s fiscal 2012

Thursday, 25th November 2010 09:09 GMT By Patrick Garratt


And it’ll be another whopper, reckons the Janco analyst.

Janco Partners’ Mike Hickey believes it’s “likely” Take-Two will ship the next GTA in its financial 2012, which runs from April 2012-March 2013.

GTA V, or whatever it’s called, could sell 16 million copies and generate $750 million, he added.

The next in the series is rumoured to be set in Hollywood.

BioShock Infinite should release in the same 12 months, Hickey said, as reported by Gamespot, and sell around 4 million units.

Hickey believes Take-Two’s fiscal 2011 will be propped up by LA Noire and Max Payne 3. The two games are likely to be partnered by Duke Nukem Forever.

GTA IV released in April 2008. It was announced in March this year that the game had sold 15 million units globally.



  1. Blerk

    I wish someone would pay me for guessing what a company’s going to be releasing in a few years from now.

    #1 4 years ago
  2. Zarckan

    Horse crap Oct 2011 to Apr 2012

    #2 4 years ago
  3. Gekidami

    Unless Rockstar have put other projects on hold, this dosnt seem likely.

    #3 4 years ago
  4. cookiejar

    I’m wondering about Agent. Surely thats got to come before GTA, being a Rockstar North game? Its been ages now..

    #4 4 years ago
  5. Crysis

    REALLY, want to hear ANYTHING about Agent, give u some F#cking news R*

    #5 4 years ago
  6. drewbles82

    arent they doing Bully 2 as well. Add ons for red dead. I wanna see them do a Pirate game in the sorta style they do.

    #6 4 years ago
  7. Sid

    GTA IV: 17 million, according to you Pat ;)

    #7 4 years ago
  8. Moonwalker1982

    For the last few days i’ve been playing GTA IV again, it’s still so damn impressive. Even now i spot little details that i hadn’t seen before. No games still comes close to this in terms of atmosphere and the little details. The only game to top that will be GTA V and i absolutely can’t wait.

    I still love how NPC’s react to you in this game, how the cars handle and look, the overall feel. Just love it, alotta people just played the missions of this game and when they finished it, they put the game away. You’ll only see half of the game that way. Rockstar didn’t make the atmosphere so damn awesome for nothing.

    #8 4 years ago
  9. No_PUDding

    Agent is on a backseat for me now, L.A Noire is all I care about, from Rockstar.

    The impression I get, from reading things, is that Rockstar tend to focus on themselves as a stable – or one large developer. Because each team has a production and conceptualisation arm; maybe a few are for production exclusively.

    What that allows Rockstar to do, is outsource different elements of the game to production teams across their stable, keeping them busy, while the conceptualisation teams are also busy.

    So I get the impression, most things are on the backburner till that comes out.

    #9 4 years ago
  10. Johnny Cullen

    GTA IV is one of my games of this generation. I want a sequel now, Housers.

    #10 4 years ago
  11. Blerk

    Me too. Although if it’s really far off you could distract me for a while with Bully 2.

    #11 4 years ago
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    #12 4 years ago
  13. Moonwalker1982

    Bully 2…that would be so damn awesome. Absolutely loved the first one.

    #13 4 years ago
  14. Kuwabara

    agent will come out late 2012, gta 5 early 2012, mark my words :)

    #14 4 years ago
  15. No_PUDding

    Red Dead has worked well for them, they don’t need another GTA for a while.

    GTAIV is a game I can still go back to. But it’s disappointing how much it relied on it’s narrative over and above it’s sandbox heritage.

    #15 4 years ago

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