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GTA 5 ships 33 million, new Rockstar game coming in 2015

Tuesday, 13th May 2014 21:39 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

Grand Theft Auto 5 is doing well for Take-Two, and according to the firm’s latest financials, the Rockstar team is also working on a new game for 2015.

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Take-Two announced its Q4 and full year 2013 financials today, and thanks to the Grand Theft Auto series and BioShock Infinite, net revenue was $195.2 million for Q4 compared to $299.5 million year-over-year. Full year net revenue grew 94% to a record $2.4 billion, as compared to $1.2 billion for fiscal year 2013.

Speaking in an investor call this evening, the company confirmed some interesting figures as well:

  • Borderlands 2 has sold 9 million units
  • Civilization V sold 5 million
  • BioShock Infinite sold 6 million
  • GTA 5 sold-in 33 million units and reached $1 billion in sales
  • There’s been almost 7 million bits of user-generated content built for GTA Online

The largest contributors to net revenue in fiscal fourth quarter 2014 were NBA 2K14, Grand Theft Auto 5, Grand Theft Auto Online, Borderlands 2 and BioShock Infinite. Digitally-delivered content grew 51% year-over-year to $122.3 million, led by the Grand Theft Auto series, the NBA 2K franchise and offerings for Borderlands 2.

Catalog sales accounted for $75.7 million in net revenue led by offerings for Borderlands 2, BioShock Infinite, the Grand Theft Auto series and Sid Meier’s Civilization 5.

The firm also confirmed its upcoming release slate, which notes that WWE 2K15 will likely land sometime during the firm’s fiscal 2015, which starts on March 31, 2015. Visual Concepts is helping out with development.

2K release slate:

  • NBA 2K15 – Xbox 360, Xbox One, PS3, PS4, PC – October 7, 2014
  • Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel – Xbox 360, PS3, Windows PC – Fall 2014
  • Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth – Windows PC, Mac, Linux – Fall 2014
  • Evolve – Xbox One, PS4, PC – Fall 2014
  • WWE 2K15 – PS3, Ps4, Xbox 360, Xbox One – Fiscal 2015

The firm also has an unannounced current-generation game from Rockstar is planned for release by the end of March 2015, current-gen meaning PS4 and Xbox One.

No hint as to what it would be, but we’re hoping for a new Red Dead game, personally. Yee-haw!

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9 Comments

  1. Legendaryboss

    Rockstar’s current gen game could be AGENT or it could be a new Red Dead Game, or it could be GTA 5 – Remastered Edition. Or the unexpected Manhunt or Bully.

    As for Take Two they’re are doing all right with their games strategy.

    #1 3 months ago
  2. wamp

    my 2 cents are going towards gta v for those consoles or a new midnight club, which could turn out nice. I really would like a open world arcade racer whit customization options like nfs underground 2.

    #2 3 months ago
  3. digmouse

    I’m leaning towards new Red Dead game, I think they want to move current gen (PS4/Xbone/PC) GTAV this year instead of 2015.

    #3 3 months ago
  4. Erthazus

    They are the best publisher.

    I think Red dead would be great but if they can resurrect Agent that would be incredible.

    #4 3 months ago
  5. DoubleM

    Just think how awesome Manhunt could be on the new consoles. You know, we may be able to decapitate someone and fuck their wound or take someone’s intestines out and throw it on another’s head to distract them, all with detailed graphics and animations. Just imagine all the possibilities.

    #5 3 months ago
  6. Rockstar Vienna

    Impressive numbers! My money’s also on a new Red Dead in 2015.

    Hey Steph! “WWE 2K15 will likely land sometime during the firm’s fiscal 2015, which starts on March 31, 2015.”… It ends on March 31, 2015. We are already in fiscal 2015! ;)

    #6 3 months ago
  7. Brenna Hillier

    Red Dead, Bully, Manhunt, Agent… Any of these would go down pretty well. I notice nobody has asked for a new Max Payne though, ha ha!

    #7 3 months ago
  8. mxmassef

    @Erthazus
    And Rockstar is their best developer :) .
    ( Rockstar is also the best game developer in the world atleast for me :) )

    #8 3 months ago
  9. Persia13

    Call it new-gen then.
    I really really really hope it’s Midnight Club, but I know it’s not.

    #9 3 months ago

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