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Grand Theft Auto series has shipped over 220 million units

The Grand Theft Auto series has sold-in over 220 million units, according to a form 8-K Take-Two filed with the SEC this week.

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In the same Shareholder Outreach document which noted the Red Dead Redemption figures, the firm noted the figures, adding at 54 million was attributed to GTA 5.

Mind you, sold-in is the same as sell-in, which refers to units "shipped" to retail. If the figure pertained to units sold to customers, it would be listed as "sell-through" or "sold-through." Lovely investor jargon.

In May, Take-Two announced GTA 5 had shipped over 52 million units, so the shipped numbers jumped 2 million over the last three months.

Within three days of release in 2013, GTA 5 had surpassed $1 billion in worldwide retail sales.

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