James at Xboxfocus.com says: How much do you think the typical game makes? Most developers and publishers hope for a million copies to be sold, so roughly in the tens of millions. That's the general hope.
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Heh, 400 Million? Setting your expectations for "the best launch in gaming history" is being a bit too optimistic don't ya think?
These estimates are conservative.
Exaggerated expectation + out of context photo. :|
They dont need to advertise their games with mountain dew...
Hehehe... *shield up*
I like Halo alot but if there was ever a game to break that record..I'd be hard pressed to find a better contender than GTA4, on 2 platforms!!Hell how much did San Andreas make for the PS2?Vice City?GTA3? Come on.
Not too sure about 400 million, but GTA4 will and should break Halo3's record. I mean its coming on huge install base if we combine ps3 and 360.
"Sources close to publisher Take-Two Interactive, whose Rockstar Games label is developing and releasing the title, said that the latest installment of the hit franchise will reach that figure and sell some 6 million units after it launches worldwide on April 29." A good 20 percent more than Halo 3 if this is accurate.
This just goes to show the other developers(EA) what can happen when you put in a good effort with good talent. RockStar deserves this and so do we as gamers. April 29! April 29! April 29!
Definitely possible, I mean, what does it have to compete with? Anyone?
Those bastards, they WOULD swim in money...HOW I LOATHE T2E!!1
It's possible, considering it's a worldwide release and on both PS3 and 360. On top of that, I've met Halo haters, but not GTA haters. There are a lot of parents that won't let their kids get GTA, though. ANY other game is fine, but not GTA. :\
Heh, as bizarre as that sounds, I know that's true. My parents were just like that. Resident Evil, Mortal Kombat, Silent Hill, were all just fine and dandy, but for some reason GTA was off limits. Might've had something to do with the game being about crime and my father being a Captain at a prison, but who knows. Man, GTA3 came out a loooong time ago. haha.
Am I the only one that notices the news picture?
Could fund the war in Iraq for a few weeks? Maybe a few hours.
I think 400 million can be possibility but still a bit optimistic but knowing that GTA franchise having a record stepping on halo face with at lease 17+ millions copies sold world wide then this would be no exception to it but hope it y would made 400 million cause the more they sold the more people I be playing with online
I played SanAndreas for 7 or 8 hundred hours ......still playing . it is cheap entertainment .
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