Rockstar’s crime opus holds off FIFA 20, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare to take the top spot in the last digital charts of 2019.
wow... I'm shocked...
Who are these people who keep making this game appear in the top 10 game sales every month when the game came out in 2013.
That’s a good question, it seems like with numbers this game has for as long as it’s been out, shouldn’t EVERYONE have it by now?
The only logical reason I can come up with is that there are new/younger generations of gamers yet to play it and it is still the most recent GTA. So, basically it's all the 12 year olds that finally convinced their parents to let them get it 😂
People who prefer a good game that’s shown it has plenty of content to warrant being playable for 5-6 years compared to fifa whose shelf life is a year
And now that it is on XBGP you can bet its going to get even more downloads.
@darthv72 It shouldn't be in gamepass... Well maybe at this point fine but they have to be getting a good deal. But this game sold so much that it should never launch in a subscription. There is no way to make the money back that 100 * million retail sales would generate. And if someone like Microsoft did, it would exceed whatever revenue Gamepass could generate anyway.
I kind of am... the game is out on PsNow and Gamepass. Almost a better deal to get those products
It's already out of PSNow if I'm not mistaken
Over 115 Million copies sold, and that was reported in November. Not long till 120m
It's like the energizer bunny of games.
Yes it's unbelievable the way Rockstar has hypnotized people to believing that gtas microtransactions is a must if you wanna continue to live...
Or just play the game 🤷🏻♂️🤦 🏻♂️ Complete a heist can be a million $ they give you bonuses for doing them the first time, they also give away cash most weeks/months. The fact they’ve supported the game with free updates this long after release when other games are planning DLC and season passes before they’ve even got the base game on the shelves and that’s paid dlc I might add Rockstar been supporting this game with various Free updates different modes new heists all for free. You could have had a season pass for £20/30 I suppose basic bland content and a whole new game within 12 months I suppose each to their own. I’ll take the game I paid £40 max for day1 and has lasted me 6 years so I play it every day not in the slightest but it’s given me more than money’s worth over the years I’ve had it. Sure I want GTA6 but not every game gets a sequel each and every year, good/great games don’t need a sequel every year as there’s more than enough content to keep you going.
But the stuff they put out for this game is so hollow and petty, a car or some clothing, an event, just small petty stuff to keep people playing and playing and selling even more microtransactions, it's one big scam to get more money out of people...
Smolinsk. What part of new modes and heists is clothing and vehicles. I get what your saying some of the cars are guff specially for their individual prices... easy solution don’t buy them. Buy the cars you like, I myself went for the Deluxo:Delorean of course do I need all the other cars no so I don’t buy them. My bunker alone sure it cost me $5 million. Total earnings on it is $18 million so I’ve made $13 million just buy letting it do it’s thing and selling my stock every hour or 3. It’s not like they’ve got real world prices on cars they all purchasable with in game cash. It’s not like they release a new car and say this is a £9.99 micro transaction and there’s no way to get it without your credit card. Its fully obtainable in game for free.
There's an act 2 glitch that will never be patched most likely. Over $1m each time. I've gotten over $40m through that glitch, screw paying for it. In my defense, I pre-ordered the game on the PS3 and bought another copy for the PS4, and I bought an avatar for my PSN profile before launch which I haven't taken off once since.
I bought it twice I was more than happy to. In the same period of time people have bough 7 copies of fifa or COD. My 1 game came to £40 £80 max for both... ok I got collectors edition for ps3 even so still beats paying £240+ for 6-7 years worth of fifa or COD. My one game is still being updated for FREE and is still more than playable great games don’t just become crap overnight like last years fifa. It’s similar to the whole Nintendo prices always too expensive. Great games hold their value unless they sell 100+ million like GTA Then of course everyone? A vast majority have it so of course gonna struggle to sell it for a top price. You generally get 1 Mario kart a gen and it’s lasts the entire gen they don’t make a new one each year. Always got time for tip top quality games that aren’t yearly churned. People moan as they didn’t bang another one out within a year or 2 max. This isn’t FIFA COD, assassins creed far cry etc where you can cut and paste a new campaign in some new maps/stadiums team changes new country (assassins) and be selling it again within 12 months. Yes they banged out games in the ps2 era... nothing to do with them being pretty similar sure they were always bigger and better but they were just purely evolving and refining the greatness that was GTA3, vice city was bigger and better San Andreas sure was bigger, better debatable and I love the hip hop soundtrack and setting however the actual game was a collectathon. Shells under the sea horseshoes 😑🤦🏻♂️ 😏. GTA4 was top game but prob least favourite in the series loved Niko and story etc just felt the handling was a bit stiff and essentially dull. Was easy to do a new GTA each year when your just changing soundtrack and making tweaks refinements to targeting etc as they did they improved and all got better but wasn’t as big change wise as say 3-4 or 4-5 the numbered sequels are all truly epic and so minutely detailed. Look at just cause you can have the biggest map in the world and nothing in it what’s the point tho just fly about aimlessly at least every inch of GTAs map has something going on.
Unbelievable that people are still playing this last gen game.
Its unbelievable that people weren't buying games like God of War or Spiderman more than GTA5. Dont get me wrong GTA5 is a good game, but it's roughly 7 or 8 years old, surely everyone that wanted it had bought it before now, I mean it's been in sales before.
They were it’s just once you’ve done your god of war what do you go back to hard mode maybe 2nd run through etc but GTA is a game that just keeps giving and not just extra modes and new heists. Just endless play darts, tennis go parachuting have a race in a car boat plane helicopter. People played world of Warcraft for longer 😏🥴😜 28514;
a lot of people prefer games grounded in reality with interesting characters and a ton of replayability. Spider Man, although fun is a cheesefest and God of War is fantasy mythical bullocks that doesn't resonate with most of the populace. The only people that love those fantasy games are nerdy types.
GTA 5 has a greater attention to detail than most games released this generation, to be fair.
It really is a great game I get it’s not everyone’s cup of tea but it’s funny well written got replayability for days/years clearly. Give me a good game £40 that lasts all these years over fifa each and every year ie £240+ in the time GTA’s managed to keep itself going. I don’t care how old a game is if it’s that good I’ll always go back to it every now and again ;)
Like what? It's an open world real life simulator with cereal buildings. Even its physics is downgraded from GTA IV (that's less attention to details in my opinion).
And actually interesting characters.
People still playing good games years after release why so shocking people still play mario1 on NES last time I checked ;)
And still no PS4 Pro patch
PS5 remaster incoming
PS4 is backwards compatible, so this game will live on.
O honestly thought it would be patched. At least boost mode came out and helped the frame rate stick to a steady 30
Crazy, people are still downloading this game even after I heard everyone already had it when it was announced for Game Pass. Is there even a need to make a GTA 6 when this game is still making this amount of money?
Keep up the good fight
"Is there even a need to make a GTA 6 when this game is still making this amount of money?" Hey! R* is listening. Don't you dare give them ideas!
Of course so they can migrate everyone to GTA6 I get it’s hard to pull the plug on something still making millions (who are these morons who actually buy the Micro transactions shark cards etc) sure can blame rockstar for putting them in like all the rest EA Ubisoft to shame a few rockstar weren’t the first and won’t be last but it kinda falls on the people pumping the money in as well stop and they’d soon start getting GTA6 readied
I can't even imagine what GTA 6 will be like or what they could do to top 5.
It’ll get made they know how big that is gonna be and out of the majority of Devs I have faith in Rockstar dropping another belter they even made table tennis epic.
They announced GTA for game pass barely a day ago. These sales are for December over a week ago but nice try. It’s barely £10-15 these days no subscription required. If the games that good and it sure was why would you pay monthly subscription for all the other games you won’t be able to play as you’ll be busy playing GTA might as well get a physical can always sell it on plus your not paying monthly/yearly regardless if your playing or not, hardly rocket science
Gangsta is reflecting on people who said it going to GamePass this month was "pointless because everyone had already played it" by using the stats from just last month of how many people are still buying and wanting to play the game. He's also not arguing whether subscriptions are worth it or not, only that the game going to Game Pass isn't as pointless as some made it out to be when sales charts show there's still a lot of people who want to play it, including subscribers of Game Pass.
I’m convinced Rockstar are the ones buying digital copies to constantly be in the top 10. The game released many years ago! 😁
Not gonna lie, but I am one of the people who bought this game recently back in November on sale for fifteen dollars. Had to do so after my friend kept nagging me to give him my copy he bought me as a gift back in 2013/4. Because he did not want to buy a fourth copy of the game after the others he bought stopped working, and as he says I don't even play the game.
Same here. Target had it for 15 and I jumped on it.
How does all his copies stop working? I'm not calling you a liar, I'm just confused.
His kid and the fact that he doesn't take care of his games which are always on the dirty sticky side with fingerprints and I would guess food. Not putting them back in their cases when not in use so they get scratched which is near impossible, but gets the error message can not read disc. There are people who just don't seem to know how to hold a disc by the edges and just grips them however. When I borrow a game from him I always have to do an alcohol cleaning first. To top it off, he borrowed my Wolfenstein The New Colossus cause his stopped working and he was only at the very beginning, now he says he can't find it and thinks someone removed it and other games from his house. Probably his son friends who comes over to hang out with him cause he has everything. Not seeming too concerned that my game he borrowed is missing, but calls me yesterday after I posted to let me know he's playing his favorite game, GTA5. Now I'm starting to feel some kind of way because he seems to have lost my game, and isn't concerned since it's been like three weeks and no mention. Yet for a year almost everyday asks for a game back that he bought me as a gift. So now I'm wondering should I ask for the Dark Souls3 that I bought for him as a gift that he has never played once. Not petty like that, but really want to to prove a point, but it may be lost on him. I already replaced both games in my collection, and learned a valuable lesson about accepting gifts and loaning my things out regardless of friendships.
Wow. Just... Wow. Yeah, try for that DS3, just be polite about it and accept if he says no. And perhaps stop giving him your games. My nephews range from 4 to 18, I've never had issues giving them games and they still have the games in their cases that I've given them. You just made me appreciate my nephews a bit more at least.
Never played the game lol barely played gta 4 too. Never really been a gta person
It was on PS Now In December!! and sales a lot with new ps4 buyers its the must own game.
I'm shocked by this news...I was told that everyone who wanted to play it has already done so years ago. And it ends up being the most downloaded game on the PS store...thats amazing! I guess those people were... out of the loop.
I can't even comprehend this anymore.
Why would they make a new GTA when this one still is selling like it was just released?
Because it's selling for $15 or less. I am sure they like $45 more.
What year is it?
GTAV doesn't care
How come this game is the most downloaded game on ps4? I'm not shocked that PPL still want to play last gen game or the quality of the game but since all the PS4 owners (according to this site) own a gaming rigs it's kind of weird to see them download an inferior version of the game.
Or maybe its a bunch of new ps4 owners that just got consoles for The Holidays/Christmas period 🙄
Lol, only a small percentage own a gaming rig. Around here though you'd think everyone games on 4K 60FPS on PC
I'm assuming because it was on PS Now, guys lol. Not that you can even access it now, despite being on your (my) console.
Over six years old. That's ridiculous
For goodness sake it does not take a genius to work out its just a bunch of new console owners who got consoles for the holiday and xmas period who have never played the game on ps4 yet or they might just be coming into this gen from ps3 and are rebuying it as they want the graphics upgrade from gtav ps3 to gtav ps4. Also new gamers will be pressured by friends and told what games to get if they are new to this gen and all the friends are saying get gta we can all play together of course there going to buy it- especially given how cheap it is buy nowadays. Jheeze just simple common sense really people. 😕
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