GTA V: Taking Over the World
Rockstar Games’ Grand Theft Auto (GTA) is a notoriously popular video game series and is now renowned as an icon in contemporary British culture. GTA V the most played video game in September 2013, has broken six Guinness World Records.
GTA V grossed $800 million within 24 hours of its release and broke the previous record of $500 million by Call of Duty: Black Ops II (COD II). Three days later it broke $1 billion in sales again breaking the 15 day record made by COD II.
Popularity on Social Networks
#GTA5 became trending even prior to its release on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram by gamers filled with anticipation and excitement. Memes all over the world began popping up evidencing its notoriety. GTA V has taken not only the gaming world, but social networks as well, by storm.