Grand Theft Auto is undoubtedly one of the most awaited video games of the recent times. The Grand Theft Auto 5 release date is going to arrive on September 17. Game enthusiasts know it pretty well that GTA 5 is the costliest video game ever made. Also, it is one of the most expensive pieces of entertainment ever released.
These days it is quite common to find games that have been developed for $100 million. However, it is quite surprising to see Rockstar Games invest $265 million in making the Grand Theft Auto 5. The amount of money that is invested in making the GTA 5 is double than the money spent for building the Grand Theft Auto 4,
You will be surprised to know that many movies are made around the same budget. In fact, the only movie whose budget is more than that of GTA is Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End.
The game is based on three protagonists Michael, Franklin and Trevor. The game is about achieving the mission by using three different viewpoints. The dialogues of each character have been written pretty well. Developers of the game have given a lot of importance things like behavior of each character and their background stories. In Grand Theft Auto 5, you can entirely control the protagonists.
Another thing that is worth noting about the game is the virtual city of Los Santos. The three lead characters of the game let you view the city through completely different perspective. The city of Los Santos has been with great detail. It is actually as big as real city.
A report carried by The Scotsman tabloid has predicted that GTA 5 will sell 25 million copies in the first year. Also they have predicted that it will achieve sales of $1.57 billion in the first year.
The Grand Theft Auto video game is one of the largest cultural exports of Scotland. Counting all the games from the GTA series, till now 135 million copies have been sold. The Red Dead Redemption was made for around $80 to $100 million. The Disney Infinity game was made for more than $100 million. The Grand Theft Auto 4 was made for around $100 million.
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