GTA V ships 29 million units worldwide, exceeds lifetime sell-in of GTA IV

In their Q2 fiscal report for 2014, Take-Two has revealed that Grand Theft Auto V has shipped an astounding 29 million copies worldwide since its release.

According to the press release, GTA V “received extraordinary reviews, including over 160 perfect scores worldwide, and already has sold-in nearly 29 million units, exceeding the lifetime sell-in of Grand Theft Auto IV on console in less than six weeks after launch. We believe Grand Theft Auto V is the fastest-selling entertainment release in history*, grossing over $800 million in retail sales during the first 24 hours after launch and over $1 billion in only three days.”

Bears without saying, but a congrats are in order, no?

You can check out our GTA V review here, where we score it a perfect 10/10 and proclaim that a “sandbox game of this stature demands to be played.”