Tuesday, May 6th, 2008
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GTA IV #1 on Xbox Live and in the UK

Grand Theft Auto IV - General News | @ 05:29 PM MDT | By Neil
Grand Theft Auto IV has claimed the number one spot in the chart of Xbox Live's most-played games, it was revealed today. Microsoft's community staffer, Larry Hryb, revealed in a blog post that the latest GTA has knocked Call of Duty 4 from the top of the chart, pushing Halo 3 into third place along with it.

Also today Chart Track announced that GTA IV sold 926,000 copies during its first week on sale, grossing 39.9m which easily places it as the most successful video game launch in UK history. Perhaps most interestingly though, GTA IV sold more copies in its first week than every game released in 2007 combined, excluding FIFA 08, Dr. Kawashima's Brain Training and Call of Duty 4.
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Gupi
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That last fact is... mind boggling. Awesome!
05-06-2008 05:31 PM
PM7X
Niko's second cousin

Registered: Mar 2008
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Wait... every single game COMBINED didn't sell as much as GTA IV?

If so... WOW...
05-06-2008 06:12 PM
arodtwlv
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Registered: Apr 2008
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wow, thatz crazy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
05-06-2008 07:16 PM
RocketDescends
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OMG!! WOW!!!
05-06-2008 08:35 PM
alisdairmac
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the PlaystationNetwork will proberly also get good ratings...
05-07-2008 12:16 AM
besonix
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PlaystationNetwork sucks.Go away.
05-07-2008 02:30 AM
ZCAB
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PM7X: I think it means it sold more in its first week than all games in 2007 did in THEIR first week combined.
05-07-2008 03:30 AM
autofury
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Registered: Apr 2008
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besonix: no one really cares about your opinion.

And that are those are some pretty amazing facts. No surprise
05-07-2008 04:25 PM
 

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