GTA V Holds Seven Guinness World Records

Grand Theft Auto V is now the holder of seven Guinness World Records! On Tuesday the organisation confirmed that GTA V is now the official holder of the following titles:

  1. Best-selling action-adventure video game in 24 hours
  2. Best-selling video game in 24 hours
  3. Fastest entertainment property to gross $US1 billion
  4. Fastest video game to gross $US1 billion
  5. Highest grossing video game in 24 hours
  6. Highest revenue generated by an entertainment product in 24 hours
  7. Most viewed trailer for an action-adventure video game

Craig Glenday, editor in chief of Guinness World Records, even had the following to say:

Gaming is no longer a niche hobby, as GTA V has proved, and how exciting that it’s taken on the might of Hollywood and won

Nice to see gaming completely dominating Hollywood!

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