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Take-Two Discusses Microtransactions, VR And Nintendo Switch

Strauss Zelnick touched on a number of topics

Take-Two Interactive is often represented at the Cowen and Company 45th Annual Technology, Media & Telecom Conference and this year was no different. CEO Strauss Zelnick attended to discuss the importance of microtransactions in GTA On and their other games, as well as VR and the Nintendo Switch. Microtransactions were the focus of Zelnick’s presentation and…

GTA Online – Paid DLC In Exchange For Free Content? POLL

Everyone whines about the steep prices, but Rockstar needs to make money somehow

One of the most common issues players raise against GTA On is that items cost far too much compared to how quickly money can be made. Now, first of all, this isn’t true, as with the right techniques you can make plenty of cash in relatively little time. But secondly, Rockstar keeps pumping out free…

GTA 5 Sells 70 Million Copies

Normally, you’d think that even a AAA release would lose steam three years after launch. Not in the case of GTA 5, however. Rockstar d up a number of factors which have boosted the game’s sales and popularity, while also ensuring that it would stay on the top years later. What’s , not only is…

GTA 5 Story DLC Unlikely In Wake Of RDR2

In case this wasn’t pretty obvious already, the recent announcement of Red Dead Redemption 2 coming in the fall of 2017 has pretty much confirmed that GTA 5 won’t be seeing any further singleplayer content. In the months following the game’s release, Rockstar teased a story expansion, and we’ve been waiting on it since. While…

GTA Online Brings In $700 Million In A Year

It seems like GTA On has practically been feeding Rockstar and Take-Two Interactive on its own in the past few years. The multiplayer portion of the latest installment in Rockstar’s legendary and renowned Grand Theft Auto franchise has increased the mainstream popularity of the game hundredfold and opened up a whole new source for revenue…

GTA 6 Cancellation Rumors Are… Pretty Silly

In yet another installment of “things the clickbait GTA journalism sphere gets wrong”, we’ll lo at the sudden and massive influx of articles posted all over the internet which seek to convince players that Rockstar had just made the worst possible business decision of the decade. If you’re a fan of GTA and like reading…

GTA Online Shark Cards Brought In $500 Million

Well, I guess we’re not going to see any singleplayer DLC for GTA V any time soon I’m afraid. GTA On’s micro-transactions alone have brought in almost double the budget of the game. Add that to the fact that Grand Theft Auto V made over $1 billion three days after launch and sales have been…

GTA Online’s Success Won’t Change Take-Two’s Strategy

We recently reported on Take-Two Interactive releasing their financial reports for the past quarter. While the size of their revenue and profits was surprising, so much so that it surpassed Wall Street expectations, the reason of their financial success was expectable. The vast majority of their revenue came from microtransactions being made by the weekly…