GTA V wasn’t a cheap game to make. Millions were spent and billions have been earned…
How Much Did Rockstar Spend On GTA 5?
The development of the newest Grand Theft Auto cost 137 million and marketing the game cost even more: 128 million!
Equalling a grand total of 265 million dollars just to launch.
That’s a lot of cash.
However, the spending doesn’t stop there. Rockstar is constantly updating the online version of the game and adding tons of free content.
How Much Has GTA 5 Earned?
According to MarketWatch, GTA 5 has sold over 115 million copies and has generated over 6 billion in revenue. Half a billion in 2019 alone!
How Does GTA 5 Keep Making Money?
Of course, they make money with each purchase of the digital or physical copies, but they make the majority of their money through the online marketplace.
Unlike the “dice-roll” loot crates offered on other games, you can buy in-game currency with real money to give yourself an advantage.
Limited Time Promotion
GTA 5 is also running a promotion this week (5/14–5/21) on the Epic store.
You can download it for FREE today, and keep it to play forever.