New details have been revealed in regards to how the upcoming multiplatform video game, “GTA 5,” will financially benefit Take-Two Interactive. According to a report by The Wall Street Journal on Sept. 1, the aforementioned company has experienced an increased in share prices when compared to last year.
The stock price has nearly doubled for Take-Two Interactive, going from $10 last year to $19 in 2013. The Wall Street Journal explained that the reason behind the increase has to do with the release of the latest title in the “Grand Theft Auto” series, which will result in a significant profit boost. In total, the franchise has sold 125 million units around the world so far. That number is expected to expand significantly with the release of “GTA 5.”
Take-Two Interactive is the parent corporation of Rockstar Games and Rockstar North. Rockstar Games is the publisher that is working on “GTA 5” while Rockstar North is responsible for developing the open-world action-adventure video game. The sequel recently went gold, meaning that the development is complete and the product is ready for mass production in anticipation of the official release date.
Players will be able to get their hands on “GTA 5” starting on Sept. 17 for the Playstation 3 and Xbox 360 platforms. You can find some screens of the video game in the slideshow located on the top-left hand side of this article. You can pre-order the products from Amazon in the following link: “GTA 5”