The American action-adventurespel “GTA V” from Rockstar North is the most profitable entertainment product of all time. The computer game, also available on PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One, has since 2013 approximately 90 million copies were sold and 6 billion dollars raised. The budget was then 265 million dollars.
In comparison, “Avatar”, the most profitable film of all time, spent about 2.8 billion dollars. For this research, incidentally, is the proceeds from microtransacties in “GTA Online” will not be included. The actual yield of the game is in reality is probably many times higher. Only the “Super Mario”franchise would be more copies have sold, but attachment is not so much the yield.
In February, president Donald Trump, that exposure to violent video games and movies ever the reason might be for the vuurwapengeweld in the US, where he said: “Maybe we need a rating system set up.” Many pointed to the fact that the U.S. indeed, rating systems for both movies and video games. The classification system for “Grand Theft Auto V” is 18+.