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GTA 5 PC Version Breaks Steam Concurrent Player Record

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Grand Theft Auto V

The highly anticipated official launch of the latest Rockstar game Grand Theft Auto V launched on PC earlier this week, and has already broken the previous Steam concurrent player record for a non Valve created game which was previously held by the Skyrim game.

After launch Skyrim saw around 280,000 concurrent users playing the game via Steam but now the GTA 5 PC version has taken the title by clocking up 300,452 players this week.

However both figures pale into insignificance when you compare the figures with Valve created games such as Dota 2 and CS:GO that have over 777,000 and 450,000 concurrent players respectively, enjoying the game today alone.

When GTA 5 originally launched on consoles around the world Rockstar set the record for reaching $1 billion in revenue faster than any other entertainment product in history.

The PC version of Grand Theft Auto V also exclusively contains the new Rockstar Editor that allows you to create movies of your exploits whilst playing and share them via social networks with your friends and fellow gamers.

Source: Destruction : Games Industry


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