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Originally Posted by mcogan10 View Post
exactly...i guess some people don't get the idea of "profit"...of course it was worth it, it made a profit of 400 mill in its first week...that's a profit most game makers would DIE for, even if it got that much business over a couple of years.
Okay, so you should probably stick to computers/technical issues because apparently you have a lot to learn about financials.

No one, not even TTWO will have any idea what their final income will be from selling the GTA until they compile their financial results.
You have no idea what their costs include. I have heard TTWO has terrible profit margins which may derive from weak business model and incurring unnecessary costs.
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Originally Posted by Ikon View Post
So they got 83 dollars from each copy?
500 / 6, do the math.

Also it's not fully free to manufacture and spread these products.
A unit does not necessarily mean one copy of GTA....That would be my only reasoning unless the people who publish articles don't know how to add, subtract, and multiply.
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I bought the special collectors edition for $120.

Game still needs AA and unfuzzing.
You, milady, are officially a graphics whore. And I mean that in the best way possible.
    
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Jeez... Box office sales hit all-time low with Ironman only making $3 in the first week

I'm surprised they made all this much after all the crashes on the consoles. Hopefully the PC version (if they did make it) won't be as much of a pain as it is on the consoles.
    
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There goes 100 milions it took them to make it.
lol same thing i said to myself when i saw this
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I bought the special collectors edition for $120.

Game still needs AA and unfuzzing.
ROFL. Horrible. The only problem I have is that I sometimes go too fast in my car and the road cant keep up
I think it looks fantastic XD
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Jeez... Box office sales hit all-time low with Ironman only making $3 in the first week

I'm surprised they made all this much after all the crashes on the consoles. Hopefully the PC version (if they did make it) won't be as much of a pain as it is on the consoles.
I have an original 60GB version and I havent had a crash or a lockup yet. Plus, none of my friends who have GTA have had any crashes, and its 360\\PS3 mix. These bugs remind me of windows vista.. one crash and suddenly nobody can get anything working, theres industry wide panic, and then its a piece of junk. Relax
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Yeah, this GTA is a lot more solid then the previous ones which were filled with bugs.

GTA4, game of the year
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Using cheats is the best on this game, the helicopter cheat haha
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A big LOL goes to EA for their attempts to make a swift purchase. Everyone knew it was a cheep shot at making a huge profit.
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I wish they'd give me some of that to get a 360 with. lol
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OMG... 500 MIL HOLY

GTA V VI and VII FTW!
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