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"Grand Theft Auto IV" raked in more than $500 million (€324.04 million) in its first week in stores, selling more than 6 million units worldwide, the video game's publisher said Wednesday.

The title sold about 3.6 million units on April 29, its opening day, bringing in roughly $310 million (€200.91 million). This is $10 million (€6.48 million) more than what Microsoft Corp.'s "Halo 3," another blockbuster game, took in during its first week last fall.
http://www.aol.com.au/games/story/Sa...811/index.html

That is right, I am posting this just so noone else can and I can say that it isn't a fair comparison because the last time I checked this came out for PS3 also .
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Pretty obvious seeing as it came out for Multiple consoles unlike Halo3
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yea thats pretty much a given, in my mind Halo 2 was better than 3.
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well considering gtaIV is multi platform I was kinnda exspecting it to beat halo3
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Halo 3 was terrible, and sold more or less just because it's a halo game. I absolutely loved Halo and Halo 2's multiplayer was excellent, but I did not enjoy Halo 3 in the least.

GTA IV, on the other hand...
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It only made $10million more than Halo 3 on the first day? I thought it would have made more of a gap than that considering it is multi platform.

But i am glad to hear of its success. Going to go play it now lol
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It only made $10million more than Halo 3 on the first day? I thought it would have made more of a gap than that considering it is multi platform.

But i am glad to hear of its success. Going to go play it now lol
I think it's only $10 Million difference in the first week.


Edit: Ignore me, I'm dumb.
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It only made $10million more than Halo 3 on the first day? I thought it would have made more of a gap than that considering it is multi platform.

But i am glad to hear of its success. Going to go play it now lol
Nah, GTA made 310 million in the first day, halo 3 made 300 million in the first week
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I think it's only $10 Million difference in the first week.


Edit: Ignore me, I'm dumb.
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another blockbuster game, took in during its first week last fall.
You are correct, but still. Only $10m more in the first week. Looks like A LOT of 360 owners didn't buy this game

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Nah, GTA made 310 million in the first day, halo 3 made 300 million in the first week
Heh, i'm the stupid one

That's quite good big amount then Disregard anything i said. Thanks for pointing it out

I don't even know how i didn't understand that in the first place. It says it in the article without any confusion
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post #10 of 12
anyone know how much both games spent on advertising?
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