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Take-Two wants to help creators impacted by Open IV mod fallout

Rockstar owner Take-Two has said that its action against Grand Theft Auto IV mod software Open IV was designed only to protect GTA Online. Having effectively confirmed that the allegation that it sought a cease and desist against the mod makers is true, it has also vowed to help those …

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Grand Theft Auto V modding tool shuts down

The community around PC Grand Theft Auto V modding tool Open IV is up in arms following its removal as a result of a cease and desist. The developers have pulled the software, claiming that Take-Two had threatened legal action. Open IV can no longer be downloaded and owners who …

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Take-Two acquires IP rights to Kerbal Space Program

Take-Two has acquired the IP rights to Squad’s physics-based space sim game Kerbal Space Program, the publisher has announced. The title, which was originally released on Steam in April 2015, has sold over 2m copies so far, and received a PS4 and Xbox One port in July last year. The …

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Take-Two: ‘Our business has been transformed’ by digital

The news of Red Dead Redemption 2’s delay until spring 2018 may have come as something of a disappointment this morning, but Take-Two’s fourth quarter and fiscal year 2017 results show the publisher couldn’t be in better shape to weather the storm. A huge growth in digital sales has been …

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Grand Theft Auto V sales hit 80m units

The juggernaut that is Grand Theft Auto V has now surpassed 80m sales, according to publisher Take-Two. In the company’s Q4 and fiscal year earnings release, Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick confirmed that the title has now sold at least another 5m copies since the company’s last earnings report in February, …

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Take-Two’s Zelnick talks mobile, movies and GTA V’s continued success

“Better than expected” has become an accidental catch phrase for Take-Two when it reports its financials.  Despite being behind the company responsible for the unstoppable Grand Theft Auto V, it continues to be surprised by just how well that title has done.  The base game has shipped 75m units – …

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Take-Two is going to the movies

Films based on properties owned by Take-Two may be on the way. In an interview with the publishing giant’s CEO Strauss Zelnick, the exec said that the firm has licensed some of its IP for film, but isn’t able to announce anything just yet. However, Zelnick pointed out that the …

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GTA V has shipped 75m copies since launch, selling more in 2016 than 2015

It’s now Take-Two’s turn to report on its quarterly financial results, and CEO Strauss Zelnick revealed during the earnings call that Grand Theft Auto V has shipped over 75m units since launch in September 2013. Rockstar’s title was the sixth best-selling game of 2016, he further said. Following this announcement, …

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Take-Two net revenue up 15% for fiscal Q3

Take-Two once again saw better than expected results for the quarter ending December 31st. The 2K Games and Rockstar parent firm reports net revenue rising 15 per cent to $476.5m, thanks to GTA V, Grand Theft Auto Online, WWE 2K17, NBA 2K17 and Civilization VI. Meanwhile digital revenue soared 64 …

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