Six years after release, Grand Theft Auto Online is getting even more popular

Grand Theft Auto Online remains one of the biggest games in the world – and it’s getting even more popular.

The online portion of Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto 5, which launched six years ago in October 2013, saw consumer spending up 23 per cent to a new record, Take-Two boss Strauss Zelnick said this week.

This boost was caused primarily by the July release of the Diamond Casino & Resort update, Zelnick explained. The update sparked record player engagement across daily, weekly and monthly active users in July, and then again in August.

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Source: Eurogamer Six years after release, Grand Theft Auto Online is getting even more popular