These records establish GTA IV as the most profitable entertainment release of all-time, far surpassing other video game, film and book releases. According to Guinness World Records, this is how the game stacks up against the competition:
- Fastest-selling video game in 24 hours: Halo 3 at US$170 million
- Fastest-selling theatrical movie in 24 hours: Spider-Man 3 at US$60 Million
- Fastest-selling book in 24 hours: Harry Potter & The Deathly Hallows at US$220 million
For more spectacular gaming records see Guinness World Records: Gamer's Edition 2008, the first Guinness World Records book devoted solely to the world of gaming, is on shelves now and bursting with new records, high score statistics and fascinating facts.
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