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User Info: Nordini

Nordini
3 years ago#1
Way back before either game came out in early September? And how 30% of this board's users said Pokemon X would destroy GTA5 in sales?

Lol.


EVEN IN COPIES SOLD:
PokemonX/Y= 4 million copies in first 2 days worldwide
GTA5= 13 million copies in FIRST day worldwide.

Can we all look back at that and laugh now?
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User Info: Golurkcanfly

Golurkcanfly
3 years ago#2
I think those 30% weren't the brightest of the bunch.
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X_Ayumi_X
3 years ago#3
I don't care who outsell. I care which one I would be interested in more and which one I have more fun in.
I liked GTA 1 all the way to GTASA(didn't like SA too much but liked 50% of it).
I hated GTAIV and got out of GTA after that so I had no interest in GTA5.

Big whoop whoever sold the most.
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User Info: Mewtwo_soul

Mewtwo_soul
3 years ago#4
Golurkcanfly posted...
I think those 30% weren't the brightest of the bunch.


This.
Only insecure and ignorant people try to debase someone online based on their username.

User Info: Benify

Benify
3 years ago#5
Sony and Microsoft roflstomps Nintendo at sales, unfortunately...
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Mewtwo_soul
3 years ago#6
Even if they sold the same amount of copies, they'd have to sell more to outsell, as they are $20.00 behind in each copy.
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User Info: jimmyjones69

jimmyjones69
3 years ago#7
Absolutely loved GTA:SA but stopped playing after GTA: Vice City Stories. Not sure if I'll ever get back in.
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User Info: gamezrochard

gamezrochard
3 years ago#8
Mewtwo_soul posted...
Even if they sold the same amount of copies, they'd have to sell more to outsell, as they are $20.00 behind in each copy.


Except the production cost for GTA5 was roughly a bajillion times higher than Pokemon. Given, they made the money back, but to go "They make less because it's cheaper!" is horrifically inaccurate.
Quoting the Topic Creator's original post is stupid and redundant.
I'm here for intelligent arguments or flaming. It's your job to decipher which.

User Info: Nordini

Nordini
3 years ago#9
jimmyjones69 posted...
Absolutely loved GTA:SA but stopped playing after GTA: Vice City Stories. Not sure if I'll ever get back in.


As someone who loves his Pokemon X/Y and GTA5, I must say that you have to give GTA5 a try.

I'm not a fan of the series at all, but this game is a masterpiece.
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xlr_big-coop
3 years ago#10
it's WAY more likely that you'll see more used copies of GTAV at gamestop than any other pokemon game (which even gain value after they go out of print) . just wait a year or two and they'll be stocking stuffers and will be sold for less than then bucks. (but then i guess now they'll brag about their number of used copies sold o.0)
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