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Guinness claims GTAV day-one sales total 11.2 million copies

World records group claims open-world game is best-selling title over 24-hour period of all-time, driving $815.7 million; Take-Two says it can't verify accuracy of report.

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Grand Theft Auto V sold 11.21 million copies during its first 24 hours on sale last month, driving $815.7 million in revenue, according to a release today from Guinness World Records.

Take-Two Interactive has confirmed only that GTAV generated $800 million in 24 hours and $1 billion in three days. The company has not disclosed specific unit sales for the open-world game.

A Guinness World Records representative told GameSpot that, "Our records team worked directly with Rockstar Games on obtaining the figures."

Meanwhile, a Take-Two Interactive representative said the company had no hand in the data released today by Guinness.

"The numbers in their announcement didn't come from our company," a representative told GameSpot. "We can't verify its accuracy and we haven't commented on GTA V's performance beyond the two releases that we issued."

For more on GTAV, check out GameSpot's review.

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