Rockstar also says that with over $725 million in sales, Red Dead 2 is the second highest-grossing entertainment launch of all time.
But here's the funniest part of all of this: selling the game isn't the big part of where Rockstar will make its money on Red Dead Redemption 2. However, Rockstar and Take-Two Interactive can claim an opening weekend because GTA V was released on a Tuesday whereas Red Dead Redemption 2 was released on a Friday.
Red Dead Redemption 2 is now only available on Xbox One and PlayStation 4, but if files in the game's official companion app are any indication, that could be changing in the future.
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For starters, the Red Dead Redemption 2 companion app has file names such as "PARAM_companionAutoConnectIpPC" that suggests a PC version is in the works, but there are also multiple files that include mentions of the word "Oculus"-a possible reference to the Rift headset".
Red Dead Redemption 2 is available now for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
Still, it has a long way to go before it matches the success of Grand Theft Auto V. As of April, the action-adventure game had sold 90 million copies worldwide and generated $6 billion in revenue for Rockstar.