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Grand Theft Auto V rakes in $1.5 billion in two weeks




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Franklin in front of the pier as depicted in Grand Theft Auto V.
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A trip to Santa Monica Pier as depicted in Grand Theft Auto V.
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Rockstar Games presents Grand Theft Auto V, set in the fictional city of Los Santos, which looks a lot like Los Angeles.
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The sign for Grand Theft Auto 5's Hollywood equivalent, Vinewood.
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The newest version of Grand Theft Auto came out two weeks and, and within three days it raked in more than $1 billion.

For a little context, the summer's biggest blockbuster, "Iron Man 3" made a mere $372 million in its opening weekend. For more on the success of Grand Theft Auto V and what this means for the media landscape, we're joined by Dan Ackerman of CNET.