NBA2K18 Is The Best-Selling Sports Game Of The Year And Take-Two Stock Is Soaring
Move over, Madden and FIFA: NBA2K is taking at winning shot at the sports video games throne. Today Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick announced that business is booming for the company, with NBA2K18 and Grand Theft Auto V driving the ship. On an earnings call, Zelnick announced that GTA 5 has shipped over 85 million copies since September 2013. Also: NBA2K18 is skyrocketing in sales, according to CNBC:
In just a month since its release in September, Take-Two’s “NBA 2K18”, the latest version of its basketball simulation game, has already become the best-selling sports game this year, according to research firm NPD.
All things considered, this is amazing news for Take-Two shareholders… Take-Two is rallying like crazy, up almost 11% since the earnings call. It’s a big boom for a brand that’s already booming…