Hey, gamers, The Grand Theft Auto Trilogy, Which includes Grand Theft Auto III, Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, and Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, hit Netflix screens on December 14, 2023 and it’s been a massive hit.
According to MobileGamer.biz, The trilogy scored a whopping 18 million downloads on both iOS and Android devices. San Andreas is the star of the show, Boasting a cool 11.6 million downloads.
Vice City follows with 3.1 million, and Grand Theft Auto 3 is trailing but still impressive with 2.4 million downloads and counting.
Fast forward to January 23, 2024, and Netflix spills the beans on the success of the GTA Trilogy in a letter to shareholders. If you’re curious about Netflix’s big plans, goals, and growth, check it out it’s all in there.
Talking about the games, Netflix shares, “Our games are still in their early days, but last year, engagement tripled, Although games are small compared to our movies and series, we’re happy with the progress.
In Q4, We dropped the Grand Theft Auto trilogy from Rockstar Games, and it’s our most successful launch yet in terms of installs and engagement. Some folks are clearly signing up just to dive into these games.”
Before the GTA trilogy hit the scene, The top games on netflix were Asphalt Xtreme, Stranger Things: 1984 Bowling Ballers, and Exploding Kittens. While other games like Too Hot To Handle: Love is a Game gave it a boost, GTA has taken it to a whole new level.