Skip to main content

L.A. Noire sales near 5 million mark

Team Bondi title was best-selling new IP of 2011.

Ambitious detective drama L.A. Noire has sold-in nearly five million copies since launch, publisher Take-Two has announced.

That makes it the best-selling new IP of 2011 in the US, according to NPD data.

The news comes out of Take-Two's latest quarterly financial report, which also offered up life-to-date sales for a few other recent titles from the publisher.

The Red Dead franchise has now shifted 13 million units, while NBA 2K12 has sold-in nearly 4 million units.

The publisher's total revenue for the quarter came in at at $236.3 million, compared to $334.3 million for the same period last year. Non-GAAP profits came in at $29 million, down from $49.5 million year on year.

No update was offered on when we might get to play Grand Theft Auto 5, though CEO Strauss Zelnick said developer Rockstar is making "incredible progress".

Read this next