dark        

Metal Gear Solid V's opening day beats Jurassic World, Avengers combined

0

$179 million day-one dollars

The two movies that made the most opening day money in 2015 (Avengers: Boring Subtitle and Jurassic World, respectively) actually sit at numbers two and three for top-grossing opening day all-time, only beat out by Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2

Avengers 2 pulled in about $84.5 million, Jurassic World $82 million. (Harry Potter, $91 million opening day.)

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain made $179 million globally on its opening day, according to Adobe Digital Index's report on gaming trends. That's more than double its $80 million budget. And to think, Konami wants to stop giving Kojima money and stop making console games altogether.

Worth noting that movies are generally judged via opening weekend numbers, wherein Jurassic World did $209 million, Avengers 2 $191 million. Games, which release on Tuesdays, don't exactly have an analogue. And, worth noting, Grand Theft Auto V pulled in $800 million in day-one sales, though Metal Gear is pretty god damn niche, and more original and out there than most of game's highest-grossers (sports, multiplayer shooters).

Metal Gear Solid V’s opening day was twice as good as Avengers: Age of Ultron’s [VentureBeat]

You are logged out. Login | Sign up

 
 

 

TwitterRedditEmailFacebook
 
Steven Hansen
Steven HansenContributor   gamer profile

Steven watches anime & sports, buys meat out of trucks, dates a Muppet, and is only good at cooking. He stands before you bereft of solace and well on the road to perdition. ('^ω^) more + disclosures


 


 


Also on destructoid: Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain   (242)   From our database:

  • Konami figures out why MGS V's 'Nuclear Disarmament' event triggered - Peter Glagowski
  • Konami unsure why Metal Gear Solid V's 'Nuclear Disarmament' event triggered - Peter Glagowski
  • Metal Gear Solid V will be updated for PS4 Pro tomorrow - Jordan Devore
  • Ocelot finally joins Metal Gear Solid V FOB missions in August update - Rich Meister
  • Metal Gear Solid V: The Definitive Experience is out, not definitive - Steven Hansen
  • Konami clarifies cut mission from Metal Gear Solid V, says it's not in development - Chris Carter
  • Konami's 'Bodyhack: Metal Gear Man' documentary is available now - Vikki Blake
  • PSN sale offers a week of cheap Metal Gear Solid - Steven Hansen
  • 'I've got no particular love for Kojima' says original voice of Solid Snake - Jed Whitaker
  • More related stories
    Filed under... #Konami #Metal Gear #Metal Gear Solid #money #Movies #pc #ps3 #ps4 #Xbox 360 #xbox one

    READER COMMENTS LOADING BELOW...


    LET'S KEEP THE COMMUNITY GREAT


    You're not expected to always agree, but do please keep cool and never make it personal. Report harassment, spam, and hate speech to our community team. Also, on the right side of a comment you can flag nasty comments anonymously (we ban users dishing bad karma). For everything else, contact us!



     
     
  •