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Red Dead ships 11 million, LA Noire 4 million

Impressive figures, but Take-Two still posts a first quarter loss

Take-Two has revealed strong sales figures for Red Dead Redemption and LA Noire.

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The former series has shipped 11 million units since debuting in May 2010, including two million copies of standalone retail release Red Dead Redemption: Undead Nightmare, while the latter has shipped four million units since its release this May.

Despite the strong performance of the two franchises, Take-Two reported a loss of $8.6 million (£5.3m) for its first fiscal quarter ended June 30, compared to a profit of $27.4 million (£16.8m) a year earlier. Sales for the three months were down from $375.4 (£230m) to $334.4 million (£204.5m).

Late last month, Rockstar announced plans to release free DLC for Red Dead Redemption this September in the form of the Myths & Mavericks Bonus Pack.

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