Guitar Hero III highest grossing game in history


Roughly a year after announcing that the Guitar Hero series has surpassed the US$1 billion mark, Activision has stated that Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock has grossed over $1 billion, making it the highest grossing video game ever.

Mike Griffith of Activision has also spoken to the influence of the Guitar Hero series on instrument sales, stating that over two-thirds of non-musicians start playing a real instrument after being exposed to rhythm games.

[Via Kotaku]

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