Nowadays, online game addiction is a hot topic for discussion around the globe. All over the world, it is a serious concern as it is affecting many people social, occupational and personal functioning. People spend a lot of time on playing GTA V game. After a start playing this game, many people find happiness and joy in this and they keep on playing this game. Online gaming increases fun and happiness of players. Many players also agree that this game is addictive; they play the same mission again and again and find fun out of it. They were wasting their time on the same game again and again as they found it the only source of entertainment. The daily play the same missions for hours and still enjoy them.
According to one study, Grand Theft Auto V (GTA V) has broken seven world records. It was officially resealed in September and around 11.21 million copies were sold in first 24 hours. It generated £11.8 million on the first day of its release.
Editor-in-chief Craig Glenday of Guinness World Records said, “GTA totally deserves to be recognized as an icon of modern British culture, and we’re thrilled to be able to feature the game in the record books”.
Following are some of the records mentioned in Guinness World Records:
- Bestselling action-adventurous game in just 24 hours
- The best video game in just 24 hours
- Fastest entertainment product to $1 billion
There were lines of players outside gaming stores. It broke many world records and many entertainment records were shattered down by this amazing game. It became the fastest entertainment product in just three days. It is one of the world top seller video game. This game is highly addictive; after buying players played it day and night in order to complete the missions. Many users identified many causes of addiction to this game; like flexibility and real-world experience of the game. It works like an image of players. The game is more fantasy oriented. It allows users and players to do whatever they want. Some players explain that it works in the mood as it makes you happy and changes your mood. That is the reason that why this game is so addictive.
Some players report that it real life situations are stressful; meanwhile, playing such games actually helps you to get yourself free from worries. It takes away boredom and stress and makes you feel lighter, free and more enjoying situations that are not possible in real life. Hanging out with friends in such, games are also amazing and wonderful.
Players are unable to stop playing this game. They said that they are wasting their time playing the game again and again. Although the game makes them happy for time being but on the longer run, it is extremely bad as they only waste their precious time. Medical doctors and parents are seriously concerned about this issue; as it is harming many children and the younger generation. It has a lot of side effects.