How do we know this?
Red Dead Redemption II in particular goes out of its way to feature various suffragette characters, including one mission where protagonist Arthur Morgan transports a group around a small town in order to protect them from violent anti-protestors. It's easily third on the list of all-time best selling video games, with only Minecraft on 154 million and Tetris's many combined releases at around 170 million listed ahead of it.
After launching the Wild West adventure on Xbox One and PlayStation 4, Rockstar Games saw a massive return after the game began setting records.
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Rockstar parent company Take-Two Interactive published its latest earnings report for the second Fiscal quarter of 2019, and as a result, we have some impressive game sales numbers to peruse; specifically regarding Rockstar's latest open-world western epic Red Dead Redemption 2. In the first 24 hours since release 11.21 million copies were sold.
This server ain't big enough for the 17 million of us. Those are some insane numbers.
It's perhaps worth pointing out that murdering suffragettes in Red Dead Redemption 2 actually lowers your Honor rating, while attacking members of the Ku Klux Klan improves it, so there's definitely a message that Rockstar wants to get across. "Looking ahead, we have a strong development pipeline across our labels and are exceedingly well positioned for long-term growth and margin expansion", said Take-Two's CEO and Chairman Strauss Zelnick.