Electronics Boutique's CEO says that the retailer sold through more than 500,000 copies in the first day, including preorders.

Speaking at the PlayTIME investor conference in New York, Electronics Boutique CEO Jeff Griffiths today said that Grand Theft Auto: Vice City sold an extremely large number of copies yesterday, the game's first day on sale. Griffiths didn't specify the exact number of copies that were sold by retail EB stores and EBGames.com but said that "it was closer to a million than half a million."

Source: GameSpot.