Rockstar has this afternoon announced that GTAV for PC will not be releasing in 2 weeks as originally intended, but instead launch this spring on Tuesday 24th March.
Although disappointing for the community, Rockstar have assured us that the game needed more testing to "make it as good as it can be":
Our apologies for the slight shift in the date but the game requires a few extra weeks of testing and polish to make it as good as can be. Moving a release date is never a decision we take lightly and is a choice we make only when we know it is in the best interests of the game and our fans. Thanks everyone for your understanding and we assure you these few extra weeks will be worth it when the game does arrive in March.
Alongside the release date announcement, we have the long-awaited PC specs / requirements as well as confirmation that GTA Online will be available from launch day with 30 player lobbies and heists.
We've also been treated to some very glossy screenshots showing off the PC version's capabilities of 4k resolution, as well as as a tidbit on the Rockstar Editor, an all-new video editing feature.
It's the most wonderful time of the year..
Christmas is nearly upon us and Rockstar Games are spreading the holiday cheer with a brand new Christmas themed "Fesive Surprise update featuring some brand new content to make the holiday season in Los Santos one to remember.
Don we now our gay apperel..and Gingerbreadman masks indeed!
Included in the update some wonderful seasonal-only must-haves for your character's GTAO wardrobe including holiday PJs, some dashing new hats, scarves, "ugly" sweaters masks and more. Best part? They're all free of charge.
No silent night in GTAO with the new Homing Missile Launcher and Promiximity mines.
What's Christmas without some shiny new toys! Whilst the new Massacro (sportscar), Jester (sportscar), Slamvan and Christmas Rat Loader likely won't fit underneath the Christmas tree in your GTAO appartment, they'll make for some wonderful new additions to one of your 3 garages.
Also dreaming of a white Christmas? Look forward to some more literal snowy and snowbally goodness coming next week..
Merry Christmas to you all!
That's right, this is not an April fools joke! GTA Online Heists are finally releasing in the form of a 4-player co-op mode across all platforms in "early" 2015. We're guessing it could coincide with the release of the PC version on 27th January, but there is no confirmed window as yet.
Check out the action-packed trailer released earlier today below, as well as heading over to IGN for an exclusive rundown and plenty of screenshots.
Rockstar kindly sent over these exclusive screenshots from the new version of Grand Theft Auto V:
The first shows a multiplayer shootout in Cassidy Creek; the latter shows a close up of Franklin with a sneak peak of one of the new vehicle dashboards viewable in first person mode.
Remember, the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions arrive next Tuesday (November 18th) with the PC version following on January 27th.
More screenshots can be found on the other GTA fan sites:
Find below a quick summary of yesterday's next-generation previews released by CVG and IGN, along with the accompanying trailer and links where you can see all of the released screenshots.
Look out for a PS3 vs PS4 gameplay comparison video, courtesy of IGN, a little later today!
And last but not least...
Some new previews have just released for the next-generation versions of Grand Theft Auto V. The most scrumptiuous information to date also confirms that we'll be receiving first person view across the game for the first time in the series.
Summary to follow
With less than a month to go until we finally get to feast our eyes on the beauty that is new-generation Grand Theft Auto V, today we received a sneak peek of what's to come with new exclusive content revealed. Rockstar have announced that players returning to the series by buying one of the new versions will have access to exclusive...
Remember, this is only the exclusive content for returning GTA V players, we're also promised plenty more exciting surprises for the new versions all round in addition to this.
A couple of days ago Rockstar released the latest update for GTA Online with some welcome fixes and updates. This could very well be the last update before next-gen versions launch next month.
In summary there are:
All of this plus an LTS event all weekend with double RP, loot and a free Manhunt mask if you complete the playlist; 1.17 is turning out to be quite a nice update if I do say so myself!
If you want even more detail, well respected GTAForums member SeaWallTx has created yet another awesome guide to what exactly has changed in the latest update; be sure to check it out for everything that's in the patch notes and a whole lot more:
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