‘GTA V’ is available for free on Epic Games Store. And it’s not just the base game, it is Premium Edition.
“The ‘Grand Theft Auto V: Premium Edition’ includes the complete GTAV story, Grand Theft Auto Online and all existing gameplay upgrades and content. You’ll also get the Criminal Enterprise Starter Pack, the fastest way to jumpstart your criminal empire in GTA Online.”
The title was first released on September 17th, 2013 for PS3 and Xbox 360 with the PS4 and Xbox One versions out on November 18th, 2014. The PC version arrived on April 14th, 2015.
Over 150 million copies have been sold since then, with the online mode proving to be HUGELY popular with players and big money spent on microtransactions.
Up for grabs for free until May 21th. Link above in the post.
A billionaire tech mogul, an idealistic intelligence agent, a socially awkward conspiracy theorist and a neurotic supercomputer have been forced into an unlikely alliance to save San Andreas from total annihilation. As apocalyptic threats mount from enemies unknown, you and your criminal crew are enlisted to un-tangle mysteries and eradicate threats spanning from the bustling streets of downtown Los Santos to the ocean floor and all the way to the inner depths of Mount Chiliad in an epic new online adventure.
The Doomsday Heist is coming to Grand Theft Auto Online on December 12th.
According to Gamereactor, the latest sale numbers are in. GTA V has now sold 75 millions copies of to stores.
According to the same source, just three months ago the game was up at 70 million copies(to store). Considering that it’s a three years old game, it’s amazing that there were ordered 5 million copies under just three months.
Rockstar has also announced that they will continue develop for the game even after Red Dead Redemption 2 is released.
Check out this awesome movie titled “GTA VR” with GTA5’s character Trevor, who is portrayed by Steven Ogg.
GTA is one of the most popular series all time and very lucrative for its developer and publisher.
With GTA 5, there came GTA Online, a multiplayer add-on to the game with its open world map to be explored and with various tasks, challenges and missions to complete. It was popular and the gamers were instantly hooked.
Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick said in November 2015 that more than 8 million people were playing GTA Online every week.
A report now states that GTA Online micro transaction has grossed the impressive half billion dollars. Players are able to speed up their progress by buying in-game stuff with real money.
We can gratulate Rockstar for a good game and a very profitable business model.
“GTA 5 in Minecraft, that’s our current project. We will be building and recreating everything from mountains to high skyscrapers and buildings. The map will be on a 1 to 1 scale and will roughly be 7500 by 7500 blocks. The map was started on January 10, 2015.”
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Modders are making all kind of games more interesting, or at least change the gameplay of the games.
With GTA 5’s mode scene being creative, there is now a mod that lets you fly the Millennium Falcon above the streets of Los Santos.
Uh huh, that’s right. The fri*kin Millennium Falcon!
You can download the mod here