Rockstar's GTA 5 has been around for a while now on Xbox 360 and PS3, but when will GTA V be released on next-gen consoles, the PS4 and Xbox One, and the PC? Here's where we take a look at the GTA 5 release date on PC, PS4 and Xbox One which is now been confirmed in detail by Rockstar. See also: Grand Theft Auto V review.
GTA 5 release date: PC, PS4 and Xbox One
GTA V launched in September last year but only came out for PS3 and Xbox 360 gamers. If you don’t own one of those consoles then you probably want to know when it will be launched on other platforms – namely PC, PS4 and Xbox One. See also: PS4 vs Xbox One review: Next-gen games console comparison.
As we expected, E3 2014 brought some good news on the subject and the firm revealed that GTA 5 will be released on PC, PS4 and Xbox One this autumn.
Update 12/09: After being tipped for 7 November by a retailer, Rockstar has confirmed that GTA 5 will arrive on Xbox One and PS4 on 18 November. However, it's bad news for PC gamers who will have to wait until 27 January.
Rockstar said: "In addition to increased draw distances and higher resolution, players can expect a range of additions and improvements including new weapons, vehicles and activities, additional wildlife, denser traffic,a new foliage system, enhanced damage and weather effects, and much more."
There will also be 100 new songs on the radio stations and anyone who pre-order the game will get $1,000,000 in-game bonus cash to spend across Grand Theft Auto V and Grand Theft Auto Online.
GTA 5 Map: Los Santos in full
Rockstar got so close, but the GTA 5 map was leaked at the final stages of the game build up.
The GTA 5 map shows Los Santos, the city where the game is set. Rockstar has said it will be bigger than the game worlds of GTA IV, GTA: San Andreas and Red Dead Redemption put together.
See also: GTA 5 Online features and screenshots.
GTA 5 Online official gameplay video
GTA 5 release date - 17th September 2013
Rockstar Games has now released an official GTA 5 gameplay video. To check out what new features the latest version of Grand Theft Auto has take a look at the GTA V official gameplay video. See also PS4 release date and specs confirmed.
Grand Theft Auto V trailer from 9 July 2013
Rockstar has also confirmed that on the GTA 5 release date, the game will be immediately available to buy on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 consoles. It is still yet to be confirmed if the game will launch on PC, Wii or even if a cut down game will appear as an app. nVidia has hinted that it will launch on PC.
To whet the appetite of bloodthirsty, trigger happy, virtual gangsters, Rockstar has released a ton of screenshots and an official trailer. Below is the trailer and a few of the best screenshots.
GTA 5 Trailer
GTA 5 screenshots
GTA 5 trailer
See the next page for how close (or far away) we were with our initial - rumoured - release date article from May last year.