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GTA 5 Online PS5 release date and temporary free access

GTA 5 Online PS5 release date and temporary free access

During the official PlayStation Showcase 2021 event today, the folks at Rockstar revealed the return of Grand Theft Auto 5. Or continuation of the legacy... however you want to look at it. Both Grand Theft Auto V and Grand Theft Auto Online will be released for proper PlayStation 5 action in March of the year 2022. Before then, there'll be bonuses aplenty.

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GTA Online adds Go-kart battle Kart Krash: Full Auto in latest update

GTA Online adds Go-kart battle Kart Krash: Full Auto in latest update

This week the folks responsible for making GTA Online a never-ending bash-fest of updates released Kart Krash: Full Auto. This update to the game includes a whole bunch of other features that might've otherwise been in the headline, but really, a weaponized go-kart mode in GTA Online takes the cake. This new mode is playable in teams or as "free-for-alls" with Double GTA$ and RP all this week.

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New Grand Theft Auto 6 rumors claim the game is still years away

New Grand Theft Auto 6 rumors claim the game is still years away

Despite how old it is, one of the most popular video games for PC gamers and consoles is Grand Theft Auto 5. The game is still going strong, thanks largely to frequent updates and a massive online player base. Despite its popularity, fans of the GTA series are looking forward to the next game in the franchise, expected to be Grand Theft Auto 6.

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GTA Online for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 is finally reaching the end of the road

GTA Online for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 is finally reaching the end of the road

It's almost hard to believe, but Grand Theft Auto Online for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 is still going strong to this day. The times they are a-changin', though, with Rockstar today announcing that it will shut down the PS3 and Xbox One versions of GTA Online by the end of the year. In addition, online support is ending for two other Rockstar games on PS3 and Xbox One: LA Noire and Max Payne 3.

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Grand Theft Auto V, GTA Online Xbox Series X and PS5 versions arrive in November

Grand Theft Auto V, GTA Online Xbox Series X and PS5 versions arrive in November

Last summer, Rockstar revealed that Grand Theft Auto V will be getting enhanced for next-gen consoles. Yes, despite the fact that Grand Theft Auto V is quickly approaching its 8th anniversary and is a game that originally launched for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, it's going to get an enhanced re-release on Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5. We don't know a whole lot about what this re-release will entail, but today, we finally learned when it will launch.

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GTA Online will finally load faster thanks to a player

GTA Online will finally load faster thanks to a player

People might have some stereotypes and preconceived notions of how game developers look and work but, as with any such concepts, reality is far different and sometimes even stranger. True, these are professionals in their trade but even pros do make mistakes or overlook some things, especially when there are many cooks involved. Sometimes, it may take a fresh pair of eyes to actually pinpoint some performance problem and, fortunately for both players of GTA Online and one particular programmer, Rocksteady was more than willing to own up to the error.

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A programmer reduced GTA Online load times by 70 percent

A programmer reduced GTA Online load times by 70 percent

Rockstar is one of the biggest game developers on the planet and has some of the most popular and profitable games out there. One of its very popular and profitable games is GTA Online. While the game has been available for seven years and is still wildly popular. One of the things that many gamers complain about is that the game loads very slowly no matter how powerful the hardware it's being played on.

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Old games, new content: Spider-man, GTAV, Destiny 2, now this is the way

Old games, new content: Spider-man, GTAV, Destiny 2, now this is the way

Over the last week we've become very aware of the fact that game developers are trying for a sea change. It might instead be that gamers are the ones that've made this change happen - maybe developers are only doing what the market demands they do in order to survive. In any case, we've seen three major games announced as new, their developers revealing that instead of making new games, they'll be putting more time and effort into the games that people already love.

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The PS5 reveal was huge: Here’s what mattered

The PS5 reveal was huge: Here’s what mattered

Yesterday, Sony gave the fans what they wanted and revealed some of the games that are currently in development for the PlayStation 5. It was a big event that stretched on for more than an hour, and much of that time was taken up by trailers for upcoming games. There were a lot of reveals both big and (relatively) small, so if you missed the show yesterday, he's a recap of all the major announcements.

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Rockstar online games go offline in honor of George Floyd

Rockstar online games go offline in honor of George Floyd

As protests take place across the United States, we've seen many game companies this week announce plans to delay new content releases or reveals. Today, Rockstar Games went in a new direction, announcing that it will be shutting down its online games for a two-hour period this afternoon in honor of George Floyd, who was killed by police in Minneapolis on May 25th.

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Epic Games Store ends GTAV free, Civilization 6 (Civ6) downloads begin

Epic Games Store ends GTAV free, Civilization 6 (Civ6) downloads begin

Epic Games released the game Grand Theft Auto V (aka GTA 5) for free this past Thursday, resulting in the entire games store system crashing. The game, one of the best-selling video games ever made, was made free in order to bolster the usership of the Epic Games store - and do that it certainly did. The system of giving games away in the Epic Games Store will continue through the future, but the Grand Theft Auto 5 part will end (UPDATE: ended) on May 21, 2020, at 11AM Eastern Time.

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Epic Games Store comes back online – and you can still get GTA V free

Epic Games Store comes back online – and you can still get GTA V free

Yesterday was not a great day for the Epic Games Store. In keeping with its promotion where it gives away a free game each week, Epic served up a whopper of a free title yesterday: Grand Theft Auto V. The resulting rush brought the store to its knees for many hours as Epic tried to keep up with the droves of people trying to claim Grand Theft Auto V and the strain they were putting on servers.

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