The next-gen version of GTA 5 for PS5 and Xbox Series X | S should actually appear at the end of the year. But now Rockstar has postponed the release again. The pimped up console version will not appear until March 2022 – there is at least a new gameplay trailer to see.
Update am 10. September 2021:
In two months it should actually be ready: GTA 5 should find its way to the PS5 and Xbox Series X | S on November 11, 2021. As part of yesterday’s PlayStation Showcase, Rockstar postponed the release again.
GTA 5 won’t appear on next-gen consoles until March 2022, an exact day was not given during the presentation. There was at least new gameplay material of the improved version to see in the form of a trailer:
GTA Online: Long wait, but bonuses
On the official website, Rockstar announced the following:
“The expanded and improved versions of Grand Theft Auto V and Grand Theft Auto Online for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X | S are released on November 11, 2021 with new features and much more. As an added bonus, the Summer Update for GTA Online includes special benefits that all players in the expanded and improved versions can benefit from when released. In honor of the 20th anniversary of Grand Theft Auto 3, which has shaped an entire genre, we have a few more great surprises – some of which are exclusive to GTA Online players.
While the new standalone version will be available to players on both platforms from GTA Online, it is free for all PlayStation 5 players for the first three months.“
Rockstar Games would also like to remind PS Plus subscribers that by the time GTA Online is released for PlayStation 5 Pick up GTA $ 1,000,000 from the PlayStation Store at the beginning of each month can. That’s still GTA $ 6,000,000 that you have freely available.
Rockstar is likely to announce more surprises in the coming weeks and months. We will keep you up to date.
Original article from February 15, 2021:
For PS5 and Xbox Series X: “Next Gen” -GTA will be released this year
GTA fans watch out! In a call with the investors, the game maker Rockstar officially commented on the “Next Gen” GTA – and there is good news! The game will be released later this year for PS5 and Xbox Series X / S. Will the new port be a real box office hit again?
GTA 5: next-gen version comes in the second half of the year
After more than 7 years, GTA 5 is a real long-running favorite for rock stars. The open-world game is still very popular on Steam. And the improved console version for the PS4 was also able to secure third place among the bestsellers in the PS Store last year.
Now there is also initial information about the release date of the next-gen version for PS5 and Xbox Series X / S, which Rockstar announced in an official conference call with its investors. Accordingly, GTA 5 should appear for the next-gen consoles in the second half of 2021. An exact release date was not given, however.
A date is close, however, as it marks the eighth birthday of the game: September 17, 2021. Whether the game will actually appear on this day is still in the stars.
Next-gen version for GTA 5: Rockstar plans to reveal more details soon
During the conference, Rockstar also announced that it will be in the near future wants to reveal more details about the revamped version of the old game. We would like to present the relevant information to the players in the coming months. What could it be? Do PS5 and Xbox Series players get not only better graphics and faster loading times but also new functions, missions or stories?
And what about GTA 6? Rockstar is currently keeping a low profile on this topic. It is an open secret that the games forge is already working on a sequel, but information about the game is still in short supply.
Whether the new version of GTA 5 for PS5 and Xbox Series X / S will turn out to be a blockbuster again remains to be seen – after all, the game is now more than 7 years old. The fact that there are currently very few exclusive next-gen games on the market, however, should play into Rockstar’s cards.