Huge rush on free version of GTA 5


from David Martin
The rumors about the new free game in the Epic Games Store have been confirmed: The download platform will give away the open-world action GTA 5 over the next few days. The PC version of the rock star hit will be free until May 21 tap. There were significant server problems when the free game was activated: Both the website for the Epic Games Store and the Epic Games Launcher were offline for several hours. The rush for the free version was huge. Fortnite PC players were also affected by the downtime. Because no logins were possible in the Epic Games Launcher, players of the Battle Royale shooter looked into the tube.

The Epic Games Store is giving away the full version of GTA 5. The rumors about the new free game have been confirmed: Over the coming days, the PC version of the rock star hit can be linked free of charge to the game library in the Epic Games Store. GTA 5 will be available free of charge through the download platform until May 21. If you connect the open world action to your account by then, you can then keep it permanently and play it as often as you like.

The activation took place on Thursday at 5 p.m. The rush for the free version of GTA 5 was so huge that the servers collapsed under the load. At the launch of GTA 5 in the Epic Games Store, both the website and the launcher were offline: users saw gateway errors and timeouts. Epic Games confirmed the problems via the short message service Twitter. Downtime also affected users who only wanted to start their games via the launcher – including Fortnite on PC and Mac.

Because the Epic Games Launcher was down, they couldn't log in to the Battle Royale shooter. The publisher announced at 5 a.m. this morningTo have installed updates for the problems. Most users should be able to use the Epic Games Store and Launcher again. The developers want to continue to monitor the traffic development and submit further updates if errors occur again. With the launch of the free version of GTA 5, a mega sale went online in the store – with deals on numerous PC games.

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