The latest chapter in the widely popular and critically acclaimed Grand Theft Auto series has been delayed until September. Grand Theft Auto V was originally set to debut in May of this year, however Rockstar Games announced on Thursday that it will miss its original target by four months. The company revealed that it needs additional time to develop the game, although it claims that “it will be worth the extra time.” More →
With retailers now taking down preorders for Grand Theft Auto V set for a spring 2013 launch, Rockstar Games dropped a new trailer to get gamers pumped for its next open world game. Slated for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, According to Rockstar, GTA V’s world is bigger than Grand Theft Auto IV, Red Dead Redemption and Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas combined and will have three main playable characters: Michael, Trevor and Franklin. GTA V is set in Los Santos, the fictional recreation of Los Angeles and will have gamers taking to the sky and sea in fighter jets and scuba gear. The new trailer for GTA V follows below.
Itching for Grand Theft Auto V? While Rockstar Games has been pretty secretive outside of a trailer and a few screenshots, IGN is reporting that a European poster it believes is authentic suggests Grand Theft Auto V will be released for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 in the spring next year. With no mention of PC on its signage, it’s possible that a desktop version of the game will come at a later date. It also appears the Wii U won’t be supported at launch, either. The last GTA developed specifically for current-generation consoles (discounting re-releases) was 2008′s critically acclaimed Grand Theft Auto IV. IGN promises more GTA 5 news will pop up next month.