Sony kicked off its PlayStation 5 reveal occasion on Thursday with the announcement that Rockstar Video games’ seminal open-world blockbuster Grand Theft Auto V might be releasing for the next-gen console within the second half of 2021.
The sport was first launched for the PlayStation three and Xbox 360 consoles again in 2013 on the finish of the sixth technology of consoles. GTA V was shortly thereafter ported over to the brand new technology, the PlayStation four and the Xbox One. It’s one of many bestselling video games of all time behind solely Minecraft, and its on-line mode continues to be an enormous moneymaker for Rockstar and dad or mum firm Take-Two Interactive.
Now, it seems GTA V will proceed to reside on for the PS5. “With a range of technical improvements, visual upgrades and performance enhancements, GTA V & GTA Online will take full advantage of the PS5 hardware and its new features, making the game more beautiful and more responsive than ever,” Sony stated in a press release.
Sony and Rockstar may even offer a brand new standalone model of Grand Theft Auto On-line. All PS5 homeowners will have the ability to declare it without spending a dime inside the first three months of the sport’s launch. Nonetheless, you’ll nonetheless want a Ps Plus membership to play it, in accordance with Sony.
We don’t have some other particulars about launch, like whether or not present homeowners of the PS4 model will get a free improve to the PS5 one or whether or not it is possible for you to to switch over your save file. (You weren’t ready to take action when transferring from PS3 to PS4.)
Replace June 11th, 5:39PM ET: Added data from Sony’s press launch.