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GTA V PC Release Date Pushed Back

GTA V PC Release Date Pushed Back

This is probably heartbreaking news for many gamers out there, especially PC gamers. Rockstar has delayed the PC version Grand Theft Auto V for a third time, pushing the release day as back as April 14th.

The game was to ship in Fall 2014, then in late January, and then on March 24th. The latest delay pushes the release back by 3 more weeks.

“Our apologies to PC gamers worldwide who have been counting down the days until the launch of the game, but a bit more time is needed to ensure that the game is as polished as possible,” Rockstar said.

In an effort to make it up to the players, those who have pre-ordered the game will receive an additional $200,000 in-game cash bonus to use in GTA Online.

“Our apologies to PC gamers worldwide who have been counting down the days until the launch of the game”

This brings the total bonus for pre-orders to $1.5 million ($500,000 for Grand Theft Auto V, $500,000 for Grand Theft Auto Online, and $300,000 bonus for pre-ordering before March 9).

Along with this Rockstar also released that Heists, the new gameplay mode for GTA Online, is scheduled to launch on the 10th of March. This mode allows upto 4 players to pull off raids and robberies across Los Santos and Blaine County.

Here is a bunch of new images Rockstar released which shows a glimpse into what the Heists have to offer.

 

Rockstar have also mentioned the Minimum and Recommended Specifications for the PC version of GTA V, have a look. 

GTA V Minimum PC Specifications:

  • OS: Windows 8.1 64 Bit, Windows 8 64 Bit, Windows 7 64 Bit Service Pack 1, Windows Vista 64 Bit Service Pack 2* (*NVIDIA video card recommended if running Vista OS)
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Quad CPU Q6600 @ 2.40GHz (4 CPUs) / AMD Phenom 9850 Quad-Core Processor (4 CPUs) @ 2.5GHz
  • Memory: 4GB
  • Video Card: NVIDIA 9800 GT 1GB / AMD HD 4870 1GB (DX 10, 10.1, 11)
  • Sound Card: 100% DirectX 10 compatible
  • HDD Space: 65GB
  • DVD Drive

GTA 5 Recommended PC Specifications:

  • OS: Windows 8.1 64 Bit, Windows 8 64 Bit, Windows 7 64 Bit Service Pack 1
  • Processor: Intel Core i5 3470 @ 3.2GHZ (4 CPUs) / AMD X8 FX-8350 @ 4GHZ (8 CPUs)
  • Memory: 8GB
  • Video Card: NVIDIA GTX 660 2GB / AMD HD7870 2GB
  • Sound Card: 100% DirectX 10 compatible
  • HDD Space: 65GB
  • DVD Drive

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After undergoing the IB curriculum in Kodaikanal, Joash disciplined in English and Political Science at St. Stephens, Delhi. Then went on to do his post graduate diploma in Mass communication and journalism at Xavier Institute of Mass Communications, Bombay. He has a thing for motorbikes, cameras, drums & the lovely Diva Dhawan

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