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Enhanced version of GTA 5 pushed into March 2022

If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy. Originally set to release in November. The enhanced version of GTA 5 for next-gen consoles will be delayed by four months. Originally set for release on November 11, the game was given a new release window this evening during the PlayStation Showcase. According to Rockstar, the delay came down to the game needing a few additional months for polishing and fine-tuning. To hold us over though, a new trailer showing off the refined version was released. Upon release, you can…

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GTA 5, MLB The Show 21, and more coming to Xbox Game Pass this month

GTA 5, MLB The Show 21, Zombie Army 4, and more are coming to Xbox Game Pass this month.GTA 5 will arrive on Xbox Game Pass service this week for the console and the Cloud on April 8 alongside Zombie Army 4: Dead War (Cloud, PC, console), Disneyland Adventures (Cloud), and Rush: A Disney/Pixar Adventure (Cloud).On April 12, NHL 21 will arrive on console through EA Play. April 15 will see the release of Rain on Your Parade (Cloud, Console, and PC), and Pathway (PC).MLB The Show 21 (Cloud and Console) will be released on day one through Xbox Games…

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GTA Online player claims to have figured out why the game loads so slow, offers fix

A GTA Online modder has apparently been able to reduce loading times by up to 70% and has offered the fix to players wanting to cut down their own loading times, too.Modder T0ST has published an article digging into the infamously appalling loading times in GTA Online. After doing some research and writing a unique program to interact with the game files, T0ST managed to reduce loading times by as much as 70%.Turns out that the game doesn’t necessarily struggle to load thanks to its open-world nature, but because there’s a CPU bottleneck that will be most felt on low-…

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Take-Two shuts down GTA Online cheat maker

By Alex Calvin, Tuesday, 26 January 2021 12:07 GMT Company donating proceeds to a charity of the publishing giant’s choosing.Video games giant Take-Two Interactive has killed a website that made and distributed exploits for GTA Online.As spotted by Eurogamer, LunaCheats has been shut down after having had “discussions” with – read: legal threats from – Rockstar’s parent company. This has resulted in the outfit closing down its business, with its website saying that it will be donating proceeds from selling GTA Online cheats to a charity of Take-Two’s choosing.“After discussions with Take-Two Interactive, we are immediately ceasing all maintenance, development,…

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Get free weapons, vehicles and more when you log into GTA Online and Red Dead Online during the holiday

By Sherif Saed, Wednesday, 23 December 2020 13:39 GMT Rockstar’s two online games are celebrating the holidays with a bevy of gifts and discounts.As we’ve come to expect every year, both GTA Online and Red Dead Online have changed to celebrate the imminent holidays. Like recent years, you’ll find many parts of the two maps covered in snow.The bigger news, of course, is all the free stuff you’re going to get just by logging into the two games. Read on below for everything happening across GTA Online and Red Dead Online. Most items are available now until December 30.GTA Online…

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GTA firm Take-Two reckons it could charge more than $60 for its games

By Alex Calvin, Friday, 6 November 2020 18:02 GMT Take-Two thinks that it should be asking for more than $60 for its releases. That’s according to CEO and chairman Strauss Zelnick, who was asked by an investor during its recent financial about whether the company would consider making titles like Grand Theft Auto free-to-play. The exec said that he feels the company sells its products for less than they are worth.The exec’s reasoning is that people buy games like Grand Theft Auto 5 and Red Dead Redemption 2 for $60, but then they can enjoy their online modes entirely free…

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This might be the most oddly satisfying GTA Online car stunt on the internet

By Dom Peppiatt, Thursday, 3 September 2020 15:55 GMT At this point, it’s practically impossible to get tired of the crazy physics in GTA Online.Whether it’s someone totalling themselves with a rocket launcher or a plane magically flipping on its head to fit through a tunnel, Rockstar’s ludicrous sandbox is a consistent source of entertainment.The latest wacky development in the game that loves to toy with the laws of gravity comes in the form of a car that seems to be guided by mysterious forces to flip, pivot, and twist through a series of rings before – magically! – landing…

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and FIFA 20 were the UK’s best-selling games during lockdown

By Sherif Saed, Monday, 17 August 2020 09:06 GMT Lockdown in the UK boosted the sales of the country’s favourite video games.The Entertainment Retailers Association has revealed (via Eurogamer) the top 40 best-selling titles in the UK during lockdown. The period covers March 23 to June 13, with 40 titles across various categories.Video games, unsurprisingly, had the most entries on the list, with 21 titles in total. Its closes competitor was video (films and TV) with 16 titles. The list doesn’t look all that different from the weekly UK charts, though the figures are certainly interesting.At the top was FIFA…

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GTA Online Los Santos Summer Special update: all new vehicles, prices, Adversary Modes and more

The Los Santos Summer Special update has arrived in GTA Online.Rockstar released GTA Online‘s Los Santos Summer Special update (1.34) minutes ago across all platforms. The update clocks in at around 2GB, and this isn’t even the big one yet. The end of year update is pegged to be huge. Highlights include new co-op missions (which pay about GTA$ 14,000-25,000) players can launch from their yacht, new vehicles, new races for the open wheel series, new casino Adversary Modes and more. In total, you’ll find 15 new cars split across three dealerships: four at Legendary Motorsport, five at Southern San…

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GTA Online to get exclusive content on PS5, Xbox Series X and PC next year

By Sherif Saed, Tuesday, 4 August 2020 12:20 GMT Rockstar wants to make it worthwhile for GTA Online players to embrace next-gen consoles.Take-Two, the parent company of GTA Online developer Rockstar, revealed as part of its Q1 earnings call that the game is getting new content exclusive to PS5, Xbox Series X and PC.The new content will arrive sometime in 2021. GTA 5, of course, was previously announced for PS5 and later Xbox Series X, due for release in the second half of the the year. A standalone version of GTA Online is also due out in the same period…

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Giving away GTA 5 on the Epic Store only boosted game sales and GTA Online revenue

By Sherif Saed, Tuesday, 4 August 2020 08:45 GMT Not even giving the game away for free could slow down GTA 5’s momentum.Take-Two had a record-setting quarter thanks to its ongoing games. As part of the publisher’s earnings for Q1 of FY2021, CEO Strauss Zelnick touched on the performance of GTA 5 and GTA Online, which somehow continue to set new records.More specifically, the company contextualised the decision to offer the game for free on Epic Games Store for a limited time in May. You’d think that giving the game away for free would negatively impact revenue, but it had…