Rockstar Games, a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, announced that Grand Theft Auto V and GTA Online are now available digitally for the PlayStation 5 computer entertainment system and the Xbox Series S|X games and entertainment system.
Grand Theft Auto V and GTA Online are available together for $9.99 through the PlayStation Store and $19.99 through the Microsoft Store on Xbox through 14 June 2022, with physical releases coming in April. The new standalone version of GTA Online is also free to download now through the PlayStation Store through 14 June 2022.
“The impact of Grand Theft Auto V continues to both humble and amaze us. We’d like to thank everybody for supporting these games onto an incredible third generation of consoles, and we sincerely hope you enjoy these new versions,” said Rockstar Games founder Sam Houser.
Delivering the epic, action-packed experience of Grand Theft Auto V and the ever-evolving online universe of GTA Online to the latest generation of consoles for new and returning players, Grand Theft Auto V and GTA Online for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series S|X debut with a host of new and improved features, making both games more player-friendly and easier to access than ever before.
Grand Theft Auto V and GTA Online for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S feature new graphics modes with HDR options and ray tracing, improved texture qualities, faster loading times, and immersive features such as Tempest 3D audio on the PlayStation 5 and Spatial Sound on the Xbox Series S|X, haptic feedback on the DualSense wireless controller, and much more.
New graphics modes allow players to tailor their gameplay experience. Fidelity Mode is tuned for the highest visual quality and targets 30-FPS. In this mode the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X support native 4K resolution with ray tracing enabled, while the Xbox Series S supports upscaled 4K resolution. Performance Mode is tuned for the most responsive gameplay experience and targets 60-FPS. In this mode the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X support upscaled 4K resolution while the Xbox Series S supports a resolution of 1080p. In addition, the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X have Performance RT mode, a hybrid of the Fidelity and Performance modes supporting upscaled 4K resolution with ray tracing enabled and targeting 60-FPS.
In addition to seeing Los Santos and Blaine County in greater detail than ever before, the massive and unrivaled experience of GTA Online — with eight+ years’ worth of gameplay additions delivered across over 40 unique updates — will continue to evolve with the power of PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S, while new player-friendly features will allow players to quickly jump into activities that interest them most from a redesigned Main Menu, offering quick access to Story Mode or the latest and most popular content from GTA Online.
New and returning players will also have the ability to create a new character through GTA Online’s new Career Builder, which guides players through the selection of one of four Criminal Careers to get started, plus a GTA$4,000,000 windfall to use on a select property, a powerhouse vehicle, and the necessary firepower to kickstart their enterprise.
GTA Online for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S will also feature exclusive new content such as the return of Los Santos Tuners’ auto expert Hao, as he takes over the LS Car Meet Mod Shop to provide a specialist custom service, Hao’s Special Works (HSW), where players can get access to new vehicles with higher top speeds and other exclusive modifications and customizations, new race series, time trials, racing suits, and more.
Furthermore, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One players eager to continue their journey on the newest generation of hardware will be able to transfer both their Grand Theft Auto V: Story Mode progress and their current GTA Online characters and progression with a one-time migration, complete with special rewards including a free Karin S95 fully converted by the experts at Hao’s Special Works, plus an HSW racing suit and a highly sought-after set of Chameleon paints made available to all vehicles.
Grand Theft Auto V and GTA Online are rated M for Mature by the ESRB.