Imminent launch of GTA 5 on Xbox X/S

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  • A report from rockstar games states that GTA 5 will launch soon on Xbox series X and Xbox series S with improved performance and upgrades.
  • The launch will enable GTA to benefit also from new features which will allow users to choose on their preference.
  • In addition, Rockstar games is reported to be in the process of developing GTA 6.

For the gamer who wants to experience GTA V in the highest possible fidelity and detail, Microsoft has confirmed that it will be available for Xbox  X and Xbox  S starting soon. 

In addition to the most recent updates to Rockstar’s popular open-world action game, this latest release features new graphical features and enhancements like high speed and HDR options.

It is an entirely new evolution of the GTA gameplay that will include enhanced and re-imagined world-class production values.

Benefits of GTA launch

Following the launch of GTA Online across all platforms, a new tutorial and multi-business model have been added to GTA 5 to make your experience even more fun, rewarding and enjoyable. 

Most importantly, though, it’s going to be getting a lot of new features that should really help it stand out from other online gaming experiences.

GTA is set to receive a standalone release for next-generation gaming platforms and will be free for PS5 for some time after which it will be presumed free on Xbox X & S.

GTA transfer

So far it’s been confirmed that progress in GTA Online and GTA V will transfer over from Xbox One to Xbox X|S after launch, but it sounds like the main story missions won’t be a free upgrade.

Details are still emerging at this point, but it sounds like GTA 5 won’t be a free upgrade for players who bought their console versions of the game first. 

GTA 6 development

Rockstar Games has confirmed that GTA 6 will be released in some form for next-generation consoles, with a release date at this time unknown.

The company has stated that they are moving forward with developing GTA 6 with the goal of significantly moving beyond what they have previously delivered meaning it might be more advanced than the yet-to-be-released GTA 5.

Find detailed info on how you can download GTA in our guide.

A new version of the video game GTA 5 is slated to be released for the Xbox X/S soon. Do you plan on buying it? Let us know in the comment section below.