GTA 5 release date confirmed, coming September

Rockstar has officially revealed the release date for GTA 5.

The game has been delayed till September and since the game was supposed to launch in Spring 2013, it looks like Rockstar was initially targeting a release in May.

It will now be released on September 17, 2013. That’s a good release date as it will come out after E3 when the next gen systems from Sony and Microsoft will most likely be announced.

“Grand Theft Auto V continues to push the series forward in new ways; Rockstar North are creating our deepest, most beautiful and most immersive world yet,” said Sam Houser, Founder of Rockstar Games. “We are very excited for people to learn more about the game in the coming months.”

The September release date moves the launch back from its original projected release window of spring 2013 in order to allow additional development time.

The biggest, most dynamic and most diverse open world Rockstar Games has yet created, Grand Theft Auto V blends storytelling and gameplay in new ways as players repeatedly jump in and out of the lives of the game’s three lead characters, playing all sides of the game’s interwoven story.

Just as we wrote in this article, the placeholder dates from online retailers should not be taken as an official confirmation.

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