Rockstar Games is bringing an overhaul to their popular game and we covered everything you need to know about GTA 5 Next-gen release date and prices in this article.
Grand Theft Auto 5 will be published by Rockstar Games on March 15, for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X, as well as new and native versions of the game with enhanced graphical and gameplay features. While the PS4 and Xbox One versions of GTA 5 can be played on PS5 and Xbox Series X, respectively, the new versions are a separate purchase and are not a free upgrade.
On those platforms, the GTA 5 and GTA Online for PS5 and Xbox Series X is available to pre-order and preload. GTA 5 Next-gen release date is on Tuesday, with visuals up to 4K resolution, higher frame rates of 60 fps, HDR compatibility, ray tracing, quicker loading times, improved textures, and other new features.
GTA 5 Next-gen release date and prices on PS5
The game may be purchased digitally and preloaded from the PlayStation Store for PlayStation 5. At launch, the game will cost $9.99 till June 14. Look for the PS5 logo on the game’s page to find GTA 5 for PS5 on the PlayStation Store, but if you’re only seeing the PS4 version, click “…,” where you’ll get a list of all versions of GTA 5. On PS5, Grand Theft Auto V needs 86.84 GB of storage space.
The PlayStation 5 version of Grand Theft Auto Online, is available digitally and can be preloaded from the PlayStation Store. The game will be free through June 14 at launch. After that, GTA Online will cost $19.99. Look for the game page with the PS5 logo on it to discover Grand Theft Auto Online for PS5 on the PlayStation Store. On PS5, the stand-alone edition of GTA Online takes up 86.84 GB of storage space. Through March 14, PlayStation Plus members will earn GTA$1 million in virtual currency for GTA Online.
GTA 5 Next-gen release date and prices on Xbox Series X
The Grand Theft Auto 5 on Xbox Series X is available digitally and can be preinstalled from the Xbox Games Store. The game will cost $19.99 through June 14 at launch, though it can also be purchased for the full price of $39.99 after that date.
The Grand Theft Auto Online on Xbox Series X can be purchased digitally and preloaded from the Xbox Games Store. The game will cost $9.99 through June 14 at launch, available through the Xbox Games Store.
How to transfer GTA 5 and GTA Online saves from PS4/Xbox One?
As part of the transition, Rockstar Games will enable players to migrate their story saves and GTA Online profiles from the PS4 and Xbox One versions of Grand Theft Auto 5.
Here’s the short version of how to do that, according to Rockstar’s help page:
- Ensuring your Rockstar Games Social Club account is linked to the preferred console account.
- Uploading your GTAV Story Mode Save Game progress from PlayStation 4 or Xbox One to the Rockstar Games Social Club.
- Opening GTAV on PlayStation 5 or Xbox Series X|S and downloading the Save Game.
Players can update their Save Game until they begin downloading their Save Game on the PlayStation 5 or Xbox Series X.