Rockstar Games is released Grand Theft Auto 5 and a standalone version of Grand Theft Auto Online for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X on March 15 – new and native versions of the game with additional graphics and gameplay improvements. While the PS4 and Xbox One versions of GTA5 are playable on PS5 or Xbox Series X, the new versions must be purchased separately and are not a free upgrade.
GTA5 and GTA Online for PS5 and Xbox Series X can be pre-ordered and pre-loaded on those platforms. They will go live on Tuesday and will feature graphics up to 4K resolution, frame rates up to 60 fps, HDR options, ray tracing, faster load times, improved textures and other new features.
How to get the new next-gen versions of GTA5 and GTA Online.
GTA 5 on PS5
grand theft auto 5 for PlayStation 5 can be purchased digitally and preinstalled from PlayStation Store. At launch, the game will cost $9.99 through June 14 (75% off the standard $39.99 price). GTA5 For PS5 on PlayStation Store just look for the game page with the PS5 logo – but if you only see the PS4 version select the “…” button where you will see a full list of versions of GTA5. The game requires 86.84GB of storage space on PS5.
Grand Theft Auto Online on PS5
Grand Theft Auto Online for PlayStation 5 can be purchased digitally and preinstalled from PlayStation Store. At launch, the game is free until June 14th. After that, GTA Online will cost $19.99. Find GTA Online
PlayStation Plus subscribers get GTA$1 million in virtual currency for GTA Online until March 14, 2022.
GTA 5 on Xbox Series X
grand theft auto 5 on Xbox Series X can be purchased digitally and preinstalled on the Xbox Games Store. At launch, the game will cost $19.99 through June 14 (50% off the standard $39.99 price).
Grand Theft Auto Online on Xbox Series X
Grand Theft Auto Online on Xbox Series X can be purchased digitally and preinstalled on the Xbox Games Store. At launch, the game will cost $9.99 through June 14 (50% off the standard $19.99 price).
Transfer GTA 5 and GTA Online game saves from PS4/Xbox One
Rockstar Games will give free rein to players on the PS4 and Xbox One versions grand theft auto 5 migrate their history stores and GTA Online Profile on the next-gen versions of the games.
Here’s the brief explanation of how to do it, from Rockstar’s support site (which is also more detailed instructions):
Migrate yours GTAV The story mode save consists of the following steps:
1. Make sure your Rockstar Games Social Club account is linked to the preferred console account
2. Upload your GTAV Story Mode Save game progress from PlayStation 4 or Xbox One to the Rockstar Games Social Club
3. Open GTAV on PlayStation 5 or Xbox Series X|S and downloading the saved game
Players can update their saves until they initiate a download of their saves on their PlayStation 5 or Xbox Series X|S.