By Now You must have learned that GTA 5 is available for free on PCs through the Epic Game Store until May 21, Unless you’ve been living under a rock. Leaks have been rife on this since yesterday, but as you might guess, fans of the GTA series have been skeptical about the reports.
GTA is not a regular series of games and GTA V is clearly among the best of the best. It was in fact also the best-selling game in April on Playstation 4, several years after its release. And now in May, the same might very well hold true for PC. In reality, as the news got confirmed that GTA V was indeed free to acquire, the Epic Games website also collapsed after the massive influx of users.
how to get gta 5 for free
If you’ve never used Epic Games before, don’t worry. What you need to do is head straight now to the website. Due to the heavy traffic, the website is already down for now. But don’t worry, Epic is working on it. You’ll get your chance soon enough, if not, you have time till May 21 to get your hands on the free GTA V copy.
Once the store website of Epic Games is back up and running, you will have to create an account or just sign in to an existing one. It won’t take too long to sign up for an account. Once you’ve signed in, just go to the “Free Games” category, where you’ll see GTA V featured on it. Click Download, once the game downloads, you’re all set.
We are currently experiencing high traffic on the Epic Games Store.
We are aware that users may be encountering slow loading times, 500 errors, or launcher crashing at this time and we are actively working to scale. We’ll provide an update as soon as we can.
— Epic Games Store (@EpicGames) May 14, 2020
Although many think this move is a marketing tactic for GTA 6, it is actually just a way for GTA Online to boost the player count.
Whether the next installment has anything to do with it or not, GTA V is a great title to play. So nothing beats having a game of this caliber for free!
We encourage you to keep an eye on the Website of the store. You’ve got a whole week to get it, but the earlier you do it, the sooner you can start playing!