Epic Game’s Rockstar Games’ Grand Theft Auto 5 or popularly known as GTA 5 is free from Thursday, 14th May on Epic Game Store. In this quarantine time, Epic Games is providing free online games to the players which started back in 2019. Last week, an indie game named Death Coming was available for free on the platform.
On Wednesday, 13 May the Epic Game accidentally tweeted the free availability of GTA V. This week, the Windows PC version GTA 5 is free on the platform from 11 am onwards on Thursday for the next two weeks.
About The Game Grand Theft Auto 5
Grand Theft Auto 5 released on way back in 2013. This role-playing servers is popular throughout the years and 2019 was the best year so far for the title. The sales for the game are high throughout the six years and it will spread its influence on social media. This concept of in-game war between green and purple aliens get viral on social platforms like TikTok and YouTube.
The free download of Grand Theft Auto 5 will be available beyond the May 21. But players have to enable two-factor authentication on their accounts and also don’t have to enable security features.
Outage On Epic Game Store
But the announcement could not handle the rush and suffered an outage on the website. The crash lasted for at least 8 hours and Epic tweeted to be patient before they resolve the problem. They also added, ‘we are currently experiencing high traffic on Epic Game Store. We are also aware that users may be encountering slow loading, 500 errors, or launcher crashing at this time. And we are actively working to scale it. We will provide an update as soon as we can.’
This week is a hectic one for the Epic games as they have many scheduled events. It announced the next version game engine, Unreal Engine 5 this week. The announcement includes a demo of the engine running on PlayStation 5. Also it announced Fortnite Battle Royale to launch on Xbox Series X and PS5.