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Grand Theft Auto V Will Get a Next-Gen Console Release

Rockstar Games announced expanded and enhanced versions of Grand Theft Auto 5 and its online counterpart will be coming to next-generation consoles.
Rockstar Games announced expanded and enhanced versions of Grand Theft Auto 5 and its online counterpart will be coming to next-generation consoles. / Rockstar Games

Rockstar Games announced expanded and enhanced versions of Grand Theft Auto 5 and its online counterpart will be coming to next-generation consoles this year.

The announcement was published via Twitter in a Tweet posted from the official Rockstar Games page early on Tuesday, May 18. According to the tweet, these new upgraded versions of the game will come with "new features and more" upon release. However, the company neglected to mention exactly what the new features were or what players could expect when making the jump.

Grand Theft Auto V Will Get a Next-Gen Console Release

Fans will be able to get the new and improved versions for the Xbox Series X|S and PlayStation 5 on Nov. 11.

More information was revealed in a corresponding post on the Rockstar Newswire site. Regarding the re-release for next-generation, GTA Online players will receive special benefits this summer leading up to the fall launch to be used at and in preparation for the drop. These include a bonus of $1,000,000 once a month every month alongside the rewards celebrating the 20th anniversary of GTA III.

The standalone version of GTA Online for PS5 will be exclusively available for PS5 players for the first three months at no additional cost.

This transition to the next generation comes eight years after the title's initial launch and will mark the tenth platform iteration it will be available on—including PS3 and PS4 alongside the Xbox 360, Xbox One (S|X), and PC.