The marketing and development teams at Rockstar Games will finally get a proper night’s sleep for once after today, their highly anticipated title ‘Grand Theft Auto V’ has now officially released worldwide on PS3 and Xbox 360. “Grand Theft Auto V was a massive undertaking for us, I’m so proud of what the team created,” said Sam Houser, Founder of Rockstar Games. “We cannot wait for people to finally play it.”
The game was developed by the series creator, Rockstar North, allows players the chance to “jump in and out of the lives of three simultaneously playable lead characters.” Taking place in a faux Southern California, Grand Theft Auto V offers players, “the freedom to explore the dense urban metropolis of Los Santos and the wide open countryside of Blaine County; plan and execute a series of epic heists; meet a vast array of strangers and freaks; or participate in a host of activities, from golf to arms trafficking, base jumping to yoga and much more,” according to the publisher who released their statement earlier this morning.
The game has already seen some fantastic reviews, “The most immersive spectacle in interactive entertainment.” was from The New York Times’ review, while TIME’s stated, “You’ve never seen a game world as thoroughly realized…as irresistible to play as it is to admire.”
Grand Theft Auto V also includes access to Grand Theft Auto Online, the revolutionary new open world online game launching October 1, 2013 that comes free with every copy of Grand Theft Auto V.
For more information about Grand Theft Auto V and Grand Theft Auto Online, or to get the game for yourself, you can checkout the official product page from an authorized retailer of the game like Amazon @ amazon/gtav