GTA 5 Free Download For PC: It’s not every day that an almost-7-year-old game crashes a website. Well, this happened when Epic Games declared that its free game of the week would be the popular Grand Theft Auto 5 that was released back in 2013. The impact was such it apparently even caused issues with Fortnite. (Grand Theft Auto V Download).
Grand Theft Auto V is a 2013 action-adventure game developed by Rockstar North and published by Rockstar Games. It is the first main entry in the Grand Theft Auto series since 2008’s Grand Theft Auto IV.
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
But it seems like either the problem has been fixed or a large cohort of users have already laid their hands on a free copy of the GTA V PC game. If you still haven’t copped the game, you needn’t worry. The game will be available to claim for free until May 21.
Here’s how you can get GTA 5 Free Download For PC:
- Head over to Epic Games’ website here and install the Launcher on your Windows or Mac desktop.
- If you don’t already have an Epic Games account, you can sign up from the launcher or sign in using your Google, Facebook, Playstation, Microsoft, or Nintendo account.
- Once you’re signed in, you’ll be able to notice the GTA V in a banner at the top of the store. You can also choose to scroll down to the ‘Free Games’ section of the store and select Grand Theft Auto 5.
- Before you claim a free copy of GTA 5 for PC, you’ll need to enable 2FA (2-Factor Authentication) which you can do from here.
- Once that’s done, you can claim your free copy until May 21, 8:30 PM IST.
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Although being 6.5-years old, it’s quite clear that GTA 5 is still a very popular game and the crashing of Epic’s store is an indicator of just that. While you’re copping the GTA 5, make sure to check out a handful of other games like Red Dead Redemption 2, The Outer Worlds, Control, and Alan Wake. Epic is running some deep discounts on games under the Epic Mega Sale 2020.