There are very few games that instantly hit off after its release. Especially when it is the popular GTA 5 or the Grand Theft Auto 5, fans will be crazy for it. However, there is a piece of bad news for the fans of this game. If you are familiar with this game, you must be knowing that GTA 5 was all set to release its next-gen upgrade in March 2022. But there might be a sudden delay for this update to be available for the players due to some internal complications.
So if you are eagerly waiting for the latest update of this game, you have to be patient for some more time. We hope that Rockstar Games will soon develop its highly anticipated update for its fans. However, let us now try and dig into the probable causes behind this delay.
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What is GTA 5 All About?
As we discussed earlier, Grand Theft Auto or GTA is one of the most popular franchises presently. In fact, GTA 5 is the franchise’s latest poster boy that has managed to score the second best-selling game of all time. This is due to its high-end graphics and attractive rewards. If you can play this game properly and win it, you might receive $1 million. GTA Online will make sure you get the money in your account. Sounds impressive, right?
Many of you must be unfamiliar with the fact that this game is around six years old. Yes, it was released back in September 2013. This is because the game has stunning graphics, making it challenging to figure out that it is already six years old. In fact, Epic Games initially released this game for the current generation gaming consoles like PS4 and Xbox One. Presently Rockstar Games are coming up with its latest upgrade very soon if things are alright.
This game has a long story mode of around 50 hours just for the main storyline. In fact, the players can also take the game to over 130 hours. So you can well understand that it is a pretty long game and requires the players to live three lives at once. They include a rich guy who pulled off a big heist, a maniac, and a kid. All three of them play a significant role towards the end of the game. So why not experience the game yourself and enjoy it? You can also have a look at the gameplay here
When was the Update Set to Release?
So if you are one of the ardent fans of this game, you will know that GTA 5 is indeed one of the top-rated games that have become the recent favorite of many gamers and YouTube streamers. Therefore, when Rockstar Games had announced their expanded and enhanced edition of Grand Theft Auto 5 back in June 2020, fans were crazy with joy.
Partner with Franklin Clinton and friends in The Contract, an all-new adventure for GTA Online.— Rockstar Games (@RockstarGames) December 15, 2021
Fix the kinds of problems plaguing Los Santos high rollers, including helping your A-list client Dr. Dre resolve a high-stakes theft.https://t.co/2D0Z7wcRZv pic.twitter.com/LEDOXDtTcX
However, the road to the release date has not been a smooth one. The game was supposed to release its update in November 2021. However, it got further delayed. It is also postponing its debut in PS5 and Xbox Series S/X.
Many of our readers are probably eager to know about the probable release date of the GTA 5 next-gen update. As per the devs, this edition might take a few more months until it makes its appearance. So that can probably be in April or May. According to them, this delay is due to some “troubled” development.
As per the ResetEra user nolifebr, the “original plan” for GTA 5 was to upgrade these “last-gen versions with patches.” However, “the development was complicated” for Rockstar Games. This is because the devs focused on preparing “amazing things” for GTA Online. At the same time, the growth and evolution of GTA Online also require an engine that can withstand the precision and constant growth ahead. You can also have a look at what the devs said regarding it on Twitter
· Eu recebi algumas informações Recentemente referente ao título: Grand Theft Auto V: Expanded And Enhanced.— Matheusvictorbr- (@Matheusbr9895_) January 15, 2022
· O desenvolvimento foi complicado. No momento segue sendo em março, Mas há grandes chances que seja adiado para Abril/Maio.
· Um Artigo R* chegando em breve.
However, the details regarding this new upgrade are still blurry to the players. We do not know for sure what this latest upgrade promises, apart from enhancing performance levels and fidelity. Therefore, prior to the release of their new upgrade, Rockstar Games have added a meaningful storyline to GTA Online. It is in the form of “The Contract” DLC.
So as we conclude, we can say that the GTA franchise has always remained one of the most popular ones. Especially GTA 5 seems to be the center of hype and craze of the players presently. Therefore, the delay in the release of the new upgrade will indeed disappoint the fans. We hope that the devs bring it up soon to appease the players.