GTA V Delayed, For Good Reason; September 17th Release Date Official

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The long awaited date for GTA V’s release has now been released. Rockstar stated today that the latest entry of the Grand Theft Auto series will be coming to Playstation 3 and Xbox 360 on September 17th of this year. Originally, the game had been slated for a “Spring 2013″, with rumors pointing to a March release. However, Rockstar has apologized in today’s statement for pushing the game back by six months. The announcement read:

“We know this is about four months later than originally planned and we know that this short delay will come as a disappointment to many of you, but, trust us, it will be worth the extra time. GTA V is a massively ambitious and complex game and it simply needs a little more polish to be of the standard we and, more importantly, you require.”

It is refreshing to see a developer concerned with making their project perfectly crafted before releasing it on shelves to the consumer. Rockstar is known as a company that stands on its quality, as well as quantity, and I have no doubt that GTA V will be their boldest title yet. There is still no word on either a PC or Wii U version at this time, but rest assured, Gamers Xtreme will follow closely. For more news on GTA V, stay tuned to Gamers Xtreme, and as always, “Game On!”

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