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Grand Theft Auto V for PC officially released, includes an exclusive movie editor

Grand Theft Auto V for PC officially released, includes an exclusive movie editor

by AshwinApril 14, 2015

Rockstar Games has finally released its most popular game, Grand Theft Auto V for PC.


The PC version was delayed thrice. Once on January 27 2015, and again on March 24, and finally pushed back to April 14th, i.e today. Thankfully it was released out today. The game is a bit pricey at $60, but has completely remastered High Definition graphics.

You can buy the game from a variety of brick and mortar stores, as well as online retailers like Steam, and Green Man Gaming. Search around a but before buying the game, because you can get it for a cheaper price at some online stores.

Also, take a moment to read the minimum system requirements needed to run the game. You can find all the information regarding the specifications, as well as watch the game’s first official trailer from our previous coverage.

The game is critically acclaimed, and debuted two years ago, in September 2013 for the Microsoft Xbox 360 and the Sony Playstaion 3 consoles. A year later, an enhanced version of GTA V made its way on to the Xbox One and Playstation 4.

Rockstar has come under fire from PC gamers and fans for the ridiculously long time they have taken to port the game to PCs.

A brief re-cap of GTA V’s environment:

GTA returns to San Andreas, and the game is played in Los Santos. The same fictional State and City (based on real life Southern California and Los Angeles) from the 2004 hit game, GTA San Andreas.

You play as one of three chraacters through the single player story mode. The PC version of the game supports 4K resolution. Features in the game include new wildlife,  weapons, vehicles, activities, foliage, weather effects, and more. The PC version also has a first person mode, which is available in both single and multi player mode. Speaking of which, Grand Theft Auto Online with support for up to 30 players is available in GTA V for PC,

Rockstar Editor:

The PC version of Grand Theft Auto V has a feature called “Rockstar Editor”. It is exclusive to the PC version of the game. Don’t be fooled by the name, it isn’t just a video editor. It allows you to record, edit and share videos of your gameplay footage from both the Single Player mode and GTA Online.

It also includes several camera modes, filters, audio customizations and more.  It has a Director Mode, which will allow you to make your own movie. You can use characters from the Story Mode, Pedestrians, animals, and cast them into a scene and shoot your movie. That’s not all, you can use the editor to upload your movie directly to YouTube and Rockstar Social Games Club, for your channels viewers.

Early reviews of the game suggest that Grand Theft Auto V for PC is the best game in the series, even out performing it’s console versions, thanks to the remastered graphics.

Note: If you run into problems with the game, try reading the support article at Rockstar’s official website.