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Ship Date Sort of Announced for Grand Theft Auto V

posted Thursday Nov 1, 2012 by Nicholas DiMeo

Ship Date Sort of Announced for Grand Theft Auto V

It is official, sort of. Last week, Rockstar released a piece of in-game artwork for GTA V ahead of their "big reveal" this week. Unfortunately, due to leaks and a thing called the Internet, we were able to come up with what the big reveal was before their announcement. Also, it's not as big as one would think.

Either way, we now know that the next installment of the Grand Theft Auto series will take place in modern-day Los Santos, in sunny southern California. You may remember the 1990s version of Los Santos and the amazing, yet controversial protagonist, CJ Johnson from the San Andreas iteration, complete with gang warfare and low-rider bicycles. I'd expect to see Los Santos take on a new light and it'll be interesting to see how they move the city forward 20 years.

We were also informed that we will be able to pre-order the game on November 5th, but were only given a launch date of Spring 2013, which goes right along with developers' infatuations with that time of year. I should have known that Rockstar's "big reveal" would be something vague like that. Still, I'm excited to get my hands on this game as soon as it hits shelves. So will you be pre-ordering on November 5th? Let us know in the comments below. Do you need more convincing? We have the trailer after the break.

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